More than ever, employers are looking for individuals who demonstrate the ability to work and collaborate in a virtual, cross-cultural environment. Develop these skills and explore your career field by taking part in a virtual internship. Work with organizations across the globe as part of a multicultural team, and contribute to professional projects that will benefit the organization and local communities.
IE3 Global Virtual internships are available with:
Architecture: New Zealand
Arts: New Zealand, South Africa, Vietnam
Business: Australia, Estonia, Ireland, Japan, New Zealand, Scotland, South Africa, Spain, Vietnam
Communications and Marketing: Australia, Estonia, Ireland, Japan, New Zealand, Scotland, South Africa, Spain, Vietnam
Development: New Zealand, Scotland, South Africa, Vietnam
Education: Argentina, Estonia, New Zealand, South Africa, Vietnam
Engineering: Estonia, South Africa
Environmental Studies: South Africa, Spain, Vietnam
Fashion: Australia, New Zealand
Health: India, South Africa, Vietnam
Hospitality/Tourism: Australia, New Zealand, South Africa
Humanities: Australia, Estonia, Ireland, Japan, New Zealand, South Africa, Vietnam
International Relations: Argentina, Australia, Vietnam
Law/Legal: Australia, India, New Zealand, South Africa, Vietnam
Non-Profits/NGOs: Australia, India, Japan, New Zealand, Scotland, South Africa, Spain, Vietnam
Political Science: Argentina, New Zealand, South Africa, Spain, Vietnam
Social Work: Australia, India, New Zealand, Scotland, South Africa, Spain, Vietnam
Sustainability: South Africa, Spain, Vietnam
Work with an international organization on a project that uses your knowledge and abilities while you develop professional skills, such as cross cultural communication, problem solving, project management, and more. Work structure will include weekly check-in meetings with your team members, your internship coordinator, and your supervisor, with independent work time scheduled for task completion. Gain insight and appreciation for multicultural cooperation and what it takes to be successful in multinational teams.
Interns can earn between 4-10 academic credits depending on the total number of hours worked.
Please Note: After you apply, you and your IE3 Global Program Coordinator will have a more in-depth conversation about your academic credit plan and your preferences related to program length and work hours. They will also share more details about the job description and communication plan for your specific internship site.
Strong communication skills, ability to stay motivated, maintain project follow through, ability to take initiative, tech skills and reliable access to computer and internet. Virtual interns should be comfortable working with minimal supervision on a day-to-day basis.
Interns must be capable of communication at a near-native level of English in professional settings. For the locations listed below, the indicated level and language is also required:
The program fee factors in the total number of work hours, the duration of the internship and the number of academic credits. During the application review phase, your Program Coordinator will provide you with an estimated program budget, based on your specific circumstances and internship program. See examples of estimated program fees below.
1 undergrad academic credit = 30 total work hours
1 undergrad academic credit = 45 total work hours
Summer: January 25
Fall: July 15
Winter: October 1
Spring: December 15
See Qualifications & Requirements tab below