Summer Virtual Opportunities

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LMU Global Internship Program - summer 2021

As the world continues to adjust to a new normal, the need for global competency and problem solving has never been higher.  LMU Study Abroad and Career and Professional Development have teamed up to connect students with virtual internships that span 14 countries and a wide variety of international companies and organizations. Interested students should email studyabroad@lmu.edu with questions about the program. 

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What is LMU’s Global Internship Program?

This summer session program offers immersive, virtual work and learning experiences with dynamic enterprises, non-profits, and service organizations based in cities around the globe.  Explore how a global internship can expand your horizons this summer - all from your in-home workstation!

  • LMU’s Global Internship Program provides:
    • Customized program placement and internship assignment that supports your academic and/or regional interests.
    • 8 weeks of intensive work experience, cultural networking and professional development
    • Career coaching and dedicated mentorship to help you succeed in your global workplace and beyond
    • 1-unit of LMU credit in Summer Session I or II through CPD (tuition rates apply)
    • Open to students of all majors and levels of work experience

How much does it cost?

  • A 1-unit course fee of $1,621 will be charged to your student account for the summer term
  • You will be enrolled in a 2100 course with CPD for 1-unit in Summer Session I or II

What’s included?

  • Included in this fee, you will receive one-on-one global internship advising, registration in the program with specific internship assignment, dedicated support, cultural on-boarding and networking, academic activities, and professional guidance and mentorship throughout your experience.

Note:  LMU's Global Internship Program fulfills the International Relations internship requirement and may count towards requirements for other majors/minors.

 

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LMU at The Washington Center in DC: Virtual Summer Academic Internship Program

***Applications closed***

The Washington Center’s Virtual Summer Academic Internship Program combines real-world professional experience with an academic component, providing you with an ideal setting to make connections and enhance your resume. TWC will assist you in obtaining a virtual internship that closely matches your personal and professional goals. 

The Virtual Summer Academic Internship Program provides:

  • A project-based remote internship with one of over 400 internship sites in D.C.
  • Engagement in an online academic course one night each week, chosen from a wide range of options
  • Virtual professional development workshops, career exploration sessions, networking events and one-on-one advising
  • LMU summer session credit through registration in two courses in PROWL

How to get started?

Students must complete both the LMU application and the Washington Center application no later than Wednesday, March 31st.

How much does it cost?

  • A program fee of $8,800 will be charged to your student account for the summer term
  • You will enroll in two courses for a total of 6-units with the Political Science Department:
    • POLS 3810 Washington Internship (2 units)
    • POLS 3820 Washington, D.C. Politics (4 units)

 

You may send your questions about the program to studyabroad@lmu.edu

 

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LMU Virtual Study Abroad – Summer session II

June 28 - August 6, 2021

 

Our summer courses will take you abroad without leaving home. A unique international experience available only through LMU.

Summer 2021 offerings – Registration open now!   

 

LMU Virtual Study Abroad: International Business Venturing & Socio-Economic Development

 

 LMU Virtual Study Abroad: Conflict and Reconciliation

  • PHIL 3998: Narrative and Identity (4 credits)

Core: Interdisciplinary Connections, Writing Flag, Oral Skills Flag

 AND/OR

  • PHIL 3998: War and Peace: Philosophical and Theological Perspectives (4 credits)

Core: Faith and Reason, Engaged Learning Flag

AND

  •  Optional internship component

Not ready to sign up?  Join the Interest List. I’m interested!

 

What is LMU’s Virtual Study Abroad?

The virtual study abroad programs will offer an immersive course with experiential programming that will complement each class. Explore how a virtual study abroad program can expand your horizons this summer!

 LMU Virtual Study Abroad: International Business Venturing & Socio-Economic Development

This virtual global program explores international entrepreneurship through interactive company visits, executive speakers, and engaging team-building activities. Students complete two business consulting projects for companies based in Africa, Asia, Europe, or South America. Join us this summer!

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Students will apply critical thinking, business knowledge and strategic problem solving within the context of real-time challenges confronting today’s global business. The program explores essentials of international business venturing (IBV) and socio-economic development (SED).  IBV covers the subject of international entrepreneurship in a narrowly defined scope prioritizing commercial mission of a business firm, often a small or medium-sized enterprise’s (SME) international business start-up or  international expansion of an existing SME. SED component reflects the growing stakeholder needs and interests in  socially and environmentally responsible business approach under the “triple bottom line” concept. 

Course:

 

LMU Virtual Study Abroad: Conflict and Reconciliation

Through this virtual immersion in the Balkans, students will learn about the power of narrative for personal and cultural formation and for provoking violence or fostering peace. Participants will engage with local peacemakers, war-survivors, artists, and cultural critics. Take one or both courses. Optional remote internship also available.

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Courses:

  • PHIL 3998 Narrative and Identity

Core: Interdisciplinary Connections, Writing Flag, Oral Skills Flag

 AND/OR

  • PHIL 3998 War and Peace: Philosophical and Theological Perspectives

Core: Faith and Reason, Engaged Learning Flag

AND

  • Optional internship component

 

 How do I get started?

1. Register for the class(es) in PROWL

LMU Virtual Study Abroad: International Business Venturing & Socio-Economic Development

Register in one class from the cross-listed options below:

  • ENTR 4398  International Business Venturing & Socio-Economic Development (CRN 20729)

OR

  • INBA 4898  International Business Venturing & Socio-Economic Development (CRN 20730)

 

LMU Virtual Study Abroad: Conflict and Reconciliation

Register in one or two classes from the list below:

  • PHIL 3998  Narrative and Identity (CRN 20726)

AND/OR

  • PHIL 3998  War and Peace: Philosophical and Theological Perspectives (CRN 20727)

 

2. After you register for the class(es) you will be prompted to complete a brief program application through Study Abroad.

3. Attend the Virtual Orientation for your program.

 

What is the cost?

Students pay summer tuition to LMU.  Students pay no additional fees for the experiential global components.

 

Other questions?

Our team is happy to connect with you by email, phone, or Zoom!