International internships in USA

The USA is home to some of the world’s most impressive companies and organizations, making it the perfect destination for an international internship. No matter your professional field, you are sure to find the right experience for you with an internship in the USA, helping you to kickstart your career.

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International internships in USA


Whether your goal is to work at a top financial firm or to manage an NGO, we can help you achieve it by connecting you with professionals in your field and giving you the experience you need via our US internships. The USA has long been a destination of choice for internships due to the number of elite companies that have head offices here and its strong position on the global stage.

Our internships in North America range from eight weeks to six months and include advanced professional development training and workshops, social and cultural events, and 24/7 support from our staff. We provide support with all of the logistics of getting you here too, from visa assistance if you’re applying from abroad, to finding your accommodation which you will share with other program participants or young professionals.

USA is filled with amazing must-sees and landmarks, such as the empire state building and statue of liberty, and plenty of fun events are included in the program to immerse you in American culture. This experience will leave you with a valuable network of international connections that you will have made at your internship.

Remote internships in America

Make your resume stand out by gaining experience with a remote internship in the USA. Join our Virtual or Digital Nomad Programs to complete your internship remotely from within New York or another destination of your choice. You’ll have the opportunity to live like a local and participate in a remote internship from the comfort of your accommodation, a co-working space, or even a local coffee shop.

Career Advancement Training

Interns benefit from career advancement tools before, during, and following their internship program. These tools enable you to successfully prepare for your internship before you start, make the most of your experience while you’re there, and successfully sell your experience in interviews to future employers.

You will be asked to take a pre-program DDI International workplace personality and skills assessment and will be given access to a library of training materials designed to help you succeed. These materials include tips and advice on interview techniques, adapting to international working environments, making a lasting impression in the workplace, and building your personal brand.

During your internship, training is delivered through a combination of videos, podcasts, articles, quizzes, and projects and you will receive a LinkedIn badge upon completion. Subjects include critical thinking, oral/written communication, teamwork, digital technology, leadership, professionalism, career management, and global/intellectual fluency.

You will also be granted access to our CV improvement tool, helping you to effectively communicate your achievements and skills to future employers program.


Alumni success coaching

We partner with experienced career coaches to provide participants with a personalized, one hour career coaching session upon completing the program. Participants choose from our portfolio of experts who they would like to guide them through their next steps after their international internship. These are just a few of the topics covered:

  • Selling your international internship experience
  • Building a stand-out CV/resume
  • LinkedIn branding
  • Salary negotiations
  • Landing your dream job
  • Strategies for interviewing


Exclusive Workshop Series

Participants will have the opportunity to elevate their professional skills by receiving access to tailor-made Workshop Series that are exclusive to program participants, including interview practice sessions with worldwide peers, CV review workshops, Linkedin workshops, and more!

Participants will also receive invitations to Keynote Speaker events featuring industry experts through panel discussions and knowledge-sharing sessions where participants can also ask live Q&A sessions, giving them the opportunity to enhance their skills and network with the best in the business!

Our previous speakers include well-known experts, CEOs, and Co-Founders such as:

  • Sue Liburd MBE DL - a multi award-winning businesswoman with 25 years of experience and a Non Executive Director for the UK’s National Health Service.
  • Amir Salihefendic - Founder & CEO of Doist, the remote-first company that built Todoist (one of the world’s most popular productivity apps).
  • Claire Diaz-Ortiz - best-selling author, influencer & investor, was named one of the 100 Most Creative People in Business by Fast Company.

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24/7 Support

Our on-the-ground team offers 24/7 support with local expertise, helping you in any way you need throughout your internship.

Should you require additional support throughout your time on the program, each of our interns also benefits from a three month subscription to Talkspace. This app allows you to connect with a licensed therapist through text messages or video calls at the click of a button.


Start dates

Programs are available all-year-round on a rolling admission schedule. The following start dates are available for your selected destination:

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