Summer Internships

All undergraduate students are eligible to apply for a GOC bursary to support them during their summer internship.

Please visit the How to Apply page regarding all opportunities that are currently listed 

Internship Opportunities 2014/15

Internship Details Relevant subjects
Internships in Hong Kong  (Applications now open,closing date 1st December)
Internships in the finance & legal sectors,business, marketing & public relations, journalism/publishing, real estate, entrepreneurship, event planning & Art galleries in Hong Kong.This internship programme also includes social & cultural events, professional seminars with industry experts and serviced accommodation with staff onsite 24/7.This international programme is funded by the GOC
The Global Opportunity Centre is shortlisting for this opportunity, in order to access this opportunity and the funding to support it please visit our How to Apply page.
Relevant to any undergraduate student seeking experience in the sectors that are outlined.
Teach English in Thailand 2015- 9 week internship via the British Council  (Applications now open, closing date January 16th). Gain valuable work experience as an English Language Assistant working in Thai schools. Generous government funding and a GOC bursary to cover placement fee 
Relevant to any student seeking classroom work experience
Huawei Work Experience Scheme (Applications open,closing date 10th December)
Huawei is a leading telecoms solutions provider.This programme includes technical training from some of the finest professionals in the industry, cultural and business events and language lessons.All expenses paid including flights, visas and accommodation.Plus a £600 alloance provided by Huawei to support living expenses. Please note that Cardiff University GOC is shortlisting for this opportunity. Please visit our How to Apply page
2nd Year:Science,
 & Computing
IAESTE paid work placements (closing date 27th November)
Gain practical experience in real work environments including; industry, research Institutes, universities, consulting firms, laboratories, local government etc available in over 80 countries during the summer. 
Paid & GOC bursary £500
2nd Year: Science,Technology,
Applied Arts: ARCHI
 Dialog Semiconductor Plc (Applications now open)
Paid internships in the field of Engineering  (design; test; product; applications; systems) based in Germany, Italy, Turkey, Austria, USA and Japan
A few internships may also be available in commercial departments such as Marketing.
GOC bursary available to eligible students
Engineering & Marketing
DAAD Research Internships (Closing date January 15th) RISE is a summer internship program in Germany for undergraduate students.RISE offers unique opportunities for you to work with research groups at universities and top research institutions across Germany for a period of 2 to 3 months during the summer. RISE interns are matched with doctoral students who work as their mentors. All scholarship holders receive stipends from the DAAD to help cover living expenses. Biology,Chemistry, Physics, Earth Sciences & Engineering
 GoEuro Scholarship Programme Applications open,closing date:December 15th) The winning student will receive a scholarship of €2000 and the chance to complete a 1-3 month paid internship at GoEuro's Berlin office. The scholarship programme aims to stimulate innovation and creativity by awarding the student with the best ''A Closer Europe'' entry the opportunity to gain professional experience at a growing Berlin start-up company. Relevant to all disciplines,possibly of interest to Business management students
Teach your subject in English speaking schools Details for 2015 coming soon
Government funded plus GOC bursary
Generation UK-India Work Placements in creative Industries & I.T (opening in January)
Government funded & GOC bursary
This paid opportunity involves working with children providing teaching and instruction as an activity coach,whilst also being responsible for managing the welfare of those staying at the camp and offering mentoring support.  
Paid & GOC bursary £300
Work the world is the leading provider of medical & Healthcare placements in Africa, Asia & South America. With longstanding partnerships with a variety of hospitals and clinics your placement will be matched to your career interests and degree specialism. 
GOC bursary: £600-800
All Healthcare subjects
Paid summer 10-12 week analyst and associate internships in banking & finance based in North America, Europe, the middle east, Africa, Asia Pacific and Japan.
 GOC bursary available for eligible students
Business, finance & accounting, Maths, Physics and
Ernst & Young Student Global Experience: summer internship in the finance and banking sector.
GOC bursary available for eligible students
Students from Business
and Engineering schools

 AIESEC teaching internships: six weeks paid teaching experience

Organise your own internship (please note:your internship must be non credit bearing and of a minimum duration of 4 weeks during the summer to be eligible for a GOC bursary)
GOC bursary:£300-500