Is an internship abroad the right fit for you? Depending on your academic and professional goals a standalone internship or one connected to your study abroad program might be a the perfect opportunity for you. Overseas internships are an opportunity to experience the unique facets of different industries outside of your country and at the same time gain priceless life experience.
It all comes down to choices. You have to choose wether an internship abroad is right for you or not. Like most decisions there are pros and cons to doing a standalone internships vs. an one imbedded into a national study abroad program. There also benefits to doing a study abroad program without interning. To make the decision you'll want to explore the benefits of doing an internship abroad. Explore the steps and be familiar with the different between a paid and non-paid internship (besides the obvious!). Following the links below to get started:
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