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

Diversity Abroad: The First in My Family to Study Abroad – Perspectives from Three First-Generation College Students

By Abby Miller, ISA Senior Regional Director “First-generation college student” is a term we hear more and more often in the international education community. According to the Federal Trio Programs, a first-generation college student is defined as an individual whose … Continue reading Diversity Abroad: The First in My Family to Study Abroad – Perspectives from Three First-Generation College Students

An Insider’s Perspective to Studying Business in Wellington, New Zealand

You’ve decided to study abroad in New Zealand? Awesome! But where in New Zealand? For a small country, New Zealand offers a surprising number of institutions for studying abroad. To find the right one, it’s helpful to get an insider’s perspective. ISA … Continue reading An Insider’s Perspective to Studying Business in Wellington, New Zealand