What’s Your Place in the World?
Find job opportunities around the globe and gain international experience while at MIT. We’ve also got a step-by-step guide for international students (pdf) seeking employment in the US.
A Range of International Experiences for MIT Students
There are many ways to go abroad as an MIT student. Visit goglobal.mit.edu to search for study abroad programs, international internships and teaching opportunities, global service projects, and research in labs around the world. To learn more about these opportunities, make an appointment with a Global Education advisor.
Many prestigious awards like the Rhodes, Marshall, and Fulbright fund research or study overseas. Is one of these Distinguished Fellowships right for you? Prepare your application with help from a GECD advisor.
Jobs and Internships Abroad
International internships are a popular way to get work experience at MIT. MISTI provides all-expense paid opportunities all over the world, maintains a network of useful global connections and offers advising on working in countries and regions all over the globe.
In addition to MIT’s Fall Career Fair, there’s a growing array of smaller, more targeted fairs that can connect you with jobs and internships. These include international fairs like the European Career Fair and Asian Career Fair. See our list of Career Fairs for MIT students.
Country-specific guides to finding work abroad, obtaining visas, and navigating cultural differences -- just a few clicks away. Get more information about accessing GoinGlobal and other MIT-only resources using Touchstone.
Career Advice for International Students
Looking for work in the U.S. as an international student can be daunting and complicated. Our counselors are happy to guide you through the process. Get started with our step-by-step International Student Career Guide (pdf). Learn how to navigate the intricacies of the U.S. job search, communicate your visa requirements to prospective employers, negotiate job offers, and more.