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Study Abroad Program Information and Resources Related to Coronavirus (COVID-19)

The safety and well-being of students is our first priority. Based on UC guidance and recent advisories from the CDC, UC Davis has decided to suspend all international and U.S.-based Study Abroad programs through summer. We are communicating directly with students and faculty on updates so that they can plan for other programs or opportunities. See current information, next steps, and resourcesNote: The UC Davis Global Learning Hub is currently remotely advising students; please email globallearning@ucdavis.edu with any questions or to set up a remote advising appointment.

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 in Australia (SUSPENDED)

This 4-week program, in partnership with Loop Abroad, provides students the opportunity to 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 in Costa Rica (SUSPENDED)

Gain hands-on, career-focused work experiences in multiple areas of sustainable and tropical agriculture at EARTH University, a safe, sustainable, 8,340-acre University in the heart of the tropical Costa Rican rainforest. 

 

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

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 in the Czech Republic (SUSPENDED)

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 in Hong Kong (Postponed until 2021)

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 in Japan (SUSPENDED)

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 in New Zealand (SUSPENDED)

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, Thailand ProgramEducation in Thailand (SUSPENDED)

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 & Computer Science in Argentina (SUSPENDED)

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 & Computer Science in Australia (SUSPENDED)

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 & Computer Science in Spain (SUSPENDED)

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, Internships Abroad, Ghana ProgramPediatric Care and Reproductive Health in Ghana (SUSPENDED)

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 in India (SUSPENDED)

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 in Philippines (SUSPENDED)

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 - Durban ProgramHospital Medicine & Infectious Disease in South Africa (SUSPENDED)

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 in Hawaii (SUSPENDED)

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.

 

 

GLOBAL POLICY

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

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 in Ireland (SUSPENDED)

Intern in Galway or Limerick with placements focusing on community partnerships in two of Ireland’s most populous cities.

 

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

Intern in Auckland or Wellington gaining experience in the fields of psychology and social work in a rich multicultural environment. You will be matched with a placement that complements your academic and professional goals and interests.

 

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

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.