Follow us online for updates on events and services:
Facebook | Twitter | LinkedIn | MySpace
International Career Advantage Program (ICAP)
Your Portal To New Worlds
Whether you are an international student looking for an internship or full time position here in the United States, or a US Citizen looking for an international experience the Career Management Center is here to assist you in obtaining an International Career Advantage.
The International Career Advantage Program provides resources for students who are considering an internship abroad. Students must first meet with their academic advisor to determine where an internship experience will fit into your schedule and overall degree plan. Please take into consideration that you will not only need to identify a program/experience you are interested in, but also speak with your financial aid advisor before making an appointment with Erin Mills, International Career Advisor, to begin planning your experience. ICAP can assist students with all parts of the planning process and together you, the Career Management Center, and the Office of Study Abroad will work closely to assist you in planning for your international internship experience.
CMC works closely with the following international internship providers:
International Studies Abroad (ISA) is a study abroad provider for 11 countries and 20 different cities! ISA has been providing study abroad programs since 1987. Our study abroad programs include cities in Argentina, Australia, Chile, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, England, France, Italy, Mexico, Peru and Spain. We also provide study abroad programs for high school students through our sister company, Learning Programs International (LPI). We work closely with universities to provide students with a study abroad experience that is academically challenging and culturally thorough.
CAPA International Education offers quality, affordable study abroad programs, consisting of academic classes and internships. Their mission is to provide learning abroad opportunities which genuinely educate students about the people and culture in which they are learning in a holistic educational environment. They have program destinations available in London, England, Sydney, Australia, Florence, Italy, and a site in Beijing, China opening in 2010.
GlobaLinks Learning Abroad has over 20 years of experience working within the field of international education serving both students and advisors throughout North America. Through the educational programs of AustraLearn, AsiaLearn, and EuroLearn, GlobaLinks Learning Abroad provides a wide range of study abroad opportunities throughout Australia, New Zealand, Fiji, Asia, and Europe.
Council on International Educational Exchange (CIEE) is a consortium of US colleges and universities of which Old Dominion is one. CIEE sponsors study abroad programs in Africa, Asia, Latin America, Oceania, Europe and the Caribbean, as well as work exchanges, volunteer programs, and travel services. Old Dominion co-sponsors programs offered in Chile, the Dominican Republic, France (Rennes), Spain (Sevilla), and Japan (Japanese Business in Tokyo).
Steps for ICAP:
1. Meet with your undergraduate advisor to determine where an internship will fit in your schedule and overall degree plan.
2. Check out potential companies who may offer an international internship in your major.
3. Meet with your financial aid counselor to determine if your financial aid will cover the cost of your trip.
4. Choose a company, location and be prepared to talk about how you will fund your experience before making an appointment with Erin Mills, International Career Advisor, together you will contact the recruiter and prepare your application materials.
5. Once at your location be sure to send testimonials, quotes and pictures. We’d love to hear about your internship experience!
To learn more or set up an appointment contact Erin Mills, International Career Advisor, firstname.lastname@example.org or call 757-683-4388
Learn about a recent ODU student's international internship experience!
Click on an area in the map below and read about past ODU students who went there!