Before You Apply

Going Global

The Global Experience Office is here to provide you with opportunities, resources, and tools required for each type of global experience.

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Looking for a Global Experience? 

Start by attending a Meet with a Global Ambassador Info Session! Info sessions are run by our Global Ambassadors, Northeastern students who have previously completed a Global Experience, and are held via Zoom on the following schedule: 

*Info sessions will not be held on university-recognized holidays and during breaks. 

Next: Attend GEO Events and connect with student alumni. 

Last but not least: Schedule an appointment with a Study Abroad Advisor and begin an application! 


  • Regional advising (location and program selection)​
  • Course offerings/ credit (course selection abroad, course evaluations)​
  • Application support (process, timeline, and deadlines)​
  • Logistics (housing, visas, in-country support)​
  • Finances (program costs, scholarships and funding abroad)​
  • Pre-departure programming (health and safety abroad)​
  • Promote cross-cultural exchange (alumni and exchange students)​
  • Grades, transcripts, and credits conversions​
  • Re-entry programming
  • Degree requirements​
  • Course policies and restrictions (college-specific)​
  • Graduation planning​
  • Class selection on-campus vs. abroad​
  • NUPath requirements​
  • Reviewing and approving study abroad course selections via myNortheastern
  • Advising on job and location selections​
  • Advising on professional considerations​
  • Information on process and university requirements​
  • Support during interview process with students and employers​
  • Primary point of contact for workplace issues for students and employers​
  • Vetting of all global jobs​
  • Support for co-op self-development​
  • Guides student reflection on integration of work experiences with academics
  • Through Student Financial Services
  • Reviews your individual finances
  • Assists with distributing aid, loans and/ or scholarships
  • Reviews your tuition payments