Study Abroad and Global Opportunities for Students
CALS Global challenges students from all backgrounds and disciplines to explore, learn, and engage with other cultures through study abroad, international research and internships, and outreach opportunities.
Explore these opportunities to travel the world and discover your passions — while gaining valuable skills and making progress towards your degree.
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Opportunities abound for Hokies to engage globally. Study abroad with programs led by CALS faculty, take part in a university exchange program, or find an international internship. Tap into the resources at the university and beyond to bring international experiences to fruition.
General ItemCALS Faculty-Led Programs
Browse study abroad course led by CALS faculty. Choose from a variety of courses in Europe, Central and South America, Africa, and Oceania, in fall, winter, spring, and summer sessions.
General ItemFeatured CALS Semester Abroad and Exchange Programs
See additional options for international engagement via this list of external opportunities, curated by the CALS Global team.
General ItemInternships and Work Abroad
Explore global internship and research options through Virginia Tech, as well as through partners from around the world.
General ItemUniversity-wide Resources for International Engagement
Go beyond CALS and tap into the resources of the university to power your international travels.
Go Global with Your Degree
INTERNATIONAL DEGREE OPTIONS IN CALS
NEWS FOR STUDENTS
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Virginia Tech undergraduates can now participate in the Peace Corps Prep program to lay the groundwork for Peace Corps service, international development fieldwork, and international service careers.
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The COVID-19 pandemic hasn’t dampened students' interests in studying abroad. If anything, it’s underscored the importance of engaging with and serving communities globally.
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Though limited for now by the confines of virtual classrooms, Virginia Tech faculty continue to think beyond boundaries and connect students to different parts of the world. In courses with topics as diverse as water resources, food security, and women and gender studies, students are exploring global issues and perspectives.