Thinking about doing an international internship?
Key points to consider:
- Why do an
internship abroad? What are the benefits and challenges?
- How will an
international internship enhance your inter-cultural skills and connect to your
- What specific
career field do you want to explore and gain experience in through this
internship? You may want to visit Career Services for help exploring career
- The application
will include a resume, cover letter, and other documents; don’t forget to pay
attention to application deadlines and leave yourself time to prepare all
- Remember: most international
internship programs will be matching you with an internship site, so you need
to be able to successfully articulate your goals for the internship, and
represent yourself on paper in the best possible light!
Important next steps:
program options on this document. Consider length, location, credit, cost,
types of internship available, etc when deciding.
you have decided on a specific program, you will need to start the application
process through International Programs: apply online through RIPA in your
FoxLink account and complete all requirements by the program deadline.
- Go to Career Services for guidance on creating
and/or updating a resume/CV and cover letter.
a Resume Workshop at Career Services—required
for Rollins Approved programs.
the appropriate steps to receive academic credit for your international
- If you are participating
on a Rollins Approved program, follow the procedures through International
Programs to receive academic credit for your internship.
- If you are
participating in a non-Rollins program, you will need to submit the appropriate
approval paperwork to International Programs and submit
documentation to the Director of Academic Internships/Director of International
Business Internships to transfer the internship credits back to Rollins.
Rollins Approved Programs with Internship options
Non-Rollins Internship Programs
There are many other
providers but IP has reviewed this list of reputable providers.
participating in a non-Rollins program, no financial aid transfers and you must get credits approved prior to the start of the program.
Please pay attention to deadlines:
Rollins Approved fall internship programs:
Rollins Approved spring internship programs:
Rollins Approved summer internship programs:
Non-Rollins Internships programs: vary by
semester and location