Future-focused innovation and design

Program Opportunities

Internships

MISTI’s award-winning international internship program provides a one-of-a-kind, world-class experience for MIT students: the opportunity to gain real-life work experience in leading companies and labs around the world. Best of all, all expenses are paid, including airfare.

MIT-Netherlands matches students with leading companies, research labs, and universities in the Netherlands.

  • Mandatory Pre-Departure Preparation
  • Two recommendation letters
  • Must have relevant experience (completed UROPs, internships, etc.)
  • Minimum GPA of 4.0
  • Study of Dutch language encouraged (we recommend Introduction to Dutch on FutureLearn)
  • Completion of a Dutch or European culture class encouraged
  • Informational meetings are available year-round. Contact program lead to schedule
  • Complete the MISTI Launchpad Application – By December 1st, rolling thereafter until March 15th
  • Schedule official Interview with Country Program Manager – September to March 15th (Schedule interview as soon as MISTI Launchpad Application is complete)
  • Commit to MIT-Netherlands Program – Latest By March 21st
  • Once approved, complete the County-Specific Application – April 1 at the absolute latest
  • Internship matching process – September to April 15, rolling thereafter
  • Mandatory Pre-Departure Sessions – Mid-April to late May
  • September 1 – Complete internship report

How to Apply

The Dutch Startups Internship program offers students an exciting opportunity to work with innovative new Dutch startups.

  • Informational meetings are available year-round. Contact program lead to schedule
  • Complete the MISTI Launchpad Application – By December 1st, rolling thereafter until March 15th
  • Schedule official Interview with Country Program Manager – September to March 15th (Schedule interview as soon as MISTI Launchpad Application is complete)
  • Commit to MIT-Netherlands Program – Latest By March 21st
  • Once approved, complete the County-Specific Application – April 1 at the absolute latest
  • Internship matching process – September to April 15, rolling thereafter
  • Mandatory Pre-Departure Sessions – Mid-April to late May
  • September 1 – Complete internship report

How to Apply

Additional opportunities to research and study in the Netherlands.  Open to grad students, postdocs, faculty, and more.

More information for the 2021-2022 application cycle.

 

Meet Your Program Manager

Headshot of Justin Leahey

Get in touch with Justin Leahey, Managing Director for MIT-Netherlands, or with Amanda Tragert, MIT-Netherlands Program Assistant, for more information.