| Cross-Cultural Solutions: Intern Abroad for the Experience of a Lifetime!
Gain international work experience and possibly academic credit in health, education, or social services. In-country staff welcome you to the CCS Home-Base and ensure that all of your needs are met – from safety and lodging to perspectives and insight about the local culture.
Dates Offered: Choose from start dates year-round and lengths-of-stay from 2-12 weeks.
Contact: Cross-Cultural Solutions, 2 Clinton Place, New Rochelle, NY 10801; Tel: 800.380.4777 or 914.632.0022; in the UK call 0845 458 2781/2782; other countries call +44 (0) 1273 666392; Fax: 914.632.8494.
| Internships Worldwide
Get a head start on your career through an international internship! ELI works with a variety of private companies, NGOs, and governmental organizations in Asia, Africa, Europe, and Latin America to create individualized internships. Working in another country challenges interns to develop cross-cultural competencies, independence, self assurance, and flexibility—all traits desired by employers. While an internship may not automatically land you a job, it can make your resume stand out and help you get your foot in the door.
|| Dates: Programs are available throughout the year and dates are flexible.
Costs: Program fees start at $515. The cost will depend on the country and duration of the program.
Contact: ELI, 1557 Ogden St. #5, Denver, CO 80218
| How Will You Touch The World?
Internships in Africa, Asia, and Latin America
REAL projects….REAL experience! Your development project is determined by matching your skills with the needs of the local community. Hands on service work, weekly adventures, homestays, and local culture and language classes create an unforgettable experience. Internship projects include: health care, environment, journalism, teaching, and human rights.
Dates: Programs start every month of the year and run from 2 – 26 weeks in duration.
Cost: Program fees are based on the location and duration of your internship. Please inquire or visit our website for current pricing. ProWorld scholarships and many private scholarships are available. We also offer fundraising support.
Program fees support our host community economies in the forms of project materials purchases, local salaries, host family payments, and local purchases. Program fees include: full room and board, domestic transportation, 24 hour safety and medical services, local culture and language classes, and funding of development projects and internships. The program fee also includes multiple cultural and adventure activities.
Contact: ProWorld Headquarters, ProWorld Service Corps, 1215 Taylor Avenue, Bellingham, WA 98225, USA
Tel: 877.42WORLD (US & Canada), 870.750.7202 (UK & Europe)
| International Internship
With the help of local partners, United Planet's Quests provide interns with life-changing experiences via cultural immersion while supporting communities in more than 50 countries in different projects such as healthcare, orphanage work, environmental, construction, teaching or women's empowerment. As an intern on a UP Quest you will have the opportunity to develop many skills including:
• Language skills
• Cross cultural communication abilities
• International work experience
See website for dates and costs.
Contact: United Planet, 11 Arlington St, Boston MA 02116, USA.
Tel.: 800-292-2316 or 617-267-7763.
| We Help You to Build a Successful Career.
China Internship Program: Intern in Beijing or Shanghai
China is the 'new' land of opportunity and if you want to get your foot in the door, we will make it happen for you. Get in2 China Group provides students and graduates with meaningful internship placements in Beijing and Shanghai. Our internship experts and placement coordinators are knowledgeable, helpful, and dedicated to supporting you during your transition into China.
Internships in China
With over 4 years of expertise, Get in2 China Group offers the unique opportunity to experience Chinese business culture firsthand and gain industry-specific knowledge through a variety of different internships out in China.
|| Dates: Flexible
Tel.: +85 10 52889011
| Intrax — Summer Internships in Europe, Asia, South America
Intrax Internships Abroad provides exceptional university students and recent graduates with the opportunity to gain professional work experience, while living abroad. Spend your summer working at top international and local companies in the world's most vibrant economies in London, Paris, Barcelona, Madrid, Berlin, Beijing, Tokyo, and Santiago.
Past host companies include PwC, Harper’s Baazar, Microsoft, and Deutsche Telekom (T-Mobile). Interns have worked in advertising, finance, marketing, non-profit management, web development, and entrepreneurial positions. The program includes personalized career counseling and internship matching to your career goals, housing, weekend excursions, in-country support, and visa assistance.
|| Cost: $5650-7950 (Depending on location)
Contact: Intrax Internships Abroad, 600 California Street, 10th Floor, San Francisco, CA 94108
| EPA Internships in Europe
Work in an exciting and challenging internship in the field of your choice that helps you gain self confidence, new skills, valuable work experience and an outstanding resume.
