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  • Locations: Bethlehem, United States
  • Program Terms: Spring
  • Restrictions: Lehigh applicants only
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Experience / Activity Type: Internship Credit type: LU credit
Global Exchange Lehigh (GEL): No
Program Description:

SIT Virtual Internships

 Spring 2021


APPLICATION DEADLINE: Rolling admission until mid-December. 

ELIGIBILITY: Students must be in good academic, disciplinary, and financial standing with the university and must currently be enrolled full-time. Students must be accepted by SIT and receive permission from a host department in order to participate in the internship.

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS: To apply, click the "Apply Now" button at the top of the page and complete the required information.  You must also apply directly to SIT and should do so at the same time you complete the Lehigh application.

CONTACT: For additional information, please contact your study abroad advisor.

Lehigh is coordinating with SIT Study Abroad to offer these virtual international internship opportunities.  Students must be enrolled in an internship or special topics course with a host department at Lehigh in order to participate and will receive credit.  The SIT internship program will involve 12 weeks of internship (120-144 hours) and additional academic components arranged in consultation with their designated faculty mentor.

Your enrollment in this course will count toward your spring courseload and your Lehigh tuition will cover the cost.  You may disregard the costs listed on the SIT website.

Lehigh departments who may be able to host your internship experience include the following (with additional departments to be confirmed):
Africana Studies
Global Citizenship
Global Studies
Health, Medicine and Society
Latin American and Latino Studies
The following internship opportunities are available.  You will indicate your choice when you complete the SIT application.
  1. Cameroon, Virtual Internship in Women’s Rights & Resilience in Conflict Situations
  2. Chile, Virtual Internship in Education & Social Change Organizations
  3. Ecuador, Virtual Internship in Environment, Conservation & Ecosystems
  4. India, Virtual Internship in Environment, Development & Sustainability
  5. India, Virtual Internship in Public Health, Community Action & Response to Covid-19 Pandemic
  6. Jordan, Virtual Internship in Community Empowerment & Sustainable Environments
  7. Kenya, Virtual Internship in Public Health & the Covid-19 Pandemic in the Tropics
  8. Netherlands, Virtual Internship in Sexuality, Gender & Non-Government Organizations
  9. Panama, Virtual Internship in Sustainable Community Development
  10. Serbia & Kosovo, Virtual Internship in Transitional Justice, Human Rights & Memory Activism
  11. South Africa, Virtual Internship in Diplomacy, Conflict Resolution & International Relations
  12. Vietnam, Virtual Internship in Development & Gender
While the majority of the internships do not have pre-requisites, those hosted in Spanish-speaking locations have a language requirement.