Yes, you will receive credit. This will range from 3-6 credits depending on your program location, term, and length.
Global internships placements are unpaid; however, you do receive course credit towards graduation.
We have a network of over 2,000 internship sites globally in both the private and non-profit sectors, providing you with opportunities in just about every field. To help you get the most out of your internship experience, we place you in a site that best fits your academic major/field, personal interests, and abilities.
These are just a few examples of the organizations where our students have been placed and the fields covered:
Whether you’re an advertising or a women’s studies major, or anything in between, our internship opportunities offer placements in a range of majors and fields in each location.
See the answer to the above question, "Where do you place students" for some examples of the fields we cover. And don’t worry if you don’t see your field listed; we work closely with you to find a placement that fits your field and specific needs.
Interning abroad is an excellent way to prepare for your future career. It exposes you to a variety of experiences that give you an edge as you enter the job market and can help you build the skills employers are increasingly demanding of applicants.
By participating in our Global Internships program you can expect to:
No, interning abroad with CAPA doesn’t cost extra! The cost is built into your study abroad program fee.
Note: In some locations, you may be required to obtain a specific visa which does incur a cost not related to our programs.
The internship dates are the same as the dates of the program you apply for.
Internships are available each semester in all of our locations, except for Florence, which only offers internships on semester programs. Some internships have language or other prerequisites. To find out more about the internship options and requirements, contact a CAPA Admissions Advisor today.
Yes! In addition to your placement, you will participate in a weekly Global Internship Course designed to help prepare you for your future, whether that means entering the job market or applying to graduate schools.
The course includes reading and writing assignments, building an e-portfolio, developing an “elevator pitch” presentation, completing mock interviews, working on your online professional presence, giving a final presentation, conducting industry field research work, and more. Plus, CAPA offers masterclasses, mentoring, and career preparedness workshops.
Applying is easy! Just start your application for your location term/year and add the internship placement option in the application. You will need to send in additional documents such as a resume and cover letter along with the standard application documents.
Enhance your resume and stand out from the pack. Gain personal and professional skills with an internship in an exciting global city!