The MIT-Korea Program provides MIT students with opportunities to work in these fields and participate first-hand in the rapidly expanding world of Korean business, technology, and innovation that is having an outsized impact on the world. Students experience the Korean “can-do” culture and a dynamic, leading-edge economy and society built anew on a foundation of science and technology.
MISTI Global Teaching Labs has reached over 10,000 foreign high-school students. Through GTL, an experimental teaching program, nearly 150 MIT students travel abroad over IAP to teach science and engineering in foreign high schools.
“MISTI broadens your understanding of the world,” said Kelly Kochanski ’15 whose experience in the Himalayas has inspired her to pursue a PhD in geology. “Travel to India pulled me out of the MIT bubble — and shaped the avenues I want to pursue.”