Student applications for the Summer 2024 Global Internship Programs are open. On Thursday, November 2nd, the Study Abroad Office held an info session at Skyline College with a Zoom option to allow more students to participate. Representatives from two program providers – Global Career Center (GCC) and EUSA – presented at the info session. Dr. Kate Moore and Naveen Shah from GCC traveled from Boston to visit Skyline College campus and provided our students with detailed information on Global Internship opportunities. Lea Girasole from EUSA joined the info session via Zoom and made an informative presentation. After the session, Zaid Ghori, Interim Dean of Global Learning Programs and Services, and Kelly Li, Program Services Coordinator for Study Abroad, gave GCC visitors a tour of Skyline College.

From left: Zaid Ghori, Kate Moore, Naveen Shah, Kelly Li
Photo by Aidan Takeuchi

SMCCCD Study Abroad is offering nine different locations for the Global Internships around the world in Summer 2024: Berlin, Dublin, Lisbon, Madrid, Prague, Singapore, Vancouver, Tokyo, and San Francisco. Students are encouraged to check out the Global Internship website for program details. The application deadline is March 1st, 2024. Students can apply now.

There are multiple scholarship opportunities to make these internship programs more affordable. Including the SMCCCD Study Abroad Scholarships, Gilman Scholarship, and more. The Gilman International Scholarship is a grant program through the U.S. Department of State that enables students of limited financial means to study or intern abroad with in-person international programs. Eligible students can apply and win up to $5,000 to fund their study abroad program. Please visit our website to learn more about How to Pay for your study abroad experience.

To make an appointment with a study abroad counselor, please schedule an appointment online, email, or visit the Global Learning Programs and Services (GLPS) Division in Building 19, Room 410 at Skyline College.

SMCCCD Study Abroad is the district-wide study abroad program housed in the Global Learning Programs and Services Division at Skyline College. For more information about studying or interning abroad, faculty lead abroad opportunities, community travel for lifelong learners, visiting international faculty presenters and student scholarship opportunities, please contact Kelly Li or Dr. Alice Yang at or by calling 650-738-7098. You can also learn more by visiting the SMCCD Study Abroad Facebook page or Instagram page @smcccd_study_abroad.

Article by Aidan Takeuchi and Kelly Li

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