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The best time to seek paid or unpaid international internships and prepare for an international career is while you are a student, in the summer, or soon after graduation. You may be considering intern work overseas for many reasons: as an adventure, as a chance to gain in-depth knowledge of another culture and of yourself, as an inexpensive way to improve foreign language proficiency, or as a way to gain professional experience and enhance your resume.—William Nolting

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 Featured Articles on International Internships
Find International Internships How to Find the International Internships You Seek
A comprehensive overview of the primary global internship opportunities by expert William Nolting.
Top Internship Programs Abroad Review of Top Programs Offering Internships Abroad
Now is a good time to look into a summer internship abroad. Participating in a international internship offers a travel experience like no other, since you are both a foreigner and live the life of a local. Now more than ever, internships are a key to gain experience and earn credibility with future employers.
Short-Term Jobs for Students Internships Abroad and Jobs for Students and Recent Graduates
An overview of the opportunities, including paid and unpaid internships, with major student work abroad and work exchange programs by William Nolting.
Internships with AIESEC 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 key questions and receive useful answers.
Boost resume with International Internship Why Internships are a Great Way to Boost Your Resumé
Both paid and unpaid internships overseas demonstrate your adaptability, and now more than ever are important as both personal and career decisions.
Work at the United Nations How to Get Jobs with the United Nations: The Unauthorized Guide
A guide to the many ways to get a job at the United Nations. If you read the piece carefully, you will see links to UN internship programs and an extensive report by one who started as a UN intern and is now doing very important work in a senior position.
Dream internship in China 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, the author points out how interning is a great short- and long-term personal and professional experience investment.
Internship in Geneva The Quick and Dirty Guide to Interning in Geneva
A realistic overview on what you need to know if you are accepted for an internship in the great international city of Geneva.
Word abroad checklist Student Internships and Jobs Abroad: A Checklist for Success
Tips for students on how to find work overseas doing increasingly important internships and international jobs.
From intern abroad to CEO How to Start as an Intern Abroad and Become CEO
The path from an internship abroad to becoming a CEO described by one who has succeeded.
Medical internship International Internships and Volunteering
The Director of ELI Abroad compares and contrasts international internships and volunteer work. He concludes that often the differences are far less important than the cultural immersion learning experience they both offer for participants.
Internships versus Volunteering Internships versus 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.
Environmental NGO internship in China Working with an Environmental NGO in China: Intern and Make a Positive Difference
The author describes how it is now possible to make a positive difference while learning much about China by working as an intern at an environmental NGO.
Internship work in China Intern Opportunities for Students in China
How the author found a variety of paid internship opportunities in China, as well as key resources to help you land a great opportunity.
London bridge Internships in London in Business
Inside information on internships with a program in London that emphasizes business, and tips for those who wish to apply.
United Nations in Switzerland Intern Abroad in Switzerland 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.
Milan expo Internships in Italy: How to Land Them  
Practical tips and sample programs for those seeking an internship in a very desired destination.
Internship on farm in Italy Intern at an Organic Farm in Tuscany 
A summer internship program in idyllic Tuscany, Italy, where participants work on a traditional farm and are asked to perform a variety of tasks.
Internship in Madrid Life on an Internship in Madrid
Working as an intern in a private hospital in the north of Madrid 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 knowledge of Spanish.
Bundestag building in Berlin A Paid Internship Program for Young Professionals in Germany
The author studied and interned in Germany through the The Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange for Young Professionals (CBYX) program and received a stipend to help cover expenses.
Ancient medicine in China Internship in China Learning Ancient and in Modern Medicine
A fascinating internship in China, where ancient and modern medicines and science were studied and applied with great success.
Internship in Jaipur in India 5 Essential Tips for an Intern Going to India
Inside tips to help interns go to India provided by a participant who went through the AISEC India chapter, one of many branches worldwide.
Tips for creating internships Three Tips For Securing An International Internship—And Getting The Most Out Of One
Advice on obtaining internships, either self-created or existing, based upon experience working on Human Rights in Papua New Guinea.
Microfinance internships in India 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 India Internship with an Ethiopian NGO
An internship in Addis Ababa proves rewarding in so many unexpected ways.
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