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Global Internship Opportunities

International Organization for Migration

Subject Area(s): International Relations

Description: The International Organization for Migration (IOM) works to help ensure the orderly and humane management of migration and promote international cooperation on migration issues. The IOM Internship Program provides students with the opportunity to learn about IOM's activities, to gain initial work experience, and/or to prepare for a degree dissertation. IOM provides on the job training to interns so that both they and the organization can benefit. In addition to this, IOM evaluates interns who may eventually be included on the roster for future external vacancies.

Location(s): Worldwide (Geneva)

Payment: No

Eligibility: Interns tend to be students approaching the end of their program or graduates between 19 and 32 years of age (average age is 26).

Application: check website for openings

Visit the International Organization for Migration website for more information.

Next Step Connections (NSC)

Subject Area(s): International Business and Trade

Description: Next Step Connections (NSC) gives interns the opportunity to build their own program by choosing their preferred dates, industry, internship project and destination. Internships are offered in exciting Asian cities such as Bangkok, Hong Kong, Shanghai, or Singapore. NSC provides interns with personal and professional enrichment through social network experiences, career advice, individual support as well as opportunities to develop professional skills in various industries in Asia.

Location(s): China, Singapore, Thailand

Payment: Yes

Eligibility: Eligibility is determined through an application progress.

Visit the Next Step Connections (NSC) website for more information.

Peace Corps

Subject Area(s): Varies

Description: The Peace Corps is a volunteer program run by the United States government. The stated mission of the Peace Corps includes providing technical assistance, helping people outside the United States to understand American culture, and helping Americans to understand the cultures of other countries. The work is generally related to social and economic development. Each program participant, a Peace Corps Volunteer, is an American citizen, typically with a college degree, who works abroad for a period of two years after three months of training. Volunteers work with governments, schools, non-profit organizations, non-government organizations, and entrepreneurs in education, hunger business, information technology, agriculture, and the environment. After 24 months of service, volunteers can request an extension of service.

Location(s): Worldwide

Payment: No

Eligibility: Must be at least 18 years old, in good health, and a US Citizen

Visit the Peace Corps website for more information.

US Department of State Student Internship Program

Subject Area(s): International Relations, Public Policy, Humanities

Description: The U.S. Department of State Student Internship Program is an unpaid internship with the opportunity to work in U.S. Embassies and Consulates throughout the world, as well as in various bureaus located in Washington, D.C. and at Department offices spread around the United States. This program is designed to provide substantive experiences in a foreign affairs environment.

Location(s): Worldwide

Payment: No

Eligibility: A student with U.S. citizenship; have good academic standing; successfully complete a background investigation; be able to receive either a Secret or Top Secret clearance; and may be subject to random drug testing.

Visit the US State Department website for more information.

United Nations Development Program (UNDP)

Subject Area(s): Business, Economics, International Relations, Law

Description: Internships offer a small group of outstanding graduate-level students the opportunity to acquire direct exposure to UNDP's work. They are designed to complement development-oriented studies with practical experience in various aspects of multilateral technical cooperation, but also complements other international studies, including law.

Location(s): Worldwide

Payment: No

Eligibility: Enrollment in a graduate-level degree program in a development related field such as economics, public or business administration, or environmental studies. Only those students who will return to their studies upon completion of their internship assignments are eligible. Demonstrated interest in the field of development. Language skills: written and spoken proficiency in at least one, and preferably two of the three working languages used by UNDP: English, French and Spanish. Fluency in Arabic, Portuguese, Russian or Eastern European language is an asset. An interest in global mobility; adaptability to varied physical and other environments; a desire to work with and gain the confidence and respect of people with different language, national and cultural backgrounds. Respect for the principles of the United Nations Charter and the UNDP Statement of Purpose.

Visit the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) website for more information.

The Alliance for Global Education

Subject Area(s): International Business and trade

Description: The Alliance for Global Education is a nonprofit partnership of the College of Global Studies at Arcadia University and the Institute for Study Abroad at Butler University. The organization offers interdisciplinary study abroad programs and credit-bearing internships in China and India that maintain high academic standards. Their core mission is to develop and promote innovative programs in vibrant, dynamic Asian countries that are of ever-increasing scholarly, political, and economic interest. Part-time and full-time internships are available with enrollment in international business and culture courses.

