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General Study Abroad Information

General Study Abroad Handbooks and Resources

Read About Others’ Experiences, or Write About Your Own

  • Transitions Abroad – An online and print magazine and blogs dedicated to work, study, living and cultural immersion travel abroad.
  • Glimpse – A forum for sharing the experiences of young adults living, studying and traveling abroad, as expressed through photos, tips, blogs and professionally-edited articles.
  • Cafe Abroad - Organized by destination, articles written by students currently abroad. You can apply to be a travel journalist or for paid internships.
  • Tales From a Small Planet – An expat website exploring life abroad through message boards, literature, humor and the arts.
  •'s Blog - Follow "regular" college students in their adventures abroad and interact with them via this website.
  • Connecting Our World - Think and learn about how study abroad has changed or inspired you, and take action to encourage it.

For Returnees

  • Exchanges Connect - An online social network (started by the U.S. Department of State) of people interested in cross-cultural dialogue and international exchange, open to anyone who is dedicated to building bridges among cultures and making a positive contribution to the world.
  • JobsAbroad
  • TeachAbroad
  • globalEDGE International Internship Directory - A database of international internship opportunities created by MSU's International Studies and Programs.
  • My World Abroad - (Formerly "The Big Guide to Living and Working Overseas") A series of quick guides to help you develop your global career skills.
  • Global Career Compass - A blog discussing the impact of international education on career development.
  • IES Survey on College Graduates - College graduates who study abroad land career-related jobs sooner, with higher starting salaries.