In-Person Internships

Get genuine experience working for a global organisation

An internship is a fantastic way to gain exposure in your chosen field. Develop key skills, meet new people and experience a different culture, living and working like a local.

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About the programme

  • 4 month internships for PG students or 1-3 month internships for UG students.
  • Roles in your chosen field and destination. You’ll spend the full programme length in-country, where you’ll be provided with accommodation, on-site support and an unforgettable international experience
  • Over 1,000+ internships with host companies in 45+ sectors
  • Intern in-person in Ho Chi Minh City, Hanoi or Bangkok
  • Accommodation, airport transfers and 24/7 emergency support 
  • Internships tend to be unpaid due to visa requirements
  • Although Pagoda have excellent sector coverage, some specific sectors may only be available in some of the in-person destinations
  • Internship places are subject to a competitive application process
  • Faculty approval of internship credit must be completed prior to starting the placement.
  • Funding available to help cover programme fees
  • Students need to review the available scholarships before applying to ensure they meet the criteria and deadlines.
    Link to – Bourse de mobilité (travel grant) –
    Link to – Bourse RECI –

You Will


Gain professional experience

for your CV with an international organisation

Apply your knowledge

to your chosen industry and develop core skills

Get support

from Pagoda’s in-country staff with weekly check-ins through Pagoda’s digital portal


Attend online networking events and webinars with industry experts

Skills Courses

Complete four digital skills courses designed to boost employability


with other students on the programme at group dinners and activities

Application Process

Summer 2024 programme dates: 

UG students to start on the 3rd of June 2024 with the programme finishing no later then the 30th of August 2024

PG students could start on the 3rd of June if available to do so. If not, the next start date is the 29th of July 2024. 

The application process is as easy as 1,2,3…


Record a quick video or complete a phone interview (your choice!) so we can assess your application as part of our selection process. Once submitted, we’ll be in touch within 24 hours.


If selected, our friendly team will be in contact to discuss your preferences, find the most suitable options and coach you through the interviewing process with your chosen host companies. All internships are listed on our website.


You’ve confirmed your internship – congratulations! Next we’ll be in touch about booking flights and sorting your student visa (if necessary). You’ll gain access to the Pagoda Portal to start your onboarding and we’ll organise a live information session with you to answer any questions.

Pagoda Portal

All programmes are managed on the Pagoda Portal - a digital hub for our student community. This is where you can track your progress, register for events, access skills courses, network with other interns and request additional support.

About Pagoda Projects

Pagoda Projects is a leading provider of internships and sustainable global experiences. We work with universities and companies around the world to provide quality internships that enhance students’ international employability.


Final destination options to be confirmed once application window opens.

An internship is the best way to gain exposure in your chosen field – but this is way more than work experience. Our in-person programmes provide you with the opportunity to make a real difference within your chosen company. You’ll work on industry projects and use what you’ve learnt at university to make decisions that have a real impact.

Outside of your internship, you’ll continue your professional development through skills courses, careers coaching and organised talks with industry professionals. Our team will support you to achieve your full potential and organise events, activities and dinners to make you feel at home. 

And you won’t be alone! You’ll get to know other students on the programme and spend your free time exploring the city, living and working like a local.

Furnished Apartment Accommodation

Our expert in-country teams will source and manage your accommodation, in line with our accommodation quality policy. Our furnished apartments are all located on good transport links and in a secure area of the cities where Pagoda delivers programmes.


You will always be provided your own private bedroom and any shared facilities will always be with Pagoda participants only. Female-only accommodation is available and provided at no additional cost.

Our internships are designed to improve your industry skills and knowledge in eight key areas.

Average competency improvements for our in-person internships 2022/23.

We work with hundreds of fantastic companies around the world, from big crypto consultancies to sustainability start-ups, who are ready and waiting to share their knowledge and show you the ropes. Your internship supervisor will oversee your placement and offer professional support throughout the programme, alongside Pagoda’s friendly in-country team. 

Our team will go to great lengths to source opportunities that match your personal preferences. You can review each position and company individually to decide which internships you’d like to apply for. We’ll help you with your CV, cover letter and organise interviews to set you up properly for success.

Programme Testimonials

Register Your Interest

Summer 2024 programme.