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Top International Programs 2018-2019

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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Intern New York, USA The Intern Group — Worldwide Internship Programs
The Intern Group is a leading provider of international internships in the USA, Canada, Europe, Asia, Australia and Latin America. We provide internships in all career fields year-round. Learn from leading professionals in your field while making friends from all over the world and living like a true local. Our programs include a professional internship, accommodation, visa assistance, professional development tools & workshop, cultural events, social activities and much more. Launch your career with the travel adventure of a lifetime.
Internships worldwide Intern Worldwide with ELI Abroad
Get a head start on your career through an international internship! ELI works with a variety of private companies, NGOs, and governmental organizations worldwide. Interns can work in the fields of healthcare, legal aid, human rights, engineering, IT, communications, wildlife and range management, microcredit, fashion, economic development, marketing, tourism, law, finance, and more. Working in another country challenges interns to develop cross-cultural competencies, independence, self assurance, and flexibility—all traits desired by employers.
Internships Worldwide Connect-123 Career-related Internships in Argentina, China, Ireland, South Africa, Australia and Spain
Connect-123 has a variety of international internship opportunities in Argentina, China, Ireland, South Africa, Australia and Spain and our on-the-ground team in each location will work with you to find an internship that uniquely fits your goals.
Intern in the UK BUNAC Intern in Britain Ultimate
BUNAC are the largest A-rated Tier 5 visa sponsor. Our Intern in Britain Ultimate program offers US students and recent graduates the opportunity to work an internship in the UK for up to 6 months. Take the stress out of finding your own internship and let BUNAC find a placement for you. Experience all the richness of British culture while gaining valuable workplace experience, we’ll guide you through the application process and offer accommodation support as well.
Volunteer in Brazil Intern Abroad for the Experience of a Lifetime with Cross-Cultural Solutions 
If you're a student looking to combine an international volunteer experience with a one-of-a-kind internship abroad program, our team can help you achieve a balanced program that works for you. We'll work with you every step of the way to ensure that your volunteer abroad program with CCS will be the international internship that you've been searching for! Explore our destinations and contact us today to get started.
Internships in Asia Intern in 9 Asian Countries with Asia Internship Program
Asia Internship Program creates customized international internship placements across 9 destinations in Asia. We offer internship placements in over 20 different industries, ranging from multinational corporations, dynamic startups and charitable NGO’s. Our program includes a customized internship, airport pickup, fully furnished accommodation, visa assistance, emergency assistance, local language & culture courses, networking events and social activities.
Internships in Argentina Intern in Argentina with Road2Argentina
Road2Argentina has partnered with over 70 local and international companies and organizations in order to offer hands-on internships to university students and recent graduates in Buenos Aires in a wide variety of fields. Interns are encouraged to hone their Spanish language skills via their internship placements, however placements are also available in bilingual English-speaking environments for those with limited Spanish ability.

 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 Short-Term Jobs and Internships Abroad 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 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.
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.
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 and provides key resources.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Brandenburg gate A Paid Internship Program for Young Professionals in Germany
The author studied and interned in Germany via the CBYX exchange program at the satellite campus for Horticulture and Landscape Architecture and received a stipend to cover all costs.
Finding International Business Internships
How to use cold calling and networking to find prime international business internships in the private sector—as the author did in Mexico and Brazil.
Intern in London
Inside information on an internship with a program in London, and tips for those who wish to apply for the program.
Tips on Internships in Germany 
How to prepare for and procure internships in Germany — whether on your own or through a program.
Teaching Internship in Maharashtra, India 
A teaching assistant program in a rural setting leads the author to new and valuable experiences.
A Paid Internship in Spain with IAESTE
Working as an intern in the aerospace department of an engineering company located outside of Madrid proved fascinating.
Internships Working in Germany with IAESTE
How a student worked as an intern at the Institute of Nutritional Science.
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...."
Intern for an Ethiopian NGO
An internship in Ethiopia in Addis Ababa proves rewarding in so many ways.
Teaching Internships Aiding Communities
How a teaching internship program enables young adults to teach and aid communities in the developing world.
An Internship in Peru: Culture Shock at Work
The author describes her experience as an intern in Peru, the enjoyment she derived from the experience, as well as the accompanying culture shock.
Embassy Internships
Intern and immerse yourself in a foreign culture while building your resume, as Shawn Abrams did in Australia.
Working as an Intern in the Foreign Service in Florence
An experience in an internship with the U.S. Department of State in Florence.

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