College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Explore Overseas Internship Options

With 60 percent of employers looking for international experience in their potential new hires*, it is increasingly more important for students to study abroad. SUNY Oswego offers a variety of options to fit any student's academic needs and interests. Participants can take courses:

  • in English in English speaking countries,
  • in English in non-English speaking countries, and
  • in the host country language.

In addition, liberal arts and science students have the opportunity to participate in internships while overseas. These internships are specific to their major or minor and add a real world, hands-on experience to an already life changing opportunity.

STEM Opportunities
Students in the science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) fields have additional research opportunities in the form of our Global Laboratory programs. 

Course offerings by major or minor
Below are links to our programs that offer courses in specific subject areas.
Note: Students are NOT limited to taking courses in their major or minor while overseas.

Anthropology Biochemistry
Biology Chemistry
Cognitive science
Computer Science
Earth sciences
Electrical and computer engineering English and creative writing
History Human development

Modern Languages:
Arabic | Chinese | French | German | Italian | Japanese | Spanish

Physics Political science
Psychology Public justice
Sociology Zoology

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Advisement and course approval
If you are interested in taking business courses while abroad, it is good to start this conversation with your advisor. You my also contact a faculty liason for your major or minor department.

Students must receive approval of their courses by their respective major or minor advisor using the course approval form (PDF).  Non-Oswego students may use their home campus' equivalent. 

*National Association of Colleges and Employers, Job Outlook Study 2012