Going global for your next co-op? Below are some useful resources, unaffiliated with Northeastern University, that can make your transition abroad as smooth as possible!
Dealing with Culture Shock
As you travel outside of Boston to your new home-away-from-home, you’re likely to face different elements of culture shock. Culture shock may include simple issue such as differences in food and dress, or extend to bigger issues like religion and politics. Before you embark on your journey abroad it is important to learn how you can best cope with these changes. Below are various articles and websites written by fellow travelers and academics.
Money and Traveling Abroad
One of the most important components of your time spent abroad will be your finances! Travel budgets, dining out, debit cards, exchange rates, ATM's, currency converters, currency calculators...the following links and articles can help you on your financial journey!
Safe and Easy Traveling
When traveling abroad, it is important to consider your safety, as well as to prepare for emergencies. Below are some suggested links that may make your journey a little easier.