Emory College Summer Global Internship Program
EMORY NEWS November 2016: "Global Internship Program takes Liberal Arts into the Workplace"
The Emory College Summer Global Internship Program provides students with a comprehensive academic, professional and cultural experience. Each participant will be placed in an internship that corresponds with the student's course of study, to ensure the quality and academic relevance of the placement. Students complete an internship in a global city outside of their home country (32 hours per week for 8 weeks) while enrolling in an online course (4 Emory credits) during the summer term. Locations include Boston, Dublin, Hong Kong, Singapore and Toronto.
The Emory College Summer Global Internship Program enables students to:
- Develop professional fluency in new linguistic and/or cultural contexts
- Adapt to workplace practices in another country
- Connect with international experts in their disciplines
- Create a lifelong and global network of peers and mentors
- Meet personal, academic and career goals
- Earn Emory credit (4 credits)
Political Science Internship
The political science internship program provides students with an opportunity to combine academic training with field experience. The program stresses the interdependence of the University and the community. Students engage in service/learning experiences designed to supplement and enrich their educational programs through active participation in the governmental process. Currently, the Department of Political Science awards credit to student interns in a wide variety of agencies and offices in state and local government. The students usually serve in a research capacity for the assigned agency. Every attempt is made to match students' interests with agency needs. Students attend seminars to discuss the work they are doing and to relate it to academic studies and findings. Depending upon the nature of the internship, students may earn four to twelve credits in Political Science 496 for a departmentally approved internship.
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