Students abroad in Taiwan cross a red bridge to a small island.

Undergraduate Programs


Your study abroad experience doesn’t end once you’re back on campus. We invite you to stay connected:

  • Share your pictures, videos, and stories from abroad with us. Send materials to the Office of International Affairs for a chance to be featured on the NPU website or Instagram.
  • Volunteer with the Office of International Affairs. Contact us for more information about available opportunities for the annual Study Abroad Fair, international student orientation, study abroad orientation, and more.

Reverse Culture Shock

Returning from study abroad can be full of mixed emotions. It’s a bittersweet experience to leave your host country and return to North Park. Almost all students experience some form of reverse culture shock. During this readjustment period you’ll be reestablishing relationships and sharing your experience with others. You may find that there may have been changes with friends and family while you were away—and you have also changed and grown in many ways. Here are few great resources to help you readjust:

More Opportunities

Check out this list of ways to stay involved on campus, locally, or internationally during the rest of your time at North Park or after graduation.

  • Update your resume with your study abroad experiences and skills. Contact the Career Development Office for more information.
  • Apply for a Fulbright Grant to research, study or teach abroad after graduation. Contact campus Fulbright advisor Tessa Zanoni for more information.

Check out some of these organizations that offer work, volunteer, and teach abroad opportunities.

Peace Corps

U.S. Foreign Service Officer

Jesuit Volunteer Corps




Idealist Job Board