There are a number of opportunities for you to keep your experience alive, share your stories from abroad, and promote international education on campus. You can easily transform your study abroad experience into one of life-long learning.
Adapted from "Maximizing Study Abroad: A Student's Guide to Strategies for Language and Culture Learning and Use" (by R. Michael Paige, et al.)
Citron, James L. and Vija G. Mendelson, "Coming Home: Relationships, Roots, and Unpacking," Transitions Abroad, 2005.
Are you considering going abroad again? There are many opportunities for Tulane students both through Tulane offices and departments, and through external organizations.
Tulane University’s Fellowship advisor, Dr. Jennifer Beers, can assist you in preparing and applying for various international fellowships, such as Fulbright, Rhodes, Marshall, Churchill, and many, many others.
Diplomats in Residence are career Foreign Service Officers (assigned to a select group of U.S. Universities) who provide guidance and advice on careers, internships and fellowships to students and professionals in the communities where they serve. This is a great opportunity to learn more about a valuable on-campus resource for students and faculty.
Tulane’s Career Services Center is also a valuable resource for future international career opportunities, as well as advice for talking about your international experience on resumes or during interviews.
Often students who have studied abroad as an undergraduate may also want to pursue graduate school abroad. Internationally-focused graduate opportunities can be found through resources such as:
Although Tulane Study Abroad does not administer or advise for outside volunteer or work abroad opportunities or endorse any particular programs or organizations, there are numerous international opportunities available outside of Tulane-sponsored activities. Students may choose to volunteer, intern, teach, or work abroad over the summer or after graduation. Please note: Tulane Study Abroad recommends that students carefully evaluate and vet any program offering volunteer, work or teach abroad experiences to assure a safe and high quality experience. Opportunities can be found via websites, search engines and databases such as: