Intern in San Francisco

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Explore San Francisco, California

Quaint meets cosmopolitan in this exciting seaside city boasting the iconic Golden Gate Bridge, cable cars, and colorful Victorians. One of the world’s major commercial, financial, and cultural centers, San Francisco’s vibe is a unique mixture of Latin American, Asian, and European influence and an excellent place to gain real-world work experience. From healthcare to human services, international business to communications, you’ll have no trouble finding an internship that suits you and your professional goals!

Every CIEE Global Internship program has multiple academic activities and excursions to enhance classroom and workplace learning and facilitate immersion in the community. In San Francisco, past excursions and outings have included:

  • Visiting the one-of-a-kind Cable Car Museum
  • Exploring iconic sites like Pier 39 and Fisherman’s Wharf
  • Touring the city in an old-fashioned, open-air trolley car
  • Walking across the infamous Golden Gate Bridge
  • Riding a ferry across the bay to get “locked up” in Alcatraz

Where Students Intern

CIEE San Francisco  
Global Internship placements occur all around San Francisco. Additionally, CIEE partners with The University of Southern California at Berkeley, which is walking distance from local attractions, green parks, and more. Students can commute to their internship placements using city bikes, on foot, or on the San Francisco public transportation system.


Students can also volunteer during their internship in San Francisco by lending a hand at youth centers, homeless shelters, and more.

Intern in San Francisco