Location(s): China & India

Payment: Yes

Eligibility: 3.0 minimum GPA, enrollment in an undergraduate degree program at an accredited U.S. institution, permission from your home institution to study abroad. There are also other program-specific requirements.

Visit The Alliance for Global Education's website for more information.

Center for Interamerican Studies Foundation (CEDEI)

Subject Area(s): Economics, Broadcasting & Journalism, Urban Planning

Description: Through CEDEI's Internship Program, university students and professional adults have the opportunity to gain valuable language and work experience related to their field of study. Participants work as volunteers for community-based organizations in and around the city of Cuenca, Ecuador.

Location(s): Ecuador

Payment: Yes

Eligibility: Participants must have at least junior standing in university and have an advanced proficiency in the Spanish language.

Visit the Center for Interamerican Studies Foundation (CEDEI) website for more information.

Child Family Health International (CFHI)

Subject Area(s): Health Care

Description: CFHI offers short term service-learning programs around the world. The main objectives of CFHI programs are to expose participants to new healthcare systems, broaden their public health knowledge, and allow them to experience a different culture and to develop creativity in problem-solving. While on a CFHI program, participants will have the rare opportunity to shadow unique women and men observing and learning to work in a clinical and public health environment with limited diagnostic and therapeutic resources.

Location(s): Mexico, Argentina, Bolivia, Ecuador, South Africa, Uganda, India

Payment: No

Eligibility: CFHI programs are open to participants 20 years of age or older at the time of participation. CFHI programs are open to all with an interest in global health. Coursework related to health or medicine and experience volunteering in a clinical setting is recommended. Language eligibility varies for each program and is found after clicking on the specific program.

Visit the Child Family Health International (CFHI) website for more information.

Communicating for Agriculture Education Programs (CAEP)

Subject Area(s): Business, Agriculture, Natural Resource Studies

Description: The CA Education Program is an opportunity for one to gain valuable training, learn more about different cultures, strengthen communication skills, and improve one's employment opportunities in his/her home country. As a CAEP trainee, you will have the opportunity to learn about the different cultures and the farming or business techniques used in different countries.

Location(s): United States, Canada, Australia, New Zealand

Payment: Yes

Eligibility: Each program has various eligibility requirements. Visit their website to learn more about the programs

Visit the Communicating for Agriculture Education Programs (CAEP) website for more information.

Cross-Cultural Solutions (CCS)

Subject Area(s): Education, Community Development, Health Care

Description: The CCS Intern Abroad program provides an opportunity for an international internship in which one can gain work experience in the areas of education, health, political science, social work, or many other fields. CCS is a recognized leader in international volunteering, and their Intern Abroad program provides a supportive and academic framework to the volunteer experience. The entire program is carefully built from the learning objectives each individual defines. One can volunteer during the morning hours and work on his or her academic requirements in the evenings.

Location(s): Ghana, Brazil, Costa Rica, Morocco, Guatemala, Tanzania, Peru, Thailand, India

Payment: No

Eligibility: Must be at least 18 years old to participate. Interns should be enrolled in a university.

Visit the Cross-Cultural Solutions (CCS) website for more information.

DestIndia-Internships

Subject Area(s): Varies, Art & Design, Education, Law, Architecture, Finance, Hospitality Business & Tourism, Management

Description: DestIndia-Internships is the leading provider of International internships in one of the economic power houses of the near future: India. DestIndia's aim is to bridge the gap between the huge economic growth in opportunities in India, and the international student, graduate, and professional looking to experience these opportunities in the most effective, efficient and safest way.

Location(s): India

Payment: Varies

Eligibility: Must be at least 18 years old to participate.

Visit the DestIndia-Internships website for more information.

Family Health International (FHI 360)

Subject Area(s): Economics, Education, Community Development, Health Care

Description: The purpose of the FHI 360 internship program is to provide future professionals with an opportunity to gain valuable experience and contribute to FHI 360’s mission and scope of work through working on projects in reproductive health and family planning, HIV/AIDS prevention and care, economic development, civil society, domestic and international education, and social and behavioral change.

Location(s): Worldwide

Payment: Varies

Eligibility: Varies

Visit the Family Health International (FHI 360) website for more information.

GeoVisions

Subject Area(s): Most majors and interests can be accommodated

Description: GeoVisions offers internship and volunteer opportunities in many countries throughout the world in almost every field. However, a majority of their internship and volunteer opportunities involve teaching English to foreign students and teachers.

