Let’s be real. Wanderlust is impossible to beat. Impossible. It’s like an itch. If you think you can ignore it, it only gets stronger. So how do you make your next trip happen? There are three possible avenues: learning, interning, or volunteering.
Have you considered pursuing graduate school abroad? Did you know that in several countries, including England, Scotland, New Zealand, and Spain, the average time to complete a master’s degree is roughly half that of the US? And the annual cost of most overseas master’s degrees are less than or similar to the US equivalents.
As an international graduate student you’ll have an edge in the job market. Companies are searching for professionals with global experience and skills in cultural adaptability, critical thinking, and problem solving.
These resources can assist you in finding a graduate school program that fits your needs:
Are you searching for that standout element on your résumé? Expand your global network, improve your language skills, and expand your perspective through an international internship.
International internships set you apart from other college graduates. Your experience is desirable to employers looking for globally skilled professionals who have proven initiative and the ability to move out of the comfort zone into new experiences.
These resources can help you find an international internship program that works for you:
- ISA Internships
- USAC Internships
- Cultural Vistas
- Academy for Educational Development
- Cross-Cultural Solutions
Change lives—including your own. An incredibly fulfilling and worthwhile experience, volunteering increases overall happiness. Your challenges and accomplishments also translate into solid endorsements on your résumé.
These resources lead to a variety of volunteer programs that might inspire you: