More than ever, it is crucial to have a deeper understanding of the world, other cultures, and different ways of thinking. Despite the current challenges facing international travel, it is still possible to participate in valuable international exchange. Below are a few virtual global opportunities and resources. Contact our office at firstname.lastname@example.org or (856) 225-6832 if you are interested in these experiences or if you have any questions.
Rutgers Global-Study Abroad has collaborated with international university partners to provide remote global study and internship opportunities to students during fall 2020. Students can gain three to six credits through courses and international work experience from the safety and comfort of home. Engaging virtually with top faculty and international organizations will enable students to build a global professional network and develop essential career and intercultural communication skills.
The Rutgers-Camden Global Studies interdisciplinary major trains students to become leaders in meeting the intellectual, civic, and professional challenges of a new globalized world. Students in this program will complete the requirements for Global Studies (30 credits) and another Bachelors of Arts major (typically 30-36 credits), graduating with two majors. An international experience is required as part of the program and a minor is also available.
The Rutgers-Camden Department of World Languages and Cultures offers courses in Spanish, French, and German.
Duolingo is a free mobile and web app that helps users learn more than 30 languages through simple and short lessons and exercises.
Virtual Internships is a company that supports students in accessing remote internship experiences. Internships are in the fields of business, computer science, healthcare, media, and sustainability and students are placed with companies located throughout the United Kingdom and Asia.
Some of the world’s best-known museums have opened their doors to virtual visitors. Collections include the British Museum in London, the Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam, the Guggenheim in New York City, and hundreds of other locations where you can gain knowledge about art, history, and science.
Rick Steves’ Europe is public television’s most-watched, longest-running travel series. Written and hosted by best-selling guidebook author Rick Steves, each half-hour show takes viewers to Europe’s most interesting places, from great cities to off-the-beaten-path discoveries. Click the above link to browse free episodes by destination.