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Overseas Study Programs with Internships

The programs below offer an internship component. You will receive academic credit for the internship through a corresponding course or academic project. Depending on the program, you may be required to enroll in additional courses to maintain minimum enrollment in the study abroad program. If you are seeking to fulfill an internship requirement for your major, please consult your academic advisor. Hours worked per week vary by program and can be found on the individual program pages.

You can also browse program lists by world region Europe & Russia, The Americas, Africa & the Middle East, Asia, and Australia), term (academic year, semester or summer), language of instruction, or explore suggestions for program options for popular majors.

Open Term Semester Programs
CountryProgram NameAvailable Internship Placement Fields
ArgentinaArgentina-SITNGOs, universities, and research organizations related to the program theme
ArgentinaBuenos Aires-CIEEcommunity service, human rights, non-profit organizations, public health
AustraliaCanberraAustralian Parliament, embassies, NGO, think tanks
AustraliaPerthcommunications, health, information technology, media, social services
AustriaVienna-IESbusiness, education, public service
ChinaShanghai-CIEE KSBaccounting, finance, marketing
Czech RepublicPrague-CIEEeducation, Forum 2000, local newspapers, local orphanages, NGO
Dominican RepublicSantiago, DR-CIEEvaries depending on student's interests and language level
EcuadorQuito-IESbusiness, education, environment, government/politics, health care
EnglandLondon-IES business, education, government/politics, media, the arts, theater
FranceParis-IESbusiness, media, non-profit organizations, publishing
FranceRennes-CIEElanguage instruction
GermanyBerlin-CIEEjournalism, media, telecommunications
GhanaLegon-CIEEbusiness, humanities, music, theater
HungaryBudapest-CIEE education, government/politics, information technology, media, museum, non-profit organizations
IndiaIndia - SITdevelopment and human rights organizations
IndiaPune-Alliancebusiness, community development, education, environment, human rights, media, microfinance, public health
IrelandDublin-IESbusiness, government/politics, journalism, social services, the arts
IsraelJerusalem-Hebrew Ugovernment/politics, health care, museum, psychology, social work
ItalyMilan-IESaccounting, advertising, art gallery, business, e-commerce, education, fashion, finance, government/politics, human resources, law, marketing & brand consulting, media, non-profit organizations, psychological rehabilitation, public relations, publishing, theater
ItalyRome-IESarcheology, art and art history, communications, government/politics, humanities, human rights, immigration & social inclusion, international relations, journalism, media, non-profit organizations, public policy & health, sociology & urban policies, tourism
JapanTokyo-IESbusiness, government/politics, non-profit organizations
NetherlandsNetherlands-SITnon-profits and community organizations that serve the LGBTQ+ community
New ZealandChristchurch-IES museum, radio, the arts
SenegalDakar-CIEEvaries depending on student's interests and language level
South AfricaSouth Africa-SITbusiness, community and research organizations, NGO
SpainBarcelona-CIEE Advanced Liberal Artscommunications, finance, humanities, international relations, language, marketing, market research, public relations, publishing
SpainBarcelona-CIEE Business & Cultureaccounting, communications, finance, graphic design, human resources, marketing, sales
SpainBarcelona-IES business, communications, education, media, non-profit organizations, social agencies
SpainMadrid-IES business, education, government/politics, international relations, marketing, the arts
SpainSeville-CIEE Business & Society accounting, business, engineering, finance, health care, hospitality, information technology, marketing, non-profit organizations, sports
Open Term Summer Programs
CountryProgram NameAvailable Internship Placement Fields
AustraliaSydney-Arcadia Internshipcommercial industries, government/politics, health care, media
AustraliaSydney-IES Internshipaccounting, advertising, business, education, human resources, information technology, language instruction, law, marketing, media, non-profit organizations, politics, tourism
AustraliaSydney-KSB Internshiplocal and international companies in varied industry sectors, smaller innovative companies
ChileSantiago-IES Internshipbusiness, communications, education, information technology, language instruction, marketing, media, museum, non-profit organizations, public affairs, tourism
ChinaBeijing-KSB Internship (Non-credit)local and international companies in varied industry sectors, smaller innovative companies
ChinaHong Kong-KSB Internshiplocal and international companies in varied industry sectors, smaller innovative companies
ChinaShanghai-CIEE KSBconsulting, finance, information technology, international trade, management, marketing, non-profit organizations, sales
EnglandLondon-IES Internshipbusiness, education, government/politics, media, museum, the arts, theater
FranceParis-IES Internshiparts administration, business, communications, cooking & catering, immigration & social inclusion, information technology, language instruction, marketing, media, museums and galleries, theater, tourism
GermanyBerlin-CIEE Internshipadvertising, design, media, film, music, television, theater production, urban planning, transportation, architecture, construction, biotech, environmental sciences, medical engineering, software, hardware, finance tech, mobile apps, and e-commerce
IrelandDublin-IES Internship arts administration, business, government/politics, human resources, journalism, marketing, media, museums and galleries, social outreach, theater
IrelandDublin-KSB Internship finance, marketing
ItalyMilan-IES Internship accounting, advertising, art gallery, business, communications, design, e-commerce, fashion, finance, logistics, luxury companies, marketing, music studio production, non-profit organizations, publishing, theater
ItalyRome-IES Internship accounting, art history, biology, business, chemistry, community service, education, government/politics, humanities, international cooperation & development, international relations, journalism, marketing, media, the arts
SingaporeSingapore-KSB Internshipglobal organizations, multinationals, NGO, smaller innovative companies
SpainBarcelona-IES Internship business, communications, education, health care, law, media, non-profit organizations, tourism
SpainSeville-CIEE KSB Internship management, marketing

In an increasingly competitive global economy, the international dimension of education is becoming more and more important. Indeed, it is a matter of practical necessity: we have to provide it as a part of a good education, and students increasingly demand it."

-IU President Michael A. McRobbie

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