International Internships

An internship abroad intertwines culture and academics to create a unique and rich educational experience.  Begin by exploring internship opportunities and narrowing down locations and focus using the list of companies that offer structured internship programs below.  Individual internship postings with international companies can be found on and other similar sites online.  For more assistance, contact our office at 801-863-6364 to schedule an appointment.

Be sure to visit with the Office of International &Multicultural Studies in LA 111 for assistance in locating an international internship, obtaining international traveler’s insurance and applying for a visa.


Click on locations below to see where UVU students have completed international internships!

Adventure Teaching

Teaching English in SOUTH KOREA & CHINA. Through our personal experience as English teachers and many years working as entrepreneurs in the English education industry, we understand the needs of both teachers and schools in a unique way. We are committed to finding a work environment that is well suited for you, and we’re committed to helping you navigate the cultural intricacies using our expertise and multi-cultured team.

China Horizons

Teaching through China Horizons is a highly independent experience with exciting potential. As a respected teacher in an authorized Chinese school, you possess the freedom to explore this vast and ever-changing nation at your own pace.

CIS Abroad

CIS offers you the chance to work overseas for a month to a year. We customize each internship to your personal and professional goals: you can work in tropical rainforests, market products in fashion design, or guide tourists through museums. Enhance your resume with an internship in Europe, China, South America, China or New Zealand.

Cultural Embrace

Cultural Embrace offers a wide range of unique experiential and educational programs for individuals and groups of all ages in Argentina, Costa Rica, France and Italy.

Cultural Vistas 

Cultural Vistas is a nonprofit organization that supports intercultural understanding through professional development internship programs in Argentina, Chile, Germany, Switzerland, and Spain.


DAAD's Research internships in Science and Engineering (RISE) Program gives students in the fields of biology, chemistry, earth sciences, engineering, physics and life science the chance to spend a summer working with doctoral students at German universities and research institutions on serious research projects.

Eagle Condor Humanitarian

Eagle Condor Humanitarian embraces a holistic and collaborative approach to alleviating poverty.  Working with four Pillars of Self-Reliance, ECH incorporates improvements in education, health/nutrition, infrastructure, and career development. 

HELP! Heslington Language Program

HELP! Heslington Language Program was founded in 2003 in Tehuacan, Puebla, Mexico by Rachael and Teo Luna. The main objective was to provide quality English teaching to the people of Tehuacan and give them the opportunity to interact with native speakers.  For over a decade, hundreds of native English speakers have traveled to Heslington’s English Centers to share their knowledge with the local community and immerse themselves in the Mexican culture. Heslington’s programs are specially designed for those interested in becoming TESOL certified and for first-time teachers who want to make Mexico the first step on their international journey.

HELP International

Each summer, HELP International sends volunteers and interns abroad to Belize, Peru, Fiji, India, Thailand, Tanzania, Uganda, and Fiji where they plan and implement sustainable development programs. Volunteers can spend anywhere from one month to three months in-country. Our volunteers pay or fundraise the program cost. Many volunteers receive internship credit for their experience abroad.


Interac America Co. recruits teachers in the United States, Canada and the Caribbean to serve as ALTs (Assistant Language Teachers) as part of the Japanese Ministry of Education's efforts to encourage cross-cultural exchange and equip Japanese students with English skills necessary for living and working in an international environment. They seek culturally adaptable, mature, dedicated persons for Assistant Language Teacher positions. 

International Language Programs

ILP is a private, non-profit service organization founded in 1992 and based in Provo, Utah. Thousands of ILP volunteers have had the experience of a lifetime in a foreign country while contributing to the children by sharing the valuable gift of the English language.

Kalu Yala

Kalu Yala is a new sustainable town being built in Panama. At Kalu Yala Entrepreneurial Internships, our mission is to give students the opportunity to awaken and pursue their personal passions through hands-on learning. Unlike other intern programs, we insist on exploration. Your daily itinerary follows a unique “4-and-4 structure”: four hours of director-led projects followed by four hours of personal project development. This framework is designed to cultivate your entrepreneurial potential. We equip you with the tools you need to experiment and execute on your most meaningful visions- whether those tools are guidance, freedom, or tools themselves.


Global Internship Program-GIP internships begin in the U.S. at a KPMG office location. Next, it's four weeks on assignment working with international teams on major client accounts. KPMG clients and the capital markets are becoming more international every day. The Global Internship Program is a great first step for future accounting professionals.

KVM Foundation

The major focuses of KVM are teaching skills and, eventually, job placement. We teach conversational English, self-reliance and confidence to young adults from financially-strained backgrounds. Our program teaches professional skills along with grammar and pronunciation and focuses on language confidence. Currently teaching in a small city on the mid-eastern coast of India called Visakhapatnam in the state of Andhra Pradesh.

Mami Camilla

The internship cooking courses are taught in English and in a small bit of Italian. During month #2 and #3 student is placed in restaurant or hotel kitchen in Italy, where it is not guaranteed that anyone will speak English. They offer Italian language courses along with the cooking class during the first month. More information available on their website. The UVU students who have attend this school for their internship have absolutely loved it!

Next Step Connections

At Next Step Connections, we give you the opportunity to build your own Internship Program in Asia by choosing your preferred dates, industry and destination in one of Asia’s best cities including Shanghai, Hong Kong or Singapore. We do not offer fixed dates programs as we wish to ensure our program can fit everyone’s schedule and requirements. We offer internship programs in Asia ranging from 4 to 24 weeks (all-year round), though our Summer Internship Programs are usually the most-attended as most University students and fresh graduates choose this time-frame to participate in an internship.

Owl Preschool

Owl Preschool is a Chinese and English language preschool in Hualien, Taiwan that selects two American student interns to teach each semester. The internship is 6 months in length and is paid. Owl preschool will also cover travel, visa and housing expenses.

Projects Abroad

Projects Abroad is one of the largest volunteer abroad organizations in the world. Founded in 1992, we send 10,000 people abroad each year on a variety of service projects and internships overseas. All participants receive unparalleled in-country support from our full-time, professional staff to ensure that the experience is safe, worthwhile and fun.

Volunteer or intern abroad in Africa, Asia, Eastern Europe, or Latin America. We offer overseas voluntary work placements including teaching, care, conservation & environment, medicine & healthcare, journalism, law & human rights, international development, business, and more.