university of southern California intern abroad

Want to get credit for interning abroad?

Do you dream of traveling around the world?

An internship abroad gives you a chance to make that dream into a reality, all while learning the professional skills you need to stand out to future employers. Living and working in a new global culture, you will not only develop new skills, but forge a unique perspective that will add unprecedented value to your resume. 

Thanks to the unique partnership between USC Marshall and Global Experiences, Marshall students can now intern abroad and have the experience of a lifetime. In addition you will have the opportunity to earn college credit. Take advantage of this partnership and explore your dream career. 

Join the 1% of graduates who have international work experience!

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A Day in the Life of an Intern Abroad

Bryanna, a USC Junior interned in Milan, Italy, with a local fashion designer and said her internship was an eye-opener, full of new challenges and opportunities. She joined in the midst of production for their launch for Spring-Summer '18 and got to see the ins and outs of what it really takes to run a company by yourself.

Check out her Snapchat takeover video featuring a day in the life of a fashion business intern where she shows us around her internship, cool spots around town, some yummy gelato, and a few great tips on makeup, hair, and cooking!

What Fellow USC Students Had to Say

My internship abroad taught me so much more about myself than I ever imagined. I found how independent and bold I really am. I had the best summer of my life so far in Paris, France. And part of what made it so awesome was the challenges I face while here. I would encourage everyone to try something like this for yourself. It doesn't have to be an internship or study abroad in another country. But find something that's going to push you to recognize parts of yourself you never knew. It's totally worth it.

Claire M.

Telecommunications - Paris, France

Communications Paris Intern Abroad

Interning in Dublin allowed me to gain not only valuable work experience, but enjoy of a colorful and caring culture of Ireland itself. From the energetic and friendly tour guides to the supportive and inspiring staff. Dublin welcomed me as one of its own as I explored, stayed, and lived. Apart from the fantastic internship placement, working on the famous Grafton Street allowed me to discover Dublin in a whole new light. Discover Dublin and Ireland at your own risk. A place this great is hardest to leave.

Chelsea R.

Business - Dublin, Ireland

Business Dublin Intern Abroad

I aspire to work in the consulting field and getting on the job experience while crucial to securing a job, is not very easy to find. The staff at Global Experiences was incredibly honest with me during my application process. I was beyond ecstatic when I found out I had secured the position with the such an organization. The experience I gained through working with this company was irreplaceable; I feel much more confident going into my job search now. I have learned skills that will not only assist me in my professional career but also just help regarding living life in our ever increasingly globalized society.

Morgan C.

Business - Milan, Italy

Milan Business Intern Abroad

How it Works

Watch our "How it Works" video and learn about the Global Experiences program. This video will give you an insider look on how we match you with your tailored internship and get you prepared to intern abroad.

Winslow-Maxwell Summer Internship: Rome
USC Marshall has partnered with
Global Experiences to provide students access to the internship opportunities in Rome, as well as arrange housing and provide support while the student is in the country. Our program in Rome offers students interested in  a wide variety of industries. Students will live in Rome and have an 2-week language course plus a 6-week internship.

Winslow-Maxwell Summer Internship: London
For students with a more developed academic background (50+ units of course work completed.) Students admitted to this program will be placed into an 9-week internship in their approved career field. Internship assignments are made based upon a students interest, background, experience, and available positions. Students will be applying for a BUNAC visa, which will include sponsorship by the company they have been placed with. 

Get the details

Students will work with USC Marshall directly. The application is all on-line and the application deadline is the November prior to the summer of your interest. Plan ahead! You will need to upload a resume as well as a copy of your STARS report as part of the on-line application. 

Language proficiency is not required and in some non-English speaking locations language courses are part of the program. Students participate in a Career Development Program and are matched individually to an internship approved by the Study Abroad office and relevant faculty.

Campus contact:

USC Marshall contact:
Sean O'Connell
Associate Director & Student Programs Advisor
(213) 740-5705

GE contact:
Andrew Parr
Enrollment Manager 

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