Alumni Resources

Have you already studied abroad? Would you like to stay involved? Check out the opportunities below!

Ambassador Program

Serve as an Ambassador, representing your College or Greek Chapter on campus to help increase participation in study abroad and international education events. For more information and application details please Apply here!

Application Deadline for 2019-2020 academic year:  April 26, 2019.

MSU Internationally-focused Degree Programs and Minors

International Business Program: The International Business (IB) program caters to high-achieving students who enjoy travel, culture, business, and learning a new language. Graduates from the IB program typically complete their studies in five years and earn two degrees—each designed to cover a separate aspect of living and working internationally.

Minor in International Studies: The Minor in International Studies is designed to enhance students' understanding of the global environment in which they are living. Students completing this program will develop some proficiency in a foreign language, have experience living in another country, and have some general background of different cultures and societies.

Global Engineering Leadership Minor: The minor in Global Engineering Leadership is designed to enhance students’ knowledge of engineering practice in the global marketplace. Students completing this program will develop proficiency in a foreign language, have experience living and studying in a foreign country, and be familiar with engineering leadership and management techniques.

International Studies in Agriculture Minor: The International Studies in Agriculture Minor is being offered to allow students to enhance their knowledge of an interdependent global food system, the impacts of international agricultural technologies and systems, and the various agricultural educational systems around the world as well as develop skills needed in a global economy.

Photo Contest

Each fall study abroad participants from the previous academic year are invited to submit their photos for our annual Study Abroad Photo Contest. OSA awards prizes for overall first, second, and third place, in addition to different regions and photography themed awards. Hundreds of dollars in prizes are awarded each year, and winning photos are displayed around campus.

Submission Deadline: Fall 2020-TBD

Study abroad alumni can expect to receive an email from the Office of Study Abroad in the beginning of September with photo contest submission details.

Leveraging Your Study Abroad

Each year the Office of Study Abroad puts on a workshop for returned students that helps you to use your study abroad experience to your advantage. Topics like résumé and cover letter writing, as well as interview tactics will be discussed.  OSA partners with the Career Center for this workshop.

Date, Time, Location: Spring 2021-TBD

Internships Abroad

Would you like to go back abroad? Our affiliated provider companies offer tons of great and often individualized internship opportunities. Check out your options below: