Study Abroad

Intern Abroad Resources
(Includes Short-term Work Opportunties)


Anglo-American Educational Services of London - Provides internship placements in excellent London multi-national corporate entities, and medium sized enterprises that include media, political sector and voluntary organizations. The placements are for 12 weeks during the spring and 8-10 weeks in the summer. (may also have fall placements)

BCA: Bridge the world, Connect for peace, Act for Justice - BCA recently began an internship program in Strasbourg, France in partnership with Internships in Francophone Europe (IFE). The Strasbourg internship track immerses students in the French culture and invites them to learn more about the European Union, France and social issues facing the region by participating in full-time internships. BCA offers programs in many countries, some including internships.

CAPA International Education - Provides summer internships in London, Sydney, Florence, and San José, Costa Rica.

Cross Cultural Solutions - a nonprofit organization that places interns at project sites in Latin America, Southeast Asia and Africa for 3-12 weeks.

FIE: Foundation for International Education - FIE provides internship placements based in London and Dublin in various fields, including: finance, business, communications, education, fashion, criminal justice and law, politics, and psychology. Visit the Isabella Cannon Centre for International Studies to find out more about Elon’s summer internship program through FIE.

Global Choices, Similar to BUNAC -

Global Experiences - Enroll in a customized, professional internship in 2008. Featured 2008 Locations: Paris, France; London, UK; Australia: Multiple Cities; Italy: Florence, Milan and Rome; Dublin, Ireland; Seville, Spain.

Global Vision International - An organization that does aid-reliant programs around the world.

Going Global - A website with information on working in different countries, as well as a database for internships and jobs abroad. Elon's Career Center has a contract with Going Global. Elon students can access Going Global from the Career Center webpage.

The IAESTE Internship Program - places university students into paid technical internships in approximately 40 of our 80+ member-country network. Internships are open to college sophomores, juniors, seniors, and graduate students pursuing a degree in science, engineering, mathematics, architecture, computer science, or other technical fields. Apply online at

Intern Abroad - a comprehensive site with internship opportunities around the world.

InterExchange - a program that helps with teaching, interning, volunteering, au pairing and other short term work abroad opportunities.

International Internships LLC - provides overseas internship placements in 10 countries around the globe for American and International students. Choose a destination for a customized placement or choose a specialty internship within your field for a prearranged placement.

National Democratic Institute- Nonprofit that has bureaus in Washington, and around the globe, to promote democratic governments through free and fair elections and government transparency.

USAID Internships – internships in the following regions: Sub-Saharan Africa, Asia and the Near East, Europe and Eurasia, Latin America and the Caribbean.

UNjobs- A Swiss association that works independently from the UN but lists jobs and internships available through the UN and other international NGOs.

The US-UK Fulbright Commission in London - includes two six month internships starting at various times.

The U.S. Foreign Commercial Service offers internships at various embassies in non-U.S. cities.

The Washington Center for Internships and Academic Seminars - has a Washington, D.C.-London Internship Program and
Washington, D.C.-Monterrey Internship Program.
For London:
Washington Center honors scholarships can be applied to these programs. For more information about these scholarships, please go to

The World Health Organization

World Endeavors - includes intern experiences in Australia, Brazil, Ecuador, England, India, Italy, Nepal, and Spain.


Getting Your Ideal Internship by Saleem Assaf and Rosanne Lurie. WetFeet, Inc., 2003.