Mumbai, India

Summer Global Internship

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Information for term Summer Global Internship

Application deadline, and cost information.

Application Deadline

March 15, 2019
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Program Deadlines and Pricing Info

  • Deadline: March 15, 2019
  • Dates: Jun 16 – Aug 10, 2019 (8 weeks)
  • Credit: 6 semester hours / 9 quarter hours
  • Eligibility: 2.5 Overall GPA

Overview

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CIEE Global Internship programs are built just for you! All of our locations offer a wide range of internship opportunities across a diverse set of industries. When you apply, we work directly with you to find an internship that suits your unique needs and professional goals. Learn more about our personalized placement process.

Choose Mumbai and you’ll choose to spend a summer in the world’s fourth largest city by population and the commercial capital of the one of its fastest growing economies. As a CIEE Global Intern, you’ll work in a non-paying position with a leading organization, diving into a field of interest, exploring a different culture, and expanding your professional portfolio and network.  Your exploration of the city formerly known as Bombay will lead to artistic, intellectual, and culinary discoveries in the place that is the site of Asia’s oldest stock exchange, India’s Fashion Weeks, and home of Bollywood, Mumbai’s global film industry.

Unique Experiences

  • Work in a city like Mumbai is “Rise, Surprise and Enterprise”

    which is an International hub in finance, commerce and the entertainment capital of India.

  • “Bombay is not about 'sights' in the traditional sense,

    but it’s about experiences” - in every field be it music, Arts, Bollywood, management or science, cosmopolitan culture, humaneness and creativity.

  • Live in a City of Dreams which never sleeps, constantly on the move.

    The cosmopolitan temperament of the city instantly makes you feel one with the people, walking through an abundance of historical and cultural sites like the ionic gateway of India. The old city of Bombay prides itself with a rich cultural heritage, a short yet flamboyant history, an impressive collection of temples, an amalgamation of unity in diversity with countless dialects intermingling.

  • billionaires

    28
  • Bollywood films produced annually

    200
  • titles won by the Mumbai Cricket team

    40

Location & Culture

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Old and new. Rich and poor. Classical and modern. “Liberal should be Mumbai’s middle name.” Mumbai’s commercial prosperity is reflected in its gleaming skyscrapers and booming film industry. Throughout their program, student interns will have an experience like no other as they encounter the industry, energy and diversity of one the most fascinating cities in the world.

The Culture

EXCURSIONS & ACTIVITIES

  • Take a crash course in Hindi, the official language of India, along with English.  
  • Tour local markets, visit the Gateway of India, India’s most valued structure, and take an Indian cooking class.
  • Explore the Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya (formerly The Prince of Wales Museum), a renowned museum in South Mumbai which houses rare ancient exhibits of Indian history
  • Relax on one of Mumbai’s many beaches including Girgaum Chowpatty, Juhu, and Gorai Beach.

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

  • Take advantage of resume help and interviewing skills based on local business culture
  • Explore the professional working world of Mumbai through organizational site visits, industry networking events, and guest lectures
  • Participate in workshops that will help you make the most of your internship

Daily Life

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  • HOUSING

    Program housing is at the YMCA International Guest House, located in the heart of colonial Mumbai. Program housing includes shared (double or triple) rooms, laundry facilities, internet access and convenience to public transportation.

  • MEALS

    Meals (breakfast and dinner) are included in the program housing.

Mumbai, India

Where You'll Study

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    CIEE STUDY CENTER - MUMBAI

    India

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    Getting Around

    Students commute to their internships and most program activities via local public transportation. Introduction to the system is provided during orientation and students are responsible for securing their own public transportation pass. Program housing is convenient to public transportation and all internship locations are accessible.

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What you need to know

The program details

As a global intern in Mumbai, you’ll work in a non-paying position within a wide range of opportunities across a diverse set of innovative industries. Co-curricular excursions and cultural activities in and around Mumbai complement your coursework and immerse you in the history and culture of the city.

This 8-week program includes a full-time internship and an integrated academic seminar. 

Academics

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Academics

  • CLASS FORMAT

    Students participate in an eight-week CIEE full-time internship (200-240 hours) and academic course taught in an online learning environment for 6 semester/9 quarter credits.

