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Virtual Global Internship Program & Course - 12 Week

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Information for term Virtual Global Internship Program & Course - 12 Week

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Program Deadlines and Pricing Info

  • Dates: Sep 27 – Dec 17, 2021 (12 weeks)
  • Credit: 6 semester hours / 9 quarter hours

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Program Deadlines and Pricing Info

  • Dates: May 16 – Aug 5, 2022 (12 weeks)
  • Credit: 6 semester hours / 9 quarter hours
  • Eligibility: 2.5 Overall GPA

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Program Deadlines and Pricing Info

  • Dates: Jun 13 – Sep 2, 2022 (12 weeks)
  • Credit: 6 semester hours / 9 quarter hours
  • Eligibility: 2.5 Overall GPA

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Program Deadlines and Pricing Info

  • Dates: Feb 14 – May 6, 2022 (12 weeks)
  • Credit: 6 semester hours / 9 quarter hours

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Program Deadlines and Pricing Info

  • Dates: Jun 14 – Sep 3, 2021 (12 weeks)
  • Credit: 6 semester hours / 9 quarter hours

Overview

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CIEE Virtual Global Internships allow you to experience the changing world of work without leaving your home! These credit-bearing internships draw from our robust network of companies and host organizations in more than 15 cities around the world. We will match you with an 12-week, project-based internship based on your academic profile and career goals! Learn how both synchronous and asynchronous collaboration work happens across time zones while gaining critical on-the-job skills like self-confidence, independence, and project management.

This program contains 225-300 internship hours in total or approximately 28-30 hours/week. You will also be enrolled in our online course, Academic Internship in the Global Workplace, which combined with your completed internship, can earn you six credits.

COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement

CIEE is requiring all participants to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 before traveling on programs. Read more ›

  • CAN’T TRAVEL?

    No problem. Intern from home while completing project-based work with companies both large and small.

  • Participate

    in coaching sessions and online workshops.

  • Gain a Certificate

    upon completion certificate for posting and sharing with your network.

Location & Culture

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Internships

Professional Development

  • Take advantage of resume help and interviewing skills based on local business culture
  • Explore the professional working world and grow your skillset without traveling
  • Participate in coaching sessions and online workshops that will help you make the most of your internship
  • Receive a course completion certificate for posting and sharing with your network

Professional Development

Applicants select their 2 top preferences in the following categories:

  • Arts 
  • Business Development & Sales
  • Business Finance & Accounting
  • Communications 
  • Data Science & Data Analytics 
  • Design
  • Digital Health
  • Engineering 
  • Entrepreneurship 
  • IT & Computer Science
  • Marketing 
  • Media, Film, & Photography
  • NGO
  • Social Media 
  • Sustainability & Environment

Internship Employers

Internships are sourced based on internship goals across our network of employers in more than 15 locations, including:

  • Berlin
  • Barcelona
  • Boston
  • Cape Town
  • Hong Kong
  • London
  • Los Angeles
  • New York
  • Paris
  • Prague
  • Rome
  • San Francisco
  • Santiago
  • Seville
  • Shanghai
  • Singapore
  • Tokyo
  • Toronto

Academics

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Academics

The Virtual Global Internship program pairs you with a non-paying internship across a diverse set of industries and companies. During the program, you will receive coaching and support throughout the internship, additional workshops and a key motivator assessment. Together with the online course, you’ll explore best practices for resume writing, interview prep, time management, building an entrepreneurial mindset, and maintaining a global network.

This twelve-week program includes an online internship and an integrated online academic course. The online course is a required part of enrolling in this program and must be completed to receive academic credit.

GPA

Students need to have a GPA of at least 2.5 to participate in the program. 

Language Prerequisites

There are no specific language requirements for this program.

Additional Requirements

Students must be currently enrolled in an associate, bachelor, or master’s degree program and have completed at least their first academic year of studies before the program begins. Recent graduates (within 24 months) are also eligible to participate. Participants are required to have access to a laptop/computer with audio capabilities. Participants are required to have reliable access to internet/WiFi.

Individual courses may have additional prerequisites; for CIEE courses, these are listed in the syllabi below. Students are responsible for having their own course approval conversations with their advisors.

Program Requirements

Participants are required to be actively engaged in the program while completing the requisite internship hours, and to complete all coursework assignments, to achieve credit.

While the extra-curricular workshops and coaching sessions are not mandatory, we strongly encourage all participants to attend.

PROGRAM CREDIT

Total credit: 6 U.S. semester/9 quarter credits

Course Credit

Internship: 6 U.S. semester/9 quarter credits; 45 academic course hours, 225-300 internship placement hours

Individual courses may have additional prerequisites; for CIEE courses, these are listed in the syllabi below. Students are responsible for having their own course approval conversations with their advisors.

Academic Culture

Students are expected to behave professionally throughout their internship project and are subject to the agreed-upon internship protocols arranged by CIEE and the host organizations. The academic course is designed to prepare students for leadership in a globally interdependent and culturally diverse workforce.

Class Format

Students participate in a eight-week CIEE virtual internship and academic course taught in an online learning environment. Class and/or work hours may be scheduled Monday-Friday, and attendance is strictly enforced for all.

Grading

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

Individual courses may have additional prerequisites; for CIEE courses, these are listed in the syllabi below. Students are responsible for having their own course approval conversations with their advisors.

Language of Instruction

English

Individual courses may have additional prerequisites; for CIEE courses, these are listed in the syllabi below. Students are responsible for having their own course approval conversations with their advisors.

Courses

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Course Information

In our online course, Academic Internship in the Global Workplace, students will be challenged to question, reflect upon, and respond to the issues they observe and encounter in the internship setting and local host environment. The course allows students to focus on their assigned tasks and projects at the internship site, while engaging in online discussion, as well as readings and other assignments, that are necessary to receive academic credit for the internship.

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