Quick Info

  • Mumbai, India
  • Summer
  • : Panther Program
  • : Business, Communication and Rhetoric, East Asian Languages, Literature, and Studies, Economics, Education, English Literature, Environmental Studies, Health in a Global Context, History of Art and Architecture, Psychology, Sociology
  • : 29 May 2019 - 27 July 2019
  • : $7,000 In-State / $7,200 Out-of-State
  • : Sunday, 20 January 2019
  • : 3.0 GPA, Pitt Students: Must have completed 24 credits on a Pitt campus, Clear Judicial Record, Sophomore, Junior


You will earn six credits through the Pitt Business Internship for Credit Program (BUS 1910). Your coursework will include reflective essays, a midterm internship supervisor evaluation, and a final internship supervisor evaluation. All assignments will be posted online through a course website, and students will submit assignments electronically. BUS1910 is graded pass/fail, and only students who successfully pass the internship course will be considered as having studied abroad for any degree, certificate, or major requirements.

BUS1910 fulfills both foreign culture requirements for Pitt Business students.

Experiential Learning

Pitt's partner in Mumbai, AIC, will work with you after your acceptance to find you an internship. Internships in Mumbai are available in a variety of fields, and AIC takes your academic focus and career goals into account when pairing you with a host company. While you may have phone or video interviews prior to the program start date, the final interview for your internship will occur in-country.

Discover more about AIC in Mumbai here!

Many of Mumbai's internship placements are with NGOs and non-profit agencies in the areas of education, human rights, urban development, vocational training, and more. More information about common and challenging placements can be found here.

On-Site Faculty And Staff

AIC, Pitt's partner in Mumbai, has a full-time support staff there to help you with whatever you might need during your stay. Whether it’s housing, internship advice, or just recommendations on where to take your parents when they visit, the AIC staff is there for you.


Housing is in student residences convenient to the city center and assessable via public transportation. Facilities are furnished and include kitchen amenities, access to laundry, and internet connections. Living spaces are shared and bedrooms are typically doubles.

Pricing And Dates

All students are required to attend the mandatory Pre-Departure Bash.  This afternoon long event will cover important topics relevant to study abroad like health, safety, security, and more.  Plus, it will give you the chance to meet other students studying abroad on your programs!  Alumni and staff will also be present to help you start thinking about your goals for the program.

The Pre-Departure Bash for this program will be: February 1, 2019 Your program manager will follow up with more information once you begin your application!

In-State Fee Out-of-State Fee
$7000 $7200
Arrive in Mumbai Depart Mumbai
29 May 2019 27 July 2019

Please do not book your flights until instructed to do so by your program manager. You are welcome to arrive prior to the program start date or depart after the program end date, but you must make independent housing and travel arrangements for that time. 

Pitt Business students can apply for scholarship funds on the Pitt Business International Scholarships page as well as crowdfund using the Pitt Business Fund My Travel page. Please note that the application deadline for the Pitt Business International Scholarships is the same as the program application deadline. 

For additional scholarship opportunities, be sure to check out the ‘Programs’ tab at the top of this page!


Keep in mind that dates change.  You shouldn't book airfare until given confirmation from your program manager.

Inclusions & Exclusions

As a part of your IIP: Mumbai fee, the following are included:

  • In-country orientation
  • Tuition for six credits
  • Housing
  • International health insurance

While your program fee will cover most of your expenses, keep in mind that you are also responsible for the following:

  • Round-trip flight
  • Meals and personal expenses
  • Public transportation costs (~$300 for the semester)
  • Taxi fare to and from the airport in Mumbai
  • $300 University of Pittsburgh study abroad fee
  • Visa (where applicable)

Flights, meals and spending money for 12 weeks is approximately $3,500. Remember that your lifestyle and spending choices can greatly affect the amount of money you'll need while abroad.  Visit our Budgeting page for more information.

Ready to get started on your application?  

Program Staff

Hillary Koller

Walk-In Advising Hours: By Appointment Only

Hello! I’m Hillary, the Internship Manager for Pitt Business International Programs. I originally hail from New Jersey, but became a member of the Pitt community as an undergraduate student in 2002 and I have been here pretty much ever since. During my time at Pitt I’ve had the opportunity to accompany students abroad, and I’m excited to work with you to make your international internship experience a valuable one! When I’m not in the office, you can find me spending time in the great outdoors, reading, cooking, and taking a yoga or ballet class. Get in touch with me at hkoller@pitt.edu or 412-648-0276.