Virginia Tech®home

Rolls-Royce International Internship

Rolls Royce logo

Representing a tri-partnership between Rolls-Royce, the University of Virginia, and Virginia Tech, the international internship offered by Rolls-Royce is a unique experience that will differentiate you from the crowd.

The Opportunity:

The Rolls-Royce international internship provides students with a unique entry into real-world engineering objectives and the chance to make an impact from the start. Engineering students will gain new and valuable skills, learning directly from some of the most respected and highly qualified engineers in the industry.

Disclaimer: due to the pandemic, international placement is subject to travel safety guidelines. In the event that travel is not possible, selected interns will be placed in a domestic internship.

The Details:

  • A three month summer internship, May - August
  • Previous internships have been in the UK, France and Singapore
  • University and Rolls-Royce support for your experience abroad
  • Internship covers overseas travel, relocation allowance, competitive intern salary, health insurance, and additional benefits
  • Develop your skills and get practical, hands on experience with a world-class organization

The Application Process:

  • Applications for Summer typically open in October
  • Visit Rolls-Royce.com/careers, click 'Search and Apply' and then enter 'International Summer Internship Program' in the Quick Search box.
  • Complete the application

Required Qualifications:

  • Attending either the University of Virginia or Virginia Tech
  • Pursuing an engineering degree and a rising senior
  • Engineering majors with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above
  • Must be U.S. Citizen
  • Must be internationally mobile

Important Traits:

  • Well-rounded life experience – academically, socially, and in any previous work situations
  • Excellent communication skills, a flexible attitude, and strong initiative
  • Must be internationally mobile
  • Experience working as part of a team
  • Hands on Experience working on a project (in school or beyond)
  • Involvement in community service
  • Demonstrated leadership ability
  • Excellent verbal skills and written skills
  • Demonstrated ability to deliver results

For more information, please contact engabroad@vt.edu.