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The International Business Flagship Program now offers exciting opportunities to intern abroad!

Students should contact Coggin Study Abroad if they are interested in pursuing one of these internship opportunities abroad. 

Note for International Business majors: In order for an internship to count for credit towards a student's degree, the student must complete the following before starting the internship:

  • Complete the Coggin Career Readiness Program
  • Complete 2 of the following courses with grades of C or better:
    • ECO3704 International Trade
    • FIN4604 International Finance
    • MAN4600 International Management
    • MAR4156 International Marketing
    • TRA4721 International Logistics

Spain Internship

Location Alicante, Spain
Placement through Universidad de Alicante
When? Spring semester: February - June (or summer*)
Paid? Unpaid, but students pay UNF tuition and can apply for scholarships
Spanish language Encouraged but not required
Credits 6 credit hours (students work with study abroad advisor to determine how it fits into degree)


Students will study and intern during the spring semester in Alicante (earn 6 credits towards the internship and 6 credit hours of courses at the University of Alicante).

*Another option is to take courses during the spring semester then just intern in the summer. 

Students will work with a Coggin study abroad advisor to apply as an exchange student through the University of Alicante and go through pre-departure paperwork and procedures. Once students get to Alicante, they will interview with University of Alicante staff to determine where they will be placed (based on interests).


Germany Internship


Students will work with a Coggin study abroad advisor to apply through the German-American Exchange (GAE). GAE notifies the student when a company shows interest. The German company will contact the student to arrange an interview. If the student is selected, a contract is negotiated between the student and the company to determine the pay, dates of employment, location of placement, etc.

For more information, visit the German-American Exchange Internship Program website and/or download the Student Information Packet.

Note: Placement is not guaranteed.


German Language Program

Study German up to the Intermediate II level in Bad Mergentheim, Germany, This program takes place during the spring semester (early January through late March), so students could participate in the German Language Program and then the GAE Germany Internship Program.

For more information about the German Language Program, please visit our DHBW website.


Entrepreneurship Internship

The European Innovation Academy (EIA) Entrepreneurship & Innovation Summer School is the world's largest entrepreneurial summer program, with a special focus on digital innovations. The accelerated program turns an idea into a startup in just 15 days! The goal of this course is to give students a hands-on, real-life experience creating a startup with a team of five students from around the world. Students are guided in building a scalable business model via real-life experiments and tests in a live marketplace with genuine customer feedback. They then launch their product to build real market traction and acquire their first 1,000 customers. The challenge unfolds in a learning environment that corresponds to current and future workplace requirements including cross-functional and virtual teams with crowdsourced work tasks, a multicultural work force, a fast-paced work environment, and extremely demanding organization, planning and communication skills. The course is led by the top tech speakers, mentors, and investors from the world's top companies and institutions including Stanford University, U.C. Berkeley, Google, and Amazon.


*DO NOT apply directly online through EIA's website. Meet with a Global Engagement Study Abroad Advisor