UC Davis Internships Abroad
UC Davis Internships Abroad provide students with the opportunity to gain hands-on experience in diverse fields at locations around the globe. There are many internship options available: UC Davis Summer Abroad Internships, UC Davis Quarter Abroad Internships, and University of California Education Abroad Program (UCEAP) Internships. All internship programs provide a great opportunity to get a leg-up in the job market and to enhance applications to professional schools. UC Davis Study Abroad partners closely with the Internship and Career Center and supports students to apply for transcript notation for their internship abroad.
- Agriculture and Veterinary Science
- Business and Communication
- Engineering and Computer Science
- Global Health
- Global Policy
Gain first-hand experience working in two unique areas: wildlife handling and care at a wildlife conservation center and zoo internship at a zoo.
Gain experience working with multiple areas of sustainable and tropical agriculture at EARTH University.
Students will have a chance to live in both city and rural settings and explore Thai culture while learning hands-on veterinary, conservation, and animal science skills.
Intern in the dynamic economic center of the Czech Republic. Prague is renowned for its architectural beauty, fascinating history, and vibrant social scene and night life.
Intern in one of the most cosmopolitan cities of the world, where English is the language of business. Internships are available in a variety of companies ranging from small start-ups to large, global corporations.
Intern in Japan’s vibrant and bustling capital, where traditional blends with ultramodern. As a global leader in technological advancements and the world’s most populous metropolis, Tokyo is a great setting for business internships.
Intern in Auckland or Wellington in a variety of business-related fields, while exploring New Zealand’s stunning landscapes and natural beauty.
In the spirited Polynesian capital of Honolulu, spend five weeks interning as a teacher’s assistant in a local school while also being introduced to the island’s unique way of life (‘ao’ao).
Spend five weeks as an intern in a traditional Thai temple school in Chiang Mai, a beloved destination in the north of Thailand, the “Land of the Smiles."
Spend the summer in bustling Buenos Aires, the “Paris of the South,” as an engineering or computer science intern. Embrace Argentina’s culture in through local excursions and traditional estancias, while working in a customized internship to challenge your engineering and computer science skills.
Spend the summer in beautiful Sydney as an engineering intern. Placements are customized according to students’ experiences, career goals, interests and skills, and are available at large and small companies in a variety of industries.
Spend the summer on the coast of the Mediterranean in dynamic Barcelona as an engineering intern. Students will have the opportunity to learn Spanish, create professional networks, and go on excursions inside and outside the city.
Experience the challenges of providing pediatric care to diverse, low-income populations, including indigenous groups. Participants will rotate alongside local pediatricians at clinics and hospitals, including the country’s largest children’s hospital.
Join healthcare teams in urban hospitals and rural clinics in the picturesque city of Tarija. Learn about the importance of preventative medicine and about pathologies not commonly seen in North America, like Chagas disease.
Join local medical professionals in the historic Children’s Hospital and see how these professionals provide care in a resource-scarce environment. Rotate through a variety of wards while learning about the social and economic conditions that affect pediatric health.
Learn about urban and rural healthcare systems through NGO site visits in Delhi and clinical rotations in the Himalayan foothills, which provide insight on primary care, preventative medicine, and the urban-rural divide.
Learn about healthcare challenges villages encounter and the importance of preventative medicine. Rotate at community clinics and interact with healthcare providers and patients, while learning about the link between clinical medicine and public health.
Work alongside local healthcare professionals in Cape Town’s public hospitals providing care for the underserved. Includes the opportunity to rotate through a variety of wards, such as emergency, outpatient, and surgery. Immerse yourself in the diverse culture of South Africa and learn about ongoing efforts to address the legacy of Apartheid.
Learn about local hospital medicine and infectious disease treatment in the heartland of Zulu culture. The program includes the opportunity to join healthcare teams that provide services for HIV/AIDS patients, and rotate through a variety of hospital wards, such as surgical and pediatrics.
Explore holistic health on the Big Island. Learn about the practice of traditional kanaka maoli lapa‘au (Hawaiian medicine) on Hawaii Island by discovering preventative medicine among vulnerable populations, and links between health and the environment.
Explore services for vulnerable communities in California’s Bay Area and Central Valley.
Students interested in global policy have the opportunity to engage with policy makers in Washington, DC, while being immersed in this vibrant city for 10 weeks.
Spend your summer interning in Galway, situated on the rugged Irish coast.
Spend your summer interning in New Zealand, a land of stunning natural beauty and a rich multicultural environment.
Intern in the global metropolis of London with an individually tailored placement to work toward your career goals in psychology and social services.
- United Kingdom, Internships & Culture in London
- Ireland, Internships & Writing in Dublin
- Mexico, Latinx Health Internship in Oaxaca
The UC Education Abroad Program (UCEAP) offers internships for credit as part of many of its study abroad programs. There are a number of programs built around a core internship or research experience, such as working in the Irish or Scottish Parliament, engineering and science lab research in Taiwan, Tropical Biology and Conservation in Costa Rica, or Global and International Studies in Switzerland. Many more have the opportunity to add an elective internship component to a traditional study abroad program. Explore these options and more at UCEAP Internships or UCEAP Research.
The UC Davis Internship and Career Center (ICC) partners with Study Abroad to offer the formal program above, but it is also an excellent resource for individual domestic and international internship opportunities. The ICC maintains a searchable list of internship openings through Aggie Job Link and has a team of advisors to help students evaluate their skills, determine the best type of internship for their career goals, and provide training for interviews and resume preparation.