What are the benefits of completing an internship abroad?

Better Employability

A growing number of employers are looking for candidates who have cross-cultural work experience as a prerequisite for hiring.


When you intern abroad, your network becomes international. You will be connected with collaborators and potential future employers from all around the world.

Language Skills

The ability to speak more than one language is becoming a necessity in today’s job market. You’ll have the opportunity to perfect your language skills when you’re immersed in an international community, which will make you a more desirable candidate for jobs in the future.

Why choose AFSNext?

We take care of everything for you! During your registration process, you’ll be paired with an advisor who will identify your strengths using the Clifton Strengths Finder Assessment. You’ll receive guidance to build your cover letter and resume and get to practice your interview skills. Your advisor will then work with you to find the ideal internship that meets your interests and skills. We have a network of partners in major cities across the globe, and we guarantee that you will receive a quality internship placement. You’ll receive skills trainings to prepare you for your placement. We will arrange your accommodations and provide you with social and professional networking opportunities while on program. We also provide you with 24/7 support throughout your internship.

Highlighted Internship Programs

Social Work and Psychology
Fashion Design and Business
Environmental Science
Finance and Economics
Information Technology Internships

Check out the individual internship pages to find examples that align with your career interests and aspirations. If you don’t see a field or industry that interests you on this list, contact your AFSNext Specialist at [email protected] or (877)-AFS-NEXT to let us know what you’re seeking. We can provide you with a comprehensive list. Internship placements are available in Ireland, the UK, Sweden, Spain, France, Australia, Costa Rica, and the U.S.