Internships Abroad

We offer a variety of international internship programs across the globe. Often, students ask us what kinds of internships abroad are available. The answer is that Linguistic Horizons conducts a customized internship search and placement for each candidate! Additionally, we maintain a constantly growing database of existing relationships with partner host organizations. Below you will find a list of some, but not all, internships abroad that we offer.  Check back with us as this list is always changing. Don’t see what you’re looking for? Contact us to ask. 

Fields: 3D Printing, Accounting,  Administration/Managing in NGO Sector, Advertising, Agriculture, Agribusiness, Architecture, Art, Art History, Artificial Intelligence, Audiovisual, Botany, Business, Business Development, Drama, Civil Engineering, Communications, Computer Science, Design, Dietetics,  Early Education, Early Intervention/Stimulation for children with differing needs, Education, Engineering, English, Entrepreneurship, Film, Food Sustainability, Foreign language, French, German, Graphic Design, Healthcare, Higher Education Administration, History, Hospitality, Hotel Management, International Business, International Education, International Relations,  Italian, Journalism, Linguistics, Literature, Management Consulting, Marketing, Medicine, Museums, Music, Music Therapy, Non-profit Organizations, Nursing, Nutrition, Occupational Therapy, Photography, Physical Therapy, Physiotherapy, Portuguese,  Pre-Med, Psychology,  Psychology, Radio, Social Work, Social Services, Spanish, Speech Therapy, Tourism, Videography, and more!

A Coruña
A Coruña, Spain!

Internships Abroad in La Coruña, Spain

Program(s): Summer Internships in Spain or Semester/Academic Year Study & Intern in Spain

    • Host Organization: A non-profit organization dedicated to supporting immigrant families at risk for social exclusion.
    • Role(s): Responsibilities may vary. For example: tutoring children and or adults in English, Mathematics, Spanish and Literacy. Helping run summertime or after school activities for the children. Assisting with the weekly food donation program, helping with pro-bono professional services i.e. legal immigration support, counseling, and career services.
  • Relevant Majors: Social Work, Psychology, Education, Law, English, Spanish, French, Human Resources
  • Duration: Summer: 5 or 10 weeks,  or 1 semester, or 1 academic year

    • Host Organization: Veterinary clinics 
    • Role(s): Observing and assisting with veterinary care (may include surgery, physical therapy, wound dressing, helping with the shop, radiology, ultrasound, etc.)
  • Relevant Majors: Animal Sciences, Veterinary, Animal Studies
  • Duration: Summer: 5 or 10 weeks,  or 1 semester, or 1 academic year

    • Host Organization: Private English Language School
    • Role(s): Teaching English, assistant teaching, administration
  • Relevant Majors: English, ESL, TEFL, Education
  • Duration: Summer: 5 or 10 weeks,  or 1 semester, or 1 academic year

    • Host Organization: Research groups in the Health Sciences at a public Spanish university
    • Role(s): Conducting research, potentially assisting with translations, role may vary by group and intern’s interests.
  • Relevant Majors: Psychology, Health Sciences, Pre-med, Neuroscience, Occupational Therapy, Public Health, Medicine, Biology, Neuroscience
  • Duration: Summer: 5 or 10 weeks,  or 1 semester, or 1 academic year

    • Host Organization: Non-profit organization dedicated to treating patients with Alzheimer’s and Dementia and supporting their families. 
    • Role(s): Assisting with therapeutic care of patients dealing with Alzheimer’s or dementia, conduct neuropyschological assessments, social work, etc.
  • Relevant Majors: Psychology, Health Sciences, Pre-med, Neuroscience, Occupational Therapy, Public Health, Medicine, Biology, Neuroscience, Social Work, Nursing
  • Duration: Summer: 5 or 10 weeks,  or 1 semester, or 1 academic year

