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International Engineering Internship Programs

The programs listed below are all created with the purpose of helping students find internships abroad. In many cases you will have to apply through the organizations, and not directly to companies.

Institute for International Education An independent nonprofit, IIE is among the world's largest and most experienced international education and training organizations.
International Association for the Exchange of Students for Technical Experience (IAESTE) Provides a search engine for engineering internships abroad; assists accepted applicants communicate with employers, helps in obtaining work visas, and find housing.
International Cooperative Education Helps place students with engineering internships & Co-ops abroad.
InStep Provides general support, airfare and accommodations for accepted applicants.
DAAD German Academic Exchange Service - Research Internships in Science and Engineering (RISE) Internships & research positions in Germany.

International Internship Search Engines and General Resources 

These websites provide search engines for international companies who may be hiring and general resources for international job searching.

International Co-op & Intern Opportunities List of hiring companies and relevant organizations, compiled by RIT.
Transitions Abroad Search for international internship and job postings.
globalEDGE International Internship Directory
A reference guide created by Michigan State University to help match you with international opportunities offered by governmental agencies, non-profit groups, private organizations and corporations.
Career Jet Canada Employment search engine for jobs in Canada.

Research and Service Opportunities

Check with Engineering Learning Initiatives and the Public Service Center for additional opportunities

Engineers for a Sustainable World The SEED Program - Summer Engineering Experience in Development Volunteers are placed on teams at project sites in underserved communities, and work directly with local NGOs, small entrepreneurs, or development agencies with a need for people with technical knowledge and skill.
Aqua Clara Engineers Abroad AquaClara is a Cornell team dedicated to improving drinking water around the world. Work abroad with them for two weeks in January, as a summer internship, or potentially for an entire year.
Engineering World Health Gain hands on repair and design experience while helping hospitals and patients in a developing nation.
NSF International Research Opportunities The National Science Foundation provides Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) around the world.

Cornell Career Services provides a list of resources. Additionally, the Library Search Engine has over 180 records dealing with international jobs. Try these key word search combinations: “website international jobs” or “website international internships.”