Study academic courses taught at local universities that broaden your perspective and nurture your personal growth.
Explore new ways of thinking and living that deepen your knowledge and understanding of different cultures as well as political, international, and economic issues.
Semester programs are offered in London, England; Edinburgh, Scotland; as well as Brussels, Belgium; Madrid, Spain; Bonn & Berlin, Germany. Summer programs are offered in all locations except Madrid.
|| Dates: Fall: August-December; Spring: January-May; Summer: June-July.
Contact: EAP Internships in Europe, University of Rochester, Lattimore Hall 206, Rochester, NY 14627.
| Career-related Internships in Argentina, China, Ireland, South Africa and Spain!
Connect-123 helps you find career-related international internships in business, human rights, education, health care and many other fields. From your first days on the job, roll up your sleeves and dive in, working on projects that make a real contribution to local organizations. Build your international work experience, improve your resume, and have the experience of a lifetime!
What's included: Finding the perfect project for you; arranging secure, high-quality, centrally-located accommodation based on your budget; assisting with local transport and providing advice on public transport routes; airport meet and greet service; a complete preparation and orientation information pack; advice, assistance, and guidance before, during, and after your stay; group-rate discounts; and 24/7 emergency support and assistance. We can also include optional language classes for programs in Argentina, China and Spain.
Dates: Both start dates and durations are flexible. Typical durations range from 1 to 6 months.
Cost: Please see website for details.
Contact: Connect-123 International Internship and Volunteer Programs
USA Tel: (800) 731 6406 (toll free)
| Dream Careers Internship Program
Dream Careers (SummerInternships.com) is the leading internship program for college students offering 11 program locations. Join hundreds of motivated college students in the Dream Careers internship programs and receive all of the program benefits including group housing, weekend trips, academic credit, a meal plan, career development seminars and a customized internship placement at a highly-coveted internship.
Choose from 11 elite cities including New York City, Los Angeles, London, Chicago, Washington DC, Miami, San Francisco, Barcelona, Boston, Costa Rica, or Hong Kong.
|| Dates: June - August.
Cost: Ranges by Location: $6,750-$9,499.
Contact: Dream Careers Headquarters, 134 W. 26th Street, Suite 1200, New York, NY 10001
Academy of Internships Abroad
The Summer Internship Program
Running during the summer holidays, participants will be joining groups of other interns for an 8 week program.
The program includes a placement service, accommodations, airport pick up/drop off, visits to key local businesses and organizations, excursions to explore the city, 24 hour emergency phone, CV/Resume advice, Visa assistance, travel advice, city orientation and info pack.
Internship placements are available in New York, San Francisco, London, Sydney, Barcelona, Cape Town, Vancouver and Dublin.
Types of internships offered by the Academy include, but are not limited to, Marketing, Tourism, Legal, Business, Fashion, Charity, Media, Arts & Entertainment and Sports.
Internship Placement Services
International Internship Program
Available throughout the year, our internship placement services will help participants find an internship in their desired location and industry. Internship lengths vary from placement to placement.
The program includes placement service, accommodation finders service, 24 hour emergency phone, CV/Resume advice, interview technique advice, Visa assistance, Academy of Internships Abroad Certificate, travel advice, city orientation and info pack.
Internship placements are available in New York, San Francisco, London, Sydney, Barcelona, Cape Town, Vancouver and Dublin.
Types of internships offered by the Academy include, but are not limited to, Marketing, Tourism, Legal, Business, Fashion, Charity, Media, Arts & Entertainment.
Contact: Academy of Internships Abroad, 3rd Floor, The Senate, Exeter, EX1 1UG UK. Tel.: +44 (0)1727 250 250. Website: www.gvi.co.uk/internships-abroad.
Intern in Spain or South America
Customized internship programs in a wide range of sectors in Madrid, Barcelona, Seville and Marbella, Spain, Oaxaca, Mexico, San Jose, Costa Rica, Vina del Mar/Valparaiso, Chile and Montevideo, Uruguay. Spanish classes, housing and internship placement all provided. 1 to 6 months, year round.
Contact email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Website: www.adelanteabroad.com.
