Profiles

We have several short student profiles to give a first-hand sense of what is possible interning abroad.

Take it from past international interns – Go for it!

Asia

Jack Patten
Marketing major
Interned with JR-Central in Tokyo, Japan

Dominic Dharam
Molecular Biology major and Global Health certificate
Developed his own internship with Youth with a Mission in Xi’an, China.


John Harwell
Computer Engineering major
Interned with Plexus in Penang, Malaysia.

Rita Argus
Biological System Engineering major
Interned with Sweet Water Organics in Kochi, India

Laura Stinson
Management and Entrepreneurship major
Interned with Sweet Water Organics in Kochi, India

Europe

Laura Bechard
Community and Environmental Sociology & International Studies major
Interned with the U.S. State Department in Barcelona, Spain.

Mary Pyne
International Studies major
Interned with USIT Work & Travel Office in Dublin, Ireland

Latin America

Jacob Perlson
Biology major & Global Health Certificate
Interned through Child Family Health International in Cordoba, Argentina

Gail Gustavson
International Studies major & Global Health Certificate
Interned through Child Family Health International in Quito & Puyo, Ecuador

Africa

Kate Mansfield
Biology and Life Science Communication major
Interned with New Seed International in Ho, Ghana

Hear from IIP Interns on the impact of the internship on their career plans

Blogs/Profiles by our Badger Interns Abroad

Jenny, Ecuador with Tandana Foundation
Elizabeth, Ethiopia with Twinning Partnership
Dana, Croatia with U.S. State Department
Jeremy, Italy with U.S. State Department

Oona, Serbia with Rakija Iz Rakije

Priya, India with CFHI Child & Maternal Health
Nicole, Peru with Virtual Student Foreign Service
Jack, Japan with JR-Central
John, Malaysia with Plexus
John, Malaysia with Plexus