There are many ways to transition back into your life at Wheaton. You might have new interests and are looking for ways to utilize new skills. Here are a few ways to get involved and to integrate your study abroad experience into your life back home.
Welcome Back Events
The Center for Global Education will be offering events for you to gather with fellow study abroad returnees. Keep an eye out for invitations to the Welcome Back Dinner, which will be held in your first few weeks back on campus.
Center for Global Education Peer Advisor
Becoming a Global Peer Advisor is a great way to utilize your skills from your study abroad experience. Peer Advisors are volunteers that assist with one-on-one advising, pre-departure orientations, and marketing study abroad programs to the Wheaton community. Contact the Center for Global Education at x4950 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information, and check out the Peer Advisor website.
Boston Study Abroad Reentry Conference
Each fall, the Boston area colleges coordinate a Study Abroad Reentry Conference for area study abroad returnees. The conference is a chance to meet other students and learn about future study/travel/volunteer/work abroad opportunities. Contact the Center for Global Education for more information.
Eye on the World Photo Exhibit & Contest
Each year, the Center for Global Education hosts an international photo contest. Students are encouraged to enter photos that have been taken around the globe. Prizes are awarded in fivecategories: Architecture, Cultural Perspectives, Landscape, Portrait, and Wildlife. More information is available on the Photo Contest website.
Fellowships & Scholarships
Please see visit the Filene Center for Academic Advising and Career Services for more information on these opportunities.