IES Abroad Summer Internships

Locations, costs and deadlines listed on this page have been updated for Summer 2022. COVID-19 pandemic responses and policies may affect these arrangements. Please revisit this page regularly for updates.

IES logoThe University partners with IES Abroad to offer international summer internships in several cities worldwide. IES is responsible for securing placements and housing assignments. Students interested in applying for an internship through IES should complete the IES application and the UR participation form (available in January).

Students from all majors are eligible to apply. The placements listed below are available, but custom placements may also be made, depending on availability. Discuss your specific internship needs with our Summer School program manager, Cheryl Genovese, at cgenoves@richmond.edu or 804-289-8134.

IES internships are open to students in all years, including first-years and those who have just graduated. Continuing UR students may be eligible for funding from the UR Summer Fellowships or Weinstein Summer Grants programs.

Application Overview

  1. Submit IES application online
  2. Submit UR Register Your Participation form (available in January)
  3. Contact Cheryl Genovese in the Summer School Office to submit $300 deposit
  4. Submit IES Confirmation Form with $500 deposit

2022 Application Deadlines

  • IES application: February 10
    • Paris application: February 2
    • London application: February 3
  • UR Register Participation form: February 15
  • IES confirmation form deposit: Within 3 weeks of admission
  • IES balance due: Invoiced mid-April, due no later than departure

Available Locations

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  • Barcelona, Spain

    Available Placements

    IES offers the following internship placements in Barcelona, Spain. Some Spanish knowledge preferred for select placements.

    • Arts, Fashion, and Theater
    • Business & Finance
    • Education
    • Health
    • Communications, Public Relations, and Marketing
    • Not-For-Profit and NGO

    Internship dates: Summer 2021 TBA

    Program Costs

    Total Fees

    • Estimated cost: $8,050

    These fees include the following non-refundable deposits:

    • UR registration fee: $300
    • IES confirmation fee: $500
  • Berlin, Germany

    Available Placements

    IES offers the following internship placements in Berlin, Germany. Four or more semesters of German encouraged, but not required.

    • Arts, Fashion, and Theater
    • Business & Finance
    • Engineering
    • Health
    • Not-For-Profit and NGO

    Internship dates: Summer 2021 TBA

    Program Costs

    Total Fees

    • Estimated cost: $5,900

    These fees include the following non-refundable deposits:

    • UR registration fee: $300
    • IES confirmation fee: $500
  • Cape Town, South Africa

    Available Placements

    IES offers the following internship placements in Cape Town, South Africa. There is no language requirement.

    • Arts, Fashion, and Theater
    • Business & Finance
    • Education
    • Health
    • Communications, Public Relations, and Marketing
    • Not-For-Profit and NGO

    Internship dates: Summer 2021 TBA

    Program Costs

    Total Fees

    • Estimated cost: $5,500

    These fees include the following non-refundable deposits:

    • UR registration fee: $300
    • IES confirmation fee: $500
  • Dublin, Ireland

    Available Placements

    IES offers the following internship placements in Dublin, Ireland. Non-native English speakers should refer to Application Requirements for language requirements.

    • Arts, Fashion, and Theater
    • Business & Finance
    • Education
    • Engineering
    • Health
    • Communications, Public Relations, and Marketing
    • Not-For-Profit and NGO

    Internship dates: Summer 2021 TBA

    Program Costs

    Total Fees

    • Estimated cost: $9,230

    These fees include the following non-refundable deposits:

    • UR registration fee: $300
    • IES confirmation fee: $500
  • London, England

    Available Placements

    IES offers the following internship placements in London, England. Non-native English speakers should refer to Application Requirements for language requirements.

