Austin, Texas (PRWEB) November 11, 2014
Academic Programs International (API) is excited to announce a new series of full-time internship programs in 6 different international destinations - Barcelona, Buenos Aires, Dublin, London, Santiago, and Seville. Internships are available to both American and international students in a wide-variety of fields on fixed and flexible schedules, and offer the option to receive academic credit.
“Our goal with these new international internships is to help students and recent graduates from around the world enhance their resumes with the work experience, soft skills, and global outlook that employers are seeking in this competitive and global job market” said Barbara M. West, API’s Vice President of Internships and Partner Outreach. “Through our internship program, participants will not only be placed into a high-quality international internship, but will also receive career planning and development resources to help them start working on the path to career success” Ms. West added.
Jennifer Attal Allen, API’s President and Executive Director concurs. “We are thrilled to be able to add an extra dimension to our portfolio of programs which caters to individuals seeking to develop and enhance their career prospects. With professional guidance throughout all phases of the program and the potential to earn academic credit, these international internships continue the API tradition of offering programs aimed at transforming students’ learning, and their lives” said Ms. Attal Allen.
Internships are available throughout the year in 8-week fixed start dates, or multi-week flexible start dates. As with API's study abroad programs, these new internships include a host of pre-departure, on-site, and reentry services in the standard fee, including: confirmation of tailored internship placement; pre-departure preparation and 3-day workplace and cultural orientation; access to the @api online internship training system; career assessment resources; workplace and culture orientation; housing; 24/7 access to API's on-site directors; mobile phone; academic oversight; internship placement oversight and assistance; and academic credit (through Marist College for an additional fee).
Internship placements are offered in English as well as the host country language, and are tailored to the individual applicant across a wide variety of fields, including (but not limited to): international business, communications, public health, education, technology, environmental studies, sports, law, and much more!
For more information on these exciting new international internship programs and to apply today, visit http://www.apistudyabroad.com/intern or call Barbara M. West, Vice President, Internships and Partner Outreach at 1-800-844-4124 x 237.
Located in Austin, Texas, Academic Programs International (API) was founded in 1997, and offers study abroad, intern abroad, high school, gap year, teach abroad, work abroad, and volunteer abroad options across Africa, Asia, Europe, the Middle East, and Latin America.