Class of 2011
Environmental Field Studies/ Arcadia
Australia, New Zealand
How did you select your Study/Intern Abroad location?
It was always a dream of mine to travel to Australia and New Zealand, and with the seemingly endless location options for study abroad, the choice was simple.
Why did you want to study or intern abroad?
I feel it’s important to experience another culture; it really benefits a business major in today’s global market.
What were the highlights of this experience?
Some highlights included skydiving, bungy jumping, scuba diving over the great barrier reef, hiking, and meeting the local aboriginal groups from the rain forest.
What surprised you the most?
Definitely the opportunities for exploration offered by the field research program abroad.
How has (or how might) this experience affect your major and future career?
It has definitely given me an insight into the effect nature has on everything and how to better integrate the human environment into the bigger natural one.
What would you tell students considering studying or interning abroad?
Go for it! The world is a lot bigger than the U S A!