SMU Virtual Abroad Internships are available to differents locations in a variety of business segments.

Looking for an exciting abroad opportunity this summer? SMU Abroad’s virtual Internship program combines an online 3-credit-course with an internship placement through our partners across global cities. each student’s placement connects them to their interests and career goals. Learn to excel in a global environment with international colleagues and gain remote professional networking and social skills. Open to all majors!

Experience in a Global Environment

Gain international work experience and develop global professional competencies through virtual abroad internships. In a world becoming more reliant on connecting, collaborating, and performing virtually, these remote internships educate, enable and empower you to develop skills today that will prepare you for employers’ needs of tomorrow. 

Learn to work and excel in a global environment with international colleagues and student peers from across the US, gain remote professional networking and social skills, and learn how to communicate and operate in an international context. Plus benefit from the 3-credit Global Internship Course. The course focuses on building personal and professional development skills alongside other internship students delivered by dynamic academic coaches in a collaborative environment.

SMU Abroad is partnering with IAU and CAPA, education abroad organizations, who have expertise in experiential-based learning. These partners work with each student to find a placement that directly connects them to their interests and career goals. These well-established and highly respected internship programs have hundreds of remote intern abroad positions available for summer 2021 through their extensive networks of placement sites across the globe. 

Placements are available in a range of fields and industries, including:

Advertising & PR | Business | Communications | Data Analytics | Community Management | Digital Management & Data Creation |  Digital Marketing | Education | Finance | Fundraising & Philanthropy | Game Design & Development | Graphic Design | Healthcare & Life Sciences | Human Resources | Interior Design | International Sales |  IT & Computer Systems | Marketing & Communications | Social Media/Digital Communication | Sports Management | Translation Video Editing & Animation | Web Design & Animation

Placements may vary by location. 

Internship placements are offered in English. Students may request placements in other languages. 

Application deadline is March 1, 2021. No late applications will be accepted.

Program dates vary upon internship. Tuition cost is $4,560.

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