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Student Experiences

Cape Town, South Africa
Lalela

Alisha Service, ‘26 interned at Lalela in Cape Town, South Africa and supported the organization’s educational arts program for youth from under-resourced communities. 

"To take full advantage of this experience, I…

Seoul, South Korea
Mirae Asset Securities

Andrew Nguyen, who is majoring in mathematics and economics, participated in a quantitative trading internship at Mirae Asset Securities in Seoul, South Korea this summer. 

"This professional experience wonderfully…

Riga, Latvia
HackMotion

Arya Marwaha, who is majoring in design with a focus on AI and digital UX, completed an internship at HackMotion, a startup in the sports wearable technology industry.

"I had the unparalleled…

Paris, France
Centrale Supélec

Hunter Hollenbeck, '24 is a student-athlete majoring in physics and electrical engineering. Over the summer, he worked in Paris, France in the plasma research group at Centrale Supélec.

"This experience was much…

Tallinn, Estonia
Vabamu Museum of Occupations and Freedom

Lily Forman, a junior studying history, completed an internship at the Vabamu Museum of Occupations and Freedom in Tallinn, Estonia this summer through the Global Studies Internship Program.

"I had an incredible…

Islamabad, Pakistan
National Disaster Management Authority

Rahemeen Ahmed, who is a graduate student in structural engineering, interned at the National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) in Pakistan during the summer of 2023. 

"This [internship] was a great opportunity…

Washington, D.C.
Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

Sam Samani, '26, who is majoring in political science and history, worked as a research assistant through the Global Studies Internship Program at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace (CEIP) in Washington, D.C.…

Seoul, South Korea
Simone

This summer, product design major Seth Nguyen interned at Simone, a luxury handbag maker in Seoul, South Korea. "I was incredibly grateful to travel and work in a foreign country for such a long time. I believe that travel and immersion in other…

Paris, France
Institut National d’Histoire de l’Art

My name is Adelaide Madary, and I am a sophomore majoring in international relations and French literature.
This past summer, I spent six weeks in Paris as an intern at the Institut National d’Histoire de l’Art (INHA), which is an art history…

Guayaquil, Ecuador
Paz y Esperanza

Over the summer, I spent 10 weeks serving in Guayaquil, Ecuador with an organization called Paz y Esperanza (Peace and Hope). Paz y Esperanza promotes human rights in Ecuador and works specifically in vulnerable neighborhoods of Guayaquil, which…

Sydney, Australia
Art Gallery of New South Wales

My name is Breanna Sandoval, and I am part of the class of 2023 studying product design. This past summer, I worked with the Art Gallery of New South Wales in Sydney, Australia. My experience at the art gallery was truly life changing and one I…

Riga, Latvia
HackMotion

My name is Connor Rokos, and I'm a co-terminal student getting my master's in communication with an undergraduate degree in political science. Thank you so much for the opportunity to be able to be able to work abroad for HackMotion in Riga,…

Tartu, Estonia
University of Tartu

My name is Danielle Healy, and I am a senior majoring in international relations and minoring in Russian language. In the summer of 2022, I worked at the University of Tartu in Tartu, Estonia.

During the internship, I engaged in social…

Tartu, Estonia
University of Tartu

My name is Estelle Ciesla, and I am a master’s student in Russian, East European and Eurasian Studies at Stanford. For the past eight weeks, I have been working at the University of Tartu. During those eight weeks I have discovered much about a…

Brussels, Belgium
Bruegel

My name is Ezra. I am a second-year economics major, and this summer I had the privilege to intern at a Brussels-based think tank called Bruegel. There, I formed meaningful relationships with my colleagues, who all hailed from different parts of…