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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 […]
What is Italy like during coronavirus? A Site Director’s Perspective
This week seems to be more difficult than the week before. I live in a very small town and the majority of the population here is over 60 years old. Since yesterday, it looks like a ghost town, especially after 6 PM. No one is around – very few cars – and there’s a creepy […]
CIS Abroad Honored with 2019 Employer of Choice Award
NORTHAMPTON, MA – CIS Abroad has been selected as the 2019 Employer of Choice by the Employers Association of the NorthEast (EANE). Entrants are judged in areas that include company culture, training and development, communication, recognition and reward, and work-life balance. CIS Abroad will be presented with this award at a the EANE Annual Conference […]
Change & Growth: The CIS Abroad Tree
At CISabroad Change & Growth is one of our company values. In honor of Arbor Day we wanted to share the story of how the CISabroad tree came to be. When a member of our staff embraced a change, and focused on growth. Castel Gandolfo is a town located 25 kilometres southeast of Rome. There is […]
7 Reasons to use a Study Abroad Provider
Many students dream of studying abroad and make it an academic goal to take their studies overseas. However, with the dauntingly unfamiliar worries of foreign languages, currency, and transferring international college credits, many students get intimidated by the thought of going it alone and let their hopes of studying abroad fall by the wayside. BUT there's no reason you need to handle all that by yourself! Here are our 7 reasons why you should go abroad with a study abroad provider like CISabroad.
CIS Abroad Named One of the Top Overall Study Abroad Providers by GoOverseas.com
CISabroad is thrilled to be recognized as one of the top overall study abroad providers in Go Overseas‘ 2018 Community Choice Awards. What are Go Overseas’ Community Choice Awards? The Go Overseas Community Choice Awards recognize the best travel organizations and study abroad providers in the world. Go Overseas hosts reviews of over 10,000 providers, […]
CIS Abroad is named in Top 100 Women-Led Businesses in Massachusetts
NORTHAMPTON, MA – CISabroad (Center for International Studies), a locally-based company and one of the leading organizations of study and intern abroad programs to U.S. university students, has been named as one of the Top 100 Women-Led Businesses in Massachusetts. CISabroad is known for its fun, dog-friendly company culture (meet our office dogs!) along with […]
"The Parent Pitch" : How to talk to your family about Studying/Interning Abroad
Let’s face it. Sometimes it can be hard to talk to your family about wanting to study or intern abroad. Actually, it can feel a bit like this: Because you’re worried they’ll look at you like this: BUT WAIT! We can help turn your big idea into a reality! What’s the most effective way to […]