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Working abroad offers opportunities for in-depth cross-cultural experience, personal development, expanding your knowledge of a foreign language, and preparing you for a future in a global society.
Types of Work Abroad,
Is Work Abroad for Me?,
Choosing a Program,
Work Permit Visas,
Work While Studying Abroad,
Work Abroad FAQ,
International Job Listings
- UM-Based Programs
The annual International Opportunities Fair, international careers panel discussions, and the Michigan International Internship & Service Program (MIISP).
Information and resources to help you find, fund and make the most of an international internship or research experience.
Short and longer-term volunteer and service-learning opportunities.
- Paid Short-Term Work
Work permit and work placement programs that offer options for shorter-term work abroad.
Information about teaching English abroad as well as additional option for experienced and certified teachers.
- Field-Specific Opportunities
Work, internship and volunteer options in specific fields (engineering, law, social work, government, etc.).
- Language-Specific Opportunities
Work, internship and volunteer options for French, Spanish and German speakers.
- Funding for Internships & Research Abroad
U-M and external funding sources, plus advice on preparing applications for funding.
Last reviewed: 02/13