Study Abroad

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Why Study Abroad?

The Deparement of World Languages and Literatures offers a large number of study abroad opportunities.

Academic Programs
Volunteer, Work Travel Abroad

  1. Gain an advantage when applying for jobs or graduate school
  2. Employers and graduate schools consider international experience a necessity in today's society
  3. Learn global communication skills so you successfully lead diverse work teams
  4. Acquire an international perspective so you can approach issues more creatively
  5. Develop your self-awareness by leaving behind the familiar and immersing yourself in a different culture
  6. Have fun and make new friends from around the world

Programs

  • Gain an advantage when applying for jobs or graduate school
  • Employers and graduate schools consider international experience a necessity in today's society
  • Learn global communication skills so you successfully lead diverse work teams
  • Acquire an international perspective so you can approach issues more creatively
  • Develop your self-awareness by leaving behind the familiar and immersing yourself in a different culture
  • Have fun and make new friends from around the world

Volunteer, Work and Travel Abroad

  • AIESEC San Jose: AIESEC offers students the opportunity to be global citizens through internships. AIESEC gives you access to their database, for a fee. They offer Education, Professional, Volunteer and Technology Internships. All students and recent graduates up to 2 years may apply.
  • Peace Corps: Donate your time to work on issues ranging from AIDS education to youth development, business development, agriculture and environment.