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Michigan Engineering Challenges YOU to Go Abroad

Overseas experience can enhance your future job prospects, provide exposure to foreign business environments and help you understand global trends in the engineering profession. Whether it’s an internship with a multinational corporation or a research position in a foreign laboratory, overseas employment presents unique opportunities for professional development.

Like any job search, arranging overseas employment requires preparation. As an engineering student, you have several options for beginning your search. Take advantage of campus resources:

  • Engineering Career Resource Center to polish your resume and search 
  • ENGenius.Jobs
  • Connect with CoE faculty and ask about potential international connections
  • Talk with international students about the job markets in their home countries
  • Use this website as a resource for your work abroad

This Work Abroad Checklist should assist you with thinking through the necessary steps with planning your international experience.



MyWorldAbroad is a comprehensive resource of articles, student testimonials, tips and guides, quizzes, and job boards to empower students to prepare and search for global opportunities.  U-M students, staff, and faculty have full access to resources by logging in with your Umich uniqname.   Log-in and peruse the site to get started on your future international internship / work abroad!