Education Abroad, U.Va.

Education Abroad

A Division of the International Studies Office


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Monday, December 17, 2018


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Summer 2019 UVA Global Independent Internships!


WHAT: UVA Global Internships draws upon UVA’s ever-expanding global network to establish GIO Independent Internship opportunities in diverse fields and 15+ countries for students across the University.


HOW: To see the full list of opportunities, read details about each unique position, and apply, log into Handshake and search “uva global internships.”


AFFORDING AN INTERSHIP ABROAD: Apply for a GIO Summer Travel Grant (due January 1st), understand costs, consider the value of an international internship, and explore additional funding avenues.


A sample of available positions for Summer 2019:


Have your understandings of health expand by working with an NGO that deals with pressing issues related to the depletion of groundwater, water quality, poor sanitation coverage, management of solid and liquid waste, fast urbanization, and emerging issues due to climate change. Apply to the WASH Institute, Handshake posting #2093995.



A range of social science-based research opportunities are available at HoGent University. Engage in research about:



How can a business educate the public about air pollution and provide affordable means to mitigate its effects? Intern with this social enterprise in India to learn about their approach, Handshake postings #2098465#2098391



Initiate a technical project at a social enterprise that is pioneering a comprehensive, sustainable approach to managing food waste and production in Peru. Apply to Sinba (short for sin basura, "without waste”), Handshake posting #2145741.



Are you graduating and looking to get your foot in the door at one of the world’s premier investment banks? Intern at Houlihan Lokey’s Dubai office, Handshake posting #2132680.



Eager to gain understanding of women’s economic empowerment and rural development through the prism of social entrepreneurship? Apply to work with Mrida, Handshake posting #2093902.



Gain an invaluable perspective on education policy and practice by working at the headquarters of Peru’s Teach for All-affiliate organization. Apply to Enseña Perú, Handshake posting #2094150



Are you passionate about sports, entertainment, and business? Intern at a start-up that aims to be the “Netflix of Latin American Sports.” Apply to Fanatiz, Handshake posting #2094052.



 Excited by the prospect of raising the profile of key IP across Southeast Asia through brand marketing and/or social media campaigns? Apply to work with Pacific Licensing Studio, Handshake posting #2094106



Interested in process automation, computer vision, machine learning, data analytics, Internet of Things, Smart Cities, Track and Trace, Cyber-physical Networks, and other timely systems-related subjects? Apply to a research internship at USP’s Engineering School (offered in affiliation with the Commonwealth Center for Advanced Logistics Systems),
Handshake posting #2067395.



What is it like to operate at the intersection of art, history, and community? Apply to work at the Museo de la Solidaridad Salvador Allende, one of the most important contemporary art museums in Latin America, Handshake posting #2067358

Wednesday, January 30, 2019
11am-2pm, Newcomb Hall South Meeting Room

Come by to learn about UVA study abroad programs!