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  • Locations: Barcelona, Spain; Buenos Aires, Argentina; Dublin, Ireland; Florence, Italy; London, United Kingdom; Shanghai, China; Sydney, Australia
  • Program Terms: Fall, Spring, Summer
  • Homepage: Click to visit
  • Restrictions: UNCW applicants only
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring 2021 01/18/2021 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA
Summer 2021 03/01/2021 ** Rolling Admission 06/03/2021 07/17/2021
Fall 2021 06/15/2021 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** 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 Program Type: Online/Virtual
Field of Study: Advertising, Business, Communication Studies, Education, Finance, Graphic Design, Health Science, Human Resources Management, Information Technology, Interior Design, Marketing 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.

Advertising & PR | Business | Communications | Data Analytics | Education | Finance | Fundraising & Philanthropy | Game Design & Development | Graphic Design | Healthcare & Life Sciences | Human Resources | Interior Design | IT & Computer Systems | Marketing & Communications | Sports Management | Video Editing & Animation | Web Design

Example of Placements:

Index on Censorship –  Opportunities in Research/Data Collection
Weller Media Agency (WMA) – Opportunities in Social Media, PR, Graphic Design, Finance, Branding
Spilt Milk Studios Ltd – Opportunities in  IT and Web Design
Magpie Dance – Opportunities in Marketing, Social Media, PR, Business Research, Video Editing
Catch Creative – Opportunities in Marketing, Writing, Business Research and Development

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!

CAPA Remote Global Internship FAQs.pdf

How does the placement process work?
Remote Global Internship Process Flow Diagram.pdf


  • 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 for 3 or 6 credit hours.

Global Internship 3 Credit Course Syllabus
Global Internship 6 Credit Course Syllabus

Program Dates

Spring 2021 Dates
February 5 - April 30 (11 weeks) (Closed)
March 19 - April 30 (6 weeks) (Deadline: January 18)

Summer 2021 Dates
June 3 - July 17 (6 weeks)

Fall 2021 Dates
September 23 - December 10 (11 weeks)
October 28 - December 10 (6 weeks)

Financial Details

Program Cost

What's Included:

  • Communication tools, including Zoom and Google Hangouts
  • Presentation technologies, including how to create narrated Google Slides presentations
  • Digital recording programs such as Screencast-O-Matic for synchronous and asynchronous use
  • Mock Interviews
  • Mentoring
  • Masterclasses
  • Career-Preparedness Workshops
  • E-Portfolios
  • Online Field Research
  • Online Professional Presence Workshops

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