Study Abroad

GlobaLinks Learning Abroad Internships

UW-L has joined with GlobaLinks as an affiliate institution to expand our internship opportunities for students.

Students chosen to participate in this program, will be met upon arrival in Australia/New Zealand and provided with an on-site Program Introduction (orientation) by GlobaLinks staff. The orientation will focus on cultural differences, workplace expectations, and intricacies of their internship assignment.  In addition, internship participants will meet regularly, throughout their program, to interact and network outside the workplace.  On-call support and advice is available 24 hours a day through GlobaLinks Resident Directors, and the option to purchase a mobile phone will be made available to participants.  On-site supervisors at the workplace as well as on-site staff of the program will evaluate each program participant.

GlobaLinks offers internships in Australia and New Zealand. These placements are available summer, fall and spring terms.

Students are required to pay, directly to GlobaLinks, a non-refundable application fee when applying to the program. Students are also required to pay the confirmation fee. The remaining program fee will be billed to your UW-L student account and can be paid as you normally pay your tuition bill.  The program fee includes the following: (UW participants add a $600 administrative fee and tuition costs.)

  • Tuition and Administrative Fees
  • Housing
  • Meal Plan or Stipend

The UW-L Administrative Fee includes the following:

  • Pre-payment of program fees on your behalf
  • Preparation of Financial Aid Budgets
  • Orientation to Study Abroad Class*
  • Registration while abroad in INS 300: Foreign Study to maintain your registration at UW-L
  • Transfer of Credit Processing
  • International Student Identity Card (ISIC)
  • Study Abroad Graduation Sash

Financial Aid is applicable to program fees.

*Students are required to participate in the one credit INS 250 Orientation class the semester prior to the start of their internship.  Students must make room in their schedule to accommodate this additional credit.  [Those students who have studied abroad previously are exempt from this requirement.]

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GlobaLinks Internships

Office of International Education
1209 Centennial Hall
University of Wisconsin-La Crosse
1725 State Street
La Crosse, WI 54601 USA
Telephone: 608-785-8016 Fax: 608-785-8923 E-Mail: