Internships/Study Abroad

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Acadia University: Acadia University provides various internship programs in several countries, which are combined with academic courses.

AIESEC: AIES provides internships in 107 countries and U.S. territories. The duration can be between 2 and 18 months.

The American-Scandinavian Foundation: ASF works to build better understanding between the U.S. and Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, and Sweden. Exchange study opportunities, grants, intern/trainee sponsorships are available.

Boren Awards for International Study: Boren scholarships and fellowship provide unique funding opportunities for U.S. undergraduate and graduate students to add an international and language component to their educations. Boren focuses on geographic areas, languages, and fields of study that are critical to U.S. interests and underrepresented in study abroad.

The Baden: Wurttemberg Stipendium Work Immersion Study Program (WISP) is currently accepting applications from students enrolled at US community colleges who are interested in spending next summer interning in Germany from June through August 2014. Participants receive one month of intensive German language training and then complete a two month internship in their career field with a German company in the state of Baden Wurttemberg. WISP provides airfare and program related travel in Germany, a monthly stipend, housing and insurance. Applicants (ages 18-27) must be enrolled in an associate degree program at the time of application and have taken at lease one semester of German by the start of the program. Deadline Dec. 1, 2013.

CDS International: CDS offers intercultural training programs for students and young professionals. Internships are available in Argentina, Germany, and Spain for 3 - 12 months. CDS can tailor internships to applicants' skill sets and career goals. In addition to individualized internship placements, participants receive trainings on language as well as cultural and logistical issues.

Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange: CBYX program is for motivated high school students who want to live with a host family and attend school for an academic year in Germany. You must be between 15 and 18, with a GPA 3.0 or above to apply.

Connect 123: Connect 123 develops and administers volunteer, internship, and study abroad programs in Cape Town (South Africa) and Buenos Aires (Argentina) through local companies, institutes, health care clinics, and the University of Cape Town.

Council on International Educational Exchange: CIEE provides teaching opportunities for these who want to take time off to travel and gain international experience. See the world and return to the home with an increased visibility in a highly competitive workforce.

Cross Cultural Solutions: CCS provides international volunteer opportunities for students, adults, families, teens, working professionals, and groups to work side by side with local people. Their program terms are usually 2 - 12 weeks.

Dublin Internships: Dublin Internships provides career oriented internships in Dublin. You must be a college junior, senior, or a graduate to apply.

Eldis: Eldis lists worldwide job opportunities.

EPA Internships: EPA arranges internships in London, Edinburgh, Germany, Brussels, and Madrid. Academic credits can be applicable through the University of Rochester or Northern Illinois University. You must be a college junior or senior, with a GPA 3.0 or above to apply.

The Foreign Language and Area Studies (U.S. Department of Education): FLAS fellowship program provides allocations of academic year and summer fellowship to undergraduate students and graduate students undergoing training in modern foreign languages and related area or international studies.

Geekcorps: Geekcorps supports USAID's radio technology program and IESC's computer center in northern part of Mali.

The Global Fund for Children: GFC supports the needs of children and youth around the world in a variety of ways. In addition, GFC supports the growth of civil society and social entrepreneurship.

Global Vision International: GVI provides over 150 volunteer projects and internship programs in 40 countries. Arrangements can be made as short as for a week.

Global Volunteer Network: GVN offers volunteer service opportunities in community projects in developing countries (South America, Africa, and Asia) to support the work of local community organizations.

Idealist: Idealist is a project of a nonprofit organization, Action Without Borders. AWB provides resources and ideas, locate opportunities, and take steps toward building a better world.

Institute of European Studies: IES Abroad has been providing study abroad programs for 60 years. IES helps students with their travel funds; financial aid, various grant, and scholarships.

Institute of International Education: IIE locates the directory of various study abroad scholarships, fellowships, grants, and paid internships for U.S. undergraduate, graduate, post-graduate students, and professionals.

Interim Programs: Taking a"gap year" is common practice in Europe. Rather than going straight to college, students take a year off to immerse themselves in other cultures. A "gap year" can range anywhere from a week to several months.

International Cooperative Education: ICE provides unique opportunities to U.S. college students to gain practical work experience abroad. ICE arranges paid internships in Europe, Australia, Asia, and South America.

International Research & Exchanges Board: IREX designs and consults programs to support international research, professional fellowships, undergraduate and graduate study abroad.

Intrax: Intrax offers international internships in Europe and Asia to qualifies college students.

The Institute of Economic and Political Studies: INSTEP provides semester and summer internship programs in London and Cambridge.

The Japan Exchange and Teaching Program: JET Program is developed to promote grassroots of international exchange between Japan and other nations. The participants will work in Japan as an assistant language teacher, a coordinator for international relations, or sports exchange advisor. The program is funded by Japanese ministry. You must be no more than 40 years old and have a Bachelor's degree.

OneWorld: OneWorld supports the latest jobs and volunteer positions from organizations helping to create a better world.

Smithsonian Institution Fellowship Program: The Office of Fellowship is responsible for the Smithsonian Institution's programs of research, fellowships, and other scholarly appointments for university students and scholars.

Transatlantic Renewable Energy Fellowship (by CDS): TREF is for students and young professionals with experience in environmental and energy fields to gain 3 - 6 months of work experience in Germany. Internships are customized to each participant's area of expertise.

Tucky Roger Fellowship (by Tulsa Global Alliance): TGA's Tucky Roger Fellowship provides financial assistance for teachers and educators throughout the Tulsa Metropolitan area to support their own design to promote global awareness, education, and understanding by visiting Tulsa's Sister Cities.

The University of Haifa (Haifa, Israel): The International School at the University of Haifa welcomes international students to study at the university on a non-degree basis for a summer, semester, or full academic year. Academic credits earned are transferable to home institutions.

The University of Minnesota: The University of Minnesota provides a wide range of exchange opportunities, internship programs, and volunteer work in 71 countries.

The University of Rochester: The University of Rochester sponsors semester-long internship programs in various European locations. These internships are combined with eight-credit coursework in the fields of Arts, Business, health Science, and Politics.
United Nations: UN provides volunteer programs to promote volunteerism to support peace and development worldwide. You must be at least 25 years old and have an university degree or higher technical diploma.

UNICEFF: UNICEFF offers student internship programs for a currently-enrolled graduate or post-graduate student who is also a bilingual. UNICEDD also provides volunteer opportunities for individuals who have an undergraduate degree and several years of work experience.

The United Nations: The United Nations provides opportunities for students enrolled in a graduate programme to undertake an internship at its Headquarters in New York, Geneva, Vienna, Nairobi, Addis Ababa, Bangkok, Beirut and Santiago.

U.S. Department of State: The U.S. Department of State offers internships for students of all levels, including opportunities for high school students, undergraduate students, and graduate/ post-graduate students.

USAID: USAID is looking for people to fill a variety of Foreign Service positions overseas. Currently, most urgent hiring needs are in Afghanistan and Pakistan. Paid student intern programs are also available. You must have a GPA 2.0 or above to apply.

The World Bank: The World Bank is owned by 187 member countries. It is headquartered in Washington D.C. and has more than 10,000 employees since established in 1944. Its mission is to reduce poverty in middle-income class and support world's poorest counties.
 

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