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Complete an internship with an international organization to differentiate your resume, earn essential skills that employers value, and grow your professional network with the API Global Internship program. Full-time internships will require a commitment of 35 hours a week.

API’s global internship programming will support your success and engage you in activities designed to refine specific skills, our on-site staff will orient you to the international workplace culture, and guide you through in-person and virtual cultural workshops as well as local visits. Capstone your experience by earning a digital badge that you can add to your LinkedIn profile, e-portfolio, personal websites, digital resumes and more.

What's Included?


Pre Departure Services


APIConnect Platform

Orientation Materials and Resources

API Alumni Network

Social Networking


Customized Internship Placement and Advising

On Site Services

Airport Reception

Quality Housing

Workplace and Culture Orientation

Resident Directors/Coordinators

Medical and Life Insurance

Social and Cultural Activities

Experiential Programs

Re-Entry Services

Re-Entry Materials and Support

Post-Program Evaluation

Alumni Network and API Ambassador Program

Academic Credit and Transcript (for an additional fee)

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Application Requirements

  • Minimum 2.5 G.P.A. (3.0 for STEM placements)
  • Cover Letter
  • Two Letters of Reference
  • Official Transcript(s)
  • Résumé/C.V.
  • University Approval Form (if applicable)
  • Advising session
  • Entry requirement: valid passport
Session Program Dates Program Cost Application Deadline Extended Application Deadline Payment Deadline
Spring Feb 26, 2022 - Apr 23, 2022 $5,850 Oct 1, 2021 Oct 15, 2021 Nov 1, 2021
Spring Feb 26, 2022 - May 21, 2022 $7,650 Oct 1, 2021 Oct 15, 2021 Nov 1, 2021
Spring Feb 26, 2022 - May 7, 2022 $6,750 Oct 1, 2021 Oct 15, 2021 Nov 1, 2021
Summer 1 May 19, 2022 - Jul 16, 2022 $5,850 Feb 1, 2022 No Extension Apr 20, 2022
Summer 2 Jun 2, 2022 - Jul 30, 2022 $5,850 Feb 15, 2022 No Extension May 4, 2022
Summer 3 Jun 16, 2022 - Aug 13, 2022 $5,850 Mar 1, 2022 No Extension May 18, 2022
Fall Sep, 2022 - Nov, 2022 $6,750 Apr 1, 2022 Apr 15, 2022 May 31, 2022
Fall Sep, 2022 - Nov, 2022 $7,650 Apr 1, 2022 Apr 15, 2022 May 31, 2022
Fall Sep, 2022 - Oct, 2022 $5,850 Apr 1, 2022 Apr 15, 2022 May 31, 2022
  • Application deadline is 4 months prior to the intended start date
  • You will arrive 3-4 days before the internship placement begins
  • You have the option to complete an 8, 10 or 12-week internship in most sites during the academic year
  • All summer internship sessions are 8 weeks only
  • Dates are subject to change
  • Participants who wish to earn academic credit from one of API’s School of Record will incur an additional fee.*

*Participants who complete their internship in Spanish (in a Spanish-speaking country) may opt to earn academic credit (3 US semester credits) through Universidad de Congreso for an additional fee of $750. In order to receive credit in Spanish for the internship, participants must: 1) be interning in a Spanish-speaking country; 2) be completing the internship 100% in Spanish; 3) have taken at least 2 Spanish classes at the 300 level or above, or demonstrate written and oral proficiency at the equivalent level.

API has also partnered with Nichols College to offer academic credit for some API Global Internship programs (conducted in English) for an additional fee of $750. Students will receive an official Nichols College transcript at the conclusion of the program. Nichols College may require a minimum enrollment of students in order to award academic credit.

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  • Customized internship placements
  • Workplace and Culture Orientation
  • Career Development Badge

All API internship programs include safe and secure housing in the cost of the program fee. Housing types and amenities will vary by location. Participants in Valparaíso will have the opportunity of living with a host family.

Internship participants should expect the accommodation to be centrally located and easily accessible to public transportation. Each participant’s commute will vary, as internship placements are located in different areas in each location. Average commute times range from 30 minutes up to an hour. Participants will receive their confirmed housing assignment approximately three weeks prior to departure.

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