Amerispan Volunteer & Intern Abroad
AmeriSpan's volunteer/internship program allows you to gain a unique insight into another country's culture and obtain valuable work experience abroad. Working with more than 200 organizations throughout the world, our program offers something for everyone. From working on a Panda reserve in China to medical placements in Honduras to a bank in Germany to community development in South Africa, AmeriSpan has a project that will help you achieve your personal goals while improving the lives of others. Many projects allow you to practice the local language with the non-English speaking staff and locals, but not all require prior knowledge.
Contact: email@example.com, www.amerispan.com/volunteer_intern
The Intern Teacher program provides volunteer teaching assistants from over 40 countries to serve as living models of language and culture at primary, secondary and post secondary levels. Interns offer a native perspective on their language, culture and country, enabling students to better understand and appreciate the languages they study.
Association for International Practical Training
AIPT is the foremost provider of worldwide on-the-job training programs for students and professionals seeking international career development and life-changing experiences. AIPT arranges workplace exchanges in hundreds of professional fields, bringing employers and trainees together from around the world. AIPT's online placement service--PINPOINT--matches individuals seeking training opportunities with appropriate training positions in their field. Short- and long-term placements in more than 80 countries through the International Association for the Exchange of Students for Technical Experience (IAESTE) available to university students aged 19-30 in science, engineering, math, computer science, agriculture, or architecture.
Contact: AIPT Information Center, AIPT, 10400 Little Patuxent Pkwy., Suite 250, Columbia, MD 21044-3519; 410-997-4293, fax 410-997-3924; firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com, www.aipt.org or www.iaesteunitedstates.org.
Offering internships in language/liberal arts, fine arts, archaeology, engineering, and tropical ecology programs in 40 locations on 6 continents and in 9 different languages. Course offerings range from intermediate-level language and liberal arts study through advanced-level, direct enrollment in local universities. Internship programs combine coursework with participation in local work life. Application materials: 2 references, transcript, essays, and academic approval.
Brethren Colleges Abroad
Internships, Practica and Volunteer Experiences
BCA offers internships in Europe, Asia, and South America which range from social work internships to business internships in local companies.
BROCKPORT (SUNY) Internship Programs-Worldwide
SUNY Brockport offers a wide variety of specialized international internships in cuntries such as Australia, China, Costa Rica, Ecuador, England, India, Ireland, Italy, Mexico, Nepal, Netherlands, Philippines, Spain and Thailand. Brockport offers both full and part-time internships in a wide variety of fields so that many interests and majors can be accommodated. The internaional internships are arranged between the student and our full-time internship director prior to departure. Almost all of our programs have an on-site resident director available and offer a full program of field trips throughout the semester with a detailed orientation upon arrival.
Contact: Dr. John Perry, Director, International Education Office, SUNY BROCKPORT College, 350 New Campus Drive, Brockport, NY 14420; Phone: 800-298-SUNY; Fax: 585-637-3218. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Web: www.brockportabroad.com.
Directory of International Internships
The Directory is a comprehensive guide to international internships sponsored by educational institutions, government agencies, and private organizations. The Directory’s 170 pages include subject and location indexes, international internship opportunities, and a bibliography.
ELTAP (English Language Teaching Assistant Program)
Participants sent to 25 countries on four continents to teach English for 4-10 weeks throughout the year. Placement fee, course fee, and travel expenses total $4,200-$4,700. Accommodation and board provided by host schools. Available to students and non-credit certificate option for adults.
Contact: Univ. of Minnesota, Morris, MN 56267; 320-589-6406; email@example.com, www.eltap.org.
Foundations for Sustainable Development
Internships in Sustainable Development
FSD Interns gain invaluable experience by working directly on grassroots initiatives with local communities in ten sites around the globe. Our unique network of over 300 NGO partners is a respected resource for those seeking hands-on involvement in community development to address health, social, environmental, and economic issues. With ongoing support from FSD Site Teams, you will receive comprehensive training, experience in project development, and a seed grant to mobilize your project. This culturally immersive experience provides you with solid leadership skills, an excellent foundation for those building careers in international development and beyond.
Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org, www.fsdinternational.org
Volunteer teaching and internships in 20 countries, including Tibet and the Philippines; plus, paid teaching in China (1-12 months).
Contact: 11822 Justice Ave., Ste. A-5, Baton Rouge, LA 70816; 225-295-4950, fax. 225-295-4954; email@example.com; www.globalcrossroad.com.
Our International internships provide a tremendous opportunity to gain invaluable practical work experience, learn new foreign language skills, and cultural immersion opportunities that are second to none. Experience interning in Italy, Australia, Spain, France and other countries.
