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Study Abroad

Go Abroad Again

Did you get the travel bug while studying abroad? Go explore another part of the world or revisit a past adventure! If you’re interested in going abroad again, the Study Abroad Office can assist you.

Study Abroad

As you may already know, study abroad is a great opportunity to immerse yourself in another country’s culture, learn another language, and explore new places while taking classes that apply to your degree. Programs range from a few weeks to a full year, and there is no limit on the number of times you can study abroad. If you’ve already studied abroad, consider exploring a new region or country or participating in a different type of program. Your extended study abroad experience will strengthen your resume, expose you to different perspectives, and leave you with even more lasting memories and friendships.

Find out about the many study abroad programs that Kansas State offers by visiting our database ksu.studioabroad.com or stop by the Study Abroad Office to make an appointment with your advisor.

Intern Abroad

Participating in an international internship boosts your resume and significantly improves your chances of finding employment after graduation. It will help you develop the personal and professional skills that employers look for in prospective employees. In addition, you will have the opportunity to travel, immerse yourself in a different culture, and learn a new language while making meaningful connections with international professionals and new friends. Your time abroad will give you a new perspective on life and an insight into the way other countries operate on personal and professional levels.

To find out more about the international internships available to you, stop by the Study Abroad Office and make an appointment with your advisor or check out transitionsabroad.comGoAbroad.com, and GoOverseas.com to begin your search online.

 Work Abroad

Whether you’re interested in finding part-time work while studying or travelling abroad -- or looking to pursue a career in another country -- there are plenty of opportunities for you to earn money while away from home. Working a short-term job abroad at a cafe or as an au pair can be a great cultural experience as well as a way to offset some travel expenses. Searching for an international career can seem daunting, but the best approach is to plan ahead. Whatever level of employment you are searching for, check out transitionsabroad.com for great resources, tips, and articles from real people who have worked abroad. By capitalizing on the skills you have and exercising creativity, you can find a way to make some money while exploring the world.

For more information on working abroad check out the U.S. Embassy website, usembassy.gov, and the U.S. Department of State website, state.gov, regarding work visas and finding work abroad.

Volunteer Abroad

Make a difference by volunteering abroad! Take advantage of the opportunity to give back to a local community in another country. Volunteering allows you to gain hands-on experience in an area of your interest while helping you learn to adapt and grow as a person and even learn a new language. Volunteer programs range from a few weeks to several months and can be found in a variety of countries all over the world. Participants work on projects in areas such as child and infant care, environment, medical and health, teaching, and more.

To find out more about the volunteering abroad programs available to you, stop by the Study Abroad Office and make an appointment with your advisor or check out ksu.studioabroad.comGoAbroad.com, and GoOverseas.com to begin your search online.

Peace Corps

Join the Peace Corps as a volunteer and improve the lives of people in communities around the world. Generally Peace Corps Volunteers serve for just over two years in one of over seventy countries across the globe and receive a challenging and life-changing experience. Volunteers also receive practical benefits, learn new languages, gain leadership and international development experience, and work with their host countries as partners and friends.

To find out more about the Peace Corps, visit their website at peacecorps.gov.

Teach Abroad

Explore the world by teaching abroad! Even if you are not studying education or another language, there are still plenty of opportunities to teach English and make a difference in the lives of children and adults around the world. Enjoy diverse classes and adapt to life and work in a different community and culture. Teaching abroad is an exciting and fulfilling way to travel with a purpose while perhaps earning some money, making new friends, and developing valuable skills on both personal and professional levels.

Are you interested in Japan and Japanese culture? You could be paid to be an Assistant Language Teacher or a Coordinator for International Relations through the JET Program! The application deadline is usually in middle to late fall with departures to Japan that next summer. To find more information about the JET Program, please visit their websitehttp://jetprogramusa.org/.

To learn more about opportunities to teach abroad, stop by the Study Abroad Office and make an appointment with your advisor or check out eslcafe.comtransitionsabroad.com, and GoOverseas.com to search for openings and begin your adventure.

Traveling Wildcats

The Traveling Wildcats program, through the K-State Alumni Association, will help you continue lifelong learning and broaden your horizons as you experience the beauty, history and culture of our handpicked destinations in the United States and across the globe.  Visit http://www.k-state.com/s/1173/index4cont.aspx?sid=1173&gid=1&pgid=354 for more information.