Gain professional and international experience through a virtual internship. Students will build skills for success in today’s global, digital workforce.
This program combines a 6-week internship with career coaching and academic reflection. Students will be placed in a virtual internship in Europe, Australia, Asia, or Latin America. All work will be completed remotely from where students are living. Students earn academic credit, gain career readiness skills, and complete degree requirements through the course International Internship: The Multicultural Workplace. To listen to a webinar recording with more information, register here.
Study Abroad will enroll all participating students in the following course:
International Internship: The Multicultural Workplace
Counts at DePaul as
UIP 250 – Navigating the Workplace
Same term as internship, for example, Summer
Class Meeting Times
22 hours of class, mostly asynchronous
120 hours total across 6 weeks, schedule to be determined by employer
June 8-July 17 for Summer 2020; September-October or November-December for Fall 2020
Liberal Studies Domain
Experiential Learning (EL)
Internship placements are available in the following professional fields:
Exercise and Sports Science
Health and Social Services
Life Sciences and Resource Management
All internship and coursework will be completed remotely from where students live. Employing organizations are located in Barcelona, Buenos Aires, Dublin, Florence, Paris, Prague, Rome, San Jose, Seville, and Sydney.
All students will be charged both tuition and a program fee. Tuition is billed at the student's regular DePaul tuition rate based on the number of credits enrolled. Click here for the Summer program fee. Read the details carefully to understand exactly what is included. Please also note the withdrawal policy.
Scholarships are available specifically for virtual international internships in Summer 2020.
DePaul University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, or handicap in admissions, employment, or the provision of services. Inquiries regarding this policy should be addressed to the Director of Human Resources, 1 East Jackson Avenue, Chicago, Illinois 60604.
Circumstances, such as an unexpected event abroad or a curriculum change, may require DePaul University to make changes to the program. DePaul University reserves the right to cancel or alter programs and courses without notice.