The MIT ReACT Programs bring MIT’s educational opportunities to talented refugees where they live - places like Lebanon, Jordan, and other locations around the world. The program combines in-person instruction and online learning with practical experience. This approach provides continuity in education for displaced persons, personalized guidance, and paid experiential internships.
The year-long ReACT program offers interdisciplinary curricula and the opportunity to establish connections to professional networks. ReACT students can select a computer and data sciences certificate or MITx MicroMasters program, with additional courses in innovation, entrepreneurship, and soft-skills. The ReACT experience is further blended through matched internships with organizations that mentor students, allowing participants to explore career options through applied learning. Internships are arranged to strengthen connections between students, potential employers, and growing networks.
ReACT works with local and global partners from industry, academia, civil society, NGO, and UN agencies. The structure and curriculum is influenced by local needs, global trends, and the technologies and teaching methods from MIT.
Location: Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon, Palestine, and Syria.