Study Abroad + Internships


Most Sustainability students gain international experience through Education Abroad, Global Internships, and volunteer opportunities. The Education Abroad in Global Environments & Sustainability page is a downloadable pdf with sustainability-focused opportunites available through UVA's International Studies Office (ISO).

GSVS Student Education Abroad Participation + International Research:

New Delhi, India: UVA India Program and Independent Research (Katherine Phillips)

Byron Bay, Australia: SIT Sustainability & Environmental Action Program (Gabby Levet)

Florence, Italy: ISI Sustainable Food & Environment Systems Program (Brianna Mackay)

Chiang Mai, Thailand: Chiang Mai University (Katy Miller)

Auckland, New Zealand: University of Auckland (Sophia Woods, Sam Mogen)

India, Tanzania, Italy, US: SIT Rethinking Food Security: Agriculture, People, & Politics (Elise Watt)

Dublin, Ireland: University College Dublin (Katie Groody)

Dublin, Ireland: University Internship Program To-Go Program (Sarah Overton, Pooja Seth, Isabel Getz)

SEA Semester Field Program in Marine and Environmental Studies (Adam Bernstein)

Strasbourg, France: Independent Research (Kelsey Galantich)

Melbourne, Australia: University of Melbourne (Gordon Knapp)

Lund, Sweden: UVA in Sweden - Global Sustainability Consulting

Copenhagen, Denmark: UVA Sustainable Practices in Denmark (Rachel Vadhan, Summer 2015; Brittany Kwolek and Katherine Phillips)

Riva San Vitale, Switzerland: UVA Sustainable Europe (Kate Green; Camille Knable)

Copenhagen, Denmark: Danish Institute for Study Abroad - Sustainable Development (Emily Saul, Elizabeth Stais, Isabelle Hermsmeier)

Valencia, Spain: UVA in Valencia (Kate Moody, Michael Bateman, Amelia Wilt, Hannah Bates, Lauren Foley)

Ghana: SAHA Global Program (Tyler Berkeley)

Madagascar: SIT Biodiversity and Natural Resource Management

Nicaragua: Global Medical and Dental Brigades

Lyon, France: UVA Semester Exchange Program

Tanzania: SIT (Megan Dister)

Giraudel, Dominica: UVA in Dominica - Social Entrepreneurship in a Developing Island Nation (Kate Green)

Ifrane, Morrocco: UVA in Morocco (Caroline Alberti)

Freiburg, Germany: IES Freiburg Environments and Sustainability (Holland Cathey)

Toulouse, France: CIEE Business + Culture (Caroline Alberti)

San Salvador, The Bahamas: UVA in the Bahamas - Marine Biology + Coral Reef Ecology (Anna Wright, Ana Rabogliatti)

Stuttgart, Germany: Global Technology Practice Program (Cas Crim)

Florence, Italy: UVA in Florence (Cece Hopkinson)

Kibbutz Ketura, Italy: Arava Institute for Environmental Studies (Jamie Wertz)

Capetown, South Africa: iXperience Program (Virginia Harris)

Hong Kong: Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (Samantha Hunt)

Stockholm and Copenhagen: UVA Sustainability in Denmark & Sweden (Justin Pender, Sammy Brainard, Leah Silverman)

London, England: UVA in London - The Theatrical City (Abby Peizer)

Shanghi, China: Fudan University TEAN program (Hannah Vossler)

Freiburg, Germany: Freiburg University Exchange program (Susannah Gilmore)

Sikkim, India: SIT India - Agroecology and Food Security in the Himalaya (Jessica Shalvey)

Berlin, Munich, Zurich, Freiburg, Copenhagen: UVA Architecture - Sustainable Europe (Kate Green)

Alleppey, Kochi and Trivandrum, India: UVA in India - India in Global History (Leah Silverman)

Amman, Jordan: Internship with Reclaim Childhood NGO (Hannah Kirk Nass)

Cesano Maderno, Italy: Summer Internship, Dante Alighieri Society and Catholic Diocese of Lombardy (Nick Molodow)

Research Grants + Fellowships Received:

Fulbright Fellowship (Megan Mason Dister)

Dalai Lama Fellowship (Artem Demchenko)

Harrison Undergraduate Research Award (Elizabeth Duffield)

Global Internship Fellowship (Allison Brooks Owens)

The Minerva Award (Adam Bernstein)

From the Grounds Up Grant (Megan McDaniels)

Small Research and Travel Grant (Tessa Crews, Amalia Harte)

Green Initiatives Funding Tomorrow (Elise Watt)