What services does CALS Study Abroad offer for faculty/staff?

  • New Program Development
    • Program Types: short-term, faculty-led study abroad programs, exchange programs, service-learning programs and internships.
    • Advise on program creating and development
    • Funding support for new program development
    • Facilitate travel logistics
    • Provide guidance on program proposal and approval process
    • Review existing CALS and ISU relationships for collaborative opportunities
    • Develop and manage exchange programs
  • Program Coordination
    • Program Portfolio: faculty-led short-term study abroad programs, student exchanges, and internships.
    • Facilitate travel arrangements and in-country logistics
    • Advise on visa applications and requirements
    • Manage program evaluations
    • Present safety and travel tips at pre-departure orientations
    • Manage CALS study abroad student scholarships
    • Create online program information brochures and budget sheets
    • Manage online application process
    • Share application status with program directors
  • Risk Management
    • Monitor safety and health issues at program locations
    • Coordinate with ISU Office of Risk Management on 24/7 emergency response
    • Distribute emergency contact and response documentation
    • Facilitate CISI insurance and enrollment
  • Faculty Support
    • Prepare and train program leaders
    • Provide guidance on policy and procedures
    • Coordinate financial processes
    • Coordinate travel processes and logistics
  • Marketing and Outreach
    • Share student experiences abroad via social media
    • Host annual CALS Study Abroad Fair
    • Participate in ISU Study Abroad Fairs
    • Present in classes about study abroad opportunities
    • Participate in CALS Career Fairs
    • Present at Junior visit days
    • Coordinate recruiting efforts with study abroad alumni
    • Meet with prospective students interested in study abroad opportunities
    • Invited presentations for departments and student organizations
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