Page tree

Versions Compared

Key

  • This line was added.
  • This line was removed.
  • Formatting was changed.


(Not all of these sites have been vetted by the career center. Once you identify a site that may be of interest to you, speak with Pam Brown to receive some guidance before applying).

Here is a list of Global Internships Opportunities to research: 

*(G) Graduate students only.  * Special application process.

                                        

           Featured Articles on International Internships:



Young, bright and paying for internships 

How to Find the International Internships You Seek  A comprehensive overview of the primary internship opportunities abroad.

Short-Term Jobs and Internships Abroad for Students and Recent Graduates  William Nolting provides an overview and lists the opportunities, including paid and unpaid internships, with major student work abroad and work exchange programs.
Student Internship and Work Abroad Checklist for Success  Tips for students on working overseas on both short-term jobs and internships.
Why Internships are a Great Way to Boost Your Resumé  Both paid and unpaid internships overseas demonstrate your adaptability and are very useful as career and personal moves.
What is the Value of an International Internship in Today's Job Market?   In an interview with AIESEC, the largest internship organization in the world, we ask senior members the key questions and receive useful answers.
Review of Top Programs Offering Internships Abroad Chelsea Baldwin provides an overview of some of the top organizations offering international programs to the increasing amount of people who choose for this unique option. Those who take the plunge gain much-needed travel, living, and resumé-building experience, just for starters.
Internships vs. Volunteering Overseas  We interview author Zahara Heckscher in order to clarify the distinctions, similarities, and options for the many internship and volunteering opportunities abroad. Zahara provides detailed examples of each form of international service learning, and emphasizes the fact that internship programs are generally for students who seek to learn skills useful for their career ambitions.
International Internships and Volunteering The Director of Experiential Learning International, Kevin O'Neill, compares and contrasts international internships and volunteer work. He finds that often the differences are far less important than the cultural immersion learning experience they both offer for participants.
Three Tips For Getting An International Internship—And Getting The Most Out Of One   Alice Banfield offers advice on obtaining internships based upon her experience in Papua New Guinea.
Finding International Business Internships    Mike Kerlin describes in practical terms how to use cold calling and networking to find prime international business internships in the private sector—as he did in Mexico and Brazil.
Internships in London with the Mountbatten Internship Programme   Alexander Hadden provides inside information on his internship with the Mountbatten Internship Programme in London, and offers tips for those who wish to apply for the program.
How an Internship in China Can Lead to a Dream Job  An internship in exciting Shanghai, China proves to be very fruitful in terms of the author's career, just as it is rewarding educationally and culturally. In a period when more young people are going to China to study and intern, and more employers are valuing such internships for a variety of reasons, Rebecca Shapiro points out how interning is a great short- and long-term personal and professional investment.
Internship Opportunities for Students in China  Christopher Moore describes how he found a variety of internship opportunities in China.
Internships Studying Ancient Medicine in Modern China  Lucy Hordern describes a fascinating internship in China, where ancient and modern medicines and science are studied and applied with great success.
Interning Abroad in Switzerland: An Experience at the United Nations  How an experience on an internship at the United Nations in Switzerland results in both professional growth and personal cultural learning, according to participant Mary Ware.
U.S. State Department Internships: Positions Available in Embassies Around the World   Kristin Stewart reports that U.S. State Department internships may be of interest to students interested in foreign policy, business, environmental issues, human rights, and cultural affairs or related international issues. Positions are available in embassies abroad in the consular, political, economic, or public affairs sections and in various bureaus in Washington, DC.
Embassy Internships  Find an embassy internship and immerse yourself in a foreign culture while building your resume, as Shawn Abrams did in Australia.
Interning in Italy: What to Expect, and How to Make the Most of Your ExperienceMarisa Iallonardo describes her internship experience in Italy and offers practical advice.
Internships in Italy   Emma Bird provides practical tips and resources for those seeking an internship in Italy.
Internships at an Organic Farm in Tuscany   Katherine Pittore on a unique internship program in idyllic Tuscany, Italy, where participants work on a traditional farm and are asked to perform a variety of tasks.
Life on an Internship in Madrid   Shannon Kiang describes her experience as an intern in private hospital in the north of Madrid, where she worked with physicians in the ER, pediatric ward, labor and delivery, and pharmacy. The 20 hours of experience each week were also by far the most instrumental in improving her Spanish.
Tips on Internships in Germany   Johanna Lee provides inside tips on how to prepare for and procure internships in Germany — whether on your own or through a program .
Paid Internships in India   From our correspondent in India, Transitions Abroad offers you a glimpse of what could be your next summer job in one of India’s dream software companies, based in Bangalore, South India—a fascinating new opportunity for an internship.
5 Must-Read Tips for Interns Going to India  Inside tips to help interns go to India offered by Carly Vandergriendt, who went via the AISEC India chapter.
Teaching Internship in the Interior of Maharashtra, India   A teaching assistant program undertaken by Shruti Manian in a rural setting leads her to new and valuable realizations.
Internship as an Aerospace Engineer in Spain with IAESTE  Account of an internship in the aerospace department of an engineering company located outside Madrid.
Internships Working in Germany with IAESTE  An internship at the Institute of Nutritional Science in Germany.
Microfinance Internships Abroad  "...The rapid expansion of microfinance throughout the globe presents an incredible opportunity for anyone interested in getting involved in this dynamic sector though an internship. At the crossroads between business and development, an internship in the microfinance industry provides an experience relevant to an exceptionally broad range of professions. And because of the truly global reach of the industry, microfinance internships are available in every region of the world...."
Microfinance Internships in Africa   Michael D. Kerlin describes the options for finding internships though network organizations.
Internship for an Ethiopian NGOSara Cornish describes her internship in Ethiopia in Addis Ababa.
Teaching Internships Aiding Communities  Brianne Goodspeed on the Global Routes Teaching Internship Program, which enables young adults to teach and aid communities in the developing world.
An Internship in Peru: Culture Shock at Work  Amy Smart describes her internship in Peru, the enjoyment she derived from the experience, as well as the unique form of culture shock involved in her work.
Internships Working in Germany  Matthew M. Pierle studied and interned in the former East Bloc city of Erfurt at the satellite campus for Horticulture and Landscape Architecture.
Working as an Intern in the Foreign Service in Florence  Victoria Grisanti describes her experience in an internship with the U.S. Department of State in Florence.
An Internship in Washington D.C.: Preparation for a Career Here and Abroad  Heather Powers on international internship opportunities in Washington D.C.