Best 2020 abroad & remote Fall internships

With COVID-19 lockdown restrictions disrupting study abroad programs, summer internships and even college semesters - many students and graduates are choosing to take a fall internship this year.

Whether you’re looking to explore your career path, gain academic credit or kickstart your global career - Intern Abroad HQ offers more than 180 internships across a diverse range of career and industry focused fields. With guaranteed placement within a cutting-edge organization working on high impact projects and an exclusive experiential learning curriculum to track your achievements, a fall internship can help you nurture the essential soft skills that employers favor.

We offer flexible remote fall internships that can be completed from your laptop to suit your schedule and compliment your busy lifestyle, as well as affordable fall internships abroad in some of the world’s most sought after destinations.


Why Take a Fall Internship?

Fall represents a time of change, a transition into something new. This can be considered true for students as well. Just because summer is over doesn’t mean that that the opportunity to take an internship abroad has passed you by.

Intern Abroad HQ offers rolling start-dates year-round, providing the opportunity for an international internship at your convenience - either from the comfort of your home or as part of an overseas adventure. Our fall internships are 100% customized to you, making them perfect for those looking to complete a semester abroad, take a gap year or recently graduated and looking to gain experience that will take them to the next level of employability. Be the key to your own change!


Where Can I Take a Fall 2020 Internship Abroad?

Intern Abroad HQ specializes in affordable fall internship programs in some of the most in-demand destinations around the world. As many countries are exiting their COVID-19 lockdowns, our international internship programs are reopening where public health guidelines, local government advice and border restrictions allow this.

The following intern abroad programs are accepting interns for in-country participation for Fall 2020 and beyond. For up-to-date information on program reopenings and how we’re keeping interns safe, head to our Coronavirus Updates page.

Within each destination you can apply for your chosen field and our internship experts will work with you to find the perfect placement to suit your experience, skills and career goals once your deposit has been paid.


Where Can I Take a Fall Internship Abroad in 2021?

For those looking to plan an internship abroad for 2021 and beyond - now is a great time to secure a leading placement as spaces are limited and 2021 programs are in high demand. The following internship destinations are available to book for 2021 and beyond in addition to the list of internship programs above, which are already open.


What Career Fields Are Available For Fall Internships?

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Fall Business & Finance Internships

Best Business & Finance fall internships 2020

Fall internships related to business and finance are available in a wide range of destinations and fields. These opportunities assist in helping you to gain practical skills in your chosen field. Interns get to learn firsthand how a business operates and allows you to use your fall break as the perfect opportunity to professionally develop your skill set.

Business internships emphasize teamwork, flexibility and the ability to adapt to the business landscape with daily activities being based on organizational priorities and the seasonal shifts in industry flow.

Our placements in these fields are extremely flexible with minimum durations beginning at just 2 weeks for internships abroad or 100 hours for remote internships. Business and Finance internships include placements within avenues related to, microfinance, event management, start up entrepreneurship, accounting, sales, tourism and hospitality, real estate and more.

Fall 2020 Business & Finance Internships Abroad:

Remote Fall Business & Finance Internships:

Ideal for those studying:

  • Business Management / Administration
  • Accounting and Finance / Economics
  • International Relations
  • Communications
  • Information Technology / Computer Science
  • Sales
  • Business Law
  • Human Resources

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Fall Psychology & Social Work Internships

Best Psychology & Social Work fall internships 2020

For those looking to use their experience to positively impact the lives of others this fall, why not consider a psychology or social work internship?

Intern Abroad HQ offers a wide range of programs in these fields, with opportunities available in Europe, Africa and even Asia. These internships are ideal if you want to compliment your studies in social sciences with a valuable professional experience abroad.

Expect to be involved in activities such as one-on-one meetings, presentations, individual and group work support around topics such as mental health, human rights and clinical research. You may also have the chance to shadow consultations, develop tools for psychological interventions and carry out research, as well as supporting children, at risk youth, refugees and people living with disabilities.

Fall 2020 Psychology & Social Work Internships Abroad:

Remote Fall Psychology & Social Work Internships:

Ideal for those studying:

  • Sociology
  • Psychology
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Special Education
  • Social Work
  • Health Sciences
  • Nursing
  • Public Health

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Fall Engineering Internships

Best Engineering fall internships 2020

With Engineering, Architecture and Computer Science at the forefront of global technological development, the ability to develop your skills to match an ever-changing industry is a key to ensuring your employment within your dream career role.

Now is an exciting time to be a STEM student and an internship is an excellent way to supplement your studies and propel yourself ahead in this cutting-edge field.

As STEM intern, you have the chance to explore the areas of civil engineering, architecture, industrial engineering, digital manufacturing, renewable energy, machine learning, coding, data analysis, virtual reality, software development and much more.

