The MIT Russia and Eurasia Program matches MIT students with paid industrial internships, as well as research and teaching opportunities in Russia, Kazakhstan, Georgia, and Armenia. Participating students come from diverse backgrounds including engineering, architecture, science, and management. Host organizations include local and international companies, start-ups, universities, architecture bureaus, research institutes, and NGOs.
MIT Russia and Eurasia matches MIT students with internships and research opportunities at leading companies and universities abroad. Internships last around 4 weeks over IAP and 8-12 weeks during the summer. All expenses are paid, including airfare, visas, and housing. The program is currently only offered in Russia.
Global Teaching Labs
MISTI Global Teaching Labs offers a unique opportunity for MIT students to learn by teaching in schools in Russia, Kazakhstan, and Armenia over IAP. You will develop and teach extracurricular, usually STEM-focused, workshops, emphasizing MIT's "mens et manus" approach and using hands-on activities, experiments, and demonstrations.
Global Startup Labs
Through MISTI Global Startup Labs (GSL), MIT student teams partner with universities around the world to deliver programs focused on technology entrepreneurship. They lead local student entrepreneurs through a real-world technology venture experience, mentoring the development stages of a startup, and teaching appropriate technical platforms, culminating with a pitch and prototype competition. The program is currently offered in Russia.
Meet Your Program Manager
Get in touch with Katya Zabrovski, Managing Director for MIT-Russia and Eurasia, to get your questions answered.