International High-Impact Experiences

The College of Engineering encourages their students to participate in international high-impact experiences. NC State offers a variety of international opportunities to complement our students' academic studies and prepare them for the global marketplace when they graduate.

NC State student sports his Wolfpack pride on his head while touring The Bund in Shanghai.

Become a Global Engineer

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  1. Become familiar with campus and college contacts and resources.
  2. Participate in international high-impact experiences such as NC State Study Abroad Programs to increase your global knowledge in the areas of study, research, service, co-op and internship.
  3. Get involved with a student organization such as Engineers Without Borders.
  4. Pursue a Global Perspectives Certificate.
  5. Earn a scholarship for international study.


Scholarships are made available by the College of Engineering for international study, research and service. You can apply for scholarships via the Study Abroad office. Please contact them for more details.

Study Abroad

Contacts and Resources

International Resources

The following table lists important international resources at NC State. (See also the University’s overview on high-impact education opportunities.)

Unit Contact Information
Center for Student Leadership, Ethics and Public Service (CSLEPS) CSLEPS offers international opportunities for students that include service-learning partnerships in more than 14 different countries.

Confucius Institute
Global Training Initiative (GTI)
Grand Challenge Scholars Program (GCSP)
  • (919) 515-3263 or email
    (Please put Grand Challenge Scholars Program or GCSP in the email subject line.)
  • Website
NC Japan Center
Office of International Affairs (OIA)
Office of International Services (OIS)
Prague Institute
Student Organizations NC State has a variety of student organizations that provide an opportunity for international involvement.

Study Abroad

Other Opportunities

The following units may also offer opportunities for international work, study or internships.

Unit Contact Information
Career Development Center
Dual Degrees Benjamin Franklin Scholars

Minors Office of Undergraduate Courses & Curricula and Academic Standards

  • Website (includes list of contacts)