Summer internships 2020. Watch the benefits in 90 seconds
Summer 2o2o internships are an excellent way to set yourself apart from your peers, and begin building a strong foundation for professional success. For students and recent graduates, internships are a great opportunity for growth, and summer is an ideal time to pursue one.
As an international intern, you’ll join a diverse community of young professionals from around the world. No matter which destination you choose, interns live, travel and explore together. You’ll have the incredible experience of being immersed in a new culture and country, all alongside a group of like-minded people, who will undoubtedly become close friends. Of course, our local team is there to support you every step of the way, from visa applications and airport pickup to local tips and travel ideas.
The end of classes means you can set your sights on both personal and professional development outside of the classroom. The chance to apply your skills and knowledge in a professional setting before starting your first job is a unique one.
An internship abroad ensures you are able to take advantage of a critical time in your career while still traveling and exploring the world. Not only do interns develop additional insight on their fields, they come away with the connections and references that are so crucial in today’s job market.
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Destinations for summer 2020 internships
Spend summer 2020 interning in New York, Toronto or Los Angeles, and discover why these cities are world-renowned destinations. As global hubs for business, entertainment and culture, they are home to many of the top organizations and professionals from every corner of the planet.
For those looking to immerse themselves in the Spanish language or gain insight into emerging markets, South America is a key destination. Summer 2020 internships in Colombia or Chile are truly unique opportunities to grow professionally in one of the world’s fastest growing economies while exploring all that a new culture has to offer.
Summer 2020 internships in Europe are the perfect way to gain experience in a competitive international environment. Whether you’re looking to be immersed in a new language or simply want to gain a new perspective, summer internships are a great opportunity to get ahead professionally. Spend a few months living in Spain, Ireland or England, and you’ll come away with new skills, connections and professional prospects.
In 2020, Asian economies are predicted to become larger than that of the rest of the world combined. This impressive projection means that the summer of 2020 is the perfect time to pursue an internship in this fast-growing region. For those looking to pursue an international career, learn a critical language or learn about business, summer internships in Asia couldn’t be more perfect.
Australia has long been a top destination for interns, international students and business professionals alike. The city of Melbourne is a truly ideal place to launch a career and expand your professional horizons. From its warm and welcoming culture to its world class art and music scene, Melbourne is the perfect place to spend a few months traveling, exploring and learning from the top experts in your field.
Can’t decide which destination would be best? Keep in mind that you can pursue multiple programs. Interns receive a 10% alumni discount when they are accepted to more than one program. Schedule an interview to speak with an international admissions officer about which destinations are right for you!
Why do a summer internship in 2020?
Many top organizations and businesses take on interns during summers only, making it a great time to make exclusive connections and contacts. Some summer interns are able to gain academic credit for their time abroad, or are offered further opportunities when their internship ends. Of course, all interns gain the hands-on experience needed to make a CV stand out, and professional guidance to prepare them for the next steps.
Summer internships are some of the most competitive to obtain for the year, due to the larger applicant pool. If you’re applying to intern abroad, the stakes become even higher, as do the rewards.