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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.

Summer Abroad Internship Tracks

 

AGRICULTURE AND VETERINARY SCIENCE

Sidebar Photo, UC Davis Study Abroad, Internships Abroad, Australia ProgramWildlife, Conservation, and Veterinary Medicine Internships in Australia

Gain first-hand experience working in two unique areas: wildlife handling and care at a wildlife conservation center and zoo internship at a zoo.

 

Sidebar Photo, UC Davis Study Abroad, Internships Abroad, Costa Rica ProgramAg Science and Sustainability Internships in Costa Rica

Gain experience working with multiple areas of sustainable and tropical agriculture at EARTH University.

 

Sidebar Photo, UC Davis Study Abroad, Internships Abroad, Thailand ProgramWildlife, Conservation, and Veterinary Medicine Internships in Thailand (NEW)

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.

 

 

BUSINESS AND COMMUNICATION

Sidebar Photo, UC Davis Study Abroad, Summer Abroad Internships, Czech Republic ProgramBusiness and Communication Internships in the Czech Republic

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.

 

Sidebar Photo, UC Davis Study Abroad, Summer Abroad Internships, Hong Kong ProgramBusiness and Communication Internships in Hong Kong

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.

 

Sidebar Photo, UC Davis Study Abroad, Summer Abroad Internships, Japan ProgramBusiness and Communication Internships in Japan

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.

 

Sidebar Photo, UC Davis Study Abroad, Summer Abroad Internships, New Zealand ProgramBusiness and Communication Internships in New Zealand

Intern in Auckland or Wellington in a variety of business-related fields, while exploring New Zealand’s stunning landscapes and natural beauty.

 

 

EDUCATION

Sidebar Photo, UC Davis Study Abroad, Summer Abroad Internships, Hawaii ProgramEducation Internships in Hawaii

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).

 

Sidebar Photo, UC Davis Study Abroad, Summer Abroad Internships, Thailand ProgramEducation Internships in Thailand

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."

 

 

ENGINEERING AND COMPUTER SCIENCE

Sidebar Photo, UC Davis Study Abroad, Summer Abroad Internships, Argentina Engineering ProgramEngineering and Computer Science Internships in Argentina (NEW)

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.

 

Sidebar Photo, UC Davis Study Abroad, Summer Abroad Internships, Australia ProgramEngineering and Computer Science Internships in Australia

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.

 

Sidebar Photo, UC Davis Study Abroad, Summer Abroad Internships, Spain ProgramEngineering and Computer Science Internships in Spain

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.

 

GLOBAL HEALTH

Sidebar Photo, UC Davis Study Abroad, Summer Abroad Internships, Bolivia  ProgramPediatric Health Internships in Bolivia

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.

 

Sidebar Photo, UC Davis Study Abroad, Summer Abroad Internships, Bolivia-Tarija  ProgramPrimary Care and Rural Medicine Internships in Bolivia

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.

 

Sidebar Photo, UC Davis Study Abroad, Internships Abroad, Ghana ProgramPediatric Care and Reproductive Health Internships in Ghana

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.

 

Sidebar Photo, UC Davis Study Abroad, Internships Abroad, India ProgramPublic Health and Rural/Urban Medicine Internships in India

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.

 

Sidebar Photo, UC Davis Study Abroad, Internships Abroad, Philippines ProgramRemote Island Medicine Internships in Philippines

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.

 

Sidebar Photo, UC Davis Study Abroad, Internships Abroad, South Africa-Cape Town ProgramHealthcare Challenges Internships in South Africa

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.

 

Sidebar Photo, UC Davis Study Abroad, Internships Abroad, South Africa - Durban ProgramHospital Medicine and Infectious Disease Internships in South Africa

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.

 

Sidebar Photo, UC Davis Study Abroad, Internships Abroad, USA Hawaii ProgramHolistic Healing Internships in Hawaii

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.

 

Sidebar Photo, UC Davis Study Abroad, Internships Abroad, California ProgramImmigrant and Refugee Health Internships in California

Explore services for vulnerable communities in California’s Bay Area and Central Valley.

 

 

GLOBAL POLICY

Sidebar Photo, UC Davis Study Abroad, Internships Abroad, UCDC ProgramGlobal Policy Internships in Washington D.C. (NEW)

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.

 

 

PSYCHOLOGY

Sidebar Photo, UC Davis Study Abroad, Internships Abroad, Ireland ProgramPsychology Internships in Ireland

Spend your summer interning in Galway, situated on the rugged Irish coast.

 

 

Sidebar Photo, UC Davis Study Abroad, Internships Abroad, New Zealand ProgramPsychology Internships in New Zealand

Spend your summer interning in New Zealand, a land of stunning natural beauty and a rich multicultural environment.

 

Sidebar Photo, UC Davis Study Abroad, Internships Abroad, London ProgramPsychology Internships in London (NEW)

Intern in the global metropolis of London with an individually tailored placement to work toward your career goals in psychology and social services.

 

 

UC Davis Quarter Abroad Internships

UCEAP Internships

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.

Other Options

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.