International Internships

Career and Civic Engagement Center offers funded international internships through the following partnerships. Deadlines for 2024 will be updated as they become available.

Innovation Academy Sustainability Internships Program

Bryn Mawr College and the Department of Environmental Studies is partnership with the Innovation Academy in Germany's "Green City" of Freiburg to offer international internships for Bryn Mawr students. Sophomores and juniors pursuing any major who maintain an active status at the College and are in good academic standing are eligible to apply. Students may apply for up to two internship sites. Complete descriptions for each internship site can be found in Handshake. Please note that language requirements vary by internship site.

Freiburg has been a center of environmental innovation since the 1970s. It is a leader in renewable energy as well as sustainable housing and transport. The Innovation Academy has been introducing groups from around the world to the "Green City" since 2004. The Academy sees itself as part of a global movement that aims to contribute to societal transformation through educating on sustainable development. In addition to coordinating the internships, the Academy offers interns a program with intercultural training, excursions in the context of sustainability, company visits and regular cohort meetings to exchange experiences and build community. Students will be housed with host families, in private studio apartments, or in shared student flats. Questions? Please contact Professor Carol Hager at or Jennifer Prudencio at

Innovation Academy Summer Application Form

Application Deadline: Thursday, January 4, 2024,  at 11:59pm ET


IES Abroad

Bryn Mawr College partners with IES Abroad to establish international internship opportunities for students. In Summer 2024, 9 full-time international internship opportunities are available with IES Abroad in three locations: Santiago, Chile, Berlin, Germany, and Vienna, Austria for qualified Bryn Mawr College juniors and sophomores. Alongside the internship experience, students participate in a for-credit seminar to put their internship into professional and cultural contexts and learn from other interns' experiences. Questions? Please contact Jennifer Prudencio from Career & Civic Engagement Center at

Application Deadline: Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2024 at 11:59 p.m. ET. Please note that late applications will not be accepted.

IES Abroad Career+Civic 2024 Application Form 


Previous internships

Laɣim Tehi Tuma Summer Action Research Fellowship 

Now entering its 11th year, Laɣim Tehi Tuma (“Thinking Together” in Dagbani and also known as “LTT”), is an undergraduate community-based learning and inquiry fellowship program grown out of a grassroots collaborative between Bryn Mawr and Haverford Colleges (The Bi-Co) and local educators in the rural community of Dalun, Ghana. Learn more about the program. Questions? Please contact Professor Alice Lesnick at or Jennifer Prudencio at

Application Deadline: Sunday, February 12, 2023 at 11:59pm ET.


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The Career & Civic Engagement Center

Phone: 610-526-5174