An internship is one of the few work abroad options directly related to your college interests and career goals. Most offer no pay but many grant some academic credit, usually as part of a study abroad program. IU sponsors a number of programs that include internship components.
A number of Non-IU programs offer internships. Consult with your advisor and Overseas Study priro to committing to an internship to determine applicability to your coursework. Most Non-IU internships are evaluated for credit by your department after the program has been completed.
IU students have also identified internship opportunities through associations and networks such as AIESEC, the world's largest student, not-for-profit, exchange organization, has a chapter at IU. AIESEC offers internships in all 105 member countries and territories that last from 2 to 18 months.
Study abroad is like spring training for this century. It helps you develop the fundamentals, the teamwork, and the determination to succeed."-Hillary Rodham Clinton, U.S. Secretary of State