Have a Passion for Fashion? Global Experiences offer extremely unique global fashion programs and internships in select locations around the world. These programs are designed to provide invaluable "foot-in-the-door'" opportunities and practical work experience for individuals and groups looking to gain access to one of the world's most competitive and cutthroat industries.
Visit: www.globalexperiences.com for more information including dates, tuition, contact, and other details. All placements are first come first served, so inquire today!
Global Service Corps (GSC)
Enjoy a Cultural Immersion Experience...
Serve local communities. Learn new skills in our volunteer programs in Cambodia, Thailand and Tanzania. Live with generous families or in local accommodations! Choose from projects in health, environment and/or education year-round - from two weeks to one year. International Internships in all areas including International Healthcare.
Contact: Global Service Corps, The Women's Building, 3543 18th Street, #14, San Francisco, CA 94110, USA; tel. (415) 551-0000; firstname.lastname@example.org, www.globalservicecorps.org.
Teaching internships for volunteers over 18 years of age in Costa Rica, Ecuador, Thailand, Kenya, Ghana, and India. Experienced leaders aged 24+ needed for travel programs.
Contact: email@example.com; www.globalroutes.org
Global Vision International
Internships with the Expedition Program
An expedition is a truly unique opportunity to join a group of adventurous and like minded individuals from 5 to 20 weeks who want to do something worthwhile. In addition you will learn new skills, explore remote locations, immerse yourself in foreign cultures and have a great time! GVI Expeditions are run in conjunction with governments, world agencies and pioneering charities to provide long term support to critical conservation projects. GVI supplies all science and expedition staff as well as the technical equipment to ensure the validity of these programmes well into the future. High levels of project immersion as an active member of an international research team
- Practical field work experience and hands on involvement
- Visit and live in some of the most dramatic and remote locations on earth.
- Unique project opportunities
- In depth and rewarding training programmes
- High profile work experience opportunities
- Career Opportunities
Contact: Tel. USA: Call toll free 888-653-6028. Tel. in UK: 01727 250250; www.gviusa.com.
IAESTE (United States)
Founded in 1948, the International Association for the Exchange of Students for Technical Experience (IAESTE) is an international network that coordinates paid international internships for students in technical fields such as engineering, computer science, mathematics, natural/physical sciences, architecture, and agricultural science. IAESTE United States has represented IAESTE in America since 1950.
Contact: AIPT Information Center, AIPT, 10400 Little Patuxent Pkwy., Suite 250, Columbia, MD 21044-3519; 410-997-4293, fax 410-997-3924; firstname.lastname@example.org, iaesteunitedstates.org
Institute of Cultural Ecology
Academic internships in Fiji, Thailand, Hawaii, Nepal, Australia, and New Zealand, working on marine biology projects, environmental advocacy, or custom-designed projects in participant’s field of interest. Four, 8, or 12 weeks.
Contact: email@example.com , www.cultural-ecology.com
International Internships provides overseas internship placements in 14 countries around the globe for American and international students. Students can choose their destination and they will customize a placement that is tailored to their skills, interests, and education. Or, they can choose a specialty internship within their field in a prearranged placement. In either case, the placements are custom selected to be as rewarding to the student as possible, providing hands on experience in the field.
Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org; www.International-Internships.com
LEAPNOW offers group and individual programs bringing together academic credit, strong intentional focus on personal evolution, and a database of 6,000+ ways to travel, study, and work in 126 countries for ages 17-24.
Contact: email@example.com, www.leapnow.org.
Marist International Internships
Internship and study abroad programs in Australia, England, Ireland, Italy, and Spain. Programs combine internships and course work at host institutions. Homestays are available at select sites.
Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org, www.marist.edu/international
An internship is a temporary, short and supervised professional experience in which trainees, who
usually study in a University or a Business school, carry out a practical work placement as part of their education.
Students on unpaid internships don’t have an employee status nor a work contract. Internships are unpaid,
Contact: email@example.com, www.nacel.org
We offer you the opportunity to intern abroad in 14 exciting and diverse countries: Australia, China, Costa Rica, Ecuador, England, France, India, Ireland, Italy, Mexico, Nepal, New Zealand, Spain, and Thailand. Internships are customized to fit your educational and professional background and are available year-round so you can intern for 1 month up to 1 year!
Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org, www.worldinternships.org