Returned Students

The Office of International Studies (OIS) would like to welcome you back to Villanova University!! We hope that your study abroad experience has enriched your life and provided you with memories that will last a lifetime! There are many opportunities available to you after studying overseas. The OIS is willing to discuss options with you, and has many resources at the office in Middleton Hall. Below are a few links that will assist you in continuing your international path to success.

Want to go abroad again?

The following is a list of resources for students interested in volunteering or working abroad after graduation.

Catholic Network of Volunteer Service, comprehensive listings by country, type of volunteer work, age, and length of service. Individual listings include application and selection procedures, training, financial and living arrangements.

Learning Abroad Center, a not-for-profit student organization at the University of Minnesota. Useful information as well as specific listings.

State Department Internships in Washington and Abroad

StudyAbroad.com (includes internships, community service)

Volunteer & Service Opportunities, Workcamps, Internships, etc., compiled by the American Friends Service Committee

Peace Corps Since 1960, more than 170,000 Peace Corps Volunteers have been invited by 136 host countries to work on issues ranging from AIDS education, information technology, and environmental preservation.

Monster International. Monster.Com, the Internet job search company, provides "nuts and bolts" information about short and long term jobs overseas

ENLACE, Electronic Network for Latin American Careers and Employment. Electronic job bank at the University of Texas. Although most positions beyond entry level, a good introduction to opportunities available long-term

BUNAC Overseas work/travel programs offer students and young people an alternative to package tourism, including opportunities in Britain, Ireland, Australia, New Zealand, Canada, and volunteer opportunities in South Africa

CIEE Leave your inner tourist at home, and decide where you want to take your inner traveler. You can work in Australia, New Zealand, Canada, France, Ireland and Germany with CIEE.

NAFSA Association of International Educators

Teaching Abroad Recourses

Go Abroad Learn about Volunteer, Teaching, and Internship opportunities abroad!

Language and Culture Assistants Program in Spain - Spend an academic year in Spain working as English or French Language Assistants in Spanish K-12 schools.

Degree Overseas - consider continuing your education abroad!

Learn About Our Programs

Take the First Step!
Want to learn more about semester or non-VU summer programs?
Schedule your first group information session required for all students.

Already attend an info session?
All individual meetings with OIS advisers are scheduled by calling our main office number at 610-519-6412.

Going on a Villanova Summer Program?
Contact the faculty member who runs the program for more information and application instructions.

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Blog from Abroad

Read about Emily Frankenberry's (LAS '16) adventures in Copenhagen with DIS

Follow Michelle Velez (A&S '14) as she explores Panama with the SIT program Tropical Ecology, Marine Ecosystems and Biodiversity Conversation.  Read more here.

Follow Channing Press (A&S '14) through her adventures studying in Ecuador with IES Abroad during the fall 2012 semester. Read more here.

Follow Amy Rowland (A&S '14) as she navigates Tokyo, Japan in the fall 2012 semester. Read more here.

News, Events & Notices

It’s never too early to start planning your study abroad experience. Complete a Student Information Form and schedule your first information session today.

Study Abroad Fair 2013 - Friday, October 25th 11am-3pm in Bartley Atrium. Meet with program and university respresentatives from around the world!

Irish Studies & Africana Studies has announced a fantastic fall events schedule!

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Study Abroad Survey

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