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 a number of events for you to gather with fellow study abroad returnees. A Welcome Back Dinner will be held in your first few weeks as well as a Returnees Retreat. Information will be sent to you over the summer or January and can be viewed at Center Events
Center for Global Education Peer Advisor
Becoming a 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, predeparture orientations, and marketing study abroad programs to the Wheaton community. Questions: Contact the Center for Global Education at x4950 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Boston Study Abroad Reentry Conference
Every 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. More information is available at Conference Website
Eye on the World Photo Exhibit & Contest
Each spring 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 six categories: Architecture, Cultural Perspectives, Landscape, Portrait, Wildlife and Wheaton abroad. 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.