Begin your enriching experience abroad while gaining valuable hands-on experience in the engineering industry. Get a head start in your career with our experiential learning opportunities. Advance your hard and soft skills and stand out to future employers to secure a strong start to your engineering career.

Why Do an Engineering Internship Abroad?

Engineering is a global industry, therefore work experience abroad is a major stimulus for career growth. Stepabroad’s engineering internships allow you to apply the knowledge that you have learned in the classroom to an international workplace. In addition, you will gain new technical and soft skills that are in high demand by employers in an increasingly competitive and global marketplace. Stepabroad works tirelessly to place engineering students in customized internships abroad that will help you stand out against the competition. We are also able to work directly with each student’s institution to meet any co-op or program requirements.

Employable Skills

An engineering internship abroad will allow you to develop your technical skills while also obtaining high-demand soft skills such as adaptability, problem-solving, and cultural sensitivity.

Possible Future Employment

If you make a positive contribution to your host company you may have the opportunity to be offered a full-time position upon graduation, quickly launching your career.

Higher Salary Potential

An internship abroad is an investment in yourself. International work experience will allow you to quickly enhance your employability, resulting in greater pay opportunities.

International Network

An internship abroad allows you to develop connections far beyond the classroom, creating a global professional network that you will be able to leverage throughout your career.


In order to participate in Stepabroad’s Engineering Internship Abroad program, you must currently be enrolled in a post-secondary institution or have already graduated. It is required that you have completed at least one academic year of engineering courses by the time you begin your internship. Other requirements to participate in an internship abroad include that you:

  • Are a Canadian citizen
  • Hold a passport that will be valid for the duration of your internship
  • Are between 18 and 30 (some cases 35) years old
  • Have proof of financial means to support yourself
  • Are in good health and fit to travel abroad
  • Do not have a criminal record

Engineering Programs

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