Education Abroad

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Internships, research and volunteering

Other Opportunities Abroad

There is so much to explore and do abroad through internships, research and volunteer work that can provide you with valuable experiences for your professional and personal growth. These programs are found in outside providers.

After searching and researching opportunities for these experiences, you should meet with an Education Abroad advisor in the Center for International Studies to be sure that you are comparing and carefully analyzing the information provided.

For your health and safety you will need to purchase health insurance

Intern abroad

Gain valuable professional experience by interning abroad. Yes, you may pay to intern and not get paid for the experience, but it will pay off in the long run for your job search.

Internship providers

Go Overseas
With an online directory of opportunities to teach, intern and volunteer abroad, Go Overseas also includes reviews and interviews with past program alumni.

AIESC
Present in more than 100 countries, AIESEC is an international non-profit, student-run organization offering thousands of volunteer and paid internship opportunities.

International Studies Abroad
Adding more dimension to the study abroad experience, ISA emphasizes the importance of interacting daily with locals to gain a deeper understanding of the culture, community and language of the host country.

CISabroad
Primarily a study abroad company, CISabroad also offers internship opportunities overseas for one-12 months. CISabroad will customize your internship to your own individual personal goals.

Connect 1-2-3
To ensure that you gain invaluable skills, CONNECT 1-2-3 will find an internship that best suits you.

Cross-Culutural Solutions
With a built-in academic structure you will gain a deeper understanding of the community's culture, challenges and customs while working non the same dynamic and inspiring community-led initiatives as other CCS volunteers.

Experiential Learning International
Working with a number of private companies, ELI creates an individualize internship to help you become a global talent in the global economy.

International Association for the Exchange of Students for Technical Experience
As a non-profit organization, IAESTE helps students and recent graduates in the technical field (engineering, science or applied arts) find internships in more than 80 countries.

Intrax
Offering opportunities with Fortune 500 companies and small to medium sized businesses, Intrax has programs in public relations, engineering, NGM management, marketing and financing among others.

Projects Abroad
With support in every aspect of international living, Project Abroad's website has a 24-hour chat support answer your questions.

World Endeavors
Customized for each individual, World Endeavors will find a program best set to you in order for you to gain career skills in your field.

Research abroad

Rigorous, academic research abroad is a fantastic way to build your resume and a stepping stone to other career opportunities.

EuroScholars
This is a unique study and research opportunity in European countries.

School for International Training
SIT offers field research experiences through their study destinations in exceptional locations.

The School for Field Research
These are specifically STEM related research projects.

Funding research abroad

National Science Foundation
These are programs specific to STEM research but there are undergraduate opportunities.

Fulbright
You must be receiving your bachelor’s degree by the time of the start of the grant, so you can apply your senior year if you graduate in the spring. Or you can apply at any time after your bachelor’s degree.

Volunteer abroad

Find a rewarding way to experience the world by volunteering.