Gain international work experience and develop global professional competencies through CAPA's remote internships. In a world becoming more reliant on connecting, collaborating and performing virtually, our remote internships educate, enable and empower you to develop skills today that will prepare you for employers' needs of tomorrow.
3 Credit Option: Placement & Global Internship Course (includes Masterclasses, Mentoring, and more!)
6 Credit Option: Placement & Global Internship Course (includes Masterclasses, Mentoring, and more!)
Enhance your in-country study abroad experience with a global internship placement. Gain international work experience, develop personal and professional skills, and earn credit towards graduation. Available on all in-country and flexible choice block program with more than 4 weeks in-country.
If you are taking a for-credit internship, you will receive credit through the accompanying Global Internship Course. 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.
Dependent upon your program term and location, you may be eligible for a part-time or full-time internship. Talk to a CAPA Admissions Advisor for more detailed information.
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!