Overseas Programs Staff Sessions

Overwhelmed by the number of study abroad opportunities available to you? Interested in study abroad but anxious about the assumed costs? Not sure how to get started? Overseas Programs offers sessions to help answer all these questions and more!

12:00 -1:00 PM Sessions
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Who is Overseas Programs and what to expect during the Showcase?Are you wondering “who is Overseas Programs?” and what this week of information sessions is about? Join us for a short introduction of our department and a guide to navigating this week of events!
Presented by Whitney Morgan, Assistant Director of Overseas Programs
What kind of study abroad program is right for me?Not all study abroad program models are the same. Visit this information session to find out which is right for you!
Presented by Carrie Canham, Assistant Director of Overseas Programs and Kim Mantia-Ochoa, Advisor and System Specialist
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3:30- 4:30 PM Sessions
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Scholarships/FellowshipsLearn how to make the most of your time abroad. In this session we will discuss some of the options to fund your semester. However, we will also discuss some of the other opportunities that will allow you to engage with your host community through service, conduct independent research after your program ends, and prepare for post-graduate scholarships and fellowships.
Presented by John Milstead, International Scholarship and Fellowship Advisor
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The First Leg – Planning, Applying and Preparing for Study AbroadDo you want to study abroad but don’t know where to begin? Join Advisor Veronica Whittemore as she walks you through the process of planning and applying for study abroad while sharing the experience of a former WashU study abroad participant.
Presented by Veronica Whittemore,  Study Abroad Advisor
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To Fluency and Beyond: Study Abroad for Language ImmersionTo be fluent in a foreign language involves not only being able to study in it but to live in it as well. This session will highlight the benefits of foreign language programs, the opportunities they provide for internships, volunteer experiences, and community engagement, and how they can help you develop valuable skills for your future.
Presented by Amy Suelzer, Director of Overseas Programs, and Anthony Pezzola, Resident Director of the WU in Chile Program
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