Location(s): Worldwide

Payment: Varies

Eligibility: At least 18 years of age. Must be able to speak English. Other eligibility requirements for specific programs.

Visit the GeoVisions website for more information.

Global Service Corps (GSC)

Subject Area(s): Public Health, Community Development, Area, Cultural, & Language Studies, Health Care

Description: Both undergraduate and graduate students from all disciplines are eligible to join any of the programs that GSC offers in Cambodia and Tanzania. Programs can range from two weeks to six months or longer and can be combined for those interested in participating in more than one project. An example project is training local Tanzanians in sustainable agriculture and HIV/AIDS prevention. Students may also be able to earn college credit for their participation in any program. In addition to pursuing credit on an individual basis, GSC also provides the opportunity for students to join the 15 Credit Semester Program in Cambodia or the 9 Credit Summer or 15 Credit Semester Programs in Tanzania.

Location(s): Cambodia, Tanzania

Payment: Yes

Eligibility: At least 18 years of age. 

Visit the Global Service Corps (GSC) website for more information.

Global Volunteers

Subject Area(s): Varies, Education, Health Care

Description: Global Volunteers is a private, non-profit organization working at the invitation and under the direction of local leaders to deliver services to partner communities worldwide.

Location(s): Worldwide

Payment: No

Eligibility: Must be at least 18 years old and be passionate for making a difference in the world.

Visit the Global Volunteers website for more information.

Greenheart Travel: Center for Cultural Exchange

Subject Area(s): Varies

Description: CCI provides college students and recent graduates the opportunity to enhance their professional skills, develop increased language proficiency, and explore a new culture through their international internship program. All placements are entry level positions and are focused in the student's field of study. Depending upon the country chosen, various areas of interest are available.

Location(s): Worldwide

Payment: Yes

Eligibility: Interns must be 20+ year of age to participate, able to commit a minimum of 1-4 months time, have some experience or study in their field of interest and meet any language requirement for their country of interest.

Visit the Greenheart Travel: Center for Cultural Exchange website for more information.

Hansard Scholars Programme

Subject Area(s): Law, Public Policy

Description: The Hansard Scholars Programme offers an outstanding opportunity for undergraduates to get invaluable experience at the heart of the British or Scottish political system. As a Hansard Scholar, the internship may be with a Member of Parliament writing speeches, carrying out research and attending parliamentary meetings, or in the parliamentary clerks’ office – with unprecedented access to the behind-the-scenes workings of Parliament.

Location(s): United Kingdom

Payment: No

Eligibility: Very selective program

Visit the Hansard Scholars Programme website for more information.

Helping Hands Health Education

Subject Area(s): Education, Health Care

Description: Helping Hands Health Education is a non-profit organization with the main objective of bringing low cost, quality medical relief services to people in rural villages. The organization has since expanded its services to include a second focus on education, and has built schools and provided teachers and school materials for children in Nepal. One of Helping Hands’ primary functions is to provide volunteer opportunities for medical professionals, medical students, and non-medical volunteers to serve in Nepal. As part of their experience, medical students are supervised by a licensed doctor from either the US or Nepal, depending on the time of year they volunteer. Volunteers can work in permanent clinics near Kathmandu or in a rural area, or in one of the mobile health camps that are organized throughout the year.

Location(s): Nepal, Nicaragua, Vietnam

Payment: No

Eligibility: Students and professionals in the medical field are given priority; however, students are needed for other general projects as well.

Visit the Helping Hands Health Education website for more information.

IES Abroad

Subject Area(s): Most majors and interests can be accommodated

Description: IES offers a wide variety of internships in the areas of art, business, education, government, law, politics, science, social organization, and theater. Internship placements are available in over 20 city destinations.

Location(s): Worldwide

Payment: Yes

Eligibility: Must be a student in good standing with at least a 3.3 cumulative GPA

Visit the IES Abroad website for more information.

IFRE Internships Abroad

Subject Area(s): Education, Public Health, Health Care

Description: IFRE Internships abroad present benefits beyond just professional development. Joining an IFRE internship abroad program in developing countries offers you an independent opportunity to be completely immersed within the culture and work environment. You will also gain in-depth understanding the local issues, learn directly from the field and/or with local experts, and gain hand-on experience. Whether you are looking for a teaching or medical internship, IFRE offers very unique and customized opportunities for a high-rated internship experience in one of the top 10 internship abroad destinations.

