Vienna, Austria

Summer - Internship

Full-Time Internship

At a Glance




3 or 6 per Summer

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About the Internship

IES Internships’ unpaid, academic summer internships place Vienna interns in fields such as the arts, international relations, psychology, and more (see our list below). As a summer intern, you'll work with a local business or organization for approximately 30 hours per week. With IES Internships’ dedicated staff and international connections in Vienna, you can be sure that you’ll have an internship that meets your goals. You’ll learn, and learn to stand out!

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Jump-Start Your Career

Develop professional skills to make you more attractive to employers.

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Develop New Skills

We help you to fine-tune your résumé and perfect your cover letter.

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Learn About the Workplace

Take a 3- or 6-credit academic internship seminar.

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Study the Language

Enroll in a 3-credit German language course at no extra cost.

Internship Program Advisor

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Liz English

Once you’ve applied for an internship, I’ll be your direct point of contact. From field placements to housing and everything in between, I’m here to help you prepare for your internship. Once you’re accepted to your internship, you’ll find even more detailed information about what you need to know before you depart in your Predeparture Guide. Let’s get started!

📱 800.995.2300  ✉️

About the Destination

A view of Vienna, Austria's landscape at sunset.

Why Vienna?

Since Summer 2019, IES Internships has offered full-time placements in Vienna—the home of our very first IES Abroad Center. As an IES intern, you’ll enjoy the history, rich culture, and professional opportunities that the political and economic capital of Austria has to offer. Recently ranked first in the Mercer Quality of Living survey, there’s nowhere and no way better to spend your summer than with a full-time internship in Vienna.

Learn More About Vienna

Get to Know Your New City

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Experience an Opera at the Wiener Staatsoper

See world-class opera performances for only a few euros.

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Relax Along the Danube Canal

Enjoy late afternoon sun while taking in this waterway.

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Visit a Museum or Two on a Rainy Day

At least one of the 100+ museums of Vienna will interest you.

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Sip Wine at an Authentic Heuriger

These Viennese wine taverns serve locally-produced wines.

The Student Experience

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Housing in Vienna, Austria.
  • Studio


Studio – Live in your own one-room studio apartment with a full-size bed, private bathroom and study space. Other amenities include a gym, WiFi, on-site laundry, bike share, and more."