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.
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- UM-Based Programs
The annual International Opportunities Fair, and international careers panel discussions.
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.
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