CIEE - Internship

CIEE - Internship
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Dates, Deadlines, and Costs
TermApp DeadlineStart DateEnd Date
Program Information
  • GPA
  • Varies
  • Language of Instruction
  • Varies
  • Foreign Language Requirement
  • No
  • Class Eligibility
  • Junior, Senior, Sophomore
  • Program Open To
  • UA Students
  • Credit Type
  • Transfer Credit
  • Level of Study
  • Undergraduate
  • Housing Options
  • Homestay, Residence Hall
  • Program Type
  • Third-party provider
Program Overview

*** Please Note: Deadline dates differ based on city and program, please check CIEE's website for specific date of your program.***

CIEE is a University of Arizona affiliated third-party provider. Students who intend to study abroad on a CIEE program should meet with their UA Study Abroad Coordinator at least once before completing the application process.  CIEE also has program advisors available to answer any CIEE or program-specific questions. Students applying to CIEE programs must complete BOTH the CIEE program-specific application and the general UA Study Abroad application. The UA Study Abroad application deadline will match the deadline for your specific CIEE program application.

CIEE offers a range of full-time and part-time internship abroad opportunities for students. With internships spanning a diversity of fields — from public policy to the arts, business administration to marketing — CIEE has many options to choose from. You will develop the skills you need to succeed in the next steps of your career.

Receiving academic credit for the internship requires pre-approval from your academic department and that you meet all the requirements put forth by your department to receive credit. Please speak with your study abroad coordinator to learn more about the process by which you request approval from your relevant department.

CIEE offers two types of internship programs: Internship Only and Part-Time Internships + Study. These programs take your career across borders and build your network of global professionals, help you gain relevant skills and experience to make you stand out among the competition, and allow you to explore a new location and enjoy the rich benefits of cultural immersion.

Full-Time Internships (30-32 hours per week) programs occur ONLY in the summer,

Part-Time Internships (15-20 hours per week) programs occur mostly in the Fall and Spring semesters. In addition to the part-time internship you will also enroll in 2-3 academic courses.

Areas of Placement

With internships spanning a diversity of fields — from public policy to the arts, business administration to marketing — CIEE has many options to choose from. You will ll develop the skills you need to succeed in the next steps of your career.

These industries represent program clusters and specific city strengths. Actual availability may be subject to change. Don’t see a program in your field of interest and location? Contact CIEE to find out what options may be available.

Find more information about finding an internship in the following fields by clicking your fields of interest:

Arts, Architecture & DesignHealth Care & Public Policy
Business & FinanceJournalism & Media
Education & Human DevelopmentLegal Studies, Politics & International Relations
Engineering & Information TechnologyMarketing & Communications
Environment & SustainabilitySciences & Technology



For Full-Time Internships over the summer, you can find a list of internships and locations on the CIEE Full-Time Internship Program Search.

For Part-Time Internships, you can find a list of internships and locations on the CIEE Part-Time Internship Program Search.

CIEE Scholarship Info

CIEE offers many scholarships to its applicants.

For students who receive the Pell Grant or can demonstrate high financial need CIEE offers Need-Based Scholarships:

CIEE offers the GAIN TRAVEL GRANT which can cover the costs of your airfare to and from your CIEE program location.

For CIEE applicants who apply for the Gilman Scholarship, CIEE will provide the GILMAN GO GLOBAL GRANT ($2,500 for semester program and $1,000 for summer)

CIEE also offers a number of other scholarships, including Merit Scholarships. Find out more information HERE.

Program Costs

To answer this question, follow these steps:

  1. Go to the CIEE website and find your program.
  2. Scroll down to the "Dates, Deadlines & Fees" section and click on the (+) next to the program cost to expand the list of expenses.
  3. Add the Study Abroad Fee", which is $600 for a summer program and $1,500 for a semester program.
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