CIEE Summer Global Internship Program in Mumbai, India
Choose Mumbai and you’ll choose to spend a summer in the world’s fourth largest city by population and the commercial capital of the one of its fastest growing economies.Throughout their program, interns will have an experience like no other as they encounter the industry and energy as well as the diversity and disparity of one the most fascinating cities in the world.
As a Global Intern, you’ll work at non-paying position with a leading organization, diving into a field of interest, exploring a different culture, and expanding your professional portfolio and network.Your exploration of the city formerly known as Bombay will lead to artistic, intellectual, and culinary discoveries in the place that is the site of Asia’s oldest stock exchange, India’s Fashion Weeks, and home of Bollywood, Mumbai’s global film industry.
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Please check the CIEE website for final program dates, and speak with your CIEE Study Abroad Advisor prior to booking airfare.
Academics & Curriculum
Students enroll in one 6-credit course, INSH 3801 “Global Internship with Integrated Academic Seminar”. The 8-week program includes 220-240 hours (30-32 per week) of onsite internship project work alongside a 30-hour (4 hours per week) integrated academic seminar focusing on local business, intercultural communication, professional development, and links between local observations and global trends.
Accommodations & Housing
Students will be assessed via assignments and activities that include but are not limited to the following: reflective papers, synopses of research, collaborative discussions, individual or small group presentations, analyses of readings, class participation, and feedback from the internship supervisor. Participants are expected to dress and behave professionally throughout their internship project and are subject to the agreed-upon internship protocols arranged by CIEE.
Program housing is in student accommodations and meets the following requirements:
Meals are not included in the program housing but students do have access to cooking facilities and are given a briefing during orientation about local markets and stores.
- Shared (double or triple) rooms
- Kitchen facilities
- Laundry facilities
- Internet access
- Convenient to public transportation
Transportation: Students commute to their internships and most program activities via local public transportation. Introduction to the system is provided during orientation and students are responsible for securing their own public transportation pass. Program housing is convenient to public transportation and all internship locations are accessible.
A community-based activity such as structured volunteering or service-learning project is typically offered at least once during the program.