Wednesday, February 24, 2016

Study Abroad Information Sessions

Interested in studying abroad this summer or next fall? It's not too late! Get more info at one of the events below or start searching for programs today:

Want to study abroad but don't know where to start? Begin with Study Abroad 101!
This session is designed to give an overview of study abroad at the University of Maryland and answer general questions.  We will cover the basics about academics, finances, locations, and how to plan to go abroad!
After participating in this session you will be able to conduct a program search and be ready to meet one-on-one with an Education Abroad advisor to discuss the details of your study abroad journey!

Study Abroad with UMD in Italy – Information Session
Thursday, February 25th, 1:00pm
2109 Tydings
Imagine yourself traveling through Tuscany for a field trip… Studying in Italy can make this dream come true!  This information session will focus on the programs UMD offers in Rome, Florence, and Perugia.  If you are considering studying abroad in these locations, this is a perfect workshop for you!  Feel free to bring your lunch!

Disabilities in a Global Context Summer Internship Program – Information Session
Monday, February 29th, 12:00pm
1132 Tydings
Are you looking for a way to build your resume and experience a new culture this summer?  Learn more about the new program, “Disabilities in a Global Context!”  This program provides credit-bearing internship opportunities for students to work with organizations dedicated to supporting people with disabilities.  Locations currently include Ghana, Peru, and Ecuador, with more locations coming in the future.  Bring your lunch!

Maryland-in-London Summer: Building Sustainable Communities - Information session
Monday, February 29th 4:30 pm
1101 Taliaferro
What better place to spend the summer than London while boosting your work experience? Earn 6 credits in London this summer while fulfilling three General Education requirements!  You will have the opportunity to focus on sustainability through a practical internship experience.  Plus, you get the added bonus of analyzing and studying global issues seen through the lens of London and the United Kingdom!

Maryland Social Entrepreneur Corps: Internships and coursework in Latin America - Info Session
  • Monday, Feb. 29 @ 4-5pm| 3134 Hornbake (Career Center)
  • Tuesday, March 1st @ 12-1pm| 2518 Van Munching Hall (Smith School of Business - Dingman Centre for Entrepreneurship)
  • Monday, March 7th @ 5-6pm| 3105 Susquehanna hall (Education Abroad)
Join the Social Entrepreneur Corps(link is external) (SEC) program in their mission to create positive impact in Latin America by empowering local communities through social innovations implemented in the most remote rural areas. This unique eight week study and internship program will teach you the basic principles of social entrepreneurship through courses, case studies, discussions, and hands-on, practical experience. You will work side-by-side with SEC development professionals and local field based entrepreneurs to develop empowering entrepreneurial business models in Nicaragua. the Dominican Republic or Ecuador.