Returned Students: What's Next?
Now that you are back, you may be wondering how you can further your study abroad experience. There are many ways in which you can keep an international element in your life.
- First, you can encourage others to study abroad by talking about your experiences. If you're interested in doing this formally, talk to the study abroad office; we hold information fairs for students throughout the semester. If you would like to volunteer at a study abroad fair you can do so by calling 317-274-2081, or you can send us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Help improve our study abroad programs for future participants by filling out a program evaluation
- Go Abroad Club: A student organization open to all study abroad alumni students, international students, or students interested in study abroad/travel. This is a great way to meet and talk with others who have had or are interested in similar experiences.
- Marketing Your Experience: Studying abroad is an element of your academic career you will want to list on your resume. You may even consider pursuing a career in the study abroad field.
- IUPUI International House: After being overseas, you may also be interested in living with individuals from different cultures.
- Indy Ethnic Food: While you were abroad, you may have developed a taste for cuisine from different areas of the world. Discover the many ethnic restaurants in the Indianapolis area.
- Indy's International Calendar: Explore what international events are happening in Indianapolis.
- After Study Abroad: A toolkit for returning students: This site provides both insightful and practical ideas which students can use to make the reentry process a bit easier.
- Fulbright Program: Receive funding for teaching assistant abroad positions or to design your own project abroad.
- To find out more about the international activities that take place on campus, join the Office of International Affairs listserv by sending "subscribe intlnews" in the body of an email to email@example.com.