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Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Required GPA: 2.75 Liberal Studies Domain: EL
Study Abroad Contact: Marty McGivern Internship Available: Yes
How COVID-19 could impact this program or your study abroad plans: Please see the Study Abroad COVID-19 page for more information.
Program Description:
Virtual International Internships

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:
Course Title International Internship: The Multicultural Workplace
Counts at DePaul as UIP 250 – Navigating the Workplace
Credits 4
Term Registered Same term as internship, for example, Summer
Class Meeting Times 22 hours of class, mostly asynchronous
Internship Times 120 hours total across 6 weeks, schedule to be determined by employer
Dates 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:
  • Accounting
  • Advertising
  • Animal Sciences
  • Anthropology
  • Architecture
  • Arts
  • Broadcasting
  • Business Management
  • Communication
  • Computer Sciences
  • Culinary Arts
  • Culture
  • Data Management
  • Design
  • Digital Arts
  • Economics
  • Education
  • Environmental Studies
  • Exercise and Sports Science
  • Finance
  • Food Science
  • Health and Social Services
  • Hospitality
  • Information Technology
  • International Relations
  • Journalism
  • Law
  • Life Sciences and Resource Management
  • Marketing
  • Math
  • Media Technology
  • Museum Studies
  • Non-Profit Administration
  • Performing Arts
  • Political Science
  • Psychology
  • Public Relations
  • Publishing
  • Sales
  • Sustainability
  • Theatre
  • Tourism
  • Urban Planning
  • Visual Arts


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.

Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Admissions Notification Date Start Date End Date
Spring 2021 02/01/2021 02/01/2021 04/01/2021 05/28/2021
Summer 2021 04/01/2021 04/01/2021 TBA TBA
Fall 2021 06/01/2021 06/01/2021 TBA TBA
Winter 2022 11/01/2021 11/01/2021 TBA TBA