Webster Students Studying in the U.S.
Participating in a global internship allows students to gain practical experience and make valuable connections.
Applicants must be pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree at a Webster University location in the United States. Students must be in good academic, social and financial standing and have either work experience or coursework relevant to the internship.
Applicants must have previously completed one or more of the following:
- MNGT 3100 Issues in Management: Walker EDGE Professional Development (3 credit hours)
- Walker EDGE 101: Online Tutorial in the WorldClassRoom (0 credit hours)
Intermediate foreign language proficiency is required for internships in Austria, China, Germany and Mexico. Students applying for internships in Germany must also have completed at least four semesters of college or university coursework by the internship start date to be eligible for a German work permit.
The Summer 2015 application deadline has passed. The Summer 2016 application will open in Fall 2015.
If you are interested in applying for a global internship or want to learn more about the application steps, sign up for the Walker EDGE Global Internship group in the WorldClassRoom (Canvas).
The group contains the following important details and information:
- Application to participate in the Walker EDGE Global Internship Program
- Information on applying for a visa
- Travel, housing and health insurance info
- Location specific information on business culture, curricula vitae, etc.
As part of the application, the following information must be submitted:
- Country in which you are interested in securing an internship
- A resume/CV and cover letter in the language of the host country
- JPEG head shot photo
- Copy of Passport
- Letter of Recommendation (for internships in Germany only)
Participants who wish to receive college credit for their internships are responsible for making arrangements in advance with their departmental internship coordinator. All arrangements are exclusively between the departmental internship coordinator and the student.
Students studying in the Walker School of Business and Technology should visit the Internship for Credit page for more information regarding internships for academic credit.
Room & Board
With the exception of students interning in Germany, all students are responsible for securing housing arrangements in their host country. Walker EDGE staff can assist in locating options and providing available resources.
All students must provide housing and location information to the Walker EDGE Office by May 1, 2015.
All students are responsible for travel arrangements to and from the host country. Walker EDGE staff can assist in locating options and providing available resources.
All students must provide a travel itinerary to the Walker EDGE Office 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.