Absolute Internship- Asia


Are you interested in doing an internship in Asia?  Absolute Internships provides opportunities for students to be placed in internships in Asia. This is a non-credit program. 
Absolute Internship offers engineering internships that give you the opportunity to explore key engineering sectors, such as civil engineering, electrical engineering or mechanical engineering.  They also offer opportunities within sustainability and Green Technology, an up-and-coming industry specialism, particularly in Asia. In fact, there’s no better place to gain relevant engineering experience today due to the rapid growth taking place in territories such as China and Singapore. Their engineering internships in these locations remain some of our most popular internship opportunities.
Engineering internships in BeijingHong KongShanghai and Singapore are often located outside the respective city centers due to the complexity of related work sites. Nevertheless, they also offer opportunities for more business-oriented internships within the engineering industry that are located within the city centers.

  • Good academic and behavioral standing
  • Must be studying in your second year or higher at the time of application
  • Minimum 2.75 GPA 
  • Please check provider for additional requirements

If you are a Swanson School of Engineering student, funding through the Swanson School of Engineering might be possible, please watch for research and internship funding information to be sent out to all students via email. Remember that your lifestyle and spending choices can greatly affect the amount of money you'll need while abroad. Visit our Budgeting page for more information.

Academic Description: 
This program is not for credit.
Application Instructions: 

You must complete both the Pitt GEO application and also the  Absolute Internship. application by stated deadlines.

SAO Staff: 

Alicia JF Olalde, M.A.

Hello! Konnichiwa! I am the Director for Global Experiences and Engagement in the Swanson School of Engineering.  After working for the JET program in Japan for just over two years, I decided to pursue a career in international education. I returned to the US via a few months of travel -slowing making my way west with many stops in stunning locations and with amazing people. Whenever possible, I continue  explore new countries and cultures and have had the good fortune to work, study and travel all over the world. I have been fortunate to work both as an administrator and as a classroom educator in higher education; my areas of interest are international, adult and comparative education.  I enjoy assisting engineering students seize global opportunities! 

Schedule an appointment

SSOE students: schedule an appointment with me using Pathways via this link!

non-SSOE students-- send me an email and we'll set up a time to meet!


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