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Program Details

Fall Spring Summer
  • At least 18 years old at the time of application
  • Enrolled in a university degree-seeking program
  • Sophomore standing or higher at the time of the internship
  • Grade point average of 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale
Jan 29, 2024
Dec 29, 2021
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About Program

Gain valuable career experience working remotely for an internationally-based company through a virtual internship with businesses and organizations that are based at our Specialty Program locations around the world.

Three-credit virtual internships are arranged by USAC Specialty Program directors with local companies, NGOs, and governmental organizations. Virtual internships include an online course component where students learn how culture is reflected in the workplace and develop skills necessary for success in the global workforce. 

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Diversity & Inclusion

LGBTQIA+ Support

There are LGBTQIA+ friends, colleagues, and allies throughout the world. However, cultural understanding of gender identity and sexuality does vary from country to country. USAC has compiled a lot of resources to help you through that learning process.

Accessibility Support

USAC is dedicated to working closely with students with disabilities to ensure the best study abroad experience possible. You may request reasonable accommodations after your initial application is complete. We routinely receive requests for scheduling, material, and environmental accommodations for the classroom setting, which may include assistive technology, scribes and readers, printed material, and interpretation.



Environmentally-conscious students choose USAC because many of our programs are held in some of the most sustainable countries in the world. There are options to take coursework in sustainability and the environment, as well as field trips and studies where students can leave a lasting impact on their host country.

Program Highlights

  • Earn three credits and professional experience during a semester internship.
  • Work with international companies, NGOs, and governmental organizations.
  • Internships are available in popular fields such as: digital communications, business, event planning, engineering, and more.


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USAC Scholarships and Financial Aid

USAC awards over $2 million in scholarships and discounts each year to assist students with their study abroad expenses.

$500 - $5,000

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Yes, I recommend this program

Latin America and its Cultures

When Covid hit and the world stood still, this class was a great opportunity to learn about the Latin American Culture. The professor is very knowledgeable about the history and how that has helped shaped the culture into what it is today. As a class, we discussed the history of the culture, food, music, traditions and much more. The professor would have us do research on a topic of interest as well as reading different articles and watching videos. I would highly recommend this class to everyone!

If you did this all over again, what's one thing you would change?
I would have made a reading list of all the authors and books we discussed during class so I could continue reading.
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