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Center for Global Education
Center for Global Education

Study Abroad Events

The Center for Global Education (CGE) offers many sessions and events to help our Butler University students find ways to study abroad, prepare to go abroad, learn from their past study abroad experiences, and to just stay connected with our office. If you have any questions, please feel free to reach out to Study Abroad Advisor Caitlin Moore.

In addition to checking back in with this webpage, "like" us on Facebook and click "Going" or "Interested" on our session-specific Facebook event pages for updates on locations, NEW events, and reminders!

If you're looking for dates/locations/times of our general Study Abroad Information Sessions, please click here.

Study Abroad Scholarship Information Session

Wednesday, January 29  |  Jordan Hall, room 141  |  6:00 - 7:00 PM

Target Audience: Students interested in studying abroad (or going abroad again) and/or looking to plan ahead for opportunities for after graduation.

Are you planning on studying abroad, but aren't sure how you and your family can afford it? Are you considering going abroad to teach, research, or study after graduation? Come to the Study Abroad Scholarship Information Session to learn more about different scholarship opportunities that could greatly reduce the cost of your study abroad experience during and after your time here at Butler! Associate Director for Study Abroad Calie Dickey and Director of Undergraduate Research and Prestigious Scholarships Dacia Charlesworth are teaming up to talk about all of the great opportunities that you might qualify for.

Study Abroad Fair

Fall 2020 fair date TBD! Check back soon.

Target Audience: Students interested in studying abroad (or going abroad again).

Stop by the Center for Global Education's (CGE) first annual study abroad fair! Learn about semester and summer study abroad opportunities for all three of our program types (Exchange, 3rd Party Provider, and Faculty-Led) by talking to faculty leading programs, past participants, and/or provider representatives. Enter for a chance to win our raffle, which will include a $250 voucher from STA travel to help cover the cost of your airfare abroad!

Marketing Your Study Abroad Experience

Returnees will be notified of this event 

Target Audience: Recent returnee study abroad students who have been abroad on a short-term program or for a semester or year.

Learn how to identify what you learned during your study abroad experience and then how to best articulate these experiences on a resume, in an interview, and in other professional settings. A portion of the workshop will include a panel of alumni and employers who will share what they look for in candidates and answer specific questions from attendees. FREE international food will be provided.

Study Abroad Pre-Departure Orientation (PDO)

Target Audience: Students committed to studying abroad for the following semester/summer/year.

Each semester, the CGE hosts a MANDATORY pre-departure orientation (PDO) for students studying abroad for the following semester or summer. All students going for a summer or semester must attend this meeting. The CGE typically provides coffee and great discussions on how to stay safe abroad and prepare for one of the best semesters of your college career. PDO lasts for about 2 hours.

**There are NO makeup sessions and NO one-on-one appointments to go through PDO information.**

Our spring PDO will take place for all of our Summer 2020 and Fall 2020 study abroad participants will be on Saturday, March 21 from 9:45 AM - 12:00 PM in the Pharmacy & Health Sciences Building. Please click "Interested" or "Going" on our PDO Facebook event for reminders about the event.