Contact Linda Ashworth in the Center for Calling & Career AND your internship faculty supervisor at least two months before the departure date.
All Northwestern College interns traveling abroad must complete an additional section of their Release Agreement. See below for the general topics asked for on the form.
Make sure your faculty supervisor has had direct contact with either the "sending" organization or the direct site before you make your final arrangements.
Sending Organization Name and contact information on the "sending" organization that is arranging your internship. Check the list of approved sites. If your organization is not part of the approved list please contact Linda Ashworth immediately.
U.S. contact information Contact information for stateside parents, spouse, etc.
International site supervisor Name, contact information, and best method of communication
Housing Information Description of housing arrangement
Transportation Details Flight information, ground transportation, etc.
U.S. consulate Name and location of nearest consulate location
Healthcare Information Hospital and local doctor's name and contact information that you most likely would use in an emergency
Insurance Confirmation of international health, accident and hospitalization insurance
Emergency Exit Strategy This a plan of how you would exit or find a place of refuge in case of a range of emergencies from terrorism to unrest to natural disaster.
Details of Internship (duties, hours, pay)
Risk What kinds of risk will you face during your internship experience? This includes risk associated with the work and living environments, but can also include daily transportation, sight-seeing, volunteering, etc.)