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10 Awesome Cities Where You Can Intern Abroad

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Last Updated on June 29, 2023 by AIFS Abroad

As the world becomes increasingly interdependent, international and cross-cultural work experience is essential.

For that reason, one of the best (and most rewarding) ways to make your resume standout is with international internship experience.

Here are 10 awesome locations where you can intern abroad for a semester.

1. Florence, Italy 🇮🇹

International Internship Program

Gain internship experience in the cradle of the Renaissance, Florence!

Richmond, The American University designed this International Internship Program to last 13 weeks and to combine an academic program with relevant work experience.

2. Granada, Spain 🇪🇸

Granada Internship Program

The Internship Program at the University of Granada – one of Europe’s most prestigious universities – gives you global workplace experience and exposure to specific career-fields.

For this program, you’ll take up to 5 courses including an internship course, individual seminars, a project presentation, and a 45-hour internship with a local school, NGO, health center, or business.

3. London, England 🇬🇧

International Internship Program

Work side-by-side with Londoners to gain insight into another culture, understand different approaches and prepare for the realities of working in a multicultural world.

Richmond, The American University in London’s International Internship Program matches your skills with a London-based organization for up to 12 academic credits.

4. Madrid, Spain 🇪🇸

Internship and Spanish Study

Interested in elevating your Spanish skills and gaining real-world experience? Universidad Nebrija’s Internship and Spanish Study Program could be for you.

This internship carries 3 US credits and can be combined with courses in Hispanic Studies.

5. Maynooth, Ireland 🇮🇪

Internship and Service Learning Program (Spring semester)

This spring, choose from Irish internships in accounting, hospitality, IT, marketing, and personnel and management. Service learning placements are also available in animal welfare, community outreach, elderly support, and youth services.

Maynooth University’s Internship and Service Learning Program runs for 4 weeks.

6. Perth, Australia 🇦🇺

Exercise Science Internship Program

Does a career in Exercise Science excite you? If so, combine that with the day-to-day excitement of a semester in Perth and you’re in luck.

Murdoch University’s Exercise Science Internship counts for 4 credits and introduces the skills necessary for you to develop and implement exercise programs in healthy individuals.

7. Rome, Italy 🇮🇹

International Internship Program

With Richmond, The American International University’s International Internship Program, you’ll gain work experience in one of the world’s most influential cities.

Earn up to 16 credits with this program that combines Italian language study, internship seminars, and 150-270 hours of internship experience for a range of majors.

8. San José, Costa Rica 🇨🇷

Spanish Language and Internship Program

Do you have at least 2 years of college level Spanish under your belt? Perhaps an internship in Costa Rica would interest you.

In order to participate in Universidad Veritas’ Spanish Language and Internship Program, you’ll have to place into an Advanced level of Spanish. Then, you will be placed within companies or NGOs in the surrounding area for a 16-week program.

9. São Paulo, Brazil 🇧🇷

FAAP Internship Program

Fundação Armando Alvares Penteado (FAAP) offers a semester long Internship Program combined with 4 courses in Brazilian Studies.

This Internship is available for students who already have a high level of understanding of Portuguese.

10. Wollongong, Australia 🇦🇺

Business Internship

The University of Wollongong’s Business Internship provides Business or Commerce majors with an opportunity to apply academic learning in an industry context.

By enrolling in this program, you’ll also need to enroll in at least one other business subject, along with one or two other subjects, to complete a full course load.

Have any questions about our internships abroad? We’re here to help! Feel free to reach our Admissions Advisors at (800) 727-2437 or by email at studyabroad@aifs.com.

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1 comment

Paul August 22, 2018 - 9:19 am

Great list, I really wish I can do my internship in Australia, I just love that place.

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