Welcome to GlobalWorks
GlobalWorks International Internship Program, administered by the UO’s Global Studies Institute (GSI), connects academic study with real-world experiences by providing full-time international internship opportunities to UO students in a wide variety of career sectors.
We work with local professional internship providers in locations around the world to provide individualized placements for UO students. Students earn UO credits as well as life-changing work experience in a different culture.
Art and Design
Work in museums, galleries, studios, theaters, or schools by assisting with event planning, designing products, preparing for exhibitions, assisting with grant applications, etc.
Business Operations (Logistics, Human Resources, Management)
Perform competitor analysis, provide support on a business development project, assist with materials management, create reports on annual performance, etc.
Education / Teaching English
Assist teaching staff with classroom instruction, preparing lesson plans, one-on-one tutoring, classroom management, administrative support to the supervising teacher, etc.
Finance and Accounting
Create reports and participate in data analysis, basic auditing, strategic projects on recent tax legislation changes, etc
Journalism, Media, and Creative Industries
Provide editorial support, develop ideas and designs for business media, help arrange exhibitions and events, etc.
NGO and Non Profit
Provide assistance to organizations that support communities, advocate for environmental protection, labor rights, women’s rights, social justice issues, etc. through education projects, planning and facilitating fundraising events, administrative support, etc.
STEM and Healthcare
Assist with research, data collection, data analysis, coding, etc. in many fields, including Computer Science/Information Technology, Biology, Chemistry, Human Physiology, etc.
Internships in many different work sectors are available, ranging from business to education to public relations. Students interested in an area of work not listed above, or who would like more information about a specific internship, are encouraged to email Yifang Zhang for more info.
Fellowships for internships in East and Southeast Asia are available from a generous grant from the Freeman Foundation.
Fellowships of up to $5,000 are available; amounts are determined by the length of the internship, location, budget, and other support.
Internships must be at least 8 weeks in length to be considered for a Freeman Fellowship.
To be considered for a Freeman Internship award, you must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident.
The GlobalWorks application includes instructions on how to apply for this funding.
For questions, please email Yifang Zhang or call 541-346-5088.