Location(s): Cambodia, China, Nepal, Ghana, Argentina, Kenya, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Guatemala, South Africa, Tanzania, Peru, Sri Lanka, Thailand, India

Payment: No

Eligibility: Check out intended destination for information on specific eligibility.

Visit the IFRE Internships Abroad website for more information.

IFRE Volunteers Abroad

Subject Area(s): Varies

Description: The mission of IFRE Volunteers is to offer the most affordable as well as the highest quality volunteer abroad experiences. They seek sustainable solutions in the fields of education, healthcare, conservation efforts, and development issues through international volunteering.

Location(s): Worldwide

Payment: No

Eligibility: See the individual programs for eligibility

Visit the IFRE Volunteers Abroad website for more information.

Institute of International Education: Freeman Indonesia Nonprofit Internship Program

Subject Area(s): Art & Design, Education, Area, Cultural, & Language Studies, Health Care

Description: The Freeman Indonesia Nonprofit Internship Program (FINIP), funded by the Freeman Foundation, aims to develop student leaders and strengthen the nonprofit sector in Indonesia. The Institute of International Education (IIE) will select and pair 10 Indonesian students pursuing U.S. degrees with 10 U.S. undergraduates and arrange internships for them to work together in an Indonesian nonprofit organization.

Location(s): Indonesia

Payment: Yes

Eligibility: Applicants must be a U.S. or Indonesian citizen, be currently enrolled as a full-time sophomore or junior pursuing their first bachelor's degree at a U.S. college or university, be in good academic standing in their undergraduate university or college program.

Visit the Institute of International Education: Freeman Indonesia Nonprofit Internship Program website for more information.

InterExchange: Working Abroad

Subject Area(s): Education, Retailing, Hospitality Business & Tourism

Description: Working Abroad programs include paid hotel, restaurant, and tourism internships. InterExchange also provides opportunities to teach English or volunteer abroad all over the world.

Location(s): Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Worldwide

Payment: Yes

Eligibility: U.S. or Canadian citizen. Between the ages of 18 and 30 and in good health.

Visit the InterExchange: Working Abroad website for more information.

International Association for the Exchange of Students for Technical Experience (IAESTE)

Subject Area(s): Varies, Engineering, Architecture, Computer Science & Information Technology

Description: IAESTE's mission is to operate a high quality practical training exchange program between members in order to enhance technical and professional development and to promote international understanding and goodwill amongst students, academic institutions, employers, and the wider community.

Location(s): Worldwide

Payment: Varies

Eligibility: Intern must be currently enrolled full-time in a Bachelor's or Master's degree at the time of application, must be between the ages of 19 and 30, and must speak very good English. Foreign language skills preferred.

Visit the International Association for the Exchange of Students for Technical Experience (IAESTE) website for more information.

International Partnership for Service-Learning (IPSL)

Subject Area(s): Education, Community Development, Health Care

Description: The International Partnership for Service-Learning is a consortium of colleges, universities, service agencies, and related organizations united to foster and develop service learning in higher education. The program combines formal learning for credit with community service in international/intercultural settings. The service opportunities include teaching, health care, and community development projects.

Location(s): United States, France, Cambodia, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Spain, United Kingdom, Argentina, Ecuador, Jamaica, Tanzania, Peru, Thailand, Vietnam, India

Payment: No

Eligibility: Based on an interview for individualized matching to placement and academic studies. Some programs require advanced language capability. Application deadlines are 3 months before the start of any program.

Visit the International Partnership for Service-Learning (IPSL) website for more information.

International Service Learning Alliance (ISLA)

Subject Area(s): Varies

Description: The ISLA Internship Program is designed for university students, graduates, or professionals who are interested in serving a worthy endeavor in a field related to their major, expertise, experience, or interest in a cross-cultural setting. Internship participants are generally involved in learning, assistance, and implementation of a specific project as identified by ISLA and the partner host organization in coordination with the participant.

Location(s): Bulgaria, Ghana, Peru, India

Payment: Yes

Eligibility: ISLA offers international service learning opportunities to people 18+ years of age and is open to university and college students, gap year students, working professionals, and retirees.

Visit the International Service Learning Alliance (ISLA) website for more information.

