CIBER’s Internship Funding Program
This program enables SMEs to leverage interns from colleges in Indiana to explore international expansion and to simultaneously recruit for future full-time positions.
In collaboration with the Indiana Commission for Higher Education and its Employment Aid Readiness Network (EARN) work-study program, qualified SMEs may receive up to 50% (or $3,000) of interns’ wages from IU CIBER and up to another 50% from EARN Indiana.
All internships are required to have an international business work component (no more than 25% of an intern's work can be administrative or clerical).
SME International Experience Grant
This grant was established to enable SMEs to participate in impactful international experiences as the organizations prepares to expand into global markets. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis, with grants allocated as funds become available. Maximum funding available is $4,000. Funds can be used to support registration or booth costs and travel for participation in an international trade mission, trade show, or similar international opportunities.