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College of Hospitality, Retail and Sport Management

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International Internships

International internships are a wonderful way for students not just to study abroad, but to gain practical internship experience and college credit at the same time. Interning abroad offers opportunity for creating new perspectives, and hands-on international experience boosts resumes and skillsets.

If you have an interest in seeing the world, becoming more competitive in your field and adding professional skills to your repertoire, this opportunity is for you!

International Hospitality in Switzerland

Live on beautiful lakeside campuses, study Swiss hospitality with business options, and explore the splendor of Switzerland. Intern abroad with César Ritz Colleges Switzerland for a once in a lifetime experience. Watch the video below for an in-depth look at the program!

International Internship Opportunities

Here are a few opportunities that can fit well with programs in the College of HRSM.


HRSM Programs: Hospitality and Tourism

César Ritz offers a unique chance to embark on a successful career in hotel management, tourism, or business with a main focus on entrepreneurship. The school encourages sustainable living and a focus on equitable commerce, giving students key skill sets for their future business plans and career prospects. With three campuses in the French and German-speaking parts of Switzerland, César Ritz Colleges Switzerland offers students a unique multicultural experience, small classrooms led by experienced faculty, an industry-endorsed curriculum and internships. Cesar Ritz programs are in-person.

For more information on courses and how to apply, download the pdf or visit the Cesar Ritz website.

Staircase going down to the ocean

HRSM Programs: Tourism & Sustainability

TEAN is a full-service international education provider specializing in immersive study and internship programs throughout the Asia Pacific that provide unforgettable experiences and unbeatable value. TEAN offers students meaningful journeys abroad that not only meet high academic standards, but are culturally engaging, tailored to individual students’ interests and, of course, full of adventure! Choose from part-time, full-time, or group internships and work on projects from start to finish for companies in Australia and Asia.

Visit the in-person internships abroad website or the global remote internships website for more information.

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HRSM Programs: Tourism, Retailing, Sports Management

Since 1987, ISA has facilitated cultural discovery and learning through partnerships with distinguished host institutions for over 100,000 students. ISA offers high-quality education abroad programming in Africa, Asia, Europe, Latin America, and the Pacific, providing a range of study, internship and service-learning opportunities. ISA works to custom-match internships to student’s skills, goals, and interests for experiences that will be sure to launch professional careers and propel personal growth. ISA offers an abundance of in-person and virtual internship experiences.

Visit the ISA internship website for more information.

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HRSM Programs: Hospitality, Food Science, Sports Science, Exercise Science, Sales, or Design

CEA brings high-quality international academic programs and services to students. Along the way, students learn to communicate across cultures, gain independence, become self-aware and achieve international understanding. CEA offers internships all over the world both in-person and virtually, with a focus in Europe (Italy, Ireland, Spain, and Czech Republic).

Visit the in-person internships abroad website or the global remote internships website for more information.

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HRSM Programs: Tourism, Fashion

IES Abroad educates students to become global leaders through premier study abroad and internship programs, which offer students worldwide experiential learning opportunities that meet the highest standards of academic quality. IES has been offering programs for 70 years and caters to once-in-a-lifetime educational adventures that transcend expectations. IES Abroad internships are in-person.

Visit the IES Abroad internship website for more information.

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HRSM Programs: Hospitality, Tourism, Event Planning, Fashion, Sports Science

CIS Abroad provides innovative education programs that broaden academic perspectives, promote global awareness, and encourage personal development while laying the foundation for participants to become engaged world citizens. CIS offers programs in Ecuador, Spain, New Zealand, and South Africa.

Visit the in-person internships abroad website or the global remote internships website for more information.

Cuppolo on historic building

HRSM Programs: Hospitality, Fashion Business, Fashion Design, and Sports Administration

Interning abroad is a once in a lifetime opportunity and a transformative experience. GE Virtuosa assists students to unlock opportunities, increase independence, assist with global networking, and foster language skills. GE Virtuosa specializes in virtual internships, however offers in-person experiences as well. With a virtual internship, students can put accessibility and mobility concerns aside and develop a meaningful professional connection with an international company. Students will gain the skills necessary to thrive in today's economy, including digital literacy, cross-cultural communication, time management, and much more.

Visit the GE Virtuosa website for more information.

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HRSM Programs: Hospitality, Tourism, Gastronomy, Fashion Design, Merchandising, Health

SAI offers hospitality, retail and sport management internship placements in Italy and Spain. SAI will work with you to arrange an internship placement based on your major, interests, career goals and skills. SAI programs also offer project-based, experiential coursework. Set yourself apart while building your resume! Visit the SAI internships page or visit the SAI website for more information.

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