Missouri citizens are known for their exciting events, industry and hospitality. Most participants are in Saint Louis, Columbia and Kansas City, which have the comforts of a large city and the community of a small town.
Home to the World Series Champion St. Louis Cardinals, professional sports teams also include the Kansas City Royals (baseball), Saint Louis Rams (football), Kansas City Chiefs (football), and the Saint Louis Blues (hockey). College sports are also a popular pastime, and many young people in the area participate in intramural sports after work and on the weekends.
Musical artists of all genres stop in Missouri on a regular basis for indoor, outdoor and occasionally free shows. Other summer opportunities include a variety of cultural activities ranging from museums to festivals.
Where is Missouri?
Where the Missouri and Mississippi Rivers meet in the middle of the country. Missouri is a great place to develop a deep understanding of American culture and business. A five-hour drive from Chicago, and accessible to both coasts, students often travel throughout the United States before or after participating in the program.
How's the Weather?
In the winter, Missouri regularly gets down to -7C and is generally rainy/icy. In the summer, Missouri is hot and humid and can get up to 40C. Homes and offices are climate controlled and comfortable. The evenings are nice in the summer and there are a variety of outdoor events throughout the year.
Global Internship Experience Vision
Webster University's Global Internship Experience challenges aspiring young professionals from around the world to apply their academic training to the workplace. Global internships have a transformative impact on the intern's professional and personal development as well as on host organizations and communities.