As we celebrate 10 years we’re looking back to remember 10 moments from our first decade. From getting started, to new partnerships and scholarships, awards and even virtual internships we’ve come a long way.
- IIP office is launched by founding director, Maj Fischer (2010)
- Worldwide Internship Program online course created (2011)
- Promega Corporation establishes scholarship for internships and research abroad (2013)
- Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) grant supports Wisconsin-based international internships (2015)
- Partnership with 4W Initiative on new internships with guaranteed scholarships (2016)
- First internships through Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI) alumni in Africa (2017)
- 45% increase in summer internships for credit over prior year (2018)
- IIP Advisor, Carly Stingl, receives International Division Early Career Award (2018)
- Celebrated 20 years of the Japan Central Railway Company internship program (2019)
- First virtual international internships after Covid-19 cancellations (2020)
Join us in celebrating 10 years and look for alumni profiles and more October 19-23, 2020!