Traveling can help you prepare for life by applying your learning to real world contexts, navigating unfamiliar environments, developing intercultural skills, and boosting your career prospects! Whether you're traveling abroad or domestically for your Field Experience Grant, we want to make sure that you understand the impact your project might have on those around you.
Below are four articles that have been recommended to us through the Office of International Education. We highly recommend reading through these whether you're planning your Field Experience or just curious about perspectives on international travel and service.
- To Hell with Good Intentions
- Come and See the Poor People
- Service Learning
- The White Savior Industrial Complex
- Volunteering Abroad - Valuable information for those seeking to volunteer abroad.
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- Pre-departure Checklist
Past FEG participants have embarked on amazing journeys. They have attended art festivals, explored family genealogy, honed their photography and writing skills and much more.