    • Host Organization: Physical Therapy Clinics
    • Role(s): Patient care, physical therapy treatments, experience in specialty areas (sports, orthopedics, geriatrics, rheumatology, postural problems, trauma, bio-mechanical problems etc.), treatment planning, outpatient care, inpatient care, etc.
  • Relevant Majors: Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Exercise Science,  Kiniesiology, Athletic Training, Health Sciences
  • Duration: Summer: 5 or 10 weeks,  or 1 semester, or 1 academic year

    • Host Organization: Museums (Science, Art, Literature, History, etc.)
    • Role(s): Role may vary based on student’s interests and museum’s needs. Research projects and assisting with museum expos and guided visits are likely. 
  • Relevant Majors: Museum Studies, Literature, Art, Art History, History, Sciences, Spanish, Liberal Studies
  • Duration: Summer: 5 or 10 weeks,  or 1 semester, or 1 academic year

    • Host Organization: Educational Psychology Research group at a the Psychology department of a public Spanish University
    • Role(s): The research projects of the group vary. At present, they are working on a research project related to scholastic responsibilities. Role is likely to include translations, research and statistical analysis should the candidate have skills in this area. 
  • Relevant Majors: Statistics, Education, Psychology, Translation, Spanish
  • Duration: Summer: 5 or 10 weeks,  or 1 semester, or 1 academic year

    • Host Organization: Multi-national management consulting firm
    • Role(s): The role may vary. Examples include: management consulting, marketing, sustainable accounting, market research, market analysis, competitor analysis, business development, and engineering
  • Relevant Majors: Business, Business Administration, Marketing, International Business, Engineering, Communications, Public Relations
  • Duration: Summer: 5 or 10 weeks,  or 1 semester, or 1 academic year

    • Host Organization: Multi-national Environmental Consultancy with in-house laboratory
    • Role(s): The role may vary based on student’s profile and organization’s needs at the time. Examples: marine analysis, laboratory work, surveying, field studies, waste management, water testing, etc.
  • Relevant Majors: Environmental Studies, Chemistry, Oceanography, Geology, Earth Sciences, Marine Studies
  • Duration: Summer: 5 or 10 weeks,  or 1 semester, or 1 academic year

    • Host Organization: European chain of hotels
    • Role(s): Assisting with hotel reception support
  • Relevant Majors: Hospitality, Tourism Management, Business, Public Relations, Spanish
  • Duration: Summer: 5 or 10 weeks,  or 1 semester, or 1 academic year

    • Host Organization: Surfing school – small business with 3 locations in the Galicia region
    • Role(s): Role may vary by student’s interests and surf school’s needs at the time. Assisting with surf school administration, marketing, event planning and management, student supervision, helping with logistics of running courses and events, assist with the summer English and Surf camps, etc. 
  • Relevant Majors: Education, Sports, Business, Marketing, Entrepreneurship, Event Planning, Public Relations, Communications
  • Duration: Summer: 5 or 10 weeks,  or 1 semester, or 1 academic year

    • Host Organization: Engineering & Biotechnology firm, small business with offices in Spain and Portugal
    • Role(s): Role may vary by student’s interests and firm’s needs. For example: an engineering student might help with research microalgae production, help with equipment design using modeling software, help with transversal engineering tasks including drafting. 
  • Relevant Majors: Biology, Biotechnology, Engineering
  • Duration: Summer: 5 or 10 weeks,  or 1 semester, or 1 academic year

    • Host Organization: Radio Station
    • Role(s): Gain experience in press conferences, radio broadcasting, street surveys and more tasks relevant to radio broadcasting.
  • Relevant Majors: Broadcasting, Journalism, Spanish, Public Relations, Communications
  • Duration: Summer: 5 or 10 weeks,  or 1 semester, or 1 academic year

    • Host Organization: Public Spanish University
    • Role(s): Assist in the international relations office of a public Spanish university
  • Relevant Majors: Higher Education, Public Affairs, International Relations, Public Relations
  • Duration: Summer: 5 or 10 weeks,  or 1 semester, or 1 academic year

Machu Picchu
Interns at Machu Picchu!

Internships Abroad in Urubamba, Sacred Valley of the Incas, Cusco, Peru

Program: Internships in Peru

Duration of stay for all internships in Peru may be for as little as 2 weeks or up to 6 months.

