Congratulations to Ambassador Jeffrey, one of our own who has recieved diplomacy’s highest honor: an ambassadorial position. He has previously served in the US Army as well as the Foreign Service. Check out this article on his great international career serving the United States of America, and get inspired for your own!
There has been much debate lately about the state of unpaid internships, and whether they are fair to those working in them, and those who could be displaced because of them. Read how President Aoun defends internships and co-ops and their place in higher education.
Northeastern was ranked in the Top 100 along with other Massachusetts schools Harvard (the top slot), MIT, Tufts, BU, BC and UMass Amherst. Westfield state was also recognized as the top Tier 3 school in the Northeast. Congrats NEU!
The Bali Dialogue, originally intended to go to Thailand, showed great flexibility in their last-minute change of location. Prof. Denise Horn led the 26 students as they worked on creating social enterprises among themselves as well as with their Balinese counterparts. Mental health, sexually transmitted diseases, youth unemployment and child sex abuse were among the topics covered by the students’ projects, which involved comprehensive business plans and field research.
Join the trend by going to the fastest-growing region in study abroad programs. Practice your Arabic or French, learn about ancient civilizations, and get a first-person perspective on the region everyone in the world is talking about. Form your own opinion now, by studying in Cairo, Egypt or Beirut, Lebanon. And don’t forget about Dialogues to Morocco and Egypt!
Attention Study Abroad Alumni: Did you love your time abroad? Are you interested in talking to your peers about studying abroad? Would you like free food while you do it? OISP is now accepting applications for alumni looking to volunteer at our Study Abroad Fair September 22. Email StudyAbroad@neu.edu for details and to find out how to register for the event!
Nervous to Study Abroad and be alone in a foreign country? Fear not! As the Guardian UK article points out, you’re far more likely to meet friends if you travel alone. So don’t let fear hold you back, and come by the Study Abroad office in 10 Belvidere (next to the Reflecting Pool in the Christian Science Center) during walk-in hours, 1 to 4pm Monday through Thursday