Your study abroad experience does not have to end when you board the plane home. Building upon your time overseas through new global opportunities will help you make the most of it. There are a variety of ways to get involved in international experiences during your final years at Columbia University and beyond.
- Peer Adviser in the Office of Global Programs and Fellowships
Share your experience abroad while working as a Peer Adviser. The role involves talking with other students about your study abroad experience and providing peer-to-peer support throughout the process. Please contact the Office of Global Programs and Fellowships at firstname.lastname@example.org if you are interested in finding out more about the position or applying. Hiring typically takes place every September.
- Student Worker in the Office of Global Programs and Fellowships
If you are eligible for work-study, consider working for the Office of Global Programs and Fellowships. This is a great opportunity to share your experience and expertise with future study abroad students.
- CSA Visiting and Exchange Student Network (VESN)
The VESN is a network of CC and SEAS students selected to serve as resources for Visiting and Exchange Students to facilitate social, cultural, and intellectual exchange. It seeks to help students make the most of their time at Columbia and in New York.
- Student Organizations
Several student organizations focus on specific cultural interests or volunteerism abroad.
Additional International Opportunities
Study abroad students can explore options to continue their international studies by seeking out fellowships that fund overseas degree programs, research projects, English-teaching programs, and other forms of international engagement.
- Center for Career Education
The Center for Career Education can provide you resources to effectively market your study abroad experience to future employers, help you find future opportunities to live/work/intern abroad and learn about Columbia funded international work opportunities. Visit the CCE website for more information regarding walk-in hours, appointments, events and resources. In addition, see below for specific resources for students that have completed international experiences: