Welcome to the official newsletter of the Center for International Education, informing you about everything regarding CSU IP, National Student Exchange, International Opportunities, and International Education Exchange Council events!
Thank you all for your dedication to the Center for International Education. What an amazing year it has been. Enjoy your summer and best of luck on your next adventure!
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Featured photo: @angdurk enjoying the lively streets of Madrid.
Meet with the International Students Coordinator
Becky Petrow will have walk in hours on Mondays and Tuesdays from 1-3 and Wednesdays and Thursdays from 10-12 if you have any questions or things to discuss.
Need a Car?
Sonoma State is now providing Zipcar services to students. This allows students to reserve a vehicle through the app and use the provided vehicles when needed. International students are also qualified to participate in the program. Follow this link for more information and to get started on using this service!
Sonoma State American Language Institute
SSALI (Sonoma State American Language Institute) will be open over the summer break. Call or stop into the office for any questions!
STA Travel is offering scholarships up to $2500 for students studying abroad with the following five majors: photography, film, art, travel and tourism, and foreign language. Applications are always accepted so get yours in now!
HI USA runs a number of hostels around the country. They are currently sponsoring a $2000 scholarships for your own international travel experience. This is not a study abroad specific scholarship and is available for anyone between the ages of 18 and 3o who will be traveling abroad. Check out their website for more information and how to apply.
For more scholarships and information on what is available for you, please check out the Sonoma State scholarship website and the Center for International Education scholarship page.
WORK, INTERN, VOLUNTEER ABROAD (WIVA)
Are you interested in working, interning, volunteering, or teaching abroad? The Center for International Education has hired someone to help you! Come in and visit the WIVA Programs Assistant to find out how you can get abroad. The opportunities are endless and there for you to take! You can make an appointment in the Center for International Education or email her at firstname.lastname@example.org. Read more about WIVA by liking the WIVA Facebook Page.
INTERNATIONAL EDUCATION EXCHANGE COUNCIL (IEEC)
Visit us in the Center for International Education!
Join the International Education Exchange Council today! For just a $3 lifetime membership fee, you can get connected to the international and education exchange community on campus! Talk to students who studied abroad! Meet international students studying at Sonoma State! Get discounts on the awesome events that IEEC hosts every semester!
Check out the IEE Interactive Newsletter for resources and news on Study Abroad opportunities!
Center for International Education
International Hall 107
(707) 664 – 2582