Globalize your resume. Gain workplace experience. Explore the world.

Get hands-on experience in an international workplace with an internship that is customized to your professional interest. Global interning will equip you with the skills and background that today’s employers want.

Cape Town Global Internship

Where can I go?

Our locations offer internships in a robust number of interests including: finance, accounting, marketing, HR, event planning, IT, and many more. Tippie has eleven internship locations to choose from:

Sydney Internship Harbor View

Program details

The IES Internship Program includes:

  • Eight-week summer internship
  • 11 locations around the world
  • Guaranteed internship and personalized placement process
  • Onsite housing, safety and health support, and full-time staff
  • Some locations require language proficiency other than English
  • Earn 3–9 semester hours, including your International and Global Issues general education requirement, and International Business Certificate Credit
Dublin Global Intern at Work

Global internship preparation

All business and pre-business students enroll in a one semester hour pre-departure course—BUS:3025 Global Internship Preparation. You learn about working in different cultures, adjusting to global business practices, and exploring your new internship location. You will learn from students who have participated in the internships in the past, and ask questions about travel, safety, tips, and more. You also get to meet the other students who will be interning in your host country.


Summer 2018 application will open in Septmeber and is due January 26th.

To learn more:

  • Attend an information session at Tippie
  • Search for "IES Internships" in the Study Abroad program search to learn about cost, dates, and the application process
  • Meet with an advisor in Study Abroad to start your application
  • Contact Stephanie Fountain, Tippie's Assistant Director of Global Internships
Barcelona Internship

Upcoming information sessions

All information sessions are in PBB S104

  • Thursday, September 7 at 1:30 p.m.
  • Tuesday, September 12 at 2 p.m.
  • Wednesday, September 20 at 1 p.m.
  • Thursday, September 28 at 11:30 a.m.
  • Tuesday, October 3 at 1:30 p.m.

Tippie Global Internship Scholarship

Participating in a Summer 2018 global internship? Tippie offers a Global Internship Scholarship that can be combined with additional Tippie, study abroad, and IES scholarships, including those listed above. The application will be available in Fall 2018.


Besides the new Tippie Global Internship Scholarship, there are many other scholarships available to make global internships possible. Here are some resources to get you started:

Apply for Tippie Scholarships