This year, you can have a MISTI experience now AND later. Take part in remote internships, faculty-led courses, and online events while you gear up to apply for next summer!

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MISTI Remote Internships

Bummed that you can't go abroad? Get a dose of cultural immersion with a remote internship through MISTI. Your internship can lead to an in-person experience abroad in the future. Learn more about the Undergraduate ELO guarantee

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MISTI Summer 2021

Apply for Misti summer 2021 and get placed on an exciting project with one of our global partners. Final travel plans will be pending updates to the MIT Travel policy.. Whether in-person or remote, you will make connections, expand your cultural understanding, and gain global career development experience!

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MISTI for International Students

MISTI is now offering to set up local internships in companies and labs for international students already residing abroad in some MISTI countries. The availability of internships will depend on the public health and economic situation in each country as well as the discipline. The opportunity is open to all MIT students: undergraduate and graduate, including PhD and MBA students and those that will graduate this year. If you are interested in applying to MISTI for an internship abroad in your home country, please contact the relevant program manager.

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MISTI Challenge

Ready for fun and prizes? Put your international knowledge to the test with weekly puzzles, scavenger hunts, and trivia with a twist. Follow us on social or sign up for our mailing list to play!


MISTI Radio Podcast

MISTI Radio is a platform for students, staff, and faculty to reflect on their experiences abroad and how they relate to issues of identity, culture, and broader global challenges. Subscribe and listen on your favorite podcast platform or stream on WMBR. Interested in being on the show? Email us!