Internships in Francophone Europe

Subject Area(s): Economics, Area, Cultural, & Language Studies, Political Science

Description: Founded in 1987, IFE is the first policy-oriented internship program for American students to have been created in French speaking Europe. The program is based on the importance of international experience and allows the student to gain knowledge in the host culture’s social, economic, and political structures.

Location(s): France

Payment: Yes

Eligibility: Applicants must have at least a 3.0 GPA and have an intermediate level of French understanding. Also, candidates must be enrolled in university, have finished undergraduate degree, or be on a leave of absence from a university-level degree program.

Visit the Internships in Francophone Europe website for more information.

National Registration Center for Study Abroad (NRCSA)

Subject Area(s): Varies

Description: NRCSA will assist you in finding an internship in your field of study in a foreign country. The objective of internships is to enhance foreign language and intercultural skills through a structured experiential program. This Study and Internship program typically combines a minimum 4 week Standard Group Language Study program followed up with a minimum of 6 to 16 week Internship Work Experience placement in the community. All opportunities will work in partnership with local people in a variety of community-based projects. This unique program offers exciting hands-on work opportunities, meaningful cultural immersion, and an enriching language program. Many university age students arrange academic credit for internships with their home university, with placement assistance and supervision provided by the foreign school.

Location(s): Mexico, France, China, Germany, Argentina, Chile, Ecuador, Peru

Payment: Varies

Eligibility: Must be at least 18 years of age.

Visit the National Registration Center for Study Abroad (NRCSA) website for more information.

Service Civil International

Subject Area(s): Varies

Description: People of all races, ideologies, and nationalities live together for two to four weeks working on a project beneficial to the local area. They socialize and work with the local people.

Location(s): Worldwide

Payment: No

Eligibility: The age for participation is 16 in the US, 18 in Europe.

Visit the Service Civil International website for more information.

Simon Communities

Subject Area(s): Community Development, Psychology

Description: Simon Communities is a small registered charity working and living with homeless people. It aims to support homeless people for whom no other provision exists based on a philosophy of acceptance and tolerance. The community operates an emergency night shelter and three residential houses as well as participating in extensive outreach work in the city of London. Volunteers are required throughout the year to live with residents in the community houses. Workers are given a great deal of responsibility, often dealing with demanding and difficult situations.

Location(s): Ireland

Payment: No

Eligibility: Minimum 19 years of age, no experience necessary. Must be able to work in groups, sharing responsibility and information, and be stable enough to cope with own emotions while helping other people come to terms with their problems.

Visit the Simon Communities website for more information.

The Carter Center Intern Program

Subject Area(s): Art & Design, Education, Humanities, Health Care

Description: Interns participate in Center projects and conduct research under the guidance of academic fellows and project staff. There are a variety of programs available in which interns undergo different tasks in different countries, depending on the program they have chosen.

Location(s): Worldwide

Payment: No

Eligibility: Undergraduates who have completed at least two years of study, recent graduates (within two years of graduation), and graduate/professional students are eligible.

Visit The Carter Center Intern Program website for more information.

Volunteers for Peace, Inc.

Subject Area(s): Agriculture, Humanities

Description: Interns select the work camps of their choice. On these sites, they learn to cooperate with many foreign youth while helping a local host community with some project. The goal of the programs is to promote international goodwill through people-to-people exchanges and community service.

Location(s): Worldwide

Payment: No

Eligibility: Must be at least 16 years of age. Interns must speak English and be very flexible concerning their living arrangements. Work camps require an ability to adapt to a variety of international settings.

Visit the Volunteers for Peace, Inc. website for more information.

Winant Clayton Volunteers, Inc.

Subject Area(s): Humanities

Description: Winant Clayton Volunteers enables the annual exchange of volunteers between the UK and the USA. Every summer a group of British volunteers travel to New York City to undertake a summer of community work. At the same time a group of American volunteers come to the East End of London to do the same. Volunteers make a positive difference to the local communities in which they work, through motivation, hard work, and enthusiasm.

Payment: No

Eligibility: Must be at least 18 years old and a US or UK citizen.

Visit the Winant Clayton Volunteers, Inc. website for more information.

Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom

Subject Area(s): Humanities, Communications

Description: WILPF International often offers non-paid internships for individuals who wish to learn more about disarmament, women, peace and security issues, women’s human rights, grassroots communications and NGO management in the context of the United Nations and international organizations.

Location(s): Worldwide

Payment: No

Eligibility: Fluency in oral and written English is essential.

Visit the Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom website for more information.

