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The Pitt Study Abroad Internship gives you the opportunity to join the Pitt Study Abroad team for an academic year and contribute to the study abroad experience at Pitt.  The Pitt Study Abroad Interns work primarily with Brice Lynn, Assistant Director, the Graduate Student Interns, and the Videographer Intern on creative projects that further the mission of Pitt Study Abroad.  As a member of the team, you'll work across campus to promote study abroad through peer advising, event planning, and marketing.  

The internship is a fantastic opportunity whether you want to work in international education after graduation or not - either way, you'll be provided with projects and experiences that will keep you connected to your own study abroad experience while building your resume and making you stand out after graduation! 

For the 2019-2020 academic year, we are looking for one  Outreach Intern.  Click each link to read the job description and what you can expect as an intern.

How do I apply?

To apply for the internship, email the following to materials to brice.lynn (at) pitt (dot) edu no later than Friday, July 19th.  Qualified candidates will be contact for interviews to take place during the week of July 22. 

Materials to include:

  • An up-to-date resume, no longer than 1 page
  • A cover letter, no longer than two pages, that answers the following questions:
    • Why are you applying for this internship?
    • What was the most meaningful experience on your study abroad program?
    • What is one goal that you accomplished, and how?
    • What is one goal that you did not accomplish, and why? 

FAQ

What are the requirements?
You have to have completed a study abroad experience by August 2018, be a junior or senior in any major, have a 3.0, be an Oakland Campus student, and be able to devote 10 hours each week.

Can I intern for one semester?
No. We've found that you (and the office) get more out of the experience if you are with us for the entire academic year. 

Is the internship paid?
You'll receive credit through your department for the fall semester, and a recieve a $2,000 scholarship for the spring semester.

What will I do as an intern?
First and foremost, our interns are peer advisors - you probably met with one when you were planning your own study abroad experience.  You can reach more about what our  
Events Intern and Outreach Interns do by clicking on those links.

Who do I contact with questions?

Brice Lynn, Assistant Director, at brice.lynn@pitt.edu.

 

If you're a Pitt Business student, consider applying to the Pitt Business International Ambassador program.