Working in an international internship in IT, web design, computing, and more will help you gain valuable insight in a quickly internationalizing field. Moreover, these internships are available in the majority of Global Experiences' destinations. Your task will vary greatly from internship to internship, so take time to go through the information regarding availability, job descriptions and more on our sample list.
An accommodations service provider with apartment rentals throughout Barcelona is looking for a student or recent grad with IT or web development skills. While tasks will touch on web programming, development, SEO, IT, and general business tasks, the intern will play an integral part in harnessing technology in a marketing capacity. The company is owned by UK citizens who love living in Barcelona! This is an English friendly work environment. REQUIREMENTS: Advanced programming and development skills.
Ideal Candidate: Web student, or student studying marketing. Someone that is outgoing. Spanish is not required for this placement.
A Marketing Services company that focuses on email campaigns, social media and advertising for their clients is looking for an IT intern to augment their efforts. The agency (medium office size) covers the various marketing levers (emailing, co-registration, competitions, sponsorship, paid and natural search, social media, and display). The selected interns will be able to receive hands-on training and experience on many platforms. REQUIREMENTS: A recent graduate with IT and marketing experience has a tremendous opportunity with this growing company. English friendly, so no Spanish is required. Spanish skills will, however, open up other doors for increased responsibility.
Ideal Candidate: University graduate that has experience in IT and marketing.They have hired 10 interns in the last year and would love to keep the intern on if the internship works out well.
One of the largest search engine organizations in the world is looking for IT interns for its Barcelona office. This specific office specializes in data management, social media, geo-related applications and semantic systems. Interns will have the chance to write script, conduct data analysis for projects and create new programs for their search engines. REQUIREMENTS: Interns must have experience in Linux, Java and Scripting languages. This is an English speaking placement for a big name international company. No Spanish is required, though more proficiency will open up even more doors.
Ideal Candidate: Intern studying IT and/or web design.
This IT firm has over 11 years experience and supplies IT solutions to the Corporate Sector, Government Departments and all types of businesses. They offer technical expertise coupled with plain talking advice for a comprehensive IT solution. Their portfolio includes all types of hardware, maintenance & support, and installation. An intern at this firm would be involved in all aspects of company operations, including updating databases, and special projects. The intern will also have a chance to field technical calls (in one or more areas) of expertise including help with printers and networking, as well as the marketing of engineering services and hardware supplies. REQUIREMENTS: Sophomore standing, 3.0 GPA, and the ability to verbally communicate complex IT solutions in easy-to-comprehend ways. Specific backgrounds (expertise in one or more areas) can vary greatly, so please discuss in more detail with your Global Experiences representative.
Ideal Candidate: The ideal candidate will be involved in all aspects of operations including updating databases, special projects, fielding technical calls, working with networking, and the marketing of engineering services.
This rapidly expanding company works with large organizations on IT issues and strives to better understand the management, building and testing of large enterprise systems. Their goal is to provide solutions for better management of software systems.
Ideal Candidate: Ideal candidate will have a strong gpa and relevant coursework in marketing, strong social media skills and familiarity with branding campaigns, test markets, brand positioning and funnel optimization.
This is a company that provides professional customized solutions in web design and software development. They deliver premium solutions for a wide range of business throughout the United Kingdom and around the world.
Ideal Candidate: The ideal candidate will have the ability to develop and manage e-commerce tools and will have the ability to liaise with programmers, clients, and project managers in different locations. The candidate for this internship will have strong communication skills and an IT background with a desire to learn in a fast-paced environment.
Software Quality Assurance Position at Exciting Startup
The intern will work closely with the developers and CTO to plan and document test cases for new functionality. To execute those test cases using multiple browsers and to start to deliver automated test cases using Selenium technology.
This startup offers a new software product built and running on leading edge technologies. The person would be joining a VERY dynamic team, at a very exciting time, giving the intern fantastic experiences in working in a startup organization.
Ideal Candidate: Having excellent attention to detail, the right candidate must be able to demonstrate proven initiative in a fast-paced environment and be able to sensibly evaluate and communicate testing progress and risk. Demonstrated ability to challenge senior staff members and construct arguments will also be a significant advantage.
You will also be required to communicate test progress so excellent written and verbal communication skills are required.
Software Development skills are highly desirable.
Junior software developer for a language education startup
The company is focused on building a cross-platform vocabulary-in-the-cloud service for language learners that offers an electronic dictionary that stores all words users are looking up, helping them reinforce with auto-generated flashcards - on all their devices.
Ideal Candidate: As a developer in an early stage startup the candidate will be exposed to all aspects of the solution and will nee to be versatile, with either basic knowledge or strong willingness to learn in several of the following technologies:
- .NET, HTTP Web Api, REST, EF, SQL Server
- Mobile - mobile web, hybrid apps, Apache Cordova, iOS, Android, Windows Phone
This online organization is a leading information repository and information update provider in the field of immigration law.
Ideal Candidate: The ideal candidate should be a rising senior or recent graduate of a quality Engineering program. He or she should have advanced computing/IT skills in a number of areas. Programming Languages needed include C/C++, Java, and Assembly Language. A background in Software Development Methodologies, Object Oriented Design and Scientific Simulation Tools is also desired. Tasks are wide and various but include special project administration with computer networking and C/C++ languages. Assisting the Chief Technology Officer and other staffers (as assigned) is also an important part of this internship.
This organization is a 117-year-old non-sectarian nonprofit organization offering environmental education and leadership training to motivated and underserved New York City public school students. Their mission is to encourage the positive educational and developmental growth of New York City’s youth through stimulating educational and challenging outdoor programs. They are currently seeking an IT intern to help organize all of its data and be involved with a migration from varied spreadsheets to the Salesforce.com platform.
- Experience with SalesForce is strongly preferred but not essential as long as you really love manipulating data and are interested in learning the ins and outs of this powerful cloud computing tool. This organization is also in the process of defining the Outcomes of its programs and developing metrics to allow us to track those outcomes. The IT intern will develop a system for compiling and analyzing program evaluation information.
Ideal Candidate: We are looking for smart people who want to roll up their sleeves, sharpen their skills and learn. Enthusiasm, follow-through, attention to detail and an ability to work well with a variety of people are required. Internships are unpaid but we will cover transportation costs and we will support your efforts to get college credits for the experience.
This internship placement is with a documentary editing project located on the George Washington University campus. The project collects, accessions, transcribes, and annotates material written by and to a historical figure relating to their post political life. Volumes I and II, which cover 1945-1952, have already been completed and Volume III is underway. In addition, the project’s website is being expanded, and project staff are engaged in outreach to students, teachers, scholars, and policy makers. Interns will perform research and assist with website development. Specific tasks will depend on the intern's interests and qualifications and the there is room for customization.
Ideal Candidate: The ideal candidate will have a background in history, information technology/computing or library sciences. An interest in politics and American history is preferred.