International Studies - Internships



The International Studies Internship Program provides our majors and minors with professional development opportunities within the public, private, and non-profit sectors. Our internship placements offer students an opportunity for experiential learning, a core element of the University mission to provide students with a holistic educational experience.

Internship Objectives

  • Acquire practical experience to compliment academic training in International Studies
  • Develop transferable skills through field experience
  • Employ learned concepts and skills in an applied setting
  • Ascertain career objectives through reflection of professional experiences
  • Engage with non-profit, government, and private sector entities on behalf of the International Studies Program and the University

Internship Eligibility

  • Junior or Senior standing as a major or minor in the International Studies Program
  • Have at least a 2.8 GPA
  • Complete and return Internship Agreement to International Studies Office

Recent Placements

For more information about our internship program, please contact:

Jermain Griffin
Associate Director
International Studies Program
Donnarumma Hall Room 251
(203) 254-4000, ext. 2865
E-mail: jgriffin@fairfield.edu