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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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How to start planning for a global experience:

  • Explore programs with a Global Experience Peer Advisor​
  • Meet with a Global Experience Advisor​
  • Attend an event or workshop, scheduled on the Global Experience Events Calendar​
  • Search global opportunities the Global Experience Website​
  • Map out time for your global experience(s) with your Academic Advisor, Co-op Coordinator, Financial Aid Advisor, and other Northeastern support members​
  • Connect with the Global Experience Office and review our Contact Us page for a calendar of Appointment & Walk-In Hours!


  • 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
  • Student Financial Service Advisor
  • Reviews your individual finances
  • Assists with distributing aid, loans and/ or scholarships
  • Reviews your tuition payments

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