Study Abroad, Fellowships, Internships, and Work Experience

Office of International Affairs

The Office of International Affairs invites students to explore opportunities to study abroad through The Ohio State University. A university education today is a global education. Studying abroad promotes cross-cultural understanding, broadens your worldview, improves language proficiency, and prepares you for your future. Visit the Office of International Affairs for Study Abroad opportunities at OSU. 

Fisher College of Business 

International Programs at Fisher work in partnership with the Center for International Business Education and Research (CIBER) to provide study abroad opportunities to Fisher College of Business graduate students and undergraduates. The Fisher College of Business offers quarter-long and short-term international programs for undergraduate and graduate students. Quarter, summer and winter break programs are available. They offer programs in Europe, Asia Australia, Africa, North America and South America. 

Adapted from: Fisher College of Business

Internships, Fellowships, Scholarships

Many companies offer internships that may be combined with your university education to train you in skills needed for your chosen career. Potential employers look for candidates with prior internship experience. Companies often extend formal offers of employment to their own interns after graduation. 

The Department of State funds the Thomas R. Pickering Foreign Affairs Fellowship. Its goal is to attract students with an interest in international affairs, administration, political and economic analysis, and management and science policy. 

The Institute of International Education provides undergraduates with scholarships to study in foreign countries such as Africa, Asia, Central and Eastern Europe, Eurasia, Latin America, the Caribbean and the Middle East. Please contact the Partnership for Public Service for more information about internships, scholarships, or other study abroad opportunities.

AIESEC

AIESEC was founded in Europe in 1948 and has grown to over 80 countries with over 50,000 volunteer members on 700+ university campuses. Together, they pursue this mission: To contribute to the development of European countries and their people with an overriding commitment to international understanding and cooperation. For more information, please consult the AIESEC site above.

NSEP

The National Security Education Program (NSEP) provides a unique funding opportunity for U.S. students to study world regions critical to U.S. interests (including Africa, Asia, Central & Eastern Europe, Eurasia, Latin America & the Caribbean, and the Middle East).

Qingdao

The Qingdao Program six-month internship is a one-of-a-kind program coordinated by The Ohio State University's National East Asian Languages Resource Center. It provides a unique opportunity for students who intend to use their Chinese in their professional careers. Participants in the program gain first-hand experience in the corporate culture of China. The program is based in Qingdao, a large port located on the east coast. Please consult the Office of International Affairs at OSU for more information.

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