Duration, Dates & Deadlines
CIEE offers 8 or 12 week options beginning either May 17 or June 14. Deadlines to apply are April 1 (May start) or May 1 (June start).
The program cost is $1,450 (8 weeks) or $1,600 (12 weeks), which would be billed directly to the student and would not be charged through GW. Cost includes internship placement and other CIEE support and amenities (see below). Talk to your study abroad advisor about potential scholarship and financing opportunities.
Students typically work 25-30 hours per week, which equates to 200-240 total hours (8 week program) or 16-20 hours per week, which equates to 192-240 total hours (12 week program). Students must have a 2.5 GPA minimum in order to apply and must have completed at least their first academic year of college. However, there are no language prerequisites. CIEE will work to place you in an organization that best fits your academic, personal, and professional goals. The focus in placement will always be field of study over geographical destination.
Locations & Fields
CIEE partners with over 3,000 companies around the world for internship placements. These companies span over 16 different countries throughout Europe, Sub-Saharran Africa, Asia, Latin America, and North America. The fields available for potential internship placements include:
- Business Development & Sales
- Business Finance & Accounting
- Data Science & Data Analytics
- Digital Health
- IT & Computer Science
- Media, Film, & Photography
- Social Media
- Sustainability & Environment
Additional Support & Amenities
This program offers 6+ workshops, orientations, coaching sessions. Though this is a not-for-credit program, CIEE still offers extensive additional support to help students reflect on and make the most of their internship and global experience, albeit virtually. For more support, sign up for internship advising with CIEE.