Global Research & Internship Program Search Opportunities & Apply

The Global Research & Internship Program provides undergraduate and graduate students with a hands-on overseas opportunity of a lifetime. As you consider the opportunity to spend your summer gaining valuable professional skills with a global employer, it is important to begin defining your goals and preparing your application. Use the information below to learn more about eligibility, the application process, and the many GRIP opportunities available for Summer 2021.

Penn Abroad continues to monitor the evolving COVID-19 situation worldwide. As of October 2020, per Penn’s travel criteria, all domestic and international travel remains suspended for students, staff, and faculty. For information regarding travel on the Summer 2021 Global Research and Internship Program, please visit GRIP’s COVID-19 Information page.

Search & Explore Opportunities
Direct Placements

Direct placement opportunities are specific internships at specific companies. The number of students accepted to each placement will be determined after all applications have been received.

Cohort Placements

Cohort placement opportunities are programs that will place you in an internship that matches your skills and interests in a particular location. Each program has a different career field with multiple subfields in each. Multiple Penn students will be accepted within each cohort.

Research Opportunities

Research placement opportunities are offered through partnerships with prestigious universities around the world. Each program has an academic focus and several research projects to choose from. Multiple Penn students will be accepted to each placement and will work alongside faculty/PIs at the institution.

Search by Field

Looking for a placement by field of interest? Search in PASSPORT! There are opportunities in nearly every career industry.

See All Opportunities

See all internship, research, and funding opportunities through the Global Research & Internship Program for Summer 2021.