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A Virtual Global Internship advances your unique skill set and makes your resume stand out in a competitive global job market. Now more than ever, it is critical to enhance your cross-cultural skills and virtual communication skills for the global job market. Engage in an intercultural and professional development experience by doing a virtual international internship.

  • Grow your global network
  • Gain real-life project experience
  • Stand out from your peers

One simple programme fee whether you go for an 8 week or 12 week option


  • Guaranteed virtual placement or your money back


  • Take advantage of resume help and interviewing skills based on local business culture
  • Explore the professional working world and grow your skillset without traveling
  • Participate in coaching sessions and online workshops that will help you make the most of your internship
  • Receive a course completion certificate summarizing acquired skills and internship benefits to enhance your resume

This program contains 200-240 internship hours in total. That breaks down to 25-30 hours/week. This is a great option for students whom wish to have an intensive professional development experience which is nearly full-time in nature.


This program contains 200-240 internship hours in total. That breaks down to 16-20 hours/week. This is a great option for students whom may also be taking courses in the semester and want to have a part-time internship experience.


Virtual workshops compliment the internship experience by offerring different perspectives on professional development and the changing world of work. Workshops will be facilitated by CIEE Staff and global experts during the internship period. Workshops are coordinated for each program duration, so speakers and topics are subject to change. Explore our previous workshop offerings below.



Best Practices for Remote Internships
Stephen has served in senior product, P&L, and digital roles for some of the largest financial services firms in the US, Europe, and Asia including positions running consumer, investment, and insurance businesses at Wells Fargo, Lloyds Banking Group, and HSBC. He also has entrepreneurial experience with multiple startups stretching back to San Francisco and the first Internet boom in the late 90s. Since leaving banking Stephen co-founded and is currently CEO of an early-stage venture in the children’s book industry operating completely virtually across three cities and two continents. Stephen holds an MBA from Harvard Business School and a BA in History from the University of Virginia.



Building an Entrepreneurial Mindset
Throughout his professional life, Gosbert has focused on supporting, building, and investing in mission-driven businesses in the energy, education, and future mobility sectors. Before he became Exeter Velocities Ecosystem Manager and workshop instructor at CIEE, he was a director at The Africa Technology Business Network (AFTBN), a global network focused on driving innovation-led growth and impact in Africa. Get ready to soak up his insider knowledge of how to develop and use an entrepreneurial mindset for the internship, university and life.



How to work and live sustainably and impactfully
After receiving a PhD in Philosophie from the University of Cambridge, UK, Eloisa worked in different venture capital companies before starting her own business Terrax, with the goal to enable efficiency among food suppliers, support sustainability and reduce food waste. In her workshop, Eloisa will highlight the responsibility of business leaders to ensure they are not harming people or planet whilst pursuing audacious goals.



How to use cutting edge technologies of AI & Blockchain
A man of many skills and passions, Vinny is our digital advertising and blockchain and Artificial Intelligence consultant. He is founder and CEO of Crypto Academy which provides training courses on investing in the crypto market safely and wisely. He also consults for business on blockchain technology and has developed a very fun way of explaining what these new technologies are all about and how to use them!



Communication Skills: Storytelling
A specialist in private sector development and entrepreneurship training, Matt knows how important presentation and communication skills are to sell an idea, to pitch an application or to draw the attention of decision makers. He has been mentoring students and startups with Microsoft Ventures Accelerator, Startupbootcamp FinTech, and Oxford University, and is also a regular conference speaker. Matt developed online courses and training for the London School of Economics and the University of London and is an experienced virtual workshops facilitator.

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