  • Host Organization: A tourism travel agency
  • Mentor(s): An Entrepreneur, Hiking Guide(s) and Tour Operator
  • Role(s): Assisting with translation before and/or during hikes and tours, assisting with website development, marketing strategy, social media efforts, etc.
  • Relevant Majors: Entrepreneurship, Hospitality, Tourism, Exercise Science, Business, Spanish, Marketing, International Business, Athletic Training

  • Host Organization: An organic mushroom farm
  • Mentor(s): A business entrepreneur, a biologist and an engineer
  • Role(s): assisting with cultivation of organic mushroom, assisting the biologist in the lab and/or helping with business development activities.
  • Relevant Majors: Biology, Botany, Agriculture, Business, Agribusiness, Food Sustainability, Environmental Studies

  • Host Organization: Andean Plant-based Medicine Clinic
  • Mentor(s): an Andean plant-based medicine practitioner and nursing staff
  • Role(s): Patient treatment observation and assistance, use of plant-based topical medicine made in house, learn about traditional Andean medicine practices. The nursing staff has been trained according to modern western medicine; however, the clinic practices traditional medicine only incorporating some modern medicine techniques i.e. IVs when necessary. 
  • Relevant Majors: Alternative Medicine, Biology, Botany, Medicine, Pre-med, Nursing, Physical Therapy

  • Host Organization: An innovative builder, creating unique structures unlike any other.
  • Role(s): Assist with innovative designs including interior design and architectural designs
  • Relevant Majors: Architecture, Civil Engineering, Interior Design

  • Host Organization: An non-profit organization dedicated to providing educational and other therapeutic services to local children with special needs. 
  • Role(s): To vary according to the interns’ capabilities and field of study.
  • Relevant Majors: Psychology, Pre-Med, Medicine, Education, Speech Therapy, Speech/Drama/Music therapy, Early Intervention/Stimulation for children with differing needs, Early Education, Social Services, Social Work, Administration/Managing in NGO Sector

Read about additional options in Peru here.


Ani Ghazarosian
Ani in the UK!

Internships Abroad in the United Kingdom

Program: Europe Internships

    • Host Organization: Public Relations, Marketing and Event Management firm in the music industry
    • City: London 
    • Role(s): Public relations intern working on creative PR campaigns across the classical music and cultural industries, build working relationships with press to generate media coverage for our clients. Through assisting all account managers in an array of different tasks, the intern will acquire the core skills and abilities of a publicist.  
  • Relevant Majors: Marketing, Business Administration, Public Relations, Music, Journalism, Fine Arts, Sound Design
  • Duration: 2-3 months

    • Host Organization: Corporate & Promotional Video Production Company
    • City: London 
    • Role(s): Edit & Production Assisting – Role will include basic editing and prep for editing of projects in regard to post production. Production assisting will be setting up shoots and logistics associated with shoots and productions.
  • Relevant Majors: Film, Production, Film Studies, Videography
  • Duration: 1-6 months

    • Host Organization: International Education Program Provider
    • City: London 
    • Role(s): Role may vary based on candidate and needs at the time of the internship
  • Relevant Majors: International Education, Education, Travel, Business
  • Duration: 1-6 months

    • Host Organization: Marketing firm
    • City: London
    • Role(s): Sales, Marketing & Business Development Intern – creating marketing collateral, sales, market and industry research, business development activities, creating value propositions
  • Relevant Majors: Marketing, Business Administration, Finance, International Business, Communications, Graphic Design
  • Duration: Prefer 13+ weeks full time. 8-10 weeks and part time possible.
  • Requirement: Must be from the EAA to qualify.

