AFS is a worldwide not-for-profit organization that has been a leader in international high school exchange for more than 65 years, offering international exchange programs in more than 40 countries. AFS "works toward a more just and peaceful world by providing international and intercultural learning experiences to individuals, families, schools, and communities through a global volunteer partnership."
American Councils for International Education, an international not-for-profit organization founded in 1974, has placed students since 2001. Through academic exchanges, overseas language immersion, and educational development programs, American Councils designs and administers innovative programs that broaden individual perspectives, increase knowledge, and deepen understanding.
International Education and Resource Network (iEARN), founded in 1988, is a not-for-profit organization made up of over 30,000 schools and youth organizations in more than 140 countries. iEARN "empowers teachers and young people to work together online using the Internet and other new communications technologies."
Iowa Resource for International Service (IRIS) is a not-for-profit organization located in Iowa that promotes "international understanding, development, and peace" by bringing students, journalists, business people, educators, and government leaders to Iowa from Africa, Central and Eastern Europe, and Asia.