Internships & Work Placements

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The Mountbatten Internship Programme – A not-for-profit organisation that gives graduates and young professionals the opportunity to gain practical and theoretical experience through participation and training in the operation of business in the USA or UK.

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Agency T & S – A non profit Estonian organisation with work progammes and exchanges in the US and Europe. These include farm work in the UK and Finland, au pairing and summer camps in the USA.

AIESEC – Large student organisation with a network in over 90 countries. The AIESEC Work Abroad Programme is open to university students and recent graduates with a business, marketing, accounting, finance, IT, engineering or language studies background. They can offer practical work experience in a diverse cultural environment.

Alliance Abroad Group – Provide many and varied opportunities for arranging shorter term jobs, internships, and teaching positions for all nationalities in several countries.

BUNAC Work Programmes – Opportunities for students to travel and work in Australia, Chile, China, USA and Canada.

Cara International – Irish organisation that arranges paid internships in the USA.

CIEE – Work and travel programmes and internships in the USA. CIEE also has paid Teach Abroad programs in Chile, China, Dominican Republic, South Korea, Spain, Thailand and Vietnam for university graduates.

CulturalVistas – A US organisation with inbound and outbound programmes of interest to both professionals and students, including internships with Berlin start ups, a teacher exchange, and the Alfa Fellowship Program, providing accomplished young Americans and Britons the opportunity to live abroad and work at leading Russian organisations.

Dream Careers – Provides college internship programmes in various cities across the world, guiding students through every step of their professional development, providing customized internship programs and career advancement opportunities in their dream fields.

EF Education – TEFL and other language related year outs.

English Speaking Union – The ESU operate Capitol Hill Scholarships, allowing undergraduates to undertake placements in the offices of members of the US Congress. Past interns have worked for Teddy Kennedy and on the President’s re-election campaign.

Eurasmus – Find internships across Europe. The extensive site also includes city guides and help finding student accommodation.

Europlacement – Multi lingual website for finding internships in Europe and around the world.

FISITA – An umbrella organisation for national automotive societies around the world. They offer the FISITA Travel Bursary which grants students up to €2000 to help with the associated costs of an international industrial or research placement. Applicants must be full time students of Mechanical or Automotive Engineering at either undergraduate or postgraduate level, they must have arranged an industrial or research placement in a foreign country, and they must be a member of a FISITA member society.

Global Choices – An organisation based in London and involved in international educational and cultural exchange. They can offer a wide variety of programs for students, young professionals and other participants from the UK and internationally. Placements to several countries worldwide.

Global Nomadic – Hosts a directory of volunteer and internship placements from around the World. All projects are with small local NGO’s working to make a difference in their area of focus. Professional careerships are also available.

IAESTE UK – Enginering and industrial placements. The International Association for the Exchange of Students for Technical Experience arranges on the job training for science and engineering university students. Administered in the UK by the British Council, IAESTE is part of an international association of over 80 member countries. Since its foundation in 1948 IAESTE has exchanged close to 300,000 students worldwide.

Institute for Earth Education – Organic internships.

InterExchange – Offers Americans the chance to work in many countries including Austria, France, Italy, Norway, Spain, Turkey, Ghana, China, India and Argentina. Students from other countries can find placements in the USA.

InternMatch – A free online resource that helps students find and acquire the best internships available.

InternNZ / InternOZ – Intern NZ and OZ arranges internships in Australia and New Zealand and provides support services around the internship experience, including housing, airport pick ups and orientations. Internships are both paid and unpaid, and are in all industry areas year round.

Internship NZ – Programmes and services to students and professionals looking for international (in the USA, Singapore and maybe Germany) or New Zealand work related experience to further enhance their skills and study or career related knowledge. – Lists thousands of internships across America.

Intern – Internships. Mostly US based but with some international options.

Intrax – Global internships in business and social development.

LEAPNow – Internships, voluntary positions and work programs. Some programs are only open to United States and Canadian citizens living west of the Mississippi.

Leonardo da Vinci – The Lifelong Learning Programme (LLP) is a European funding programme which supports education and training across Europe. The LLP provides funding for all stages of lifelong learning; for activities at school, at college, at university, in the workplace and in the community. In Dutch and English.

The Mountbatten Internship Programme – A not-for-profit organisation that gives graduates and young professionals the opportunity to gain practical and theoretical experience through participation and training in the operation of business in the USA or UK.

Next Step Connections – Provides internships and other experiential learning abroad programmes in China, Singapore, Hong Kong and Thailand.

Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University – Select the English pages to find out more on APU’s exchange programme opportunities including one year programmes and short term exchanges held during the summer vacation.

University of Minnesota Learning Abroad Center – Work, intern and volunteer programmes. Some, but not all, programmes are open to non U of M students.

Washington Internship Institute – Is looking for bright, talented US college students willing to be challenged and able to take on an academic internship in the nation’s capital.

Worldwide Internship – Business and finance, IT, hospitality and other internships.

WWF Global – The panda fronted conservation organisation has a youth volunteer internship programme for those aged between 19 and 27 and can fund their own expenses. They also offer grants, fellowships and scholarships.

3-D – Internship placements worldwide. Also includes volunteer work, study programmes and language schools.