By Megan Kane, Internships and Service-Learning Outreach Coordinator
Fall is coming. Really, it is. In just a few short months the fall semester will be in full swing. Will you spend it doing the same-old-same-old or are you looking to shake things up with an internship abroad?
Aside from making you stand-out from your peers, completing an internship abroad demonstrates to future employers that you aren’t afraid of getting out of your comfort zone to achieve success. It shows an employer that you are tenacious, goal-oriented and aren’t frightened by new situations and challenges. Check out some of our top internship locations that will satisfy your travel bug and possibly your academic requirements.
Seoul, South Korea
In recent years, Seoul has emerged as a tech and business hub with an array of opportunities in Communications, Computer Science, Economics, and Human Resources. Aside from its work culture and hardcore work ethic, Seoul is known for its colorful traditions, exotic foods, and welcoming people. With all of its metropolitan treasures and traditional gems, you may never want to leave!
Combining urban life and a relaxed, Mediterranean atmosphere, Valencia is considered Spain’s capital of commerce and culture. The city has endless options to explore the markets and festivals, history and food, and is the ideal location for individuals looking to embrace the Spanish lifestyle. With opportunities in Engineering, Exercise Science, Fashion, Health, Marketing, and Visual Arts, it’s safe to say that Valencia has a little something for everyone. No habla español? No problem! Internship placements can be in English or Spanish.
Kia ora! Interning abroad in New Zealand offers you the chance to explore beautiful landscapes, enjoy friendly Kiwi culture and experience a unique country. Along with being the backdrop of the Lord of the Rings, it’s an ideal location for internships in Business, Communications, Environmental Studies, Film, Research and Social Work. For an insider’s prospective to interning with the Kiwi’s check out ISA intern, Halle’s, experience.
With a number of locations and career fields available, deciding where to interns may be a bit overwhelming. That’s why we’ve created our interactive location quiz to help you find your perfect internship site.
Whether you’re interested in jump-starting your career or exploring a new career field, an international internship with ISA is a great way to satisfy your career aspirations and wanderlust this fall. Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org to get started today!