MISTI provides MIT students with opportunities to gain real-life work and cultural experiences in leading companies, research centers, labs, start-ups and other public and private organizations in more than twenty countries, including Chile, Peru and Argentina.
“South America” brings to mind images such as the majestic Andes Mountains, Peruvian ceviche and Argentine tango.Through MISTI, you will discover so much more. Interested in alternative energy? You can build technology to harness wave energy in Chile. How about social impact of design? You can create new products and services for Peruvian families. Perhaps urban expansion? You can develop innovative solutions for managing sprawl in Argentina. What about black holes, cosmic rays or galaxy groups? It’s your choice.
The MISTI MIT-Chile, Peru and Argentina programs offer internships opportunities for students studying Environmental Engineering, Urban Studies and Planning, Astronomy and all other disciplines.