Departmental Services

New Program Development

  • Program Types: short-term, faculty-led study abroad programs, exchange programs, service-learning programs and internships
  • Advise on program creating and development
  • Funding support for new program development
  • Facilitate travel logistics
  • Provide guidance on program proposal and approval process
  • Review existing LAS and ISU relationships for collaborative opportunities
  • Develop and manage exchange programs

Program Coordination

  • Program Portfolio: faculty-led short-term study abroad programs, student exchanges, and internship
  • Facilitate travel arrangements and in-country logistics
  • Advise on visa applications and requirements
  • Manage program evaluations
  • Present safety and travel tips at pre-departure orientations
  • Manage LAS study abroad student scholarships
  • Create online program information brochures and budget sheets
  • Manage online application process
  • Share application status with program directors

Risk Management

  • Monitor safety and health issues at program locations
  • Coordinate with ISU Office of Risk Management on 24/7 emergency response
  • Distribute emergency contact and response documentation
  • Facilitate CISI insurance and enrollment

Faculty Support

  • Prepare and train program leaders
  • Provide guidance on policy and procedures
  • Coordinate financial processes
  • Coordinate travel processes and logistics

Marketing and Outreach

  • Share student experiences abroad via social media
  • Host annual LAS Study Abroad Fair
  • Participate in ISU Study Abroad Fairs
  • Present in classes about study abroad opportunities
  • Participate in LAS Career Fairs
  • Present at Junior visit days
  • Coordinate recruiting efforts with study abroad alumni
  • Meet with prospective students interested in study abroad opportunities
  • Invited presentations for departments and student organizations

Adapted from the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Study Abroad website