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Study Abroad and Global Opportunities for Students

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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.

For more information about study abroad options:

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Go Abroad

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.

Go Global with Your Degree


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    Study Abroad Update
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    After several pandemic-related cancellations and delays we are delighted to share a number of CALS study abroad offerings.

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    New CALS Global Student Leaders Program
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    We are pleased to announce the CALS Global Student Leaders Program. The experience is designed for students eager to tackle complex issues in agriculture, food security, and health. For challenges that transcend geographic boundaries and sectors, leaders for the next generation need to practice and develop skills such as critical thinking, leadership, and systems-thinking to create meaningful impact.

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    Virginia Tech launches Peace Corps Prep certificate program
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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.