UMD: A Globally Connected University
UMD-Summer: Hong Kong: Global Summer Internship Program (BMGT)
This program is not running during summer 2020 and is unavailable until further notice.
Spend the summer of a lifetime working in Hong Kong at a for-credit guaranteed internship! As the site for headquarters of giant multinationals, Hong Kong blends traditional East Asian culture with western influences and allows students to see first-hand the world of global business.
You will begin with a 1-credit pre-internship course Spring 2019 and then travel abroad for a 6-credit internship. You will experience first-hand the challenges and opportunities of working in another country and with people from different cultural backgrounds. Based in Hong Kong, the internship program will give you an international experience that is invaluable for building your professional development and resumes, while supplementing your current course of academic study at the Smith School.
You must be in good academic and judicial standing and you must not have any registration blocks to participate in this program. The minimum GPA for this program is listed above.
UMD sophomores, juniors, and seniors are eligible to apply to this program.
All majors are welcome, but some industries may be restricted.
After you commit to the program, Education Abroad will enroll you in the following UMD courses for a total of seven (7) credits:
- On-campus pre-departure internship course to prepare for engagement in a cross-cultural work environment (Spring 2019 semester)
- BMGT398J (1 credit)
- BMGT398J (1 credit)
- You will choose one of the following courses for your in-country internship (Summer 2019):
- BMGT386: General Business (6 credits)
- BMGT373: Supply Chain/Logistics (6 credits)
- BMGT357: Marketing (6 credits)
The credit you earn during this program will count as resident credit.
You will stay in shared accommodations. Limited internet is available.
Costs listed are for summer 2019.
|Billable costs are charged to your student account. They are due based on the Office of Student Financial Services and Cashiering payment schedule. Be sure to check your statements when they are available.|
|Education Abroad Fee||$500|
|This fee is charged to your account when the application status changes from "Accepted" to "Committed." This fee includes Education Abroad services including registration, billing, advising, risk management, and pre-departure orientation.|
|International Health Insurance||$80|
|This fee is charged to your UMD account upon course registration. This fee includes: Tuition, course related activities, internship placement, and teaching services.|
|This fee represents the housing provided during the program.|
|TOTAL PROGRAM FEE||$6,370|
|Roundtrip Airfare (estimate)||$2,000|
|Optional Activities/incidental expenses||$500|
|Transportation to/from internship||$200|
|Optional trip cancelation/interruption Insurance (estimate)||$180|
|TOTAL ESTIMATED COST OF ATTENDANCE:||$10,240|
NOTE: If you are a non-UMD graduate student, you will need to pay a $75 application fee to the UMD graduate school to participate in this program.
Please refer to the following resources for more information on funding study abroad
PLEASE NOTE: All University of Maryland study abroad programs are financially self-supporting and, therefore, subject to cancelation due to low enrollment.
For course, itinerary, in-country information, assistance with applying, or general information, contact Greg Rafal, Assistant Director in the Center for Global Business at the Smith School of Business at firstname.lastname@example.org.
As a part of this program, you will engage in the following activities:
- Internship placement that matches your interests and provides valuable on-the-job experience.
- Trip to the Peak and on the Star Ferry as part of orientation activities.