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IAESTE Internship Program

Important Dates

National Application Deadline (Application Period): 
Wednesday, December 1, 2021


Open to: 
Graduate students
Graduating students
Recent graduates/Alumni
Eligibility requirements: 
  • Be currently enrolled full-time in a bachelor's, master's, or Ph.D. program at the time of application. International students studying in the U.S. are welcome to apply

  • Have attained junior-level standing or above by the time you begin your internship. Sophomores and graduating seniors may also apply.

  • Be enrolled in a technical field of study (i.e. engineering, computer science, architecture, natural and physical sciences, or agricultural sciences).

  • Be between the ages of 19 and 30. Non-traditional students are encouraged to speak to the IAESTE program team about eligibility for work authorizations.


Application Process: 


The IAESTE Internship Program does not have a campus process. The national deadline is typically in early December. The application process is lengthy and requires many months of preparation.

Should I apply?

Important information, which can help you determine if the IAESTE Internship Program is right for you, can be found here:

Additional information on the IAESTE Internship Program, including application criteria, can be found at:

Additional Information


How the ORC can help

After reading this website and the official IAESTE Internship Program website you should attend an information session. Info sessions can be found at

Amount Awarded: 
Reduction in internship application fees and program fees

About the IAESTE Internship Program

The International Association for the Exchange of Students for Technical Experience (IAESTE) is an internship exchange organization that matches science, technology, engineering and mathematics students in over 80 participating countries with paid work experience abroad, most often in the form of scientific research or industrial internships. Most placements are for 8-12 weeks during the summer, but fall and longer-term placements are also available.

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