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Posted June 11, 2016 by

10 summer internship opportunities for 2016

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Do you imagine yourself with your own business or want to improve your skills? The best way to become a shark in any industry or business is to gain experience through a summer internship with top world companies and organizations.

Internships in Europe or USA’s top companies can help you to get skills you never had before. After the program, you will return to your home country with a backpack full of knowledge and skills. In this article, we’ve collected a list of 10 summer internship opportunities in the U.S. and abroad for 2016-2017 that may catch your interest.

U.S. Embassy in London and Paris – Internship in International Relations

Generally, U.S. Embassy’s Internship in IR is an unpaid program. Nevertheless, they offer a Pamela Harriman Foreign Service Fellowship for students majoring in international affairs. This fellowship provides a $5000 grant to one intern at each U.S. embassy abroad. Start with interning at the U.S. Department of State, and you will have a chance to land the Fellowship. But don’t be upset if you didn’t get the grant; interning at the Embassy could give you a perfect ability to start your international career and gain positive experience in your field. This is not just an ability to work at the embassy; it’s a chance to become a part of something really important.

The World Bank – Internships in Economics, Finance, and other related fields

This summer internship program provides learning and first-hand experience to students and junior career professionals. Interns generally admit significant improvement of their skills and gain positive experience while working in a diverse environment. To be eligible, you must have an undergraduate degree and major in one of the following fields: economics, finance, education, social studies, or agriculture. Professional experience and fluency in foreign languages will be advantageous for your application. The Bank pays salaries to all interns and provides an allowance to travel expenses (on the individual basis). Located in Washington, D.C., the World Bank offers a training of four weeks minimum in duration.

KONE – internships in IT, Engineering, Business and Law

KONE is the global leader in the elevator and escalator industry and well-known for its solutions for modernization and maintenance of urban buildings. KONE offers various traineeships and internships in its units around the globe and can be an excellent starting point for entry-level professionals. The company looks for cooperation with senior students and gives the opportunity to write thesis assignments together with KONE’s professional mentors. This cooperation will complement your theoretical education and provide you with valuable industry insights.

Goldman Sachs – Internship in Financial Markets

Goldman Sachs provides you with an internship as a summer internship analyst. You can participate and intern almost everywhere you like as their offices are located all across the Europe, Asia, Australia and Africa. Despite that the program has no specific or strict requirements, any academic achievements would be advantageous for you. Interning in Goldman Sachs, you have a chance to get a full-time job position after you finish your summer internship.

H&M – internships in Business, Engineering

For those who love fashion, you may like this internship program. H&M offers an internship at their headquarters in Sweden. Participation can be a bit competitive, and you have to submit your application a year before you plan to intern. But imagine six weeks living abroad and working at one of the most successful companies in the modern world. That’s worth the effort, right?

Projects Abroad– Internship in Journalism

If you are looking for non-paid, but ultra useful, challenging yet really rewarding experience, you should try to participate at a Projects Abroad. This company offers two types of an internships: a Print journalism and a Broadcast placement. A Print journalism provides you with a job at a certain newspaper or magazine of a local community while a Broadcast placement will provide you with a job on the TV or a radio station. Together with hands-on industry experience, you get the opportunity to intern and travel the world – Projects Abroad has its offices in many countries, including Argentina, China, India, Jamaica, and Romania.

KPMG – Internship in Finance

This company looks for interns interested in finance and economics. The KPMG provides work with audit, advisory, and taxes in diverse spheres of business. The biggest advantage of this summer internship is that the corporation will cover all expenses of an intern, including flights and medical insurance. KPMG can become a perfect starting point for financial enthusiasts.

IAESTE – internships in technical fields

IAESTE is a worldwide company with many internship programs in engineering, computer sciences, architecture, and other technical fields. These internships are hosted in more than 80 countries around the world. There are no special requirements for candidates. However, if you know the local language, it will be much easier to adjust in a new environment. IAESTE internship gives its participants an opportunity to obtain new skills, get practical experience, and establish a vast network of potential partners.

Deloitte – Internship in Business

With Deloitte, you can intern in Brazil, China, Spain, Sweden, or Turkey. The internship opportunities are open to both freshman and senior students. Together with Deloitte professionals, all interns will explore peculiarities of the modern workplace and global markets and foster business relationships with leading experts in the industry. Note that prior to going abroad, the company will ask you attend a special two-weeks training session in your home country.

Gap Medics Ltd – internship in Medicine and Dental fields

It’s not a paid summer internship, but it is a unique opportunity to gain perfect experience. This is a big international company that provides students of medicine and dental majors with an opportunity to improve their critical and soft skills while travelling in one of the most beautiful parts of our world. You can become an intern in Croatia, Poland, and Thailand or in the Caribbean. The Gap Medics Ltd offers programs in Spanish and English that enables more students to have practice in their field. Also, during the internship, you will be able to address all your issues or questions to company’s support team that operates 24/7.

Hope this information will help you find a perfect internship for the summer. The business world has many opportunities for you to improve your skills and intern abroad during the summer; just believe in yourself.

