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Internships Abroad

An internship abroad isn’t just an internship. It’s an opportunity to experience work cultures abroad, improve your foreign language skills and build a global network to support your professional growth all while strengthening your resume.

Why Intern Abroad?

There are too many reasons to count, but here are a few of the most important:

  • Gain a competitive edge in the job market
  • Grow your professional network globally
  • Earn credit toward your degree
  • Experience your career field in another country
  • Learn a foreign language
  • Develop your transferable skills, like intercultural agility, adaptability and resilience
  • Tailor your internship experience to your academic and professional goals

Make Your Resume Go Places


Freeman Scholars

Learn about Freeman Scholars, a prestigious award that provides generous funding to undergraduate and graduate students who intern in East and Southeast Asia.

Global Professional Training

Global Professional Training (GPT) prepares UT students for international working and living environments and equips them with an international network for their future professional pursuits. Expert panels, group discussions and keynote addresses give participants professional development opportunities, cultural immersion and a network of internationally-minded peers.