Why participate in a global experience?

  • Earn Northeastern Credit
  • Build your resume
  • Create professional development opportunities
  • Encounter different perