Are you interested in an international internship? While obtaining an international internship can be a challenge, there are opportunities available. The key is to start exploring very early.
Handshake is AppState's online career services portal, which provides access to internship postings. It connects students with thousands of organizations that are recruiting interns. If you haven't already, create a Handshake account and build your profile. The more specific your profile, the more you increase your chances of finding internships that align with your desires.
The following are resources to assist your search for an international internship:
The Office of International Education and Development has developed relationships with specific organizations that accept interns. Here are examples:
- Gender Equality Internship in Zambia
- NGO Internship in South Africa and Zambia
- Youth Development Internship in South Africa
The Career Development Center provides info on international internships
The ACT Office offers information about international internships
AIESEC is a student organization with a mission to assist with international internships.
If you would like to pursue an international internship, contact the GJS Internships Coordinator, Dr. Christina May, about a year before you'd like to begin the internship.