Go abroad again

There are countless ways for students to continue their global engagement experience while still studying at NC State or even after graduation. Check out the curated list of resources below to begin planning for your next international opportunity:

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Many students will study abroad multiple times while at NC State. Browse summer or semester programs and talk to your academic advisor about how to best incorporate another term abroad into your degree plan.

The Office of Leadership and Civic Engagement facilitates national and international Alternative Service Breaks for NC State students during fall and spring break each academic year. Service site vary in topic, location, duration, and costs.

NC State’s Fellowship Office (UFO) works closely with students and alumni to apply for prestigious international fellowship programs, such as: the Fulbright U.S. Student Program, the Mitchell Scholarship Program, and the Marshall Scholarship Program. Meet with the FAO to learn more about the application processes and important deadlines.

Did you know that NC State is a top producer of Peace Corps volunteers? Created in 1961, the Peace Corps has allowed more than 200,000 Americans to conduct long-term community service and development projects in 141 countries. The Study Abroad Office hosts several Peace Corps informational meetings for returned students each year so be sure to attend!

Completing an international internship can provide practical professional experiences and may give you an extra competitive edge in an increasingly global job market. There are many internship providers or agencies which can assist returned study abroad students in securing an internship abroad in the destination of your choice.

There are many opportunities for recent graduates to teach English abroad in a variety of countries, including: TAPIF (France) and the JET Program (Japan). Many study abroad provider organizations will also offer teaching abroad programs at varying price points, such as: CIEE and API. The Fulbright U.S. Student Program and the Peace Corps also have teaching abroad opportunities.

Why not consider an overseas institution in your graduate program search? Check out the following resources and organizations to get started: Across the Pond (UK) and GoOverseas.

There are graduate programs in the United States that offer study abroad opportunities too, such as NC State’s Master’s in Global Luxury and Management program or UNCW’s international MBA programs.