Fall 2020 Engineering Internships:

Remote Fall Engineering Internships:

Ideal for those studying:

  • Engineering (civil, chemical, computer, industrial, environmental, electrical, mechanical)
  • Engineering Management
  • Renewable Energy
  • Digital Manufacturing
  • Architecture
  • Information Technology / Computer Science

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Fall Environmental Internships

Best Environmental fall internships 2020

If you love nature and want to pursue an active career that will be integral to the future of our planet, then our Environmental Science and Conservation internships are a great place to start. With environmental and conversation issues becoming a shared global focus, take this opportunity to apply your knowledge and skills to an organization abroad that is actively involved in long term sustainability.

Intern Abroad HQ offers a wide range of flexible remote environmental internships, which enable you to join leading conservation institutes and contribute to impactful projects from your laptop. For hands-on work, our environmental internships abroad enable you to get stuck into meaningful conservation work, such as sustainable agriculture and wildlife conservation projects.

Our Fall Environmental Internships allow participants to gain valuable experience in a number of Environmental fields including biology, conservation, reserve management, GIS, law, agriculture, marine biology and more.

Fall 2020 Environmental Internships Abroad:

Remote Fall Environmental Internships:

Ideal for those studying:

  • Environmental Sciences / Studies
  • Environmental Law / Policy
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Resource Management / Environmental Planning
  • Geography
  • Sustainability Studies
  • Systems Ecology
  • Marine Biology
  • Agriculture

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Fall Law Internships

Best Law internships fall 2020

For those who are looking to put their experience in the fields of Law and Human Rights to the test in a professional environment, look no further than a law internship this fall. Experience how different cultures operate and hone their skills internationally.

With a number of specialized fields available including Environmental Law, Human Rights, NGO Support and International Law, interning abroad or remotely is a great way to find your niche and strengthen your development of your resume.

Your role may include engaging in paralegal work, assisting refugees and asylum seekers with their appeal processes (i.e. drafting letters, offering legal advice, assisting in the promotion of human rights etc). Interns will spend time familiarizing themselves with relevant documentation and laws, while gaining greater insight into how law is practiced at your destination.

Fall 2020 Law Internships Abroad:

Remote Fall Law Internships:

Ideal for those studying:

  • Legal Studies
  • Political Science
  • International Development / Relations
  • Philosophy
  • Environmental Law / Environmental Management
  • Human Rights

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Fall Marketing Internships

Best Marketing fall internships 2020

The global community is larger than ever, and more and more organizations are reaching out to new markets around the world. The need for skilled Marketing, Communications, Sales and Advertising staff is in high demand. With experience being the key to those looking to settle into these competitive fields as their future career.

A fall Marketing internship provides an opportunity to develop professionally and gain a greater global perspective from a marketing angle. Working on exciting real world marketing campaigns, these internships offer diverse placement opportunities that are suitable for people with a wide range of talents.

Intern Abroad HQ also offers a wide range of Journalism & Media, Graphic Design and Fashion Internships - with remote and overseas options available these are great options for creative thinkers this Fall!

Fall 2020 Marketing Internships Abroad:

Remote Fall Marketing Internships:

Ideal for those studying:

  • Arts / Fine Arts
  • Media
  • Design
  • Communications
  • Marketing
  • Commerce
  • Business Management / Administration
  • International Development / Relations
  • Information Technology / Computer Science
  • Human Resources
  • Education
  • Journalism
  • Linguistics

See All Marketing Internships


Fall Medical Internships

Best Medical fall internships 2020

If you’re looking for an opportunity to experience how different cultures approach medical practices, consider interning abroad this fall. Covering a wide range of professional fields within this industry, such as, Nursing, Dentistry, Physician’s Assistant, Nutrition, Physical Therapy, Midwifery, Radiology and more.

Through these medical internship programs, interns are rewarded with the opportunity to work closely with local health professionals to understand the cultural differences and applications that exist in different environments around the globe. Depending on your choice of internship destination, placements are most commonly located within local hospitals and clinics.

Fall 2020 Medical Internships Abroad:

Ideal for those studying:

  • Medicine
  • Dentistry
  • Podiatry
  • Nursing
  • Midwifery
  • Public Health
  • Physiotherapy
  • Food Science / Nutrition
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Disability Care / Special Needs Care
  • Biological / Health Sciences

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Intern Abroad HQ programs include an academic component, focused on experiential learning techniques. All interns are provided with reflective journaling activities to complete during their internship, which are designed to help with the development of essential skills for better employability. This goal-oriented approach prioritizes resume development and facilitates a tangible outcome for interns. Internship opportunities are flexible and there’s something for everyone. It can be challenging to take the first step, but once that decision has been made, the experience only gets better! All interns are supported throughout the process by a dedicated Internships Manager, who is available to answer questions via phone or email. During the internship program, interns receive lodging in pre-approved accommodation and our in-country host organizations provide round-the-clock support. Have questions and want to get in touch? Find our contact details here.

  1. Apply online first. The application process is non-obligatory and free.
  2. After applying, you'll receive more details on how to confirm your internship. Check out How it Works for an overview now.
  3. To confirm, you need to take care of a deposit payment first. This enables us to plan your specific internship and provide ongoing pre-departure support. All the internship fees can be reviewed online.
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