Students Studying Outside of the U.S.
Participating in an internship in the United States allows students to gain practical experience and make valuable connections.
Applicants must be pursuing an undergraduate degree at a participating Webster University international campus location or an active Walker EDGE partner institution including the Duale Hochschule Baden-Württemberg, ITESM and Universidad Panamericana.
Students must be in good academic, social and financial standing, have English language proficiency, and have either work experience or coursework relevant to the internship. Candidates must apply to participate in a Walker EDGE global internship through the partner university to be considered.
Additionally, students must have a 3.0 GPA, and a TOEFL score of 550, if applicable.
The Summer 2014 application deadline has passed. The Summer 2015 application deadline is December 1, 2014, and will be made available later this year.
In order to complete the online application, you will need to have the following information available:
- Cover Letter
- Copy of Passport
- JPEG head shot photo
Internship dates will vary depending upon school schedules. Participants generally arrive and depart on a rolling basis from early May through mid-September. For exact dates, please contact Rebecca Spear, Walker EDGE Internship Director, at 314-246-6912 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Participants who wish to receive college credit for this internship are responsible for making arrangements in advance with their campus or university internship coordinator. All arrangements are exclusively between the campus or university internship coordinator and the student.
Room & Board
J-1 student participants are placed with a host family located in the St. Louis area for the duration of the internship.
All students are responsible for travel arrangements to and from St. Louis. A travel itinerary must be provided to the Walker EDGE Office for Summer 2015 internships by May 1, 2015.
Walker EDGE Global Internship Vision
Global Internships within the Walker EDGE Program challenge 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.