Remote Global Internships


Go Online. Go Global. Go Beyond.

CAPA's for credit Remote Global Internships combine a 3 or 6 credit spring online Global Internship Course with a placement through CAPA's partners across our global cities:

Barcelona | Dublin | Florence | London | Sydney

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. 

Learn to work and excel in a global environment with international colleagues and student peers from across the US, gain remote professional networking and social skills, and learn how to communicate and operate in an international context. Plus, benefit from the 3 or 6 credit Global Internship Course, which focuses on building personal and professional development skills alongside other CAPA internship students. The course is delivered by dynamic academic coaches in a collaborative environment.

CAPA has been placing US undergraduates in global internships for more than 25 years. CAPA works with each student to find a placement that directly connects to interests and career goals. CAPA offers a well-established and highly respected internship program with hundreds of remote intern abroad positions available through our extensive network of placement sites across the globe.

Placements are available in a range of fields and industries, including:

Advertising & PR | Business | Communications | Data Analytics | Education | Finance | Fundraising & Philanthropy | Game Design & Development | Graphic Design | Healthcare & Life Sciences | Human Resources | Interior Design | IT & Computer Systems | Marketing & Communications | Sports Management | Video Editing & Animation | Web Design

Start: February 5, 2021
End: April 30, 2021
Application Deadline:  
December 4, 2020
Program Fee:  
All prices, dates, and deadlines are subject to change.

"This program not only allowed me to gain crucial work experience in relation to international marketing, but it also connected me to a vast network of staff members who work all around the world. I cannot recommend this program enough." - Sarah Harmon, University of Pittsburgh, CAPA Remote Global Internship Alum

For-credit Remote Global Internship Experience



Gain critical professional skills and competencies in a global workforce environment. Acquire experience in your chosen field; gain an understanding and appreciation for diverse workplace cultures and practices; develop intercultural communication skills; perform meaningful work; and enhance your resume. 

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Connect with your colleagues abroad in a professional and social capacity, engaging in collaborative remote work and networking in a global remote work environment.

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To complement the practical, hands-on experience you'll gain at your internship site and your other courses, you’ll also participate in the required weekly Online Global Internship Course, through which you’ll earn 3 or 6 academic credits. The course focuses on building personal and professional development skills alongside other CAPA internship students.

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Optional Online Study Abroad

Enhance your global internship experience and earn additional credit through CAPA's Fall Global Cities online and in-country study abroad courses. 


CAPA Remote Internship Benefits


By participating in an CAPA Remote Internship, you can expect to:

  • COLLABORATE with and learn from professionals in a national and international context
  • ACQUIRE experience in your field from a global perspective
  • GAIN exposure to, understanding of, and appreciation for diverse work cultures and practices
  • DEVELOP intercultural communication skills and emotional intelligence
  • PERFORM meaningful work while developing specific vocational skills
  • BUILD professional and social relationships with international references
  • EARN academic credit through the required Global Internship Course
  • ENHANCE your resume and professional media presence
  • IMPROVE your employment prospects
  • EXPAND your global commercial awareness
  • LEARN how to effectively articulate your learning experience and newly developed skills to graduate schools and hiring managers through in-class workshops and a live mock interview assignment

Gain International Work Experience Remotely

CAPA offers individualized placements with international, regional, and local companies, charities, and governmental organizations around the globe designed to meet each student's professional interests and career goals.

Sample placements vary by location and may include:  Business & Markets Researcher | Business Analyst | Computer & Graphic Design Assistant | Copywriter | Creative Marketing Intern | Design Intern | Digital Advertising & Community Manager | Digital Content Intern | Digital Marketing & Sales Intern | Digital Marketing Assistant |  Educational Marketing Assistant | Event Planning Assistant | Game Design Intern | Graphic Design Assistant | Health Researcher & Blogger | Human Resources Researcher | International Marketing Assistant | Journalism Internship | Marketing & Social Media Assistant | Marketing Content Coordinator | Media & Communications Intern | Policy Research Intern | PR Assistant | Publishing Intern | Social Media Intern | Video Editing & Animation Intern | Website Design Intern 

Courses & Credit

To complement the practical, hands-on experience you'll gain at your internship site, you’ll also participate in the required weekly Online Global Internship Course through which you’ll earn 3 or 6 academic credits.

Delivered by dynamic academic coaches and mentors, the course focuses on building personal and professional skills to prepare students to articulate their learning to future employers and or graduate schools. The virtual in-class active learning approach gives students the opportunity to discuss and analyze theories and models of work and to compare and contrast global organizational behavior and management in a cross-cultural context. A variety of teaching and learning activities will be used, for example: lecture, workshop, discussion, informal and formal presentations, self-guided and guided research, and mock interviews.

Build Personal & Professional Development Skills

The comprehensive Pre-placement Orientation prepares students for a fulfilling and successful Remote Global Internship, and includes training in:
  • Communication tools, including Zoom and Google Hangouts
  • Presentation technologies, including how to create narrated Google Slides presentations
  • Digital recording programs such as Screencast-O-Matic for synchronous and asynchronous use
Build Personal and Professional Development Skills along with other CAPA students around the world through:
  • Mock Interviews
  • Mentoring
  • Masterclasses
  • Career-Preparedness Workshops
  • E-Portfolios
  • Online Field Research
  • Online Professional Presence Workshops

The Experience of a Lifetime Awaits

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