Internships Abroad

Gain valuable work experience in your industry internationally. Employers are 2x as likely to hire applicants who have international experience and are proficient in a second language. 90% of study and work abroad alumni find their first job within six months of graduation.

FIT offers credited internships in multiple industries and locations around the world. Browse internship opportunities and begin preparing for your internship abroad today! 

FIT Faculty-Led Internships

AC 424 Marketing and Communications: An International Perspective (Internship)

Location: London
Duration: 4 weeks, end May - end June
Credits: 4 (AC 424 in person with traveling FIT faculty)
Information about AC424

American Institute for Foreign Study (AIFS) Internships

AIFS offers an award winning career development program for students to earn credit through the Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT) with an internship abroad experience unlike any other. AIFS has been helping university students intern abroad since 2001, and has over 7,000 alumni.

Fewer than 1% of recent graduates have international work experience, while the majority will have  two to four domestic internships. How will you stand out? An internship abroad proves to employers that you are passionate about your career field, you are open-minded and flexible, and that you are adaptable when working with a diverse group of people. This program provides the chance to combine living abroad and getting out of your comfort zone, with gaining invaluable work experience and something impressive to put on your resume.

Locations: Barcelona, Berlin, Dublin, Edinburgh, Florence, Galway, Lisbon, Madrid, Milan, Paris, Prague, Rome, San José CR & Sydney
Duration: 8 weeks, end May - end July
Credits: 3 (IC 497 online with faculty back at FIT)
Information about AIFS 


Artbound Initiative Internships (ABI)

The ArtBound Initiative program (ABI) connects students and recent graduates with key players in the creative industry internationally. With a network of over 200 companies, artists and designers, they offer customized internships for participants to launch their career. FIT students have the opportunity to kick start their creative career. Placements are available in design, fine arts, film, TV, theater, fashion, communications, and marketing.

Locations: Berlin, Hong Kong, Sydney & Melbourne
Duration: 8 - 12 weeks, end May - end July or late August
Credits: 3 (IC 497 online with faculty back at FIT)
Information about ABI