[Welcome to the Global Virtual Internship]
The Global Virtual Experience Experiences offer various opportunities for students who are eager to engage in global learning. Students are able to work virtually with international organizations, collaborate on projects, and conduct research with international faculty and students. Students can engage in Virtual Global Experiences through:
Internships: career-relevant, unpaid work experience
Projects: case-study and research-based work
Study abroad & exchange: enroll in an online course at a partner institution or engage in virtual research for credit
Learn more: https://glcollective.org/internship/
Apply here: https://forms.gle/AhuZbyYdoDFKxKZ6A
As part of this professional experience, students are expected to:
Demonstrate professionalism throughout the application process and in the internship or project
Dedicate the minimum number of 10-12 hours per week required in the internship or project
Balance their Virtual Global Experiences with regular coursework and other commitments
Engage in no more than one internship or project per term
Engaging in virtual global internships and projects enables students to gain valuable professional experience and explore potential career paths to further develop their goals for the future. International work experiences provide students the opportunity to build rapport with professionals around the world and capitalize on these relationships when pursuing future professional opportunities.
Working remotely can be challenging, however, the skills you gain from this experience are sought after by employers. Due to the remote nature of the program, students can expect to:
Engage in project-based work and case studies
Gain experience working independently and collaboratively
Improve upon their written communication skills
Demonstrate their ability to adapt to new technology
• Dates: May 23 - July 25, 2022
• Application Deadline: May, 8 2022
• Program Fee: $1,290
• Multi-disciplinary (all majors welcome to apply)
• Approximately 10-12 hours of weekly commitment for project work as well as a mix of mentoring sessions and other cultural learning immersion activities
Request the program syllabus for details and program schedule information. Please feel free to contact us for more information.
Embark on an exciting virtual team-based internship journey contributing to a sustainable future for all.
Connect with motivated and talented students, solving real-world organizational problems related to the UN SDGs.
Prepare to become a global leader, particularly in the field of sustainable development, thanks to this project-based internship and develop your intercultural competencies.
Earn 3 academic credits for this Global Virtual Internship program.
Broaden your professional and personal network while working with international students for a host company based in Brazil, Indonesia, Germany or South Africa.
About the Global Learning Collective:
The Global Learning Collective is the first truly global consortium of educational organizations that share similar values, offer a personal connection to your in-country host partner, while providing on-the-ground expertise and local access in each region of the globe. Made up of The Asia Institute, Campus B, CEPA, and Edu Africa, the Global Learning Collective's mission is to transform students through experiential learning, global education, and localized support in all regions of the world.
Benefits of a Virtual Global Experience:
Explore career paths in your field. Virtual Global Experiences are unique in that they allow you to engage in the global community and gain work experience at the same time. Some past participants have found new career paths!
Grow professionally and academically. Help students refine and grow communication skills, opportunity to use foreign language skills within a professional setting, flexibility in working across time zones, time management, and organization.
Develop a global mindset. Cultivate relationships with learning communities and industry professionals around the world working in a cross-cultural environment.
Affordable. A virtual experience allows program organizers an opportunity to focus on building engaging global academic content for the virtual participant without travel or room & board needs, so overall costs are more affordable.
No flight is required. Participation in a virtual program experience allows you to engage in the global environment virtually.
Earn credit. Participating in a virtual global exchange can earn you credit just like traditional study abroad.
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