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About CDS International, Inc.

Founded in 1968, CDS is a nonprofit organization committed to the advancement of international career training opportunities customized to provide individuals with practical knowledge of other nations’ business practices, cultures and political traditions. These experiences are intended to help strengthen global cooperation and understanding among individuals, businesses, organizations and communities. Each year, CDS serves over 2,700 individuals from 80 nations worldwide. CDS offers a variety of programs in Germany, Argentina, Spain and Switzerland.

CDS programs provide an opportunity for American and Canadian students to complete professional internships abroad in various fields. Placements are available in business/finance, hotel management/ tourism, computer science, engineering and other fields in a variety of industries.


Varies by country. For all, candidates must be U.S. or Canadian citizens between the ages of 19 and 30 and have at least two years postsecondary study of Spanish/German. For complete eligibility requirements, please visit the website.

CDS International, Inc.

CDS International, Inc.
Internships Abroad
440 Park Avenue South, 2nd Floor
New York, NY 10016
Phone: (212) 497-3500


Number of Interns: Varies
Compensation/Benefits: Paid, Unpaid, Varies
Duration: N/A
Academic Level: College Juniors, College Seniors, Recent College Graduates, Graduate Students