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Internships

Summer: Global Academic Ventures: Business Internship (various)

Sydney, Australia | Hong Kong, Hong Kong | Dublin, Ireland | Auckland, New Zealand | Singapore, Singapore

Program Overview

Term Start Date End Date Application Deadline
Sydney - Summer 2020 (Depart US on May 27)
May 29, 2020
Jul 25, 2020
Feb 15, 2020
Hong Kong - Summer 2020 (Depart US on May 28)
May 29, 2020
Jul 25, 2020
Feb 15, 2020
Auckland - Summer 2020 (Depart US on May 27)
May 29, 2020
Jul 25, 2020
Feb 15, 2020
Dublin - Summer 2020 (Depart US on May 28)
May 29, 2020
Jul 25, 2020
Feb 15, 2020
Singapore - Summer 2020 (Depart US on May 27)
May 28, 2020
Jul 25, 2020
Feb 15, 2020
Language(s) of Instruction
English
No
Yes
No
Class Standing
Rising Junior
Senior
3.0
Restrictions

Only Rutgers Business School students may apply. Students need to be pre-approved by Helen Pensavalle before applying through Study Abroad. 

Program Type
Internship
Credits

3

Program Advisor

The Program

Earn credits and gain valuable, elite work experiences all over the globe

8 week, full-time, unpaid internship placement in one of five cities. Career experience for undergraduate students in Asia Pacific and Europe.

Program Locations

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Australia

Sydney

•Must be eligible for Work and Holiday visa 462 or 417. Non US or EU passports might be subject to additional fees. 

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A sailboat in front of the Auckland skyline at dusk

New Zealand

Auckland

•Must be eligible for Working Holiday Visa Scheme

•More Information on NZ Immigration's Site

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University of Hong Kong

Hong Kong

•Must be returning to Rutgers Fall 2020

•Must have lived in the US for at least 12 months prior to internship

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Many boats are in the marina at the horizon. In the foreground, we see the unique Singapore skyline

Singapore

•Must be eligible for Work Holiday Programme

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Dublin

Ireland

Dublin

- US and EU passport holders only.

Academics

 

Upon successful completion of the program RBS New Brunswick Supply Chain Majors will receive credit for Internship in Supply Chain Management (33:799:493); all other RBS New Brunswick students will receive General Elective Credit (33:011:485).
 
Preapproval by RBS New Brunswick is needed. Please contact Helen Pensavalle for additional information and/or to pick up your pre-approval application (pensavalle@business.rutgers.edu) . Pre-approval applications for summer internships are available until January 11, 2020. Students can apply through our website after they have been pre-approved by RBS.
 
Aside from graduating with an undergraduate degree, the next most important area of a student’s resume, is work experience. This allows a student to put their classroom knowledge into practice in a real world business environment, and should assist students in finding a job upon graduation.
 
Internship programs in all locations run during the US Summer, commencing around May or June. Global Academic Ventures manages internship programs in Australia, Hong Kong, Singapore, New Zealand, and Ireland. Students are able to select where to undertake their summer internship experience, however the ultimate placement within a local company depends on the student’s skills, previous experience, studies and the company’s preference.
 
Students are expected to intern for a minimum period of 8 weeks, full time, for a company’s normal business hours. All students are strongly encouraged to participate in company meetings, client meetings, networking events and out of hours corporate events. An internship experience is designed to help each student expand their understanding of their chosen career field.
 
Placement Process
 
Step 1: Interview with Placement Team on campus or over Skype
•Bring a polished resume
•Complete the interview form to be reviewed during interview
•Review resume, skills, interests, previous experience
 
Step 2: Interview Notes will be sent to Placement Team in Country
•USA team will send all interview notes, forms, & up-to-date resumes to in country placement team
•In-country placement team will review notes and tailor search
•Placement Process done by in-country Placement Team
 
Step 3:  Placement Process
•In-country placement team will liaise with potential host companies and US team
•Companies may request additional interviews or clarification on specific skills/interests during process
•Watch your emails during this time
 
Step 4: Final Selection by Company
•Once your placement is confirmed, we will send through a position description and agreement
 
Eligibility
• Rising junior or senior at RBS by Summer 2019
• 3.0 GPA or above
• Students must be at or below 26 years of age

Academic Calendar

*All dates are subject to change.  Do not book your flight until you have been accepted and the academic dates have been finalized with GAV.

Summer 2020

Late May

Late July

Housing and Meals

 

  • Shared accommodation for entire program length. Program includes welcome dinner, catch-up dinners, and farewell dinner with the group, breakfast for first 4 mornings. 
  • Transfers to/from the airport and accommodation (flights must be in the designated arrival/departures windows). Local transportation pass with limited funds to get started.
  • 24/7 in-country student support

Financial Information

Program Costs

This is the billed amount that will appear on your Rutgers term bill during the term you study abroad.
NJ Resident non-NJ Resident
Auckland $6,050 $6,340
Program Cost includes:

•    Tuition 
•    Housing
•    Transfers to/from airport
•    Local transportation with limited funds
•    24/7 in-country support
•    Administrative Fees
•    International SOS Health Insurance

Out-of-Pocket Costs

These are estimated expenses that are not part of your term bill. Students will need to pay for these expenses out-of-pocket.
Airfare $1,500
Meals $1,250
Visa (Estimate is for US Citizens) $150
Books and Classroom Materials $50
Local Transportation $400
Personal Expenses $1,000
Total $4,350.00
Out-of-Pocket Cost includes:

The above costs are estimations and represent the known out-of-pocket costs students encounter during their time abroad. 
 
