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Applications for two of our Summer 2015 programs are now open! 

Summer Engineering and Technology Study Tours (SETS)

SETS is a 2 week study trip in September accompanied by a Stanford professor and a graduate student lead. The program is offered in partnership with the Bing Overseas Studies Program (BOSP) as an Overseas Seminar for 2 units. Topics covered during this program include global business culture, technology and innovation, and trends in engineering. Students will tour companies, organizations and universities in two different cities, and participate in cultural side trips on the weekends.

SETS Brazil

SETS India


Summer Engineering and Technology International Internships (SETII)

The Summer Engineering and Technology International Internship (SETII) Program aims to enhance engineering education by providing undergraduate, Coterm, Master's, and Ph.D. students with an opportunity to learn about developing economies and to gain real-world work experience in a culturally diverse and international environment. Over 50 positions are available for Summer 2015 in both China and Japan!

Internship Opportunities Listing



Heading to the Opportunity Job Fair on Saturday? Come by our table and say hello! Program Managers will be on hand to answer questions during whole fair. More info on the fair here:

Stanford GEP is pleased to announce a new location for its Summer Engineering and Technology Study Tours (SETS) program: BRAZIL! Applications will be available starting on January 5th, 2015.


SETS Brazil joins programs in China and India as Stanford’s third program location for SETS. The purpose of the Study Tours is to provide engineering students with a 2-week opportunity to explore technology and engineering in developing economies. The proposed locations of SETS Brazil are Rio de Janeiro and Sao Paulo. Locations will be confirmed by January 5th.


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School of Engineering Graduate students can intern in China and Japan through the SETII program. Global Engineering Programs has worked with companies throughout China and Japan to provide unique internship opportunities for the Summer of 2015, some specific to graduate level students. Some examples are:

NEC, Bug Reduction R&D

Alibaba, Algorithm Engineer

DJI Innovations, Mechanical Engineer

Tuesday, December 30, 2014. 12:20 am