When senior communications major Rachel Jenkins of Camp Hill, Pa., embarked upon her Global Opportunities (GO) trip to Australia, she likely didn't realize that she would parlay it into an online internship and potential career.
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Here Everyone Goes! See the World and Make a Difference
Did you know most college-bound students say they plan to study abroad but only a tiny percent actually go?
We remove the barriers to studying abroad, or in another area of the United States, that you may encounter at other colleges.
Our cross-cultural Global Opportunities (GO) study abroad program will expose you to different cultures while teaching you valuable things about yourself.
You'll try foods you've never had before. You may learn a different language, meet your new best friend or look at American culture from a new perspective. Our study abroad opportunities are unique and the value to your future is unquestionable.
Fulfill the GO requirement by participating in a traditional semester-long study abroad program or by experiencing a shorter study away trip that puts you in an unfamiliar cultural context, even one right here in the United States.
The only question is: Where do you want to GO?
How to complete GO requirement
Explore your options by looking at the different trips created by the GO office.
Follow up by stopping by the GO Office in Hassinger Hall or filling out the online questionnaire by clicking here.
Still have questions? Then email us!
Experience the world through our students' eyes
Junior Arden Lee didn't let her muscle movement disease stop her from traveling to Australia and seizing every opportunity she could find Down Under.
A study abroad trip to the Galapagos Islands helped Emily Sella '16 face her fear of swimming with sharks and opened her eyes to the lack of potable water and waste disposal on the Galapagos Islands.
Ariana Stowe '13 received a Fulbright Scholarship to teach in Brazil.
GO photo contest
Post your favorite photos to Twitter or Instagram and tag with #sugocontest. Weekly winners receive a $10 gift card and are entered to win a grand prize! Themes for fall 2017 are:
- Sept. 4- your town/city
- Sept. 11- moment of reflection
- Sept. 18- wild card
- Sept. 25- black and white photography
- Oct. 2- food
- Oct. 9- people
- Oct. 16- off
- Oct. 23- selfie
- Oct. 30- animals
- Nov. 6- sky
- Nov. 13- grand prize voting