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Business Development

Business Development

Remote Business Development internships provide an excellent opportunity to deepen your understanding of business growth strategies, general operations, and market opportunities. Interns follow guidance from industry professionals, who help you to obtain experience. Whether you’re interested in managing products and services, marketing strategies, or sales generation, an internship helps to enhance your expertise and fortify your resume.

Internship Highlights:
  • Gain an understanding of the business landscape in an industry of interest to you.
  • Help to develop and deliver business growth strategies.
  • Deepen your professional and interpersonal skills.
  • Gain international experience while interning remotely from home without having to travel.
Type of host organizations:
  • Start up companies
  • SMEs
  • Tech companies
  • Non profit organizations
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Everything arranged for you from US$948
Available year-round, start when you like
Intern part-time or full-time from anywhere
Choose your duration: 100, 200 or 350 hours
Personal online orientation & coaching
Gain academic or course credit
Get job-ready with our Experiential Learning Curriculum
Internships align with UN Sustainable Development Goals
Eligibility requirements and Associated career paths
Eligibility requirement

At least one year of college/university study related to a relevant field, such as business management, commerce, economics, entrepreneurship, human resources, marketing, finance, etc.

Language requirements

This internship is conducted in English.

Associated career paths

Business Management, Entrepreneur, CEO, CFO, Account Executive, Marketing Specialist, Public Relations Manager, Economist, Statistician, Data Analyst, Financial Planner, Human Resources Manager, Corporate Accountant, Event Planner, Office Administrator, Project Manager, Supply Chain Manager, Fundraiser, Sales Representative

Internship details

Remote Business Development internships provide an excellent opportunity to deepen your understanding of business growth strategies, general operations, and market opportunities. Interns follow guidance from industry professionals, who help you to obtain experience. Whether you’re interested in managing products and services, marketing strategies, or sales generation, an internship helps to enhance your expertise and fortify your resume.

This is a remote internship you can undertake virtually from home. Click here to explore in-country Business & Start Ups Internships, if you would prefer to travel and intern abroad.

There is a broad portfolio of placements available for virtual Business Development internships. All interns are required to present a copy of their resume in advance, as internship placements are assigned in consideration of your current skills and experience level. Placements are possible in SMEs, Start Ups, Tech Companies and NonProfit organizations. If there is a particular industry or sector that you’re interested in, please let us know, as this can be taken into consideration when your specific internship match is being made.

As a remote intern, you’ll be in regular contact with your supervisor through email and online meetings, where you’ll receive guidance and feedback. You’ll be guided by your supervisor, to set tasks and goals. The Business Development goals of your internship host company may vary. However, key priorities typically pertain to achieving increased sales through digital marketing and general promotional activities. Depending on the priorities of your internship, you may anticipate activities such as exploring local and international business opportunities through market research, contributing to the development and implementation of diverse growth strategies, and assisting in delivering improved customer service.

Career Benefits

Business Development interns learn from a qualified and experienced supervisor, and can be involved in:
  • Delivering online marketing content and campaigns.

  • Researching new market and business opportunities.

  • Developing and implementing growth strategies.

  • Improving customer service and outreach.

Professional development opportunities:
  • Develop research skills and how to identify business opportunities.

  • Implement recommendations to encourage growth and streamlined processes.

  • Develop knowledge of markets and administration methods.

  • Gain practical skills and boost your employability, with guidance from Intern Abroad HQ’s Experiential Learning Curriculum to support your learning and cultural intelligence.

Program fees

It’s free to apply for this internship. Once we have reviewed your suitability and accepted you onto this program, you’ll need to pay a deposit of US$449 to confirm your place. The remaining balance of your Program Fee (less your initial US$449 deposit payment) will be due within 7 days of being assigned a placement.

Duration
Program Fee (USD)
100 hours (3 weeks full time, or 5 weeks part time) $948
250 hours (8 weeks full time, or 12 weeks part time) $1,348
350 hours (13 weeks full time, or 17 weeks part time) $1,648
  • Dedicated support before, during, and after your internship
  • Sourcing and securing your internship placement
  • Personalization of your internship plan
  • Orientation and coaching with your supervisor
  • Documented portfolio of your experiential learnings
  • Academic credit facilitation
  • International reference letter
  • Certificate of Internship Completion
  • A deposit of $449 USD is required to secure your internship
  • Balance of your Program Fee is due within 7 days of being assigned a placement.
  • All payments attract a 5% transaction fee to cover international banking fees and currency charges.
  • International wire transfer payments attract a minimum fee of $75 USD.
  • Terms and Conditions apply.