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Internship and Research Programs

Work with an international company to gain valuable skills and career experience while expanding your professional network in your chosen field through a USAC internship.

Whether on-site or virtually, you will work closely with a USAC Resident Director (RD), an internship coordinator and a professional supervisor to gain valuable industry experience and skills that can be applied to your career field and professional work environment. You will also learn the fundamental methods and practices of a chosen career field, develop professional competencies, and build a network of professional contacts.

Through these high-impact learning experiences, you will not only gain practical skills and knowledge but you will improve your intercultural communication and language abilities through immersion in an international workplace and culture.

Beehive Interns in Costa Rica.

Summer Internships

Gain academic credit, immersive cultural experience, and work with an organization in your program city during a summer abroad. Learn more about available internship opportunities.

Health and Wellness Intern in Chiang Mai, Thailand.

Semester Internships

Interested in interning with an international organization during your semester abroad? Learn more about our available internships abroad in some of our most popular locations around the world.

Student sitting on their patio participating in their virtual internship on their laptop.

Virtual Internships

Discover international education from the comfort of your home. Learn more about USAC's Virtual Internship opportunities in a variety of academic areas of study based out of companies around the world.

Frequently Asked Questions

We know that planning an internship abroad can feel overwhelming, so we've compiled a list of the most frequently asked questions and provided detailed answers to help you navigate this process.

Frequently Asked Questions