UCL Careers


Global Internships Programme

The Global Internships Programme is designed to encourage UCL students to undertake an international summer internship during their time at university. Find out why you should consider working abroad, how to source an internship and how you can fund your experience.

Why intern abroad?

Discover how an internship overseas can develop your skills and career prospects.

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Finding a global internship

Whether it’s through UCL Careers, your own network or a third party, this section will advise you on how to find an internship.

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Managed Opportunities

Find out about how to access UCL Careers sourced opportunities abroad - many will be exclusive to UCL students.

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Information about funding available for students undertaking an international internship.

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Prepare to go

From passports to culture shock, read up on our resources to help prepare for your overseas internship. 

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Get inspired by blogs, vlogs, and photos from last year’s global interns!

If you are planning to undertake an internship outside of the UK but aren't a participant of the programme in one of the above three ways, you can still benefit from the information on these pages. They will help you with finding your own international internship and preparing for the experience of working overseas. For general internships advice, take a look at our Information about Internships and Placements page.

Contact us on globalinternships@ucl.ac.uk if you have any questions about global internships.