More Global Learning Opportunities


Alberta Smithsonian Internship Program

Work alongside scholars, scientists, and researchers with the esteemed Smithsonian Institute in Washington, D.C.

The Washington Center Internship

Work in prominent organizations in the government, business, and non-profit sectors of Washington, D.C.

Shastri Alberta Students in India

Spend 8 weeks in India developing practical skills related to your studies in business, computer science, psychology, environmental sciences, and more! The Shastri Institute currently offers 30 projects for 30 students from across Alberta. If selected, you will receive an $8,500 grant to cover most expenses.

Applications for 2024 are now closed. Contact to inquire about future years.

uLethbridget Study Abroad Germany

Mitacs RISE-Globalink Research Internship

Participate in a research project supervised by a doctoral student at a German university or research institution. Fields include biology, chemistry, computer science, engineering, earth science, and physics.

Applications can be completed on the Mitacs website.

Contact Mitacs for any questions about the program.

Exchange + Internship

A few of our exchange partner schools also offer internships for students studying there. Exchange students are not guaranteed placement in internships.

Email to inquire about internships at these destinations.

Language Programs

Explore Program

Explore is a five-week French intensive language-immersion course offered in the spring and summer. Participants in Explore receive a bursary that covers course fees, instructional materials, meals, accommodations, workshops, and cultural activities. You can choose your destination from many regions across Canada.

Enjoy five weeks of learning and adventure, friendship and discovery!

Contact the Department of Modern Languages for any questions about the Explore Program.

Visiting Student Program

Study for a semester at a French or Spanish speaking university where English is not the primary language. Participants in a VSP take a maximum of five transfer courses at a host university and register at the University of Lethbridge in French 2250 or Spanish 2250.

French Visiting Student Program (FVSP)

B.A. French or French/Spanish students are encouraged to participate in the FVSP.

Spanish Visiting Student Program (SVSP)

B.A. French/Spanish student are encouraged to participate in the SVSP.

Contact the Department of Modern Languages for any questions about the Visiting Student Program.

North American Language and Culture Assistants Program (NALCAP)

Teach English at an elementary or secondary school in Spain through the NALCAP program! Placements are offered all across Spain, in practically every city and town in the country, running from October 1 to May 31 for most assignments.

Contact NALCAP for any questions about the program.

Japan Exchange and Teaching (JET) Program

Serve at a local authority or teach English at public or private elementary, junior high, or senior high school in Japan!

Students must complete a bachelor's degree in any field of study by departure. See the JET website for more eligibility requirements.

Contact the Canadian National JET Desk for any questions about the program.


Semester at Sea

Travel by sea, learn from leading faculty and international experts, and visit up to 15 countries in a single semester. 

The Brawn Family Foundation has made a generous gift to provide one scholarship per year for a University of Lethbridge student to participate in the Semester at Sea program.