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Global Studies Internship Program

Nikki Richardson, blueEnergy

Caribbean Coast, Nicaragua (center)

"My internship taught me how working toward an enormous end goal, such as bringing energy and clean water to all corners of the globe, is carried out effectively through small but unyielding and devoted efforts."

The Stanford Global Studies (SGS) Division offers highly qualified Stanford students an opportunity to extend classroom knowledge of the world to immersive cultural and working experiences through the Global Studies Internship Program. The Program celebrated its 10th anniversary in Beijing this past summer.

The Global Studies Internship Program collaborates with international area studies programs and centers within SGS.  Currently enrolled freshmen, sophomores, juniors, seniors, and coterms at Stanford in ALL majors are eligible to apply, including students who are undeclared.

In summer 2015, Stanford interns participated in the program in Argentina, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brazil, Cambodia, Chile, China, Hong KongIndia, Ireland, Japan, Nicaragua, South Korea, Spain, Taiwan, and Uganda. Islamic and Iranian Studies related positions were located in the U.S. More geographic locations might be added based on student demand. T