Internship Placement Process
Students should review the two available positions for Summer 2018.
1) Research Assistant in the School of Education.pdf
2) Student Coordinator Internship in the International Relations Department.pdf
Once reviewed, if there is a placement of interest, students should submit their application for that particular position. Final acceptance in to this program is based off of application review from first the Mason Global Education Office and second, the UANDES International Relations Office.
Required in the application are:
- Statement of Purpose
- Students should write their personal statement directed towards their desired internship placement at UANDES. Please provide context as to why you feel this placement is a good fit for your personal and professional aspirations
- Include which term offering in the summer you are applying for in the header of your personal statement.
- Updated Resume/CV
- Mason students should visit with the Career Services Center to discuss ways to format resumes or CV's targeted towards an international audience
- Passport Information
Undergraduate: The default Mason internship study abroad credit for undergraduate summer and semester programs is 6 Mason resident credits of Integrative Studies (INTS) 390 - International Internship. Coursework is obtained by an online Blackboard course, taught by a Mason faculty member, during the program. If students wish to obtain internship credit other than INTS 390, students must meet with the internship coordinator or department chair in the department from which they wish to obtain the credit. Students must then communicate with the program officer to complete the necessary paperwork to approve department-specific credit.
Previously, students have been able to obtain alternate credits in the following once seeking approval from the designated academic department:
Economics (ECON) 498: Internship (6 credits)
Global Affairs (GLOA) 495: Global Experiential Learning (6 credits)
Conflict Analysis and Resolution (CONF) 385: International Field Experience (6 credits)
Government (GOVT) 480: Internship (3 credits) + Government (GOVT) 398: Study Abroad (3 credits)
Psychology (PSYC) 327: Psychology in the Community (3 credits) + Psychology (PSYC) 461: Special Topics (3 credits)
Communication (COMM) 399: Special Topics in Communication (3 credits) + Communication (COMM) 307: Field Study in Communication (3 credits)
Integrative Studies (INTS) 490: Internship (3 credits) + Spanish (SPAN) 490: Internship in Spanish (3 credits)
Graduate: Graduate credit may be available for this internship study abroad program, contact the Program Officer for more information.
This program is open to all undergraduate students who meet the GPA requirement and who have 45 undergraduate credits completed by the start date of the program. Students from all universities are eligible to participate. Graduate students should contact the Program Officer to inquire about graduate GPA and credit requirements before enrolling in the program.
Students will reside in a homestay during the 8-week program. Students will receive 2 meals per day (breakfast and dinner) except on Saturday and Sunday.
An entry visa is not required for US citizens, but visa requirements may vary for non-US citizens. Learn more about Chilean visa requirements, here.