Some of these expenses will be paid for prior to going abroad, such as an airline ticket and *visa costs, while some of these expenses, such as meals and local transportation, will be paid in-country as part of your daily expenses. As you plan, you will need to budget these costs and spend wisely throughout your time abroad.

*  Visa fees (if applicable) vary by location and can change at any moment. After acceptance into the program GAV will work with you during to understand the visa process, charges, etc.


 

Program Costs

This is the billed amount that will appear on your Rutgers term bill during the term you study abroad.
NJ Resident non-NJ Resident
Dublin $6,750 $7,040
Program Cost includes:

•    Tuition
•    Housing
•    Transfers to/from airport
•    Local transportation with limited funds
•    24/7 in-country support
•    Administrative Fees
•    International SOS Health Insurance
 

Out-of-Pocket Costs

These are estimated expenses that are not part of your term bill. Students will need to pay for these expenses out-of-pocket.
Airfare $1,200
Meals $1,250
Visa (Estimate is for US Citizens) 0
Books and Classroom Materials $50
Local Transportation $400
Personal Expenses $1,000
Total $3,900.00
Out-of-Pocket Cost includes:

The above costs are estimations and represent the known out-of-pocket costs students encounter during their time abroad.
 
Some of these expenses will be paid for prior to going abroad, such as an airline ticket and *visa costs, while some of these expenses, such as meals and local transportation, will be paid in-country as part of your daily expenses. As you plan, you will need to budget these costs and spend wisely throughout your time abroad.

*  Visa fees (if applicable) vary by location and can change at any moment. After acceptance into the program GAV will work with you during to understand the visa process, charges, etc.

 

Program Costs

This is the billed amount that will appear on your Rutgers term bill during the term you study abroad.
NJ Resident non-NJ Resident
Hong Kong $7,020 $7,310
Program Cost includes:

•    Tuition
•    Housing
•    Transfers to/from airport
•    Local transportation with limited funds
•    24/7 in-country support
•    Administrative Fees
•    International SOS Health Insurance

Out-of-Pocket Costs

These are estimated expenses that are not part of your term bill. Students will need to pay for these expenses out-of-pocket.
Airfare $1,700
Meals $1,250
Visa (Estimate is for US Citizens) 0
Books and Classroom Materials $50
Local Transportation $300
Personal Expenses $1,000
Total $4,300.00
Out-of-Pocket Cost includes:

The above costs are estimations and represent the known out-of-pocket costs students encounter during their time abroad.
 
Some of these expenses will be paid for prior to going abroad, such as an airline ticket and *visa costs, while some of these expenses, such as meals and local transportation, will be paid in-country as part of your daily expenses. As you plan, you will need to budget these costs and spend wisely throughout your time abroad.

*  Visa fees (if applicable) vary by location and can change at any moment. After acceptance into the program GAV will work with you during to understand the visa process, charges, etc.

Program Costs

This is the billed amount that will appear on your Rutgers term bill during the term you study abroad.
NJ Resident non-NJ Resident
Singapore $6,850 $7,140
Program Cost includes:

•    Tuition
•    Housing
•    Transfers to/from airport
•    Local transportation with limited funds
•    24/7 in-country support
•    Administrative Fees
•    International SOS Health Insurance

Out-of-Pocket Costs

These are estimated expenses that are not part of your term bill. Students will need to pay for these expenses out-of-pocket.
Airfare $1,500
Meals $1,250
Visa (Estimate is for US Citizens) $130
Books and Classroom Materials $50
Local Transportation $300
Personal Expenses $1,000
Total $4,230.00
Out-of-Pocket Cost includes:

The above costs are estimations and represent the known out-of-pocket costs students encounter during their time abroad.
 
Some of these expenses will be paid for prior to going abroad, such as an airline ticket and *visa costs, while some of these expenses, such as meals and local transportation, will be paid in-country as part of your daily expenses. As you plan, you will need to budget these costs and spend wisely throughout your time abroad.

*  Visa fees (if applicable) vary by location and can change at any moment. After acceptance into the program GAV will work with you during to understand the visa process, charges, etc.

Program Costs

This is the billed amount that will appear on your Rutgers term bill during the term you study abroad.
NJ Resident non-NJ Resident
Sydney $6,350 $6,640
Program Cost includes:

•    Tuition
•    Housing
•    Transfers to/from airport
•    Local transportation with limited funds
•    24/7 in-country support
•    Administrative Fees
•    International SOS Health Insurance

Out-of-Pocket Costs

These are estimated expenses that are not part of your term bill. Students will need to pay for these expenses out-of-pocket.
Airfare $1,500
Meals $1,250
Visa (Estimate is for US Citizens) $345
Books and Classroom Materials $50
Local Transportation $400
Personal Expenses $1,500
Total $5,045.00
Out-of-Pocket Cost includes:

The above costs are estimations and represent the known out-of-pocket costs students encounter during their time abroad.
 
Some of these expenses will be paid for prior to going abroad, such as an airline ticket and *visa costs, while some of these expenses, such as meals and local transportation, will be paid in-country as part of your daily expenses. As you plan, you will need to budget these costs and spend wisely throughout your time abroad.

*  Visa fees (if applicable) vary by location and can change at any moment. After acceptance into the program GAV will work with you during to understand the visa process, charges, etc.

Scholarships

Available to all Rutgers students participating in a Rutgers Global–Study Abroad program. Applications can be found inside of your study abroad program application. For more information, please visit the Scholarship section of our website.

Available to study abroad students who receive a Pell Grant.  For more information about the scholarship and additional eligibility requirements please visit the Gilman website.