STUDY ABROAD ALUMNI

 

Get Involved

  FAU Study Abroad Ambassadors

The Study Abroad Ambassador program provides Florida Atlantic University study abroad alumni to become a spokesperson for the Education Abroad office, opportunities to volunteer within our office, and continue to be involved in the international community. Ambassadors can volunteer their time in many different ways such as presentations, assisting with workshops, working events within the Center for Global Engagements, and other volunteer opportunities.Ambassadors will be asked to complete 5 total volunteer hours. Ambassadors will work with Education Abroad on volunteer opportunities to ensure successful completion.

If you are interested, please complete the Study Abroad Ambassador application by Friday, September 25th. 

  FAU International Friends

The International Friends Program matched current FAU students with new, incoming international students. FAU students help the international students transition to life at FAU, as well as serve as a resource for campus life. This is a great opportunity to meet new people and/or become friends with students from the university you studied abroad with or plan to study abroad. Please visit the International Friends site for more information.

Student Testimonials

Students who have studied abroad are able to provide testimonials of their experiences abroad. If you are interesting if have your experience shared, please email goabroad@fau.edu.

Professional Organizations

There are many organizations, both nationally and statewide, that are designed to keep students involved in the international education community. Each of these organizations furthers international education in their own way while also providing opportunities for students to stay involved. Some of these organizations offer memberships at a discounted rate for students. Here are a few of those organizations.

NAFSA

NAFSA Region VII

The Forum on Education Abroad

Florida Association of International Educators

 

Post Study Abroad

In addition to becoming involved with the FAU Study Abroad Ambassadors and other organizations, there are many ways to enjoy your post study abroad experience(s). The FAU Education Abroad office is always available to discuss options/opportunities with students.

  Go Abroad Again

We encourage students to study abroad as many times as they are able to, as long as it works academically, financially, etc. Students can set up an appointment with either Lindsay Hughes or Brendan Richardson to discuss options.

  Peace Corps Prep

The Peace Corps Prep program provides FAU students the opportunity to develop four key competencies to build a foundation on after college. Interested students must be undergraduate students at FAU with a 3.0 GPA to be considered for the Peace Corps Prep program. If you have any questions about the program before getting started please email goabroad@fau.edu.

  Fulbright Student Program

The Fulbright Student Program provides grants for recently graduates students or graduating seniors to conduct individually designed study/research projects or for English Teaching Assistant Programs. Individuals who receive a grant will meet, work, live with and learn from the people of the host country. If you have any questions about the Fulbright Student Program then please email the FAU Fulbright Coordinator, Madison McShane.

  FAU Owls Abroad Photo Contest

FAU Education Abroad hosts an annual photo competition where the students who studied abroad in the previous academic year will submit two photos from their time abroad. There will be a total of 4 winners selected by a panel of judges. For more information on awards, deadlines, and entry requirements please visit the FAU Owls Abroad Photo Contest.

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