Location
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  • India
    • Delhi
  • Nepal
    • Kathmandu
  • Thailand
    • Bangkok
  • Japan
    • Osaka
  • England
    • London
  • France
    • Paris
  • Ireland
    • Dublin
  • Netherlands
    • Amsterdam
  • Spain
    • Barcelona
  • United States of America
    • Washington D.C.
    • Hawaii
  • Argentina
    • Buenos Aires
  • Brazil
    • Rio de Janeiro
  • Ecuador
    • Galapagos
  • Costa Rica
    • San José
  • Mexico
    • Oaxaca
  • South Africa
    • Cape Town
  • New Zealand
    • Auckland
  • Australia
    • Sydney
  • Fiji

Program Details

Timeframe
Academic Year Spring Break Summer Year Round
Housing
Apartment Host Family Hotel
Language
English
Sep 01, 2020
Aug 01, 2021
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About Program

Institute for Global Studies (IGS) mission is to launch global careers by providing practical work experience abroad. You can choose a wide-range of internships available that can be customized based on your education, career goals and expertise. Our internship programs will prepare you to become a global citizen by enhancing your skills and push your full potential while exploring the world.

Here at IGS, you can expect full support on your transition from the classroom setting to the chosen career. We have a dedicated staff who will provide assistance at any given time of the day.

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Program Highlights

  • Become poised for success in your future career with an IGS internship abroad.
  • Learn a new skill set and hone your existing skills while interning with IGS.
  • Build your résumé with work experience at a leading intern abroad provider.
  • Expand your global cultural awareness while living in a new environment.

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Caitlin
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Yes, I recommend this program

Institute for Global Studies - Custom Internship

During my gap year, Covid restrictions in the country where I planned to do an internship program made travel there impossible. On short notice, Dave Adams at IGS was able to help me obtain a custom internship in New York City with a costume design shop. My work there was literally life-changing for me, and allowed me to hone my professional skills while building my resume. I believe that that internship experience was one of several factors in earning admission to the undergraduate program of my choice in London.

My internship placement was wonderful. All of the staff were welcoming, kind and helpful and the owner made sure all was going smoothly for me. I had the chance to work on multiple creative projects with a great deal of autonomy, while still having the opportunity to learn excellent industry finishing skills from the lead designer. I also made some valuable industry contacts while there. What really impressed me is that IGS had not previously had an intern there or even in my field; they diligently hunted for a placement that met my goals and were able to create this opportunity just for me. IGS also kept in touch throughout my internship to ensure that my expectations were being met and that I was having a good experience.

IGS was able to help me find a small partially-furnished apartment in Manhattan for a two month rental within walking distance of my internship -- not an easy feat! The only advice I would give others considering doing something similar in New York City is to have some family support when you first get there. IGS does not have staff in NYC, so it was really helpful to have my Mom help me get acclimated to the craziness that is Manhattan and help me buy and carry all the things I needed to make the apartment liveable. (Since cars are prohibitively expensive to park in NYC, every trip to buy groceries and furnishings had to be on foot, public transportation or taxi.)

I highly recommend IGS for any custom internship placement.

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