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Internships

Student & supervisor at internship in Barcelona, Spain by Sara Kayhan

Internships abroad provide students with the opportunity to combine experiential learning and academic theory as a means to gain professional experience and to develop a new perspective on a career field. You will experience what it's like to navigate work culture in your host country and have the chance to expand your international network all while earning academic credit. Education Abroad offers 3 types of internship programs:
 
  1. CU Boulder Global Internships
    • Your entire education abroad program is grounded in the internship.  While you intern abroad you are enrolled in a CU Boulder course that complements the internship and a CU Boulder faculty member teaches the academic coursework remotely. You receive a letter grade for the course you complete and you can work with your academic advisor to determine what degree requirements the course can fulfill.  Find the Global Internship that fits you!
       
  2. Education Abroad Internship-specific Programs:
    • Your entire education abroad program is grounded in the internship. While you intern abroad you are enrolled in an on-site program provider course that complements your internship.  You complete the coursework on-site with your program provider faculty. An academic department at CU Boulder must approve your internship in order for you to earn CU Boulder academic credit for this course (some students decide to complete the internship program not-for-credit). You will need to complete the Internship Approval Form. Find an internship program that fits you!

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  3. Internships Offered as an Option on Your Education Abroad Program
    • Your education abroad program might offer an internship experience as one option to the list of course offerings available to you.  While you intern abroad you are enrolled in an on-site program provider course that complements your internship. An academic department at CU Boulder must approve your internship in order for you to earn CU Boulder academic credit for this course (some students decide to complete the optional internship not-for-credit). You will need to complete the Internship Approval Form.  Find a program with an internship that fits you!