Returnee Abroad Opportunities

Returnee Resources

After returning from Study Abroad, you may ask: what’s next?  Don’t forget, you CAN study abroad again! 

Additionally, there are many ways to continue your international and intercultural learning on campus and after graduation. Join an international themed club! Investigate international research opportunities! Pursue an international degree or career! View the tabs below, for more information.

Join the UNM Study Abroad Students/Alumni LinkedIn page!

In the meantime, make study abroad more than just a memory - continue to incorporate the skills you learned and the interests you developed into your daily life! While your experience is fresh in your mind, update your resume or CV and highlight your achievements abroad. Include skills you might have developed including:

  • Problem-Solving
  • Intercultural Communication
  • Self-Reliance
  • Personal Initiative
  • Leadership
  • Travel Logistics
  • Budgeting
  • Cultural Awareness and Sensitivity
  • Language Skills
  • Creativity
  • Comfort with Ambiguity
Check in with Career Services or use the resources, below, to learn more about highlighting study abroad in your resume and in interviews:

On-Campus Resources

Continue learning about cultural and international issues here at UNM! Try one, or all, of these:

Teaching English Abroad

Teaching English Abroad is a great way to engage with an international community, learn marketable skills, and fund additional travel! However, it is important to carefully evaluate opportunities to ensure you choose the safest and most reputable option. Here are a few resources:

Graduate School Abroad

Considering a graduate degree? Look abroad! Our program Listing is a great place to start to familiarize yourself with international Universities.

There are many internatiionally-focused graduate programs here in the US. 

Consider: International Management, International Business, Global Affairsn, International Affairs, Development Studies, International Studies, Internatinal Education, Intercultural Communication, etc.

International Careers

Learn about international careers and the wide range of international career paths. 


Job Careers

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