We hope you had a transformative time abroad and are excited to share that energy with your peers in Boston. We know you are coming back home with all sorts of memories, stories, pictures, and nostalgia that you want to share with your friends. We encourage you to channel that energy and connect with an audience who is excited to learn mroe about your experience abroad.

Study Abroad Peer Mentors

The Study Abroad Peer Mentors are a student club at Suffolk University. The Peer Mentors meet throughout the semester to plan events and support students who are planning their study abroad experience.They also help out during the study abroad Pre-Departure Orientation to share their experiences, advice, and wisdom with students who are about to go abroad. If this sounds like something you would enjoy, sign up to join them at the beginning of the semester when you return to Boston!

To learn more about joining the Study Abroad Peer Mentors, you can reach out to them via email at abroadpeermentor@su.suffolk.edu.

Events and Workshops

The Center for International Programs and Services hosts several different events each semester for students returning from abroad. Pay attention to your Suffolk email for details on events such as:

  • The returnee dinner
  • Study Abroad Fair
  • Photo contests
  • New England Returnee Conference (usually held in late February each year)
  • Unpacking Your Cultural Suitcase: International Careers

Pursue a Global Career

Utilize your study abroad experience by expanding your job search to international locations! GoinGlobal career and employment resources include more than 10,000 pages of constantly-updated content on topics such as: job search sources, work permit/visa regulations, resume writing guidelines and examples, employment trends, salary ranges, networking groups, cultural/interviewing advice…and much more!

Students and alumni who are off-campus or abroad should access GoinGlobal at My Suffolk.

GoinGlobal includes Country Career Guides that provide advice and tips for finding employment opportunities at home and abroad including industry and employment trends, work permit and visa information, resume and interview guidelines and cultural advice.