The Impact of International Internships and Short-Term Immersion Programs
Article first published online: 2 JUN 2014
© 2014 Wiley Periodicals, Inc.
New Directions for Student Services
Special Issue: Undergraduate Global Education: Issues for Faculty, Staff, and Students
Volume 2014, Issue 146, pages 33–40, Summer 2014
How to Cite
Gates, L. (2014), The Impact of International Internships and Short-Term Immersion Programs. New Directions for Student Services, 2014: 33–40. doi: 10.1002/ss.20088
- Issue published online: 2 JUN 2014
- Article first published online: 2 JUN 2014
For students in U.S. higher education institutions, global learning through study abroad has become a powerful force in student cultural competence. This chapter explores the impact of international internships and other short-term immersion experiences in further developing student learning, especially with respect to their understanding of the importance of global issues for their academic trajectories and future careers.