Office of International Education

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Fulbright U.S. Student Program:

The Fulbright U.S. Student Program is the largest U.S. exchange program offering opportunities for students and young professionals to undertake international graduate study, advanced research, university teaching and primary and secondary school teaching worldwide. The program currently awards approximately 1,900 grants annually in all fields of study and operates in more than 140 countries worldwide.

Peace Corp:

The Peace Corps traces its roots and mission to 1960, when then Senator John F. Kennedy challenged students at the University of Michigan to serve their country in the cause of peace by living and working in developing countries. From that inspiration grew an agency of the federal government devoted to world peace and friendship. Since that time, 210,000+ Peace Corps Volunteers have served in 139 host countries to work on issues ranging from AIDS education to information technology and environmental preservation.

CIEE Study Abroad:

CIEE’s programs are diverse and encompass various aspects of international education, including semester or year-long study abroad opportunities, internships, volunteer programs and language immersion experiences. These programs are typically available in numerous countries across the globe, providing students with the chance to explore different cultures, languages and academic disciplines.

Offers opportunities for studying, volunteering, teaching and interning abroad” provides a comprehensive array of international experiences. These experiences cater to individuals seeking educational, humanitarian, teaching or professional development opportunities in foreign countries. Each category offers unique insights and personal growth opportunities while contributing to a broader global perspective.

Provides a wide range of opportunities for studying abroad, teaching, interning and volunteering in foreign countries. Additionally, there’s a dedicated section with study abroad information tailored to parents’ needs.

Semester at Sea:

Semester at Sea is a multiple country study abroad program open to students of all majors emphasizing comparative academic examination, hands-on field experiences and meaningful engagement in the global community. A wide variety of coursework from 20-25 disciplines is integrated with relevant field studies in up to a dozen countries, allowing for a comparative study abroad experience that is truly global. The University of Virginia is the program’s academic sponsor. Students from 250-300 colleges in the United States and the world participate on Semester at Sea each term. Credit earned is transferable to a student’s home institution.

Cross Cultural Solutions:

Cross-Cultural Solutions, as a nonprofit organization, is dedicated to tackling pressing global challenges through the provision of impactful volunteer service to international communities. Simultaneously, it endeavors to make responsible contributions to local economies.