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Study Abroad

Smeal strongly encourages students to participate in education abroad and about one fourth of our graduates have this experience. Discover how study abroad will fit with your personal and academic goals. You may choose a summer or semester program and perhaps consider earning an International Business Minor. Start your journey now by navigating the timing and eligibility requirements and exploring the many diverse Penn State programs offered all around the world. Learn more ...

International Internships

International internship and service learning opportunities allow students to create meaning between their academic coursework, their future careers, and the world around them. Globalization is an increasingly important aspect of any business. Thus, many employers today are reported to value intercultural communication skills, global perspectives, and demonstrated adaptability that often result from an international work experience. Learn more ...


Instructors interested in teaching on a summer study abroad program or those already scheduled to do so, may find relevant information here. Learn more ...

International Students

For students studying here at Penn State from another country, the International Student webpage links you to many resources which may help you find answers to your questions about housing, academic concerns, jobs, or ways to meet other students. Explore the resources that can help you best take advantage of all that Penn State life has to offer. Learn more ...

Student Engagement

GROW GLOBAL! Learn how you can grow your global experience here at Penn State. Volunteer as a Global Representative, join a global student organization, get connected to language resources, international news links, and more. Learn more ...


Upcoming Events

Smeal International Student Welcome Night

Smeal invites our new International Students to meet students and staff, play games, and enjoy light refreshments. Please RSVP to Alla Hatfield at anh130@psu.edu. More ...

 Thursday, August 20, 2015

7:00-8:30 pm Business Building Meadow

Smeal Study Abroad Information Night

Learn about your study abroad options and how this exciting experience can fit into your Smeal academic plan.

 Wednesday, August 26, 2015

7:00-8:30 pm in 110 Business Building

Navigating the Job Search Process as an International Student

Smeal International Students: Don't miss this information session if you are interested in learning how to incorporate a work experience into your academic plan in the U.S. For more information contact the Smeal Career & Corporate Connections.

 Monday, August 31, 2015

4:30-6:30 pm, Location: To Be Announced

Penn State Education Abroad Fair

Meet with Penn State colleges, faculty, and global partners to learn more about the many education abroad opportunities available to you as a Penn State student. Be one of the over 1,300 students to check it out. Students do not need to register in advance. More ...

 Wednesday, September 30, 2015

11:00 am-4:00 pm in Alumni Hall of the HUB


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