Global Experiences in the U.S.

These programs are perfect for those students who want to have an international experience but don't want to or aren't able to leave the United States.

Lehigh Program Opportunities

Global Village for Future Leaders

Spend 5 weeks this summer on campus at Lehigh with 90-100 young global leaders from approximately 50 countries as part of this unique intensive residential leadership program. Become part of a global network of over 2000 young leaders representing 135 different countries. Graduate and undergraduate students welcome.

June 24-July 29, 2017
Application Deadline: Rolling admission until April 1, 2017
Program Cost: $7,500 (50% discount of program fee for Lehigh students and family of Lehigh employees)

Mountaintop Project

Mountaintop gives Lehigh students working across all disciplines the freedom to pursue creative and innovative answers to any number of challenges and open-ended questions.

Project dates vary, Summer 2017
Application Deadline: February 10, 2017
Program Cost: Varies depending on project

Lehigh On-campus Employment Opportunities

Pennsylvania School for Global Entrepreneurship

As Lehigh prepares to host the 17th annual PSGE program, a key to the program’s success is the Student Mentor staff position. This leadership opportunity is certain to be challenging yet exciting as Lehigh prepares to welcome some of brightest high school students in the United States and from around the world to our campus for a unique summer experience. Applicants must hold a valid USA driver’s license issued on or before June 25, 2015.

June 26-July 29, 2017
Interviews start January 30, 2017 and continue until all position are filled.

Global Village Driver/General Support Positions

The Driver/Office Assistant /General Support positions are an amazing way to be part of one of the most EXCITING opportunities on Lehigh University’s campus in the summer of 2017. Join the staff of the Iacocca Institute as we work with a microcosm of the entire world, as 90 young professionals from 45+ different countries will gather for the Global Village for Future Leaders of Business and Industry. Applicants must hold a valid USA driver’s license issued on or before June 5, 2015.

June 5-August 2, 2017
To apply please complete the online application.

Program information: Apply before April 3, 2017. Interviews begin March 15 and will continue until all positions are filled.

Off-campus Program Opportunities

**International students should consult with the Lehigh Office of International Students and Scholars regarding Curricular Practical Training when applying for the programs below.**

Global Experiences New York Internship

A combination of a professional internship and award-winning career readiness training. Earn 6 credits from Fairfield University.

June 4 – July 30, 2017
Application Deadline: Rolling admission
Program Cost: $3,490 - $7,990 depending on housing and credit earned

Global Experiences Washington, D.C. Internship

Combines a customized, professional internship; an award-winning career readiness program; downtown-DC student housing and career and social events with the GE Team. Earn 6 credits from Fairfield University.

June 17- August 5, 2017
Application Deadline: Rolling admission
Program Cost: $3,490 - $7,990 depending on housing and credit earned

IES Chicago Summer Internship

Intern in this beautiful city on the shore of Lake Michigan, home to major global corporations and companies, and earn 3 credits.

May 25 - July 22, 2017
Application Deadline: March 10, 2017
Program Cost: $6,950, which includes housing and tuition for earning 3 credits

IES New York Summer Internship

Intern in this amazing metropolis, a center for global banking & business, and for arts and culture, and earn 3 credits.

8-week program: June 15 - August 12, 2017
10-week program: June 1, 2017-August 12, 2017
Application Deadline: March 10, 2017
Program Cost: 8-week program: $6,930, which includes housing and tuition for earning 3 credits
10-week program: $7,950, which includes housing and tuition for earning 3 credits

Leadership exCHANGE's Global Leadership Program

Venture Planning in Raleigh program designed for students interested in entrepreneurship. Students are provided housing and matched with an internship and earn 6 credits from the University of Delaware.

July 1-30, 2017
Application Deadline: Rolling admission until full
Program Cost: $4,950 and includes tuition (6 US/12 ECTS credits), housing, field trips and cultural activities