Internships enhance the study abroad program for many students, providing them the opportunity to become even more absorbed in the cultural, educational and business communities of their host countries.
Internships place students directly within the mainstream of society in their host nations. In most cases, students with beginning to advanced language skills can be accommodated.
Internship opportunities include ventures into business as well as cultural, theoretical or service-educational areas.
Looking for internships while you study abroad for a semester or looking for a summer internship? Australia offers both at Bond University and Macquarie University.
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Interested in developing your Spanish speaking and written skills? The Dominican Republic is the program for you. While developing your Spanish skills, you will also learn about the Caribbean society and culture.
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The University of Seville offers many positions for internships in many areas. A variety language based programs, including English, French, Italian, German, Arabic and Spanish are available.
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English speaking, semester long study abroad program including an internship oppurtunity for every student.
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If you are interested in working with local population of Galway, fellow students, and helping children develop their literacy skills by supporting homework clubs, this is the program for you.
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Interested in Salzburg College? The internship is in the second half of the semester and will combine academic and on-site practical work.
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Interested in hands-on learining in the areas of American Politics, ecomomic policy, international business, journalism or peace issues, and conflict resolution? This program has 11 distinct programs offered through the semester with internship opportunities.
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Student Teaching Assistantships in Spain
The cycle for students interested in applying to serve as Teaching Assistants in Spain during 2012-13 is now open. The Spanish government will offer up to 2,000 positions to interns serving as support staff in elementary and secondary settings to teachers of English and French. Open to U.S. citizens, candidates can be recent college graduates (any major), or students choosing to commit either their junior or senior year to this practicum.
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Post-Graduate Exchange for Young Professionals in Germany
The Congress-Bundestag Exchange for Young Professionals (CBYX), a one-year fellowship to study/intern in Germany, is currently accepting applications for the 2012-13 academic year. The opportunity is funded by the U.S. and German governments through a grant provided by the U.S. Dept. of State.
CBYX is open to students in all fields of study, though preference is given to students in technical, business, and scientific disciplines. Applicants should have clear career goals and some relevant work experience in their career field, which may include summer, part-time, or internship. Prior German language knowledge is not required, but strongly preferred. Participants must be between the ages of 18-24 and be U.S. citizens or permanent residents.
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Student Teaching Assistantships in France
The application cycle for students interested in applying to serve as Teaching Assistants in France during 2012-13 is now open. The opportunity for 1500 American citizens to work in France for seven months to teach English to French students of all ages. Openings are available in public schools across all regions of metropolitan France and in the overseas departments of French Guiana, Guadeloupe, Martinique and Reunion.
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Teaching opportunities with Disney English in China
An opportunity with Disney English invites candidates to make a difference in the life of a child while gaining experience with The Walt Disney Company, a world class entertainment and technological leader. A unique, life-changing experience, the role of a Foreign Trainer with Disney English could be the experience of a lifetime. Bring your individual talents to China and discover for yourself why a career with Disney is the opportunity you've been looking for. Disney English combines the art of Disney storytelling with breakthrough methodology to spark a child's passion for learning English. With an interactive learning process that immerses them in their favorite Disney stories, songs and characters, Disney English creates fun, lively, and effective learning...
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For more information on any of these programs, Contact:
Alice Sayegh, Director of International Studies