WorldTeach

Subject Area(s): Education

Description: WorldTeach is a nonprofit program which places volunteer teachers in developing countries to assist in education and promote cultural exchange both overseas and in the U.S. Volunteers teach English, except in Namibia where a few volunteers will be teaching math and science.

Location(s): Bangladesh, China, Nepal, Poland, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Morocco, Namibia, Ecuador, Samoa, Guyana, South Africa, Panama, Tanzania, Marshall Islands, Federated States of Micronesia, Thailand

Payment: Yes

Eligibility: Volunteers must have bachelor's degrees for most programs. No prior teaching experience or foreign language skills are required to apply for any program.

Visit the WorldTeach website for more information.

Commission of the European Community

Subject Area: Economics, Law

Description: The aims of the official in-service training with the Commission of the European Union are to provide young university graduates with a unique, first-hand experience of the workings of the European Commission in particular, and of the EU institutions in general. The training also aims to provide an understanding of the objectives and goals of the EU integration processes and policies.

Location(s): Europe

Payment: Yes

Eligibility:  Must be at least 18 years of age and have a degree to apply.

Program Length: March-July or October-February

Visit the Commission of the European Community website for more information.

Institute for Security and Policy Development (Sweden)

Subject Area: Arts, Social Sciences, Economics, Law

Description: Every semester ISDP admits applications for internship from recent university graduates or graduate students. Candidates will be able to commit four - five months during the spring semester of 2015. The intern will work closely with the Silk Road Studies Program, the Editor and assist in the editing process, or the Asia Program and the Guest Researcher Program.

Location(s): Sweden

Payment: No

Eligibility: Undergraduate degree in social sciences, economics or law. Fluency in spoken and written English. Strong research and drafting skills. Excellent coordination and communications skills.

Program Length: 4-5 months

Visit the Institute for Security and Policy Development (Sweden) website for more information.

United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO)

Subject Area(s): Education, Culture, Sciences, Communication and Social Sciences, Law, Human Resource Management, Management Studies, International Relations

Description: The purpose of the UNESCO Internship program is to offer selected graduate and postgraduate students in a field related to the work of UNESCO the opportunity to supplement their academic knowledge with practical work assignments and to enable them to gain a better understanding of UNESCO’s mandate and programs

Location(s): France

Payment: No

Eligibility: Undergraduate degree. Fluency in spoken and written English and French.

Program Length: 1-4 months

Visit the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) website for more information.

United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO)

Subject Area(s):  Business, Economics, Engineering, International Relations, Law, Accounting, Humanities, Finance, International Business & Trade

Description: The UNIDO internship program has been established for students from diverse academic backgrounds. Its purpose is to promote a better understanding of our Organization's goals and objectives and, at the same time, to afford interns with an insight on how attempts are made to solve problems confronting developing economies in the area of industrialization. Interns will receive practical experience on the work of UNIDO, or be able to conduct research on items of direct relevance to UNIDO's program of work.

Location(s): Worldwide

Payment: Yes

Eligibility: The applicant should be aged between 21 and 35 years and should be a holder of a first university degree or equivalent and be enrolled in an advanced degree program (second university degree or higher) at the time of application in the field relevant for UNIDO's mandate. The applicant must possess a good working knowledge of English. Knowledge of other official United Nations languages (French, Spanish, Arabic, Chinese and Russian) is an asset. Applicants who are nationals of UNIDO Member States have priority.

Visit the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) website for more information.

World Health Organization

Subject Area(s): Public Health

Description: As the leader in global public health issues, The World Health Organization (WHO) is committed to building future leaders in public health. WHO's Internship Program offers a wide range of opportunities for students to gain insight in the technical and administrative programs of WHO.

Location(s): Worldwide

Payment: No

Eligibility: You are enrolled in a degree program in a graduate school (second university degree or higher) both at the time of application and during the internship. You have completed at least three years of full-time studies at a university or equivalent institution towards the completion of a degree. You are at least 20 years old. You possess a first degree in a public health, medical or social field related to the technical work of WHO or a degree in a management-related or administrative field. You are fluent in the working language of the office of assignment.

Visit the World Health Organization website for more information.

