"My time abroad has continued to impact me since I’ve returned to the United States. [I have] a new confidence that has allowed me to pursue post-graduate opportunities abroad that I was hesitant to pursue before."
"The hands-on experiences [and] the development of a second language will be valuable skills that will give me a competitive edge above my peers."
"Professionally, employers love students that have studied abroad; it is a differentiator among the masses. I used this experience to [answer an interview] question and ultimately got a job offer."
With support from a new partnership with Airbnb, the U.S. Department of State sent additional U.S. undergraduate students to China this academic year to pursue studies. The selected students received scholarships through the Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program, which enables undergraduates… READ MORE →
Rylin McGee, ’19, becomes the 4th #Spider to be awarded a @GilmanProgram scholarship this year. Her award will fund a study abroad experience in Russia, where she’ll be completing a special program focused on environmental studies. #SpiderPride 🕷❤️💙 https://t.co/OVKsA4dAA3