Digital Nomad Program

Interested in the Independent Traveler Program?

Good news! We are now accepting applications for our Independent Traveler Program in Barcelona, Edinburgh, California, Singapore, Chile, Boston, Chicago and Washington DC. Join our mailing list and be the first to receive new exciting internships opportunities in your field, straight in your inbox..

Accelerate your career

The Independent Traveler Program takes place year-round and is designed to help you build your career in the global city of your choice.

Build your career in the city of your choice

Our program enables you to get the internship experience you need in an amazing destination. You will have the opportunity to make meaningful local connections in your in-person internship, while building a strong, global network of talented peers through the online elements of our program. We designed this program so that you have maximum independence while gaining the maximum career acceleration possible – comprehensively boosting your career experience, skills, knowledge and network.

  1. In-person internship placement

    Make your resume shine

    • Guaranteed internship in your chosen primary or secondary career field.
    • Network of 3,000+ partner organizations across all fields in Europe, Asia, Africa, Australia, Latin America, USA & Canada
    • Digital certificate of completion to display on LinkedIn
    • Academic credit
  2. Career advancement training

    Build the skills to thrive

    • Career advancement training focusing on the 8 key competencies that the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) have identified as essential to succeed in the 21st century
    • Completion badges and certificate to display on LinkedIn
    • Personalized, one-on-one session with a professional career coach
    • DiSC workplace personality and skills assessment
    • Library of professional development materials
    • Leading CV improvement tool
  3. Keynote speaker series

    Learn from the best

    • 6 months access to our live keynote speaker series featuring global business leaders from NHS, Barclays, Rolex and more
    • Ask questions in real-time in the Q & A section of every talk
    • On-demand access to the keynote speaker series library
  4. Global community and network

    Live locally, network globally

    • Welcome & orientation sessions with IIU and your host organization
    • Dedicated placement specialist, community manager and internship supervisor
    • Talkspace: an app which gives you access to a licensed mental health professional at any time
    • Lifetime membership in TIG’s worldwide 10,000+ alumni network
    • Regular virtual social and cultural events with your global cohort

Intern with leading organisations in 10+ global destinations


Costa Rica – Coming Soon

Dubai – Coming Soon


Our Independent Traveler Program Fee is $300 USD. This fee is the same for all destinations and program durations..


We partner with 1,000+ leading organizations across the globe