Attend study abroad information sessions and the pre-departure orientation to talk
with prospective study abroad students.
Write a short piece on your study abroad experience. We love posting those on our
website, but you might also publish it in The Argus, submit it to another student publication, or share it with University Communications.
Continue with your language instruction and look for volunteer experiences that allow
you to use your language skills.
Talk with faculty about your experiences: not only do they enjoy hearing about them,
but you're a valuable source of information that they can use in class.
Join clubs and attend co-curricular events with an international focus.
Go to the Hart Career Center: they can help you think about ways to build on your international experiences.
Stop by the International Office!
Coming home doesn't mean that you are no longer engaged in education abroad, and graduating
from IWU doesn't mean that your only option for international engagement is the occasional
You've returned home from studying abroad, and you feel stronger and wiser. You probably
have many insights in the world that others who have not spent an extended period
abroad do not have. You might also be conscious of a wider set of ideas about your
discipline, about the work place, and even about humanity. Your study abroad experience
provides you with strengths and a vision that are almost unattainable under circumstances
other than living abroad.