The Experiment and World Learning Youth Programs: Leader Application 2021

Leader Application Login & Instructions

Information about Summer 2021 Leader Hiring

We continue to closely monitor the impact of COVID-19 on our in-person summer exchange programs. We are currently assessing our program portfolio for summer 2021. While we may offer programs in 2021, our outbound program portfolio will be limited and group leader positions for The Experiment will be limited. We encourage all new leader applicants to apply for the World Learning Youth Program leader position and/or The Experiment Digital facilitator position in summer 2021. The hiring timeline mentioned on our webpages is subject to change; we will communicate adjustments to all active candidates.


To apply for a 2021 leader position:

  1. Learn about The Experiment and the leader position:
  2. Learn about World Learning Youth Programs and the Youth Program Leader position:
    • Explore our website to learn about World Learning Youth Programs.
    • Carefully review our Youth Program Leader page to gain a clear understanding of leader qualifications, responsibilities, and dates of commitment.
  3. If you are interested in learning more about and applying for the Digital Facilitator Position with The Experiment Digital, you will need to fill out a separate application.
  4. Requirements Check:
    • I am at least 21 years old.
    • I have experience working with youth.
    • I am eligible to work in the US. (Non-US citizens must hold a US work visa that is valid through October 2021.)

    Additional requirements for Experiment Group Leader positions:

    • I have experience living outside the US.
    • I am eligible to work in the US and able to travel outside the US. (US citizens must have a US passport valid through February 2022. If you do not have a passport or your passport expires before that date, we ask that you take steps now to obtain or renew your passport. Hired leaders will be asked to submit a copy of their passport along with their signed offer letter.)
  5. To fill out the leader application:
    • Follow the directions in the Begin Application section below to start a new application.
    • Complete all sections of the online application. Please provide responses that are thorough, detailed, and truthful.
    • To preserve your work, make sure to click save at the bottom of each page (the application will not auto-save!). You may save the application as a draft and return to finish and submit it later.
    • Upon submission of your application, you will receive a confirmation email with a link to your completed application for your records.
  6. Time to wait! We'll contact applicants on a rolling basis in the coming months to let you know where you stand in the selection process.

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Have general questions about the leader position? Contact Please note: We request applicants contact us via email and not phone; due to our small staff and the large volume of applications we receive, we cannot field inquiry calls.

Begin Application

To begin a new application, enter your name and email address below and click the Submit button. An email will be sent to you with a link to your application. Click the link to begin filling out your application. Save this email because you'll also use this link to return to your application to finish and submit it.

If you lose the email, don't worry. Just enter your name and email address below and click the Submit button again. An email with your application link will be sent to you.

The Experiment in International Living, PO Box 676, 1 Kipling Road, Brattleboro, VT 05302 USA

Questions? Contact
Please note: We request that applicants contact us via email and not phone; due to our small staff and the large volume of applications we receive, we cannot field inquiry calls.

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