  • Host Organization: An international 3D printing company offering a platform for sharing 3D printable objects worldwide.
  • City: London
  • Role(s): Mechanical, Electronics, Mechatronics Engineering Intern. This is a unique opportunity to work on a large range of 3D Printers and help with testing new machines. You need outstanding engineering skills, strong focus, team spirit and a passion for new technology.
  • Relevant Majors: Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering
  • Duration: 3-6 months

  • Host Organization: An international 3D printing company offering a platform for sharing 3D printable objects worldwide.
  • City: London
  • Role(s): Business Development Intern.  This may include: Sales, Customer Service, Marketing and Business Development. You must be open minded and interested in innovation and the 3D printing space.
  • Relevant Majors: Business, Marketing, Information Technology
  • Duration: 3-6 months

  • Host Organization: An international 3D printing company offering a platform for sharing 3D printable objects worldwide.
  • City: London
  • Role(s): Digital Marketing Intern. You must be open minded, creative and interested in innovation and the 3D printing space.
  • Relevant Majors: Graphic Design, Communications, Business, Marketing, Information Technology
  • Duration: 3-6 months

  • Host Organization: Registered Nutritional Therapist with a significant online presence
  • City: Bristol
  • Mentor(s): A Marketing Strategist and Journalist, Registered Nutritional Therapist, a Naturopath 
  • Role(s): Assisting with the social media marketing strategy, writing blog posts, helping find PR and media opportunities. Must have a strong work ethic. 
  • Relevant Majors: Marketing, Journalism, Communications, Public Relations, Media Studies
  • Duration: Flexible

  • Host Organization: Registered Nutritional Therapist with a significant online presence
  • City: Bristol
  • Mentor(s): A Registered Nutritional Therapist and a Naturopath 
  • Role(s): Helping develop diet plans, assisting with nutrition consultation services, holistic health research, help writing healthy recipes. Must have a strong work ethic. 
  • Relevant Majors: Dietetics, Nutrition, Nutritional Therapy, Naturopathy, Health Sciences
  • Duration: Flexible

    • Host Organization: Multi-national management consulting firm
    • City: London
    • Role(s): The role may vary. Examples include: management consulting, marketing, sustainable accounting, market research, market analysis, competitor analysis, business development, and engineering
  • Relevant Majors: Business, Business Administration, Marketing, International Business, Engineering, Communications, Public Relations
  • Duration: 6 weeks-6 months

Kiran in France
Kiran in France

Internships Abroad in France

Program: Europe Internships

In order to qualify to legally intern in France, you must be a currently enrolled university (undergraduate or graduate) student.

  • Host Organization: Architecture Firm
  • City: Paris
  • Mentor(s): An architect
  • Role(s): Architectural 
  • Relevant Majors: Architecture
  • Duration: 1-2 months

    • Host Organization: European chain of hotels
    • Cities: Various
    • Role(s): Assisting with hotel reception support
  • Relevant Majors: Hospitality, Tourism Management, Business, Public Relations, French
  • Duration: 1-2 months

    • Host Organization: Medical Technology company aimed at providing wellness management solutions for individuals
    • City: Paris
    • Role(s): Role may vary by candidate and needs of company at the time of the internship. For example: assisting with the marketing and communication aspects of a new product launch working with the project manager.
  • Relevant Majors: Business Marketing, Public Health, Communications, Project Management, International Business
  • Duration: 1-2 months

    • Host Organization: Private bilingual elementary school
    • City: Annecy-le-Vieux
    • Role(s): Assistant teaching, supervision of children, helping in the classroom, bilingual education in French and English, assistance with summer camp if in July/August
  • Relevant Majors: English, French, Education, ESL
  • Duration: 1-2 months

    • Host Organization: Private French language school
    • City: Morzine, in the Alps
    • Role(s): Assistant teaching, helping in the classroom, teaching French, assistance with the coordination of summer camps
  • Relevant Majors: French, Education
  • Duration: 1-2 months * – July and August preferred.

