Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics

You CAN fit study abroad into your 4-year or 5-year plan. Whether it’s a short summer course or a semester-long experience you’re after, you can take STEM classes abroad to fulfill your major.  From exploring tropical marine biology throughout the beaches and coral reefs of Hawaii to a chemical engineering courses in the heart of Dublin or even animal studies during a semester in Thailand. CISabroad has it all!

At CISabroad, we know that the STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) fields are global and we’re committed to providing an experience abroad that will complement the classes you are taking now. Studying abroad provides you first-hand knowledge of different cultures, diverse perspectives, and new methods of problem-solving.  Through broadening your horizons while focusing on your academic discipline, you will become a savvy traveler, able to fluidly adapt to new situations and interact with colleagues from around the world. The STEM areas are ever-growing, collaborative fields. We recognize the internationalization in the world today and are committed to providing you with outstanding courses to help you acquire a well-rounded education.  

What you can gain from these experiences will extend much further than your undergraduate degree. The research, professional, and cross-cultural skills that you acquire from studying abroad help you to stand-out when applying to jobs, graduate schools, and research programs.  By globalizing your worldview with a study or intern abroad experience, you will be better prepared for jobs in a diverse and international workplace. Set yourself apart in the tougher-than-ever job market and make global connections. Regardless of whether you are interested in a study abroad or intern abroad program, our diverse programs options will set you on the path to achieving your professional goals.

Are firms that seek STEM students also emphasis a global viewpoint? Here it from them:

The National Science Foundation recognizes the importance of enabling U.S. researchers and educators to advance their work through international collaboration, and of helping to ensure that future generations of U.S. scientists and engineers gain professional experience beyond this nation's borders early in their careers.”

In order for NASA to fulfill its mission “to pioneer the future in space exploration, scientific discovery and aeronautics research” they have relied on the international cooperation of thousands of people working around the world.

Lockheed Martin offers a ‘Total Value’ career proposition which includes, “exciting challenges of national and international significance."

The Bureau of Labor Statistics lists “International Data” among is eight main categories. The International Labor Comparisons (ILC) program adjusts data to a common conceptual framework to allow for meaningful international comparisons.

Microsoft Corporate challenges students and graduates to “Go ahead, dream big” and asks “Where do you want to go?” Their current job search includes opportunities in over 100 countries!

Johnson & Johnson has created a global platform strategy that pinpoints the need for its employees to “understand foreign habits and customs, in order to communicate properly, as well as they need to understand the needs of customers in different areas.” 

As the world’s leading conservation organization, the World Wildlife Fund, extends its global reach in 100 countries, with its multicultural and diverse team.    

According to the Halliburton Corporation, “We are constantly looking for talented and motivated new employees who can contribute to the success of our company world-wide.”

 "I know that coming to Edinburgh to study was the best decision I have made. Studying in Edinburgh has opened up so many possibilities for me. I feel like I have been pushed in my studies in ways I could have never thought possible at home." Hillarie G., Weber State University