From the very first moment students arrive on campus, we encourage them to PLAN EARLY for study abroad. We ask them to mention the prospect of studying abroad to their academic advisors in their first meeting, so an abroad experience can be successfully incorporated into their academic plans without setting them behind. While our office is not able to advise students academically, once a student knows what courses they need to remain on track for graduation during a given semester, we can help them find programs that will work for them.
Advising Future Study Abroad Students
We offer hundreds of program options to our students:
|Ithaca College Programs
Ithaca College London Center, Short-Term IC Faculty Led programs, and Exchange programs.
Any other accredited program in the world with which IC does not have an agreement.
Interest in internship placements abroad is becoming popular amongst the Ithaca College student population. It comes at a time when job competition is fierce and students know that work experience abroad will give them an advantage in the job market. Many students take part in international internship placements at our London Center, on affiliated programs, and on non-affiliated programs, while others choose to take part in college-sponsored internship placements.
While the decision to approve an internship continues to rest with the academic department conferring internship credit, the College seeks to ensure that overseas placements sponsored by Schools and departments across the College have been consistently reviewed. In addition, the OIP needs to be informed of where students are abroad while they are earning Ithaca College credit. The Internships Abroad Approval Form and the "Know Before You Go" resource will guide the process for reviewing overseas placements that are not a formal component of an approved affiliate program offering. Each faculty sponsor of a student internship abroad is asked to use these forms when considering prospective placements abroad.
Once these forms are complete, please ask the student to schedule a time to meet with a study abroad adviser so they may continue with the final steps of formally registering their international travel with the College. If you have questions, please do not hesitate to contact the Office of International Programs at 607-274-3306.