Application Process

In order to apply, you must complete the following by the application deadline of February 26, 2017:

  1. Meet with a program advisor
    Required for applicants to the San Francisco Bay Area option and recommended for all others (see San Francisco Bay Area Application Process for instructions).
  1. 2017 Application period is now closed. 2018 Applications will start early February 2018. Be sure that you have gathered all of the following information before you begin:
    • Basic biographical and contact information
    • Emergency contact information
    • Program and course selection
    • Agreement to terms and review of program policies
  1. Upload supporting materials in PDF format
    • 200-500 word essay
      Essay should answer the following questions: 1) What do you hope to gain through your internship experience and how does this fit into your academic plans, future education and/or career goals? 2) What type of internship are you looking for? (Please do not request a specific employer, but rather indicate the kind of work and the type of skills you would like to gain).
    • Copy of your most recent college transcript (official or unofficial)
    • Copy of your resume
      See resume instructions and template for your specific program location.
    • Signed Student Agreement
    • Signed Student Waiver of Liability
  1. Pay non-refundable $400 deposit
    A non-refundable $400 deposit is required at the time of application and will be applied towards the program fee. The $400 deposit cannot be waived.

Your application is not considered complete until all required materials are submitted. Applications will be reviewed in the order received. Apply as early as possible, as space is limited.

You may only apply for one Global Internships or Summer Abroad program per summer. If you apply to a program that is cancelled or if you are placed on a waitlist, you will have the option of switching to another open program that does not have a waitlist.

You will be notified via email of your application status by March 10, 2017.