    • Arts, Fashion, and Theater
    • Business & Finance
    • Education
    • Communications, Public Relations, and Marketing
    • Not-For-Profit and NGO

    Internship dates: Summer 2021 TBA

    Program Costs

    Total Fees

    • Estimated cost: $10,600

    These fees include the following non-refundable deposits:

    • UR registration fee: $300
    • IES confirmation fee: $500
  • Milan, Italy

    Available Placements

    IES offers the following internship placements in Milan, Italy. There is no language requirement.

    • Arts, Fashion, and Theater
    • Business & Finance
    • Health
    • Communications, Public Relations, and Marketing
    • Not-For-Profit and NGO

    Internship dates: Summer 2021 TBA

    Program Costs

    Total Fees

    • Estimated cost: $8,050

    These fees include the following non-refundable deposits:

    • UR registration fee: $300
    • IES confirmation fee: $500
  • Paris, France

    Available Placements

    IES offers the following internship placements in Paris, France. Two semesters of college-level French required.

    • Arts, Fashion, and Theater
    • Business & Finance
    • Health
    • Communications, Public Relations, and Marketing
    • Not-For-Profit and NGO

    Internship dates: Summer 2021 TBA

    Program Costs

    Total Fees

    • Estimated cost: $7,040

    These fees include the following non-refundable deposits:

    • UR registration fee: $300
    • IES confirmation fee: $500
  • Rome, Italy

    Available Placements

    IES offers the following internship placements in Rome, Italy. There is no language requirement.

    • Arts, Fashion, and Theater
    • Business & Finance
    • Health
    • Communications, Public Relations, and Marketing
    • Not-For-Profit and NGO

    Internship dates: Summer 2021 TBA

    Program Costs

    Total Fees

    • Estimated cost: $7,135

    These fees include the following non-refundable deposits:

    • UR registration fee: $300
    • IES confirmation fee: $500
  • Santiago, Chile

    Available Placements

    IES offers the following internship placements in Santiago, Chile. Four or more semesters of college-level Spanish encouraged.

    • Arts, Fashion, and Theater
    • Business & Finance
    • Education
    • Engineering
    • Health
    • Communications, Public Relations, and Marketing
    • Not-For-Profit and NGO

    Internship dates: Summer 2021 TBA

    Program Costs

    Total Fees

    • Estimated cost: $6,100

    These fees include the following non-refundable deposits:

    • UR registration fee: $300
    • IES confirmation fee: $500
  • Shanghai, China

    Available Placements

    IES offers the following internship placements in Shanghai, China. There is no language requirement (but see Engineering below for a possible exception).

    • Arts, Fashion, and Theater
    • Business & Finance
    • Education
    • Engineering: Prior knowledge of the local language may lead to greater internship opportunities
    • Health
    • Communications, Public Relations, and Marketing
    • Not-For-Profit and NGO

    Internship dates: Summer 2021 TBA

    Program Costs

    Total Fees

    • Estimated cost: $6,230

    These fees include the following non-refundable deposits:

    • UR registration fee: $300
    • IES confirmation fee: $500
  • Sydney, Australia

    Available Placements

    IES offers the following internship placements in Sydney, Australia. There is no language requirement.

    • Arts, Fashion, and Theater
    • Business & Finance
    • Education
    • Health
    • Communications, Public Relations, and Marketing
    • Not-For-Profit and NGO

    Internship dates: Summer 2021 TBA

    Program Costs

    Total Fees

    • Estimated cost: $7,610

    These fees include the following non-refundable deposits:

    • UR registration fee: $300
    • IES confirmation fee: $500
  • Vienna, Austria

    Available Placements

    IES offers the following internship placements in Vienna, Austria. There is no language requirement.

    • Arts, Fashion, and Theater
    • Business & Finance
    • Education
    • Engineering
    • Health
    • Communications, Public Relations, and Marketing
    • Not-For-Profit and NGO

    Internship dates: Summer 2021 TBA

    Program Costs

    Total Fees

    • Estimated cost: $6,150

    These fees include the following non-refundable deposits:

    • UR registration fee: $300
    • IES confirmation fee: $500