D-Lab offers MIT students the opportunity to use their math, science, engineering, business, and social science skills to make a real impact on people living in poverty. With more than a dozen subjects covering engineering and design, cross-cultural communication, and social entrepreneurship, students gain a hands-on education in creative problem solving.
MIT offers many opportunities for students to gain global experience. The Global Education and Career Development office can help students in their exploration. Additionally, the International Science and Technology Initiative, the Public Service Center, the International Research Opportunities Program provide international opportunities.