Bush School students have a wide variety of opportunities for internships in all sectors both here and abroad (see the examples below). Students have found that the internship experience contributes greatly to their professional development and helps them refine their career goals. Through our faculty advisors, visits to the school by recruiters from various agencies, a valuable network of former students throughout Federal and State government agencies, NGOs, various think tanks and the private sector. Together with the able assistance of our director of career services, the Bush School makes it easy for students to obtain an internship that will broaden their opportunities and horizons.
While students without substantial professional experience are required to complete a non-credit-bearing summer internship program, MIA students may choose to complete an intensive language study program instead. The Office of Student Services is equipped to assist in identifying these programs, as well as providing limited funding. Because the MIA program requires fluency in a second language, many students have found immersive language study to be extremely helpful in honing their language skills.
Examples of Past Immersion Locations: Honduras; Spain; Germany; Monterey, California; Ecuador; Guatemala; Mexico; Peru; China.