Useful Links

Engineering Career Resource Center

230 Chrysler Center
2121 Bonisteel Blvd.
Ann Arbor, MI 48109
(734) 647-7160

International Programs in Engineering

245 Chrysler Center
2121 Bonisteel Blvd.
Ann Arbor, MI 48109

Work Abroad contact: Emily Aiken (

Health and Safety

GeoBlue – UM’s international health insurance, strongly recommended for any UM student

U.S. Department of State – Information on traveling overseas including safety and travel warnings

Culture and Travel

Resilient Traveling – Managing stress and enhancing your experience abroad 

My World Abroad – Advice for securing overseas employment

What’s Up with Culture – Interactive website on supporting and enhancing cultural adaptation

Students Abroad – State Department guide with ample information on going abroad designed specifically for students

Study Abroad Student Handbook – Country specific student handbooks and preparation tips for going overseas

Transitions Abroad – Comprehensive resource on working abroad

NAFSA – Professional association devoted to promoting the exchange of students and scholars

Forum on Education Abroad – Forum devoted to developing good practice for education abroad

Go Abroad – International education and experiential learning travel resource

Travelocity – Travel website includes search function for securing discount airfare

STA Travel – Travel website geared for students, with a location on-site in the Michigan Union

Lonelyplanet – Travel information, country specific facts, and airfare comparisons/discounts

Orbitz – Search for discount airfare across a variety of carriers

Internship Search Engines

Go Abroad – International education and experiential learning travel resource and volunteer, work, and study abroad search engine

Go Overseas – Search for internships (and volunteer, study, etc.) programs in the location and sector of your choosing

GlobalEDGE International Internship Directory – Search tool for student international internships

Global Placement – Internship network with search methodology by country

 Transitions Abroad – Comprehensive resource on working abroad 

Placement Organizations

AIESEC – Student organization devoted to global leadership and world issues, connects interns to opportunities worldwide

BUNAC – Resource for obtaining visas, working, and volunteering in abroad

Cultural Vistas (formerly CDS) – International internships and professional development programs

DAAD – RISE – German academic exchange service, offers research and study abroad opportunities

IAESTE – Student organization devoted to technical international exchange

International Cooperative Education Program – International student placement organization

ITEC – Education, research, and conservation corporation with research opportunities in Panama


Go Overseas Ultimate Student Guide to Financing Your Life Abroad

IRS – Information on taxes and how to report income made overseas

UM International Center – Information on working abroad, funding opportunities, visas, etc.