Achieve Your Career Potential

Top employers turn to Maharishi International University to recruit software developer practicum students


Companies Recognize the Skills of Our Students


Average Starting Rates for Paid Curricular Practical Training


Paid Curricular Practical Training Placement Success Rate

Gain Practical Experience as a Software Developer in a Company in the USA

You can apply for curricular practical training (CPT) practicums (paid academic internships) as a software developer anywhere in the U.S. The University has relationships with many U.S. technology companies including Microsoft, where over 100 of our students have been placed, but you may apply for practical training with any company you wish.

Our CPT students have also been placed at Federal Express, IBM, Intel, Amazon, Oracle, General Electric, Apple, Walmart, and many other leading U.S. companies, including many Fortune 500 companies.

We Prepare You to Enter the U.S. Market with Career Training

Our program includes an intensive three-week Career Strategies Workshop to help you prepare to secure a full-paying professional curricular practical training (CPT) practicum position in the U.S. Topics include CPT company searches, resumes, interview skills and CPT offer evaluations.

Our experienced professional career staff is there to guide you through all of this practicum preparation. We also help evaluate your CPT offers including salary and fringe benefits.

  • Preparing your professional resume and cover letter
  • How to search for CPT positions
  • Practicing video and in-person interviews
  • How to work with recruiting agencies
  • How to interview with companies
  • Answering challenging interview questions
  • Understanding American business culture
  • Networking for curricular practical training placement success

All topics are taught in modules which include lectures, writing, and formalized speaking practice. Students practice both video and in-person interviewing. Each student is given many opportunities to practice interviews and receive feedback.

Coaches in our Computer Science Career Center are experienced professionals with backgrounds in computer science, writing, editing, business, and IT recruiting.

The course is team-taught, with each professional presenting the topic of his or her expertise.

  • A dedicated website for professional student resumes 
  • Established partnerships with recruiters and companies
  • Students put in contact with an extensive, alumni network
  • Career center staff review offers and contracts to make sure students are getting favorable offers

Some of the Fortune 500 Companies
Where Our Students Have Held Practicums

“It paid off because I had all the skills I needed to secure a high paying practicum in a U.S. company. It’s a win-win situation because you and the University work together to secure a practicum for yourself, and from that practicum, you pay your loan—so the University wins, and you win, and everybody is happy.”

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Recruiting tour to Vietnam, Cambodia, Bangladesh & Turkey
Dec 24 – January 14, 2023

There are 6 talks in 4 countries. Click on locations for tickets and more info:

Hanoi, Vietnam: Saturday, December 24th, 9:00 – 11:00 am
Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam: Tuesday, December 27th, 6:30 – 8:30 pm
Phnom Penh, Cambodia: Saturday, Dec 31st, – 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
Dhaka, Bangladesh: Friday, January 6th, 3:30 – 5:30 pm
Ankara, Turkey: Sunday, January 8th : 7:00 – 9:00 pm
Istanbul, Turkey: Saturday, January 14th: 11:00 am – 12:30 pm

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