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International Internships and Field Experience

UAF offers many exciting opportunities to intern abroad!  You can earn academic credit while working in your field anywhere in the world!  If you have an internship component as part of your degree requirement, consider one abroad!
 
Through an international internship, you can:
  • Gain professional experience.
  • Apply your coursework to real-life challenges.
  • Strengthen your foreign language and cross-cultural skills.
  • Explore and pursue new international opportunities.
 
Whether you are seeking to deepen your understanding of the country where you studied abroad, or internationalize your resume by building on your skills, an international internship offers you a world of opportunity.
 
UAF affiliates with the following internship providers: As international internships fall under the broad category of study abroad, all students applying for one must first apply online through IPI Application for Exchange or Study Abroad. Once you’ve been approved for study abroad, you’ll begin the internship application process.  International internships may have some additional requirements such as minimum GPA, class standing, foreign language ability, or course prerequisites.  Internships may take some time to set up, so start planning early.

There are also study abroad opportunities to gain field experience or to partake in research!  The following providers offer opportunities in: Asia, Africa, the Middle East, Europe, South America, and North America.