    • Host Organization: Private bilingual primary and secondary school
    • City: Luynes Aix-en-Provence
    • Role(s): Assistant teaching, helping in the classroom, bilingual education in French and English, teaching English as a second language
  • Relevant Majors: English, French, Education, ESL
  • Duration: 1-2 months

    • Host Organization: Multi-national management consulting firm
    • City: Paris
    • Role(s): The role may vary. Examples include: management consulting, marketing, sustainable accounting, market research, market analysis, competitor analysis, business development, and engineering
  • Relevant Majors: Business, Business Administration, Marketing, International Business, Engineering, Communications, Public Relations
  • Duration: 6 weeks-2 months

Porto, Portugal
Porto, Portugal

Internships Abroad in Portugal

Program: Europe Internships

    • Host Organization: European chain of hotels
    • Cities: Lisbon
    • Role(s): Assisting with hotel reception support
  • Relevant Majors: Hospitality, Tourism Management, Business, Public Relations, Portuguese
  • Duration: 1-3 months

    • Host Organization: Engineering & Biotechnology firm, small business with offices in Spain and Portugal
    • City: Viana do Costelo 
    • Role(s): Role may vary by student’s interests and firm’s needs. For example: an engineering student might help with research microalgae production, help with equipment design using modeling software, help with transversal engineering tasks including drafting. 
  • Relevant Majors: Biology, Biotechnology, Engineering
  • Duration: 1-3 months

Bella Roma!
Bella Roma!

Internships Abroad in Italy

Program: Europe Internships

    • Host Organization: European chain of hotels
    • Cities: Milan or Torino
    • Role(s): Assisting with hotel reception support
  • Relevant Majors: Hospitality, Tourism Management, Business, Public Relations, Portuguese
  • Duration: 1-3 months

  • Host Organization: Cultural Organization
  • Cities: Venice
  • Role(s): Internship for those with background in art or architecture related disciplines, or an interest in the organization of cultural projects as well as set-up and handling of exhibitions.  As our intern, you will have your own tasks and responsibilities, depending on your field of studies or interests. You will be involved in all aspects related to our large-scale exhibitions, communication with the visitors, supporting our organizational team and participation in educational activities.
  • Relevant Majors: Art, Culture, Humanities, Art History, Visual Arts, Performing Arts, Italian, Curatorial Studies, Cultural Studies, Art Business, Humanities and Social Sciences, Business, Marketing, Design, Graphic Design, Architecture, Theater, Dance, Cinema Studies
  • Duration: 1-3 months * EAA citizens may stay up to 6 months.

Berlin
Berlin!

Internships Abroad in Germany

Program: Europe Internships

    • Host Organization: An art gallery hosting events in Berlin
    • Cities: Berlin
    • Role(s): Event promotion and management, social media marketing, art and design
  • Relevant Majors: Hospitality, Art Business, Public Relations, Art, Social Media, Design
  • Duration: 1-3 months

    • Host Organization: Occupational Therapy clinic specializing in hand therapy
    • Cities: Berlin
    • Role(s): Observation of occupational therapist 
  • Relevant Majors: Occupational Therapy
  • Duration: 1-3 months* German skills required for a longer duration

    • Host Organization: Physical Therapy Clinics, some specializing in Neurology
    • Cities: Mannheim or Heidelberg
    • Role(s): Observation of physical therapy treatments
  • Relevant Majors: Physical Therapy, Exercise Science, Neurology
  • Duration: 1-3 months

    • Host Organization: A start-up company in Artificial Intelligence
    • Cities: Stuttgart
    • Role(s): Marketing
  • Relevant Majors: Business, Marketing, International Business, Communications
  • Duration: 3+ months

    • Host Organization: Human Genetics department at a university 
    • City: Bonn
    • Role(s): Human genetics scientific research
  • Relevant Majors: Human Genetics, Genetics, Pre-med, Health
  • Duration: 1-3 months

    • Host Organization: Non-profit volunteer organization
    • City: Berlin
    • Role(s): Roles available vary: project management, social media, non-profit work, public relations, website optimization, volunteer management. Support social initiatives to support refugees in social integration. 
  • Relevant Majors: Social Work, Non-profit, Social Entrepreneurship, Software Development, Political Science, Economics, Journalism, Marketing, Public Relations, Coomunications
  • Duration: 1-3 months

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