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Why Intern With Us?

Why Intern With Us?

International internships that will make you stand out to employers

Intern Abroad HQ takes the stress out of finding relevant and practical international career experience. We’ve been trusted by thousands of students like you to help them transition from education into employment and satisfy any academic requirements.

We have relationships with hundreds of innovative host organizations across the world, which allows us to carefully select the perfect placement for you where you’ll have the opportunity to make a real impact.

Most affordable & flexible
Most affordable & flexible

200+ internship programs across 20 countries

Choose to intern remotely or abroad alongside experienced professionals on diverse, high impact placements across Europe, Latin America, Africa, Asia, the Middle East, and the Pacific. Gain academic credits through our internships and come away with an international reference letter!

300+ projects across 50+ destinations worldwide
300+ projects across 50+ destinations worldwide

We organize everything for a single affordable fee!

Our fully hosted intern abroad programs start from only $994 USD. This covers sourcing and customizing your internship placement, plus your airport pick-up, local orientation, accommodation, meals*, and 24/7 in-country support. Our remote internships start from just $948 USD.

Impact driven programs run by locals
Impact driven programs run by locals

Focus on impact & learning outcomes

Our team will work with you to set learning objectives, provide mentoring, and empower you to achieve your goals. Our experiential learning curriculum will help you develop self-awareness and articulate your skills to future employers with confidence.

Inclusive community of like-minded volunteers
Inclusive community of like-minded volunteers

Flexible programs that are customized for you

We guarantee a relevant placement in your chosen field that is customized to your experience, interests, chosen duration, and academic requirements. Participate in-country to explore a new part of the world, or choose a remote internship and intern from anywhere in the world on a fully customized schedule.

Ethical, responsible & sustainable
Ethical, responsible & sustainable

Flexible durations from 2 weeks up to 6 months

Choose a 2-8 week placement during a semester break, or intern for 3-6 months for an immersive experiential learning experience. Our year-round availability means you can start your internship whenever you want.

Unrivalled support & safety
Unrivalled support & safety

Ethical, responsible & sustainable

As a certified B Corporation, our impact on interns, local communities, and the planet is regularly audited and held to the highest ethical, social, and environmental standards. Our business operations have been certified as 100% carbon neutral and we were the first global internships provider to declare a Climate Emergency.

Ethical, responsible & sustainable
Ethical, responsible & sustainable

Expert guidance, support & safety

As a division of International Volunteer HQ, we have collectively supported over 118,000 program participants since 2007 with an unmatched safety record. This includes thousands of participants hosted safely during the Covid-19 pandemic. All our internships include a personalized orientation, dedicated coaching, and ongoing support beyond your placement.

Our internships contribute to the Sustainable Development Goals by the United Nations

The United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals are the blueprint to achieve a better and more sustainable future for all. They address the global challenges we face, including poverty, inequality, climate change, environmental degradation, peace and justice.

Intern Abroad HQ’s internship programs are designed to work towards one or more of these goals so you can support some of the most pressing social and environmental issues of our time while developing your career experience. Our aim is to go beyond sustainability by providing a regenerative way for you to see the world and develop career-ready experience. We want our interns to leave every place in a better condition than when they arrived.

Learn more about our ethics
Sustainable Development Goals by the United Nations

”This experience has allowed me to explore a whole new perspective on how psychology is applicable to youth. I now feel more appreciative of what I have and more ambitious to do what I want. I feel more empowered and understand that there is a real need for people like myself in the field of Psychology.”

Combine a travel bucket list destination with career development

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