International Internships

International Internship Opportunities

An international internship during college offers a multitude of benefits that can significantly enhance a student’s academic and professional development.

Benefits of an international internship include:

  • The opportunity to gain practical, real-world work experience in a global context.
  • Increased communication skills, language skill improvement, and competent intercultural communication skills.
  • Gaining a competitive edge in the global job market.
  • Earning course credit!

Walton specific internship programs are outlined below, as well as HogsAbroad resources on the 100+ third party study abroad programs who offer internship opportunities as well!

Walmart de México y Centroamérica – Costa Rica (Summer 2024)

Walmart has offered 8 divisions in which these internships can be focused in. Click on the links below to learn more about each one!

STEP 1 | Submit this BUSI 320V Pre-Application. All Walton students seeking International Internship credit for BUSI 320V 1-3hrs must submit this pre-application. Eligibility requirements are below:

  • Completed at least 60 hours and all pre-business core courses
  • Cumulative University of Arkansas GPA of at least 2.5
  • 2.5 GPA in the previous full-semester of enrollment

STEP 2 | Indicate the International Internship track within this pre-application.

STEP 3 | Wait; Walton Career Connections will ensure you’re eligible for the credit, the notify you. 

STEP 4 | Once approved for BUSI 320V, continue your application with your international internship placement organization to secure your offer letter from employer.

Basics of obtaining an abroad internship for credit:

  • Meet with the Study Abroad office 6-12 months before you’d like to intern abroad
  • Study abroad internships count toward the BSIB degree plan’s required international experience
  • We recommend waiting to apply for BUSI 320V credit until your Study Abroad Program Provider letter and offer letter from your employer are secured

Deadline to apply: April 1, 2024.

The internship will begin June 6, 2024 and conclude on August 3, 2024.

L’Oréal Centroamérica – Panama (Summer 2024)

STEP 1 | Submit this BUSI 320V Pre-Application. All Walton students seeking International Internship credit for BUSI 320V 1-3hrs must submit this pre-application. Eligibility requirements are below:

  • Completed at least 60 hours and all pre-business core courses
  • Cumulative University of Arkansas GPA of at least 2.5
  • 2.5 GPA in the previous full-semester of enrollment

STEP 2 | Indicate the International Internship track within this pre-application.

STEP 3 | Wait; Walton Career Connections will ensure you’re eligible for the credit, the notify you. 

STEP 4 | Once approved for BUSI 320V, continue your application with your international internship placement organization to secure your offer letter from employer.

Basics of obtaining an abroad internship for credit:

  • Meet with the Study Abroad office 6-12 months before you’d like to intern abroad
  • Study abroad internships count toward the BSIB degree plan’s required international experience
  • We recommend waiting to apply for BUSI 320V credit until your Study Abroad Program Provider letter and offer letter from your employer are secured

Deadline to apply: April 1, 2024.

The internship will begin July 1, 2024 and conclude August 2, 2024.

Additional Internship Opportunities

If you are interested in completing an internship in a different location or company than the ones offered above, the University of Arkansas study abroad page offers information on obtaining international work experience through a variety of program providers and university partners!

International Internships | Make Your Dream a Reality

Do you dream about traveling to far off lands? Do you want to be immersed in another culture? And do you want to build up your resume and network while doing it? Then an international internship might be for you.

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