Consider an opportunity to do research abroad! International research offers you the opportunity to grow as an engineer and increase your global awareness. Apply your engineering skills in a practical way and build skills in business and cultural relations.

IRES Students

Here are ways to begin:

  • Talk with your academic advisor
  • Ask your engineering department for information about opportunities to do research abroad
  • Take a look at the IRES (International Research Experience for Students) webpage

Undergraduate students:

Funding for research:

  • Fulbright Program
  • Others: Ask your department about scholarship funds and take a look at the Study Abroad Scholarships page.

Before going abroad: 

Any student traveling internationally must fill out the Hokie Sentinel Global Travel Assessment.

  • In excel, select the "Individual Student Abroad" tab.