External Search

While IIP and other campus offices offer many internship options, you can also search through a wide variety of external listings.

General Search Resources

GoinGlobal (UW subscription)
You can access the full version through the IIP Database using the link in the left-hand navigation after you log in. It has Country Guides to learn more about interning and working abroad as well as a job and internship database.

CareerGate (UW subscription)
UW IIP CareerGate is a part of the Graduateland network consisting of career portals for students and graduates across national and international universities, labor unions and interest organisations. To fully access it, register with your @wisc.edu email.

GlobalEdge at MSU International Internship Directory
A directory hosted by Michigan State University that includes fee-based internship programs, direct apply corporate internships, and research opportunities.

NGOs, Volunteering & Service

Idealist provides listings for non-profit organizations & opportunities around the world.

World Association of NGOs (WANGO)
Research NGOs and look at job and volunteer opportunities around the world.

A resource for finding volunteer positions in fields such as education, health, environment, entrepreneurship, and more.

Peace & Collaborative Development Network
Professional networking site with resources and opportunities in international development, conflict resolution and more.


NSF Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU)
For students in the sciences looking to do research for a summer or semester, some REU sites are abroad.

U.S. Government/Policy in DC & Abroad

This is the go-to spot for government positions, including with the U.S. State Department at home and abroad with many opportunities to use language skills or international interests. Marie Koko in L&S Career Services advises on federal work.

American Foreign Service Association
Links for foreign service internships in the U.S. and abroad.

USAID Student Internships
Openings with USAID in Washington, D.C. or abroad.

International Relations & International Security Internships
William & Mary offers a list of Washington, D.C. offices dealing with IR and security that accept interns.

American Society of International Law Internship Listing
ASIL is a non-profit and their website includes a listing of international law internships with them, some of which are open to undergraduates.

Region Specific

International Alumni Job Network (IAJN)
IAJN providers job and internship listings for students and recent grads focused in Asia.

CFN Career Forum for Japanese
Annual career fairs, including in Boston & Los Angeles, for internships and jobs in Japan.

MIT Asian Career Fair
An open career fair for students looking to intern or work in Asia held at MIT in March.

Babette Travel
A UW-Madison alumna’s website for no-fee internships and travel resources, currently focused on London & Dublin.

Fee-Based Internship Programs