Emma Rundle, guest writer

Emma Rundle, guest writer

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Emma Rundle is a student, blogger and freelance writer for Eduzaurus. In Emma’s opinion, one of the primary goals in life is helping people, especially students.

Posted March 31, 2014 by

Internship Finder, Don’t Allow Your Credit to Hinder Your Job Search

As an internship finder, you have the opportunity to gain work experience in a particular field that can benefit your job search.  However, if you have bad credit it might affect your ability to land a job.  Learn how to improve your credit in the following post so that it does not hinder your job search.

Featured: Not Featured This is a post by Anna Hicks. It’s a catch-22: to take on an unpaid internship, you often have to go into debt or rack up money on your credit cards. However, if you don’t manage your credit properly, you could prevent yourself from turning that internship into a full

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Posted January 30, 2014 by

Want to Hire Interns to Fill Jobs for College Students? What Employers Should Consider

Employers, before you hire interns to fill some jobs for college students, the following post has some advice to consider.

Featured: Not Featured Over the past five years, we’ve obviously seen a huge spike in the number of bloggers, youtube personalities, fashion bloggers, etc. The question often arises from business owners; I have a blog or an online platform. I want to grow. Can I hire interns and have them write? The answer is a bit more complicated

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Posted January 17, 2014 by

Internships That Will Help You Begin Your Career

Green internship road sign with arrow pointing up

Green internship road sign with arrow pointing up. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

As John Challenger pointed out in a previous post, Job Seekers Increasingly Optimistic About Job Market, the available career prospects are really looking up. While people are convinced that new careers are just around the corner, we still have to face the fact that 36 percent of the people interviewed for the 2014 study mentioned in that post had been unemployed for at least a year. This means that, even though the job market is getting stronger, the competition for jobs is still going to be fierce. (more…)

Posted November 22, 2013 by

How to start a career in Internet Marketing?

Saurabh Tyagi

Saurabh Tyagi

In recent years, the data-driven online marketing industry has acquired an explosive growth. In the US alone the industry stands at about $62billion (October 2013) as per a recent study published by the Direct Marketing Association. The survey has revealed one thing very clearly; a career in internet marketing is going to be one of the hottest choices for the future.

Online marketing is becoming exponentially important for every business now. As per the March 2013 data of International Telecommunication Union, the number of internet users is 2,749 millions, which means 38.8% of the total world population is now connected through and to the web. This statistic reveals the huge potential that internet marketing holds. Thus any business that employs online marketing tactics to promote his or her business has the ability to reach an audience as big as 38.85 of the world’s population. Currently the average brand visibility of a product is far lesser. Here comes the role of skilled professionals who don the hat of an Internet Marketer or Digital Marketer to make such impossibility a reality. If you possess the ability to persevere and an unquenchable thirst to learn, find yourself a career in this field. (more…)

Posted September 09, 2013 by

Unpaid Internship Finder, Your Work is Done. What You Should Take from Your Experience

Who says there is no value from an unpaid internship?  Since you were an internship finder, and now your experience is over, there are some things to take with you into the job search, according to the following post.

Completing an internship is something to rejoice over. As an intern, you were probably immediately asked to juggle multiple projects and tasks while having to quickly shuffle your feet to learn and understand the ins and outs of the company. After patting yourself on the back for surviving your internship and eating

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Posted July 24, 2013 by

Hey Internship Finder, Don’t Forget to Budget

While many students may be looking forward to their internship experiences, they should consider how to manage their expenses.  The following post has tips if you’re an internship finder who needs to plan a budget.

Featured: Featured The countdown is on. Students from all over the world will migrate to large metropolitan areas over the next few weeks to start their dream internships. Some of these are going to be paid internships, while others, unpaid. Regardless of the pay, they all have one thing in common: the need

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Posted July 16, 2013 by

Jobs for College Students – Managing Your Fall Internship and Part-time Employment

Will you be trying to take on multiple jobs for college students this fall, such as an internship and a part-time job?  If so, the following post has tips for managing the internship side of your responsibilities.

Featured: Featured You just landed a fall internship in Fashion PR — you are clearly on top of your game! The agency wants you to come in a few days per week and you aren’t sure exactly which days to devote to your internship. Here are a few factors to consider

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Posted June 18, 2013 by

Class of 2013: Paid Interns Outpace Unpaid Peers in Job Offers, Salaries

Among 2013 graduates who had applied for a job, those who took part in paid internships enjoyed a distinct advantage over their peers who undertook an unpaid experience or who didn’t do an internship, according to results of a survey of college students by the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE). (more…)

Posted June 17, 2013 by

Internships: A Career Move for You?

Diksha Singh

Diksha Singh

With MBA colleges and engineering colleges, internships form an important aspect in the career of a student. No matter what anyone says, it is important to go through the phase of internship if you want to establish yourself in an enticing career in future. However, it is not easy to find reputed companies for internships. It involves a lot of research on your part and some MBA and engineering colleges have dedicated communities to help students. (more…)