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GRIP Opportunities

Internship, Research & Volunteer Opportunities:

Be sure to register with the Global Research and Internship Program (GRIP) before applying directly to any of the opportunities below. Please note that NAU has neither vetted nor endorsed these organizations or opportunities (except for the NAU-specific opportunities).  It is your responsibility to ensure that an opportunity found with an organization listed here or anywhere else meets your personal standards of safety and quality as well as your academic and professional goals?

The NAU Education Abroad office maintains this web site as a service to NAU students for their international fieldwork seeking efforts.
Registering a fieldwork experience with the Education Abroad office for both credit and non-credit experiences does not indicate an endorsement or recommendation from NAU or the NAU Center for International Education (“NAU”).
It is the applicants’s sole responsibility to ensure that any fieldwork opportunity found with an organization listed on the Education Abroad website or anywhere else meets the applicant’s personal standards of safety, integrity, and quality as well as the user’s academic and professional goals. For more information on how to evaluate fieldwork opportunities, please contact the Education Abroad advisor.
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Opportunity Type Location Terms/ Dates   Field
Child Family Health International I/V Various All (Varies)         Health Professions
School for Field Studies R/S Various All (Varies) Life Sciences
National Expedition and Internship (Massey) I New Zealand Summer (3/15) Communication, Business & Sciences
USAC Internship Opportunities I Various All (Varies) Multiple
NAU Hospitality Internship on Easter Island I/S Chile Summer (3/15) Spanish, Recreation, HRM
The Minority Health and Health Disparities International Research Training (MHIRT)  R Asia & Oceania Summer (10/15) Health Professions, Social & Life Sciences
Field Methods in Archaeology: Investigating Maya Civilization FW Belize Summer (3/15) Anthropology 
Dental Hygiene Campus Community Partnership V Guatemala Summer (3/15) Health Professionals
Nursing with Dorothy Dunn V Guatemala Winter (12/1) Nursing
Tropical Research in Costa Rica  R Costa Rica Summer (3/15) Sciences, Spanish & Recreation 
Learn International I/V Ireland All (Varies) Multiple
IPSL V/R Various All (Varies)
Overseas Professional & Intercultural Training Program (OPIT) I SE Europe & Eurasia Summer (3/15) Multiple
Foundation for Sustainable Development (FSD) I/V Various All (Varies) Multiple
Cultural Vistas I Various All (Varies) Multiple
The International Association for the Exchange Students of Technical Experience (IAESTE) I Various Summer (Jan.) Engineering & Sciences
International Wilderness Leadership School (IWLS) I Various All (Varies) Recreation
SIT: Switzerland Banking, Finance, and Social Responsibility I/S Switzerland Fall (5/15) Business
Amizade I/V Various All (Varies) Multiple
CEA Internships I Various All (Varies) Multiple
AIESEC I Various All (Varies) Multiple
American-Scandinavian Foundation I Scandinavia Rolling Multiple
Google I Various Varies Multiple
JP Morgan I Various Varies Multiple
BP I Various Varies Multiple
Humanity in Action FW Various Summer (Dec.) Multiple
U.S. Department of State Internships I Various All (10/15, 3/1, 7/1) Multiple (es. Social Sciences)
The Critical Language Scholarship Program LP Various All (11/16) Multiple (es. Social Sciences)
International Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) R Various Summer (Varies) Mathematics and Sciences
The University of Tokyo Research Internship Program (UTRIP) R Japan Summer (Mar.) Sciences
Research Internships in Science and Engineering (RISE) R Germany Summer (Jan.) Engineering & Sciences
The Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program (UROP) R Germany Summer (Jan.) Multiple
Pasteur Foundation Summer Internship Program R France Summer (Dec.) Sciences
School of Life Sciences Summer Research Program R Switzerland Summer (Jan.) Biology or Chemistry

Classification Key
 Opportunities developed by NAU faculty or staff
Partner: Organizations that are formally partnered with the NAU Education Abroad office 
National: Opportunities that are sponsored by governments, have no or small programs fees and are competitive
Provider: Organizations & companies not partnered with the NAU Education Abroad Office.

Type Key

Internship: I
Fieldwork: FW
Research: R
Volunteer: V
Language Program: LP
Study: S
Fellowship: F

Websites to find other internship, research or volunteer opportunities:
Go Abroad
World Wide Opportunities on Organic Farms
Volunteer South America (Free volunteer opportunities in Latin America)
GO Overseas