Increase the return on your study abroad experience by conducting an internship on UCEAP!
UCEAP internships provide experiences unattainable anywhere else:
- You gain expert skills and confidence in the field of your choice in a global work environment, and
- You learn to communicate and cooperate in an international work setting.
These experiences are highly valued in today’s job market. As such, UCEAP internships can be a bridge to your future career.
Full-Time Internship Programs
In the following programs, the internship is the program and provides most or all of the academic credit you will receive. Whether in government or in the sciences, these programs provide amazing opportunities to spend a term working side-by-side with experts in an international setting.
Programs with Internship Options
There are also many locations in which UCEAP can arrange internships with corporate, governmental, or private organizations that take the place of a course at the host university. Programs where this process is especially well organized and opportunities are plentiful include:
To see what types of opportunities are available in other locations, refer to the “Internships, Research, and Independent Study” section found on the “Courses and Credit” tab for each program on the UCEAP website.
In order to receive academic credit for any internship the project must be regularly supervised by a direct supervisor. In most cases, students plan their projects in conjunction with the UCEAP faculty representative and/or a host university faculty member. All students must complete a substantial academic paper or series of reports. Before departure, interested students should consult with their major department about the kinds of studies that are acceptable for credit in their major. For more information, review the Academic Information
section of the UCEAP Guide to Study Abroad