University of Wisconsin–Madison students preparing to embark on international internships for the summer and fall of 2015 were among those honored April 23 at the Division of International Studies Spring 2015 Scholarship Award Ceremony at the Gordon Dining and Event Center, co-sponsored by the Division’s International Academic Programs and International Internship Program.
At the event, Maj Fischer and Michelle Kern Hall of the International Internship Program (IIP) announced grants and sponsored awards presented to 19 students.
The IIP identifies, cultivates and promotes high-quality internship opportunities that advance the professional training of UW-Madison undergraduate students, foster global competency, and reinforce academic learning through practical application.
The IIP also coordinates the Worldwide Internship Program, a three-credit online course for students in IIP-cultivated internships or for students who independently find their own internship overseas and want to earn credit related to their experience. The course guides students through issues related to globalization and helps them manage the challenges of working across cultures.