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  • Program Terms: Fall, Spring, Summer
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Summer 2018 03/30/2018 ** Rolling Admission 05/11/2018 08/12/2018

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.
Fact Sheet:
College/School: College of Human Sciences AU Faculty Director(s): Kate Thornton,
GPA: 2.5
Program Description:

Global Studies in Human Sciences

Internship Abroad



GSHS majors may complete their required internship (GSHS 4920) abroad as long as the internship site is not located in a travel warning country as identified by the U.S. Bureau of Consular Affairs. The internship also must match with the student’s concentration and be approved by the GSHS Internship Director. Regular and reliable internet access at the internship site is required for completion of online course assignments.


In order to be eligible for the GSHS Internship, students must be an GSHS undergraduate major, they must complete all required course prerequisites for their concentration and they must have a 2.5 GPA. In addition, students must submit all required GSHS application and commitment materials by the established due date for the semester during which they will complete the internship, and they must attend the mandatory internship orientation and preparation meetings. They also must fully complete the registration process with the Auburn University Office of International Programs before traveling to their internship location. 


October 15

  • Deadline for GSHS commitment materials for Spring semester

March 15

  • Deadline for GSHS commitment materials for Summer semester

April 30

  • Deadline for GSHS commitment materials for Fall semester

Beginning and end dates for the GSHS Internship coincide with the course calendar for classes established by Auburn University for the internship semester.


Students are responsible for all tuition costs associated with registering for the 12 credit hour internship course (GSHS 4920), as well as all costs associated with travel abroad.


Students are responsible for arranging and funding all required accommodations for their internship experience abroad.


GSHS Internships can be completed at any global location, expect for in a travel warning country as identified by the U.S. Bureau of Consular Affairs.  See for exclusions. Regular and reliable internet access at the internship site also is required.


If you do not have a PASSPORT: Please check for the nearest local passport office and forms. Auburn Abroad recommends that you apply for a passport as soon as possible. If you already have a passport: Please check the expiration date. Passports should be valid for at least 6 months following your scheduled time abroad.

VISA NOTICE: Visa regulations are being reviewed and updated constantly. Students will need to verify visa requirements of the host country. For country specific information and Entry/Exit requirements, check out


See for additional information about the GSHS Internship, or contact the GSHS Internship Director, Dr. Kate Thornton, at or 334.844.1339.