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Integrated Innovation Institute

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MIIPS Student Resources

Welcome, MIIPSters!

Refer to this page to find information about academic policies, forms, internship requirements, advising resources and spaces on campus. These resources and guidelines are relevant and important to your success as a MIIPS student.



Curriculum Plans & Registration


Students can plan their schedule and register for courses in SIO. It is important students meet with their advisor before registering for the upcoming semester. Please refer to the CMU Academic Calendar for important registration dates.

Course Specific Requests

iii Course Overload Request Policy & Form 

Students can request a course overload after completing their first semester with a 3.75 GPA or higher. 

Independent Study Proposal Form

An independent study course is an individual student project guided by a CMU faculty member for variable units (6 – 12 units) as an elective. 

Internship Search Resources & Requirements

MIIPS Advanced Study Students: You will complete a required internship during the summer term.These resources will help you prepare for your internship. Explore the latest summer internship outcomes by expanding the MIIPS: Summer 2022 arrow below.

Company Location
Robotics Institute
Graduate Research Assistant
Pittsburgh, PA
Design Research Intern
Austin, TX
Design Program Manager Intern
Mountain View, CA
Caption Health
Product Management Intern
Brisbane, CA
Service Design Intern
Atlanta, GA
412 Venture Fund
Venture Capital Analyst Intern
Business Strategy and Product Design Intern
Pittsburgh, PA
SIMON Markets
UX/UI Design Intern
Pittsburgh, PA
Senior Product Manager Intern
 Seattle, WA
CMU HCII Inclusive Design Challenge
Research Assistant
Pittsburgh, PA
Mechatronics Intern
Ann Arbor, M 
Product Strategist Intern
Pittsburgh, PA
Product Design Intern
Mountain View, CA
UX/UI Intern
Bainbridge Island , WA
Product Management Intern
Phoenix, AZ
Design Intern
Redmond, WA
Experience Design Intern
San Jose, CA
E-Commerce Product Management Intern
New York, NY
RP Innovations LLC
Product Intern
Chicago, IL
Medical Devices Corner, Inc.
Menlo Park, CA
Product Design Intern
Ren Energy
UI/UX Design Assistant Intern
Portland, OR
Intern, Client Experience Product Manager
Sandy, UT
UX/UI Design Intern
Pittsburgh, PA 
Summer Intern
San Francisco, CA
Milwaukee Tool
Concept Engineering Intern
Brookfield, WI
User Research Intern
New York, NY
Duquesne Light
Innovation Intern
Pittsburgh, PA
Dick’s Sporting Goods
Product Manager Intern
Corapolis, PA
Business Strategy and Product Design Intern
Pittsburgh, PA
Shark Ninja
Product Development Intern
Needham, MA
Summer Product Manager
San Francisco, CA
Home Depot
Intern, Product
Pittsburgh, PA
Blue Earth Tech
Project Olympus Participant
Pittsburgh, PA
UX Designer Intern
Palo Alto, CA
Technical Product Manager
Culver City, CA
Jr. Product Manager Intern
Santa Clara, CA
OCBang Inc.
UI/UX Designer Intern
San Jose, CA
Research Assistant
Pittsburgh, PA
User Experience Design Intern
Newtown Square, PA
Product Design Intern
San Francisco, CA
Product Design Intern
Pittsburgh, PA

MIIPS Requirements

MIIPS Internship Check-In Form

Students will complete this form periodically during the fall & spring terms to assist with internship progress.

MIIPS Internship Procedures
Review these step by step processes to secure your internship degree requirement.

Internship Details Form

All MIIPS Advanced students are required to complete the Internship Details Form once they accept their summer internship offer. Internship offers must meet requirements outlined in the MIIPS Internship Procedures document. Please reach out to Gabi if you have any questions or concerns about your offer.


International Student Resources

Curricular Practical Training (CPT) Information - OIE

Review details to apply for CPT once your internship is confirmed.

OIE Offer Letter Template

Share this offer letter template with your employer to make sure all the necessary details are included in your offer.

CPT Advisor Recommendation Form - OIE

Once you are ready to apply for CPT, reach out to your advisor to finalize this form.

Other Resources

Career & Professional Development Center (CPDC)

The Career and Professional Development Center (CPDC) is Carnegie Mellon University’s centralized career services center providing a comprehensive range of services to help students succeed in their career goals. Search for internships, jobs and schedule appointments in Handshake.


University Health Services

Primarily resource for questions related to student health care resources and student health insurance.


Graduate Student Assembly

The GSA’s mission is to advocate for and support the diverse needs of all CMU graduate students in their personal, professional, and public lives. Every graduate student at CMU is a member of the GSA general body, and has the opportunity to contribute to the operations and direction of the GSA. 

The MIIPS program has GSA reps each year to help with programming at the department level.

Current MIIPS GSA reps:


Opportunities to Get Involved



Product Lab seeks to provide pro bono consulting to real companies and charity organizations that looking for a financially feasible alternative to formal design consultancies. We will provide a platform for students of all backgrounds to apply their academic skills in a semi-professional environment and to create a positive impact on the world through designing and developing products. Learn more on our website

Interested in becoming a club member? Please fill out our inquiry form.



Host industry thought leaders and engage CMU students in group design sessions to proactively think about the impact of technology, philosophy, and culture on the future. Learn more on our website.

Interested in becoming a club member? 
Please email Serena Wang: 


Graduate Entrepreneurship Club


The GEC represents the interlinking entrepreneurial spirit between all interested graduate students, the resources available at Carnegie Mellon and the drive to do something unique. Learn more on our website.

Interested in becoming a club member? Please fill out our inquiry form.

WiiiN (Women in Integrated Innovation)img_current-students_wiiin_club_logo.jpg

To uplift and build community among all those who identify as women in the Integrated Innovation Institute. This club is a collaborative club with members from both the Silicon Valley & Pittsburgh campus.

For more information please contact the following WiiiN students:

Interested in becoming a club member? Connect with us on LinkedIn.

Maker Spaces Available to You

iii Studio - 311 S. Craig Street


This space is dedicated for MIIPS students to use throughout the academic year. Students have 24/7 access to desktop modeling resources, IoT tools, conference rooms, kitchenette and collaborative meeting space.

Reserve a conference room in Skedda

TechSpark - College of Engineering, ANSYS Hall


This facility provides equipment for rapid prototyping of designs from idea to reality to students, faculty and staff within the College of Engineering.

Learn more


Meet Gabi, Your Academic Advisor


Gabi Rogers
Academic Advisor

Drop-In Times

For quick-questions about course registration, iii student clubs, or anything else related to your iii program.

Drop-in Advising is not available during the summer semester. However, students can still schedule in-person or Zoom appointments with Gabi using her Calendly.

 Schedule a 1:1 Appointment

Book Time on Gabi's Calendar

25-Minute appointment slots for discussions that require more time

In-Person and Zoom appointments available