Stand Out With Study Abroad

If you’re anything like me, the anxiety of finding the perfect job after you graduate constantly plagues your mind. You may be asking yourself questions like, “How can I standout to employers immediately after graduation if I have little to no experience?” or “How can I gain valuable experience while I’m still in college?” Fret not! There are plenty of ways to diversify your resume while you are still in college. 

The University of Cincinnati offers various programs to help you standout to potential employers. One of the most popular programs available are the study abroad programs. While these are on hold for the time being, study abroad opportunities are a great thing to look forward to! From as short as one week to as long as a year, the university offers programs that will fit differing budgets, majors, interest and more. Each year, an average of 1,700 students study abroad and visit more than 50 countries. 

Prepare yourself to see the world with this list of top 3 most popular study abroad programs offered by the University of Cincinnati.  

Be Bold in Brazil  

Offered by the University Honors Program, the Brazilian Amazon is a spring study tour that involves allowing students to be hands on when it comes to our planet! Students will investigate issues such as climate change, endangered tropical ecosystems and other challenges our planet faces on this trip. Partakers in this journey to one of the world’s largest and thriving tropical rain forest will witness the beauty of the unique wildlife and vegetation there. 

Get Pumped in Peru 

This faculty led international trip is known as The Changemakers. It provides students a unique opportunity to appreciate diversity in language and culture and still working to impact “social, economic and environmental issues.” This program is “all inclusive” and will teach participants the value of diversity and recognizing different life experiences. Prepare yourself to see amazing cultural and historical sites around Peru, not limited to Cusco and an exclusive private tour of Machu Picchu. Could be challenging for some but rewarding for all. 

Tour Toronto 

The Tour of Toronto Experience is one of many that allow undergraduate students at the University of Cincinnati the opportunity to complete a full-time, unpaid, academic experience/co-op abroad. If you’re really looking to diversify your resume, this experience is for you. Not many people can say that they did a full time Co-op abroad! With this program, students will be able to work with employers across a wide range of fields and participate in learning courses to complement your work experience as an accessory.  

Your college career is what you make it. Here at the University of Cincinnati there are endless amounts of ways to make your mark and stand out! Don’t let these years fly past you. Fly into your future by studying abroad.  

Lauren Austin 

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