Summer internships abroad

Summer internships overseas are a great way for you to gain practical work experience, immerse yourself in life in another country and develop your professional skills. 

For more information about summer internship opportunities, please contact the Work Placement team.

Discover internships abroad on MyCareer

If you are interested in finding out about internships abroad, just head to MyCareer and in vacancies search for ‘Global Careers’ and ‘Internship – Summer’ (under vacancy type filter). We have internships available all around the world with companies such as Texas Instruments in Germany, Heinz Kraft in Europe, Nomura US and Asia, Sony in Japan and many more.

Leeds Virtual Industry Programme (Leeds VIP)

Would you like to boost your employability and professional network in 2 weeks? Would you like to help a real business solve a business challenge? The University of Leeds is offering 200 students the chance to participate in a two-week virtual work-based learning programme with a range of UK and overseas companies. There will be two cohorts of students, one in November 2023 and one in February 2024. 
You will work as part of a student consulting team to undertake a project for a real employer. Your team will recieve a project brief and colloborate to understand your Industry Client’s context and present your findings and reccomendations in a professional report. 
To learn more and apply, visit MyCareer. The application deadline is 5 November 2023. 


GoinGlobal is an excellent resource to help you learn about international internships, search for jobs at home and abroad, research country and city guides and much more. To learn how to get started, visit GoinGlobal to create an account, watch videos on how to make the most of this resource, sign up to webinars about working abroad, read blogs and browse thousands of internships available on their website. 


Did you know that you have access to GetHighered where you can search for hundreds of overseas based interships,placements and jobs? Head to: and register with your e-mail address to start your search.

Global Opportunities SharePoint

Would you like to learn more about Summer Internship opportunities? For information about Summer Internship opportunities such as CERN, World Health Organisation (WHO) Internship Programme, The World Bank Internship Programme and more, visit our Global Opportunities SharePoint.