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  • Locations: Barcelona, Spain; Berlin, Germany; Dublin, Ireland; Florence, Italy; London, United Kingdom; Madrid, Spain; Milan, Italy; Paris, France; Rome, Italy; San Jose, Costa Rica; Sydney, Australia
  • Program Terms: Fall, Spring
  • Homepage: Click to visit
  • Restrictions: UNCW applicants only
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Fall 2020 08/17/2020 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA
Spring 2021 11/15/2020 ** Rolling Admission 01/11/2021 04/02/2021

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Language of Instruction: English, French, German, Italian, Spanish Program Type: Online/Virtual
Provider: AIFS Field of Study: Accounting, Advertising, Business, Business Design, Business Information Systems, Communication Design, Communication Studies, Computer Science, Entrepreneurship, Environmental Science, Finance, Graphic Design, Information Technology, International Business, Journalism, Marketing, Public Relations, Social Policy & Administration
Minimum GPA: 2.5 High Impact Experiences: Internship
Class Standing: Graduate, Junior, Senior, Sophomore Advisor: Luis Santiago
Program Description:
 

Program Description

Gain international work experience and build your resumé — from your laptop.

Are you a self-motivated and independent student looking to become a global citizen? Want to gain professional work experience without traveling far?

Earn academic credit, satisfy the Explorations Beyond the Classroom requirement for graduation, gain international work experience, and develop global professional competencies through our remote global internship. In a world becoming more reliant on connecting, collaborating and performing virtually, our remote internships educate, enable and empower you to develop skills today that will prepare you for employers' needs of tomorrow. 

•Gain resume building international work experience
•Develop global professional competence
•Learn to work with international colleagues
•Engage in team building & real world teamwork
•Gain remote professional networking & intercultural communication skills
•Become a digital professional
•Learn to operate in an international context

Our virtual internship program allows you to gain the same benefits from working with an international company, and access to our career coaching and professional development program.

Below are featured career fields offered for virtual internship opportunities around the world.

Business | Marketing | Finance | Accounting | Graphic Design | IT/Computing | SEO | Journalism

Don’t see your career field? Don’t worry, that doesn’t mean it’s not possible. Apply and speak with an Admissions Counselor for more information!

How does the placement process work?

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Eligibility 

  • Degree-seeking student
  • At least sophomore standing at time of participation (have studied at UNCW for at least one year)
  • Good judicial standing
  • 2.5+ GPA at time of application
  • Must be at least 18 years of age at time of participation

Academic Details

Students can earn transfer credit between 3 or 6 credit hours.

Program Dates

Fall Start Dates (8 or 12-week program)
August 31 (enrollment deadline: July 27)
September 14 (enrollment deadline: August 17)
September 28 (enrollment deadline: August 31)

Spring Start Dates (8 or 12-week program)
January 11 (enrollment deadline: November 15)
January 25 (enrollment deadline: December 1)
February 8 (enrollment deadline: December 15)

Financial Details

8-week Program Cost
3 or 6 Credit Hours: $2,100

12-week Program Cost
3 or 6 Credit Hours: $2,400

The first 10 students who submit applications for the fall Remote Global Internships will each receive a $300 scholarship from our office to use toward these program fees.

What's Included:

  • Guaranteed Remote Internship with an International Employer
  • CliftonStrengths Online Assessment, Professional Coaching Call, Resume & Cover Letter Support
  • Individual Program Advising
  • Group Tutorial on Teleworking
  • Virtual Welcome Orientation
  • Internship Monitoring & Virtual Check-Ins
  • Virtual Exit Orientation & Post-Program Debrief

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