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Update January 4: Have questions about financial aid? Check out the undergrad financial aid section of our site. Learn more about the 2020–2021 academic year by visiting our  FAQ page, financial support page for undergrads, or MIT’s COVID-19 response site.

I’m an undergraduate student living abroad; can I do remote paid work?

Due to international tax and compliance issues, ​MIT is not able to offer paid UROPs or other hourly wage opportunities (including grading or TA positions) to undergraduate students who are not physically located in the U.S.​ You may still pursue an experiential learning opportunity for a stipend in which the funding is paid in 1–2 lump sum disbursements at the start and end of the semester. MIT is offering a paid experiential learning opportunity (up to $1,900) for every undergraduate student. For a detailed explanation on all experiential learning opportunities, please see

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