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Rolls-Royce International Internship

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

The Opportunity

The Rolls-Royce Summer Internship provides students with a unique entry into real-world engineering objectives and the chance to make an impact from the start. What makes 2024 an exciting summer for this partnership is the return of the international internship placement! Engineering students will gain new and valuable skills, learning directly from some of the most respected and highly qualified engineers in the industry.

The Details

  • A three-month summer internship, May - August 2024, located in Indianapolis or the United Kingdom
  • Internship Dates:
    • U.S. Based: Cohort 1: May 13- Aug. 2, 2024; Cohort 2: May 28-Aug. 16, 2024
    • U.K. Based: May 20 - Aug. 9, 2024      
  •  Three students from Virginia Tech will be selected; two will be placed in Indianapolis and one will be placed in Derby, United Kingdom
  • Receive university and Rolls-Royce support for your internship experience
  • Internship covers travel, relocation allowance, competitive intern salary, and additional benefits
  • Develop your skills and get practical, hands-on experience with a world-class organization

The Application Process

Applications for 2024 internship placements are now closed.


Required Qualifications

  • Attending either the University of Virginia or Virginia Tech
  • Pursuing an engineering degree and current junior status (must be returning to VT in Fall 2024 for your senior year)
  • Engineering majors with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen

Important Traits

  • Well-rounded life experience – academically, socially, and in any previous work situations
  • Excellent communication skills, a flexible attitude, and strong initiative
  • 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:

Learn more about Rolls-Royce by visiting their webpage: If interested, sign up with their talent pool community where their recruiting teams will directly contact you about all RR opening positions (internships, co-ops, and direct hire positions depending on interest):