GEARE: Work Abroad | Study Abroad

Become a Global Engineer

You want an international experience, but you also want to work in industry. GEARE enables you to do both! 

Global Engineering Alliance for Research and Education (GEARE) is Purdue’s premier international work experience program. It provides a one-of-a-kind opportunity to integrate language study, study abroad, cultural training, domestic and international work/research experiences, and global design team projects into the 4-year Engineering curriculum. Students completing the program will earn a Global Engineering Studies Minor while enhancing the intercultural competencies necessary to be effective leaders within the global work environment.



Must be in the College of Engineering
Maintain a 3.0 GPA
Ability to complete 12 credits of a foreign language prior to the international experience


How to Apply

GEARE Program Report 

GEARE Program Cost

Finding Internship/Research Placement

Frequently Asked Questions

Global Design Team Projects



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