Many students come back to Marymount University and the U.S. wanting to go abroad again. Whether for work or study, below is some information about how to achieve your international goals.
Other study abroad programs await you! Study abroad again and learn about other countries around the world. Contact the Center for Global Education and set up a time to meet about a second semester abroad. Interested in graduate studies? Stop by our office to discuss some options abroad.
British Marshall Scholarship
Marshall Scholarships allow U.S. citizens to study for two or three years in the United Kingdom. The scholarship covers tuition, fees, room, board, books, and transportation to/from the U.S. Applications and additional information are available at www.marshallscholarship.org.
These federal grants for study, research, and teaching assistantships are intended to increase mutual understanding between the people of the U.S. and other countries through the exchange of persons, knowledge, and skills. Over 100 countries are involved. Graduating seniors and graduate students are eligible to apply. Contact Victor Betancourt for more information on the Fulbright.
Work and Volunteer Abroad Opportunities
BUNAC currently offers U.S. students and young people work/travel programs to Ireland, Australia, New Zealand, and Canada.
CIEE works with students to obtain work visas for U.S. students who would like to work in Australia, Canada, Costa Rica, France, Germany, Ireland, and New Zealand.
Japan Exchange and Teaching Programme (JET)
The JET program is highly competitive, however participants will have their housing and board covered while teaching English to Japanese students.
Volunteer in another country through the Peace Corps. Graduate degrees can also be arranged through certain universities using this experience.
An extensive Web site listing teaching programs by GoAbroad.com
An extensive Web site listing work programs by GoAbroad.com
Transitions Abroad: Best Work Abroad Resources
A bimonthly magazine for those interested in working, studying, and living abroad. Available from fine bookstores and at local libraries, including the CIE Resource Library. This section of their Web site compiles the most essential work abroad resources.
Search for worldwide internship, job, and volunteer opportunities.
CNVS: Catholic Network of Volunteer Service
Contains listings of a wide variety of faith-based volunteer programs.
University of Michigan’s Work Abroad Page
This Web site contains great information on work abroad opportunities that are available, as well as great advice!
Publish Your Story
This magazine, published six times a year, is all about travel and work abroad. Students are encouraged to write about their international experiences and submit them.
This magazine is affiliated with Transitions Abroad, but instead focuses on study abroad. They invite students to submit articles, and the editors are happy to read drafts. For more information and/or e-mail articles and ideas directly to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Glimpse strives to foster progressive and intimate global understanding. Published in print and online, it features first-person articles written primarily by and for study abroad students.