Asian Vegetable Research and Development Center (AVRDC)

Subject Area(s): Natural Resource Studies

Description: "AVRDC – the World Vegetable Center" is the leading international center for vegetable research and development worldwide. It is a not-for-profit research institute aimed at working towards reducing malnutrition and alleviating poverty in developing countries through improved production and consumption of safe vegetables. Training is a big part of the Center’s contribution to agricultural development. Training at headquarters is research-focused while training in their regional centers in Arusha and Bangkok and project offices is more development oriented.

Location(s): Africa, Latin America, Asia, Middle East

Payment: No

Eligibility: Positions are limited and are aimed toward graduate students who need to fulfill a research requirement. The Center offers training for postdoctoral fellows, visiting scientists, and graduate and undergraduate researchers.

Visit the Asian Vegetable Research and Development Center (AVRDC) website for more information.

Indian Network for Development Exchange (Idex)

Subject Area(s): Varies

Description: Idex is a socially progressive organization committed to rural development and cross-cultural exchange. They design and support volunteer and internship programs in India that are educational, culturally immersive, and beneficial to the social development of local communities in need.

Locations: Nepal, Thailand, India

Payment: Varies

Eligibility: Minimum B.A. or B.S. Degree

Visit the Indian Network for Development Exchange (Idex) website for more information.

International Maritime Organization

Subject Area(s): Sciences

Description: The IMO internship program offers postgraduate students the opportunity to carry out research for the purpose of writing their dissertation on a subject relevant to IMO’s work, or to undertake research in order to gain an insight into the working of IMO.

Location(s): United Kingdom

Payment: Yes

Eligibility: Must be sponsored by a member state of IMO or a university. Open only to graduates with relevant academic background and experience. Priority is given to Master and PhD students.

Visit the International Maritime Organization website for more information.

CRCC-Asia
Please visit the CRCC-Asia application brochure for more information.
US Army European Command Volunteer Internship Program (EVIP) - Stuttgart, Germany
Please visit the US Army European Command Volunteer Internship Program (EVIP) application brochure for more information.
NATO Defense College Internship Program - Rome, Italy
Please visit the NATO Defense College application brochure for more information.
Interpol Internship
Please visit the Interpol Internship application brochure for more information.
NATO School in Oberammergau
UNG has an exciting opportunity with the NATO School in Oberammergau, Germany. We are currently developing the application brochure for this program. More details coming soon!
AmCham Germany

Subject Area: Business

Description: Offering American students the opportunity to become acquainted with German culture through daily business interaction with their host companies, this program allows students to gain insight into the German economy, improve their already existent German language skills and enjoy cross-cultural challenges.

Location(s): Germany

Payment: Yes

Eligibility:  Must be a UNG student

Program Length: May-July

Visit the AmCham Germany website for more information.

Institute for Security and Policy Development (Sweden)

Subject Area: Media/Communications

Description: SDP is looking for an Outreach/Public Relations intern for the duration of four – five months during the autumn semester of 2015. The intern will work closely with the Outreach Coordinator and the Institute's programs.

Location(s): Sweden

Payment: No

Eligibility: Send your CV, motivation letter and a written sample (all documents should be in English) to Lisa Bäckman at lbackman@isdp.eu. A written sample can be a university paper you have written in English. It should be minimum 2 and maximum 4 pages. An excerpt from a longer paper you have written is also accepted. Please write "Outreach Team internship" in the email subject section. 

Program Length: 4-5 months

Visit the Institute for Security and Policy Development website for more information.

Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe

Subject Area: International Relations

Description: The OSCE Internship Program provides a framework for graduate/postgraduate students or recent graduates or postgraduates (within one year of graduation) to develop their professional skills and gain practical work experience in an international environment.  The aim of the program is to expose interns to the work of the OSCE and to provide OSCE departments with qualified and specialized assistance in various professional fields.

Location(s): varies based on program

Payment: No

Eligibility: Senior or recent graduate. Fluency in spoken and written English and Russian knowledge is preferred but not mandatory.

Applying: Please apply against a specific vacancy notice in the institution or field operation where you wish to work by completing the online application form, writing a short motivation essay in the "Cover Letter" field and submitting it online.

Visit the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe website for more information.

Hospitality Internships

These companies might not have official internship programs, but UNG has approved internships for students in the past.

Business Internships

These companies might not have official internship programs, but UNG has approved internships for students in the past.

Non-Governmental Organization Internships

These companies might not have official internship programs, but UNG has approved internships for students in the past.

Missionary/Service Internships

These companies might not have official internship programs, but UNG has approved internships for students in the past.

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