Research & Study Abroad Workshop
LESSONS FROM ABROAD: Study Abroad Returnee Conference
View this YouTube video & see why past participants recommend this event!
On-Campus Leadership - Share what you learned abroad with fellow UCI Students
Develop your leadership skills, share international and global insights and knowledge with fellow UCI students while earning money, academic credit and/or developing professional skills. Apply for the following on-campus positions during winter or spring quarters:
Global Connect Internship – Teach global issues to high school students Application due: March 6
Share your global spirit and spread your global knowledge to others. Become an academic intern to teach interactive workshops on concepts that define the 21st century, such as global trends, borderless social issues, and the multidimensional themes of globalization. Global Connect is an educational initiative that partners with secondary schools to teach a course on Globalization and International Relations. Global Connect interns earn 2 units P/NP. Application required. More information on the web or contact Jessica Bit at firstname.lastname@example.org
Want to continue your adventures abroad? Get certified to teach English right here at UCI, through UCI Extension TEFL Certificate
Teaching English abroad is a great way start a new career and gain global experience. Leverage your international experience by completing an intensive 10-week TEFL Certificate program through UCI’s Division of Continuing Education. Valuable benefits include the opportunity to interact with visiting international students, job referral assistance, and post-program staff support. To learn more, attend a free information session on campus: Reserve your space! Or for more information, contact Katherina Kaliszewska at email@example.com or (949) 824-9951. All sessions take place in the Division of Continuing Education building at 510 E. Peltason
Global Leadership Certificate Program (GLCP)
Discover what it means to be a leader in a global context. Get involved at UCI and abroad. Develop leadership skills and put them into action! This certificate program can help set you apart as you transition from undergrad to the professional world. You can initiate change and make a difference. Check us out on the web at the link above.
Join the Minor in Civic and Community Engagement
Take what you have learned abroad and put it into community action and public service here at home. Develop knowledge, skills, and values to be agents of change in your community. The minor is open to all undergraduate majors on campus.
U.S. Department of State Student Internship Program (unpaid) - Fall Internship Deadline March 1, 2017
This program offers U.S. citizen undergraduate and graduate students the opportunity to participate in 10-week, unpaid internships that provide intensive educational and professional experience within the environment of America’s principle foreign affairs agency. Internships are available at many of the over 265 U.S. embassies, consulates and missions to international organizations around the world, as well as at the Department of State in Washington, D.C. and other locations throughout the U.S. Participants gain first-hand, hands-on experience, and learn the realities of working in – and with – Foreign and Civil Service professionals who are at the forefront of America’s diplomatic efforts.
Internships in Washington D.C. (UCDC) or Sacramento (UCCS)
You've gained valuable experience and transferable skills abroad - now use those skills while gaining hands-on work experience interning in a globally-focused internship. Internships are available in virtually any field, including internship sites such as Amnesty International, Interpol, Center for International Policy, Center for Strategic and International Studies, Citizens for Global Solutions, US State Department, and many, many more! Come to an Information Session to learn more:
UCCS Summer 2017: Thursday, March 2
UCDC Fall 2017 or Winter 2018: Monday, March 6
For more info, contact firstname.lastname@example.org or 949-824-5400.
English Conversation Program Facilitator - Join for spring quarter!
Meet students from around the world. Further your cultural insight, build relationships and appreciate our diverse campus community at ECP! Serve as an English Facilitator and assist international students with building their conversational English skills. Each week, you will participate in one-on-one pairings, group activities and more. Volunteer or earn academic credit (1.3 units). Sign up now! Questions? Contact email@example.com
Across the Bridge: A Global Dialogue Between International and Domestic Students – Lunch included!
Friday, April 28, 12:00-1:30pm, Cross-Cultural Center, Dr. White Room
Mark your calendar to join fellow Anteaters from around the world in this wildly popular program to discuss issues of diversity and culture! Watch the web site for the Winter quarter's discussion topic. Co-sponsored by the International Center, Cross-Cultural Center, and the Study Abroad Center.
International Studies Club
The International Studies Club is an academic club designed to integrate students from all backgrounds who share a common interest in the global arena. From areas of public health assistance, governance and public policy to anthropology and culture. ISC incorporates academic events that focus on global issues, societies and cultures and students can come together to synthesize opinions and ideas. The synergistic club is designed for all students of UCI, regardless of major.
Communication Club (conversation partners) - Now accepting applications for Spring Quarter.
Meet international students from around the world. Practice a language you are learning. Introduce an international student to American culture and help them with their English. For more information, contact the Communication Club at (949) 824-8530 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
International Coffee Hour
Fridays, 11:00am - 12:30pm, Counseling Center, Student Services I
Co-hosted by the International Center and the Counseling Center, this is an opportunity to share culture and friendship in a casual environment. Topics of conversation are as diverse as the people who meet each week.
Are you tired of talking about your time abroad with friends and family and seeing their eyes glaze over? Below are some ways for you to get a captive audience and share about your experiences with people who want to hear it.
- Join the Study Abroad Center Returnee List so students interested in studying abroad can ask you questions about your experience abroad. Click here to view the current Returnee List to confirm that you are listed and your information is correct.
- Join Us On Facebook & Instagram Show UCI students what YOU did abroad! Post your photos, videos, blogs, stories, and more. This is an easy way to promote study abroad at UCI and could quite possibly inspire someone else to take their journey!
- Be in the Student Spotlight on our home page. We would love to include YOUR story. Take a look at the short list of questions on EEE and respond to those that pertain to you. These Student Spotlights motivate UC Irvine students of today and tomorrow to follow in your foot-steps and make the life-changing decision to study abroad!