Developing an International Internship Program

August 28, 2014 Download pdf


Developing an International Internship Program ((272kb Icon PDF 16) is your guide to creating robust internship programs that prepare students for a globalized and highly competitive workforce. Whether you are a professional based in the international education office, career services office , or elsewhere, you can use this resource to tailor your internship programs to the needs of your campus.

In this resource, you will compare different practice at three universities and review information on ideas how to:

  • Establish an internship program,  
  • Adapt practices to different campus environments, including offices with limited resources,
  • Work strategically with partners across the campus and globe.

The inventory and guide were developed by Cheryl Matherly (University of Tulsa), Maj Fischer (University of Wisconsin-Madison), and Beth Miller (Baruch College/CUNY) to support the webinar " Developing an International Internship Program." Recordings of the webinar are available for purchase from NAFSA: Association of International Educators.