going abroad

Respectfully Entering a New Community Abroad

Wednesday, March 23, 2022
Enter a new community abroad

Description: During your international experience this summer, you will likely be exploring a new culture and engaging with a new community. This workshop will cover a range of topics, including:

  • Navigating your social identities abroad.
  • Entering and exiting your community respectfully.
  • Ethical photography and social media considerations.

This workshop is open to all students!

Considerations for International Travel

Thursday, December 9, 2021
International Travel

Description: The purpose of this panel is to provide student travelers considerations for international travel as they navigate new and changing country conditions as well as U-M requirements for international travel. 

Questions can be submitted in advance through the registration form.

This event is co-sponsored by the Office of the Provost - Global Engagement Team and the International Center.

Register here


Highlights of Service: A Returned Peace Corps Volunteer Conversation Hour

Tuesday, May 26, 2020

Description: This session features a returned Peace Corps Volunteer discussion around highlights of service. Whether you are deciding if Peace Corps makes sense for you as a next step, you are to make sense of this uncertain time, or you want to know what the day life of a volunteer looks like, please join us! Participating in this session is a great way to hear stories and benefits of service.

Register here!

Looking Ahead: International Post Grad Opportunities You Can Apply For Now

Wednesday, May 20, 2020
Looking Ahead Series

Description: Join the International Institute, Peace Corps, and the International Center for a virtual session exploring post-grad opportunities abroad for which you can begin to apply now - including Fulbright, Luce, Peace Corps, and more! While it might seem early to apply for programs beginning in 2021, many funded programs abroad have application deadlines that fall one year in advance of departure. This is a great session for rising Seniors, rising Juniors, recent graduates and alumni! Avoid missing out on any opportunities by starting to plan now! 

Unexpected Re-entry: Support Chat for Students

Friday, April 17, 2020
Unexpected Re-entry

Title: Unexpected Re-entry: Support Chat for Students who Participated in Non-UM Study Abroad Programs during Winter 2020

Description: Did you have to unexpectedly leave your Winter 2020 study abroad program due to COVID-19? If so, this session is for you! Join Jake and Kelly from the International Center in an informal discussion and reflection session with other students who experienced something similar. This session is being offered with returnees from Non-UM study abroad programs in mind, but all students are welcome to join.

Interning Outside of the U.S. as an International Student

Thursday, February 13, 2020

Description: Are you an international student who is interested in interning outside the United States this summer? Or, have you already secured an international internship? This presentation will provide an introduction to interning outside of the U.S., general considerations when applying for a visa, and how to re-enter back into the U.S. after your internship.

Register here.

Social Impact Fair

Wednesday, January 29, 2020

Description: This is an event featuring organizations focusing on social impact. You will have a chance to meet with your campus Peace Corps recruiters to hear about volunteer opportunities and how to become a stronger applicant.


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