Global Opportunities

Students can apply for global travel assistance for any of the internship opportunity listed below. To apply, download the application form and return the completed application package to OPP Potter 114 by March 1 (Summer/ Fall internships) or September 1 (Spring internships).

All Engineering & Science Disciplines | GERMANY | 06-25-2013 - 08-10-2013
The TU Braunschweig offers a 7-week summer program for undergraduate students in the fields of German Language & Culture and Mechanical or Electrical Engineering, Computer Sciences, Business Administration, Architecture, Physics or Biosciences.
All Engineering Disciplines | China | 06-03-2014 - 08-16-2014
Students spend 5 weeks in China and 5 weeks back at Purdue in faculty member's research labs. Students will be working with chosen Chinese student partner in multi-national teams.
All Engineering and Science Disciplines | Japan | 05-10-2013 - 08-02-2013
The NanoJapan IREU is a twelve-week summer program that annually selects sixteen freshman and sophomore science and engineering students from US universities for nanotechnology research internships in Japanese university and government laboratories.
All Engineering and Science Disciplines | Germany |
RISE gives students in the fields of biology, chemistry, earth sciences, engineering and physics the chance to spend a summer working with German doctoral students on serious research projects. The doctoral students help integrate the undergraduate directly into the lab work and serve as personal and professional mentors.
All Engineering and Computer Science Disciplines | India & China |
InStep is Infosys' flagship global internship program. We attract talent from the best global academic institutions, from management, technical and liberal arts backgrounds.
All Engineering Disciplines | Central America & Africa |
EWH work with university-based biomedical engineers, industry professionals, charities that manage donated medical equipment, the international health community and developing countries to combine innovation in appropriate technology with direct support to medical technology management, maintenance and repair.
All Engineering Disciplines | Australia / China |
Internships in Australia are not as common as they are in the United States, however, The Education Abroad Network (Formerly known as Study Australia) can match you with an organization that is perfect for your professional goals. Study Australia works dilegently with their internship placement consultants based in Australia who work with organizations directly to secure customized placements that suit the applicant's career and academic objectives.
All Engineering & Science Disciplines | Germany | 05-21-2014 - 08-09-2014
Engineering Internships in Hannover and Clausthal is an 12-week internship program designed for engineering students who wish to do a research-oriented visit or an internship in Germany.
All Majors | Various |
This program, administered in cooperation with our partner organization, Comision de Intercambio Educativo (COINED), provides unpaid internship opportunities for US and Canadian students and young professionals in Santiago de Chile.
Management and Industrial Engineering | India | 05-04-2013 - 05-24-2013
Complete a three-week internship with mentors at the TVS Motor Corporation in Bangalore, India. Each team will complete small projects about manufacturing, logistics, supplier management, market segmentation, process improvement, new product development and new market trends. Upon completion of the program, students will earn two credits as MGMT 59000.
| Switzerland |
ThinkSwiss offers scholarships for a research stay in Switzerland. It supports highly motivated and qualified U.S. undergraduate and graduate students to do research at a public Swiss university or research institute for 2 to 3 months. The scholarship is open to students of all fields.
Mechanical Engineering | Japan | 06-19-2014 - 07-25-2013
Latest Advanced Technology & Tasks in Automobile Engineering
All Majors | Argentina, Australia, Colombia, England (London), Hong Kong, New York, Spain (Madrid) |
All Majors | Germany |
All Majors | Germany |
Engineering or Science | Germany | 06-01-2014 - 08-15-2014
SUPER is a summer research program designed exclusively for undergraduate and graduate students from Purdue as a partner university of the University of Stuttgart.

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