After Abroad: ISA New Zealand Internship Alumni Interview

By Bridget Naphen, ISA Administration Assistant  An interview with Justin Lai, a University of California, Davis alumni.  Justin interned for a sustainable development organization with ISA Internships in Wellington, New Zealand.  Tell us a bit about yourself. I’m a University of California, Davis, alumni with a degree in managerial economics with an emphasis on environment and agriculture. I am a huge foodie and worked in numerous restaurants throughout my academic career.  While I was a full-time student, I was the Sous Chef at Sukthohai Cuisine in Suisun City where I worked almost 8 years. I was very busy during my semesters! That’s why I … Continue reading After Abroad: ISA New Zealand Internship Alumni Interview

STEM Off The Beaten Path

From commercial engineering to botany, ISA has a variety of STEM-focused study abroad opportunities that will give you an international experience while keeping you on track for graduation. Explore Natural Sciences in Dunedin, New Zealand As one of the most beautiful campuses in the southern hemisphere, the University of Otago campus is the home of the Natural Sciences, Exercise Science, Social Science & Liberals Arts and New Zealand Studies programs. With unique classes such as Landscape Development and Environmental Change in South Island, New Zealand, you will explore the causes and consequences of environmental change through a mix of lectures, … Continue reading STEM Off The Beaten Path

Cultivating Global Citizens | ISA Service-Learning

By Megan Kane, Marketing Coordinator An interview with Miranda Johnson, a University of Tennessee, Knoxville alumna.  Miranda participated in an ISA Service-Learning program in San José, Costa Rica, where she volunteered her time at the National Museum.  Tell us a bit about yourself. I graduated from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, with a double major in Anthropology and Hispanic Studies. I am originally from Harrisburg, North Carolina, right by the Charlotte Motor Speedway, and have spent the last five years living and studying in Knoxville, Tennessee. How did your previous experience of living in Puntarenas, Costa Rica, spark your interest in Tico … Continue reading Cultivating Global Citizens | ISA Service-Learning

London, England: Something For Everyone

By Aley Bedair, University Relations Coordinator, Mary Howington, Site Specialist, England, and Scotland, and Megan Kane, Marketing Coordinator From internships in the heart of London to an international Christian mission practicum, London has something for every student, especially for those who crave an experience … Continue reading London, England: Something For Everyone

Latin America: Short-Term Programs as Diverse as Your Students

By Kimberly Sarna, Geographic Oversight Manager, Latin America, and Megan Kane, Marketing Coordinator From realities of high program costs to daily commitments to family and work, many university students feel study abroad is unattainable. Even with today’s busy, face-paced lifestyle, … Continue reading Latin America: Short-Term Programs as Diverse as Your Students