Study Abroad Stories

Jul 6, 2020  |  Going Abroad Again

Interview with Kristin Hommel

Describe your post-graduate international experience(s) or program(s). As a way of expanding upon my international experience and improving my French language abilities, I became an English-language teaching assistant for a program called TAPIF (Teaching Assistant Program in France) for a […]

Jun 22, 2020  |  Going Abroad Again

Interview with Gracen Humphrey

Describe your post-graduate international experience(s) or program(s). I graduated from undergrad at NC State in May of 2017.  In August of that year, I moved to a tiny town in Belgium, where I lived as an Au Pair for the […]

Jun 19, 2020  |  Going Abroad Again

Interview with QuiAnne’ Holmes

Describe your post-graduate international experience(s) or program(s). I served as an English Teaching Assistant (ETA) in Colombia, South America through the Fulbright U.S. Student Program. I was placed at Universidad Autónoma de Occidente (UAO), which is a private university in […]

Jun 15, 2020  |  Going Abroad Again

Interview with Courtney Hotchkiss

Describe your post-graduate international experience(s) or program(s). During my undergraduate degree I studied abroad for two semesters, and decided I wanted to do my master’s abroad. I enrolled directly in a German university and lived there for about three years, […]

Jun 12, 2020  |  Going Abroad Again

Interview with Jessika Ranard

Describe your post-graduate international experience(s) or program(s). In my last year of undergrad, I applied for and was accepted to work for the Japan Exchange and Teaching (JET) Programme. I was place in a small city about an hour outside […]

May 28, 2020

Meet Hamil Vashi

Program and Location: Summer, Jordan: Qasid Arabic Institute; Amman, Jordan Major/Minor: Major: Chemistry; Minor: Aerospace Studies and Middle East Studies Why did you choose to study abroad? Throughout my childhood, I traveled to India learning Hindi from interactions with family […]

May 28, 2020

Meet Aiden Winters

Program and Location: Fall, NC State in Australia: University of Adelaide; Adelaide, Australia Major/Minor: Microbiology Why did you choose to study abroad? Study abroad has been something I’ve wanted to do from the moment I knew I wanted to attend […]

May 28, 2020

Meet Elena Betancourt

Program and Location Spring, Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore; Milan, Italy Major/Minor: International Studies and Spanish Language and Literature Why did you choose to study abroad? Studying abroad had been a dream of mine for years. I always knew that […]

May 27, 2020  |  Going Abroad Again

Interview with Paul Nolan

Describe your post-graduate international experience(s) or program(s). My interest in good governance and education systems led me across the world, to the small town of Ås in Norway. From 2019–2020, I was an English Teaching Assistant (ETA) through the Fulbright […]

May 19, 2020  |  Going Abroad Again

Interview with Tara Di Cassio

Describe your post-graduate international experience(s) or program(s). After graduating from NC State University with a B.A. in International Studies with a focus on the Middle East and South Asia, I knew I wanted to better my Arabic skills as I […]