  • GRADING

    Students will be assessed via assignments and activities related to the academic seminar, including but not limited to: online discussion forums, small group peer coaching, reflective papers, individual or group presentations, analysis of readings, an informational interview and internship work plan, and feedback from internship supervisor. Internship supervisors and students each provide written evaluations of progress towards goals.

  • ACADEMIC CULTURE

    Students are expected to dress and behave professionally throughout their internship project and are subject to the agreed-upon internship protocols arranged by CIEE and the host organizations.

Eligibility

  • OVERALL GPA

    Students participate in an academic seminar taught in an online learning environment alongside the 8-week, full-time internship. Participation in the integrated academic seminar is mandatory for all participants.

  • PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS

    Students participate in an academic seminar taught in an online learning environment alongside the 8-week, full-time internship. Participation in the integrated academic seminar is mandatory for all participants.

Curriculum

Students participate in an online academic seminar taught alongside the full-time internship placement. The weekly seminar is designed to prepare students for leadership in a globally interdependent and culturally diverse workforce.

Program Credit 

  • Total credit for the program is 6 semester/9 quarter credits

Students participate in an online academic seminar taught alongside the full-time internship placement. The weekly seminar is designed to prepare students for leadership in a globally interdependent and culturally diverse workforce.

Note: This course listing is for informational purposes only and does not constitute a contract between CIEE and any applicant, student, institution, or other party. The courses, as described, may be subject to change as a result of ongoing curricular revisions, assignment of lecturers and teaching staff, and program development. Courses may be canceled due to insufficient enrollment.

Scholarships

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Scholarships & Grants

CIEE offers more than $8 million in scholarships and grants annually to help students like you make your study abroad dream a reality.

Students who apply to this program are eligible for the following scholarships and grants:

  • Ping Scholarships for Academic Excellence
  • Global Access Initiative (GAIN) Grants
  • CIEE Gilman Go Global Grant

To be considered, submit the CIEE Scholarships & Grants application within your CIEE program application. Learn more at the Scholarships & Grants section of our website.

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Dates, Deadlines & Fees

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Dates, Deadlines & Fees

You get more for every dollar when you study abroad with CIEE, because our high-quality programs include everything from excursions to insurance. There are no hidden charges, and no disappointing surprises when you arrive.

YOUR FEE INCLUDES:

  • Tuition
  • Housing
  • Meals (breakfast and dinner) are included in the program housing.
  • Advising before you depart to set goals and answer questions
  • Optional on-site airport meet-and-greet
  • Orientation – an introduction to Indian culture, your academic program, and the city, plus practical information about living in your host city
  • Full-time program leadership and support in your host city
  • Field trips and cultural activities
  • Insurance and other travel benefits, with CIEE iNext
  • 24/7 emergency on-site support

No Hidden Fees

Program

Application Due

Start Date

End Date

Fees & Housing

Summer 2019 8 weeks Mar 15, 2019 Jun 16, 2019 Aug 10, 2019
$5,850
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Program Fees

CIEE offers the most student support of any provider in its program fee, including an airport greeting, full-time leadership and support, orientation, cultural activities, local excursions, pre-departure advising, and CIEE iNext travel insurance with benefits.

Participation Confirmation = $300

Educational Costs = $3,423

Housing = $1,960

Insurance = $167

Total Fees = $5,850

Estimated Costs

Students are responsible and manage costs related to travel, meals, books, and personal expenses. Below are estimates for consideration.

Meals not included in program fee = $480

International Airfare = $1,100

Local Transportation = $180

Books & Supplies = $50

Visa Fees = $100

Personal expenses = $170

Total Estimated Costs = $2,080

Financial Aid

CIEE offers the most grants and scholarships of any study abroad organization, including $5 million/year in travel grants, merit-based scholarships, MSI grants, Gilman matching grants, and Pell matching grants.

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This breakdown has been prepared from the program budget for the purpose of calculating eligibility for financial aid. During the course of program operations, actual figures may vary. It should not, therefore, be used as a basis for calculation of refunds. CIEE reserves the right to adjust fees at any time.

Students required to study on CIEE programs through a School of Record will be charged a $500 administrative fee in addition to the Program Fees listed.

To help you budget, keep in mind that students are responsible for the cost of international airfare, local transportation, books and supplies, visas, and personal expenses. In addition, ask your college or university study abroad advisor if your school charges additional fees for study abroad.

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