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What does it mean to “Look American” abroad?
Studying abroad was my first time leaving the United States on my own. When I arrived in China, I effortlessly blended in with the majority culture because I shared the same race and similar features. I had never experienced that before. It was liberating. It was also frustrating. Read on for my story about being told that I didn’t […]
Celebrating Juneteenth! | 8 Blog Posts by Our Black Alumni
To celebrate Juneteenth this year, we’re #AmplifyingMelanatedVoices by sharing blog posts written by our Black alumni. CIS Abroad believes that Black students should have the opportunity and support to go abroad. We hope you’ll read these posts from our alumni and share with your networks. What is Juneteenth? Juneteenth is a celebration of June 19th, […]
CIS Abroad Statement on Racial Violence
With a heavy heart, I write to you to acknowledge the incidents occurring across our country today, and the racial violence that so many have suffered for so long. The killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis, Ahmaud Arbery in South Georgia, and Breonna Taylor, in Louisville are only the most recent deaths that illuminate a […]
4 Tips to Make the Most of Studying Abroad in Italy | Student Blog from Florence
I know it can be scary not knowing what to expect when you go abroad. But after enjoying my study abroad trip so much, I thought I could offer some advice to students studying with CIS Abroad specifically in Italy. So here are my 4 tips to make the most of studying abroad in Italy […]
NEW Jewish Immersion Study Abroad Program in Argentina
CIS Abroad is offering a NEW Jewish Immersion study abroad program in Argentina for Jewish students that want to connect with their community abroad.
3 Tips for Being Black in South Korea | Student Blog from Seoul
I definitely doubted my choice at the beginning My family and friends scrutinized my decision to study abroad in South Korea. While outwardly I stood by my decision, I would be remiss if I didn’t admit that I had doubts occasionally. I consistently asked myself questions about being Black in South Korea, like “What will […]
Second Annual #IamIcan Campaign Inspires Students to Study Abroad - Join Us!
CIS Abroad named finalist in Sept. 19 PIEoneer Awards NORTHAMPTON, MA — For the second year, CIS Abroad is engaging students, advisors, and faculty across U.S. campuses in our #IamICan Campaign. The driving goal of the campaign is to celebrate different identities and empower students with diverse backgrounds, abilities, and beliefs to understand that study […]
Black, Gay, and First Time Abroad | Student Blog from Florence
My name is Lindsey and yes you read it correctly… I’ve never been abroad! As a D.C. native, it’s almost blasphemous that coming from an international hub, I’ve never been outside of the US. Up until this point in my life, I didn’t really think twice about it.