Introduction- Outbound Program

Dear OSU Students:

Want an internship abroad? Ohio International Intern Program (TOP) can help you find a placement in horticulture, agriculture (dairy, swine, equine, crop production, machinery), oenology and turfgrass sciences outside of the United States.

Our partnership network includes Netherlands, UK, Germany, France, Denmark, and Australia. If you are interested in doing internship in certain countries like China, Kenya, Souh Africa, Ohio Program will try our best to help. But please understand that according to visa policies, the procedure will be longer.

Program coordinators will pre-screen each applicant and promote the applicant to our international partner organizations. The specific type of your internship depends on your qualifications, education and experience. The Program also assist and advise on insurance, travel, visa etc.

Outbound Countries

Fees & Costs

*Attention: fees and costs vary among target countries and length of internship (from 3 to 12 months). The cost of health insurance will be different too. Typically, these following costs should be considered:

  • Application fee, currently $350

  • Partner organization fee, starting about $300

  • Visa fee and work permit fees, $0-$250

  • Health insurance, $2-$4 per day

  • Travel expenses, $500-$2000


Interns could receive remuneration or wages from host compaines abroad.


  • OSU STEP Fellowship (Second-year Transformational Experience Program)

  • Horticulture students are encouraged to apply for scholarships via American Floral Endowment.

AFE Scholarship

Talk with a Program Coordinator

You are welcome to visit our office. OSU students can take CABS/BV line and get off at Kenny&Ackerman Rd.

Our program coordinators would like to listen to your thoughts and help you to find an opportunity. Please feel free to call our office @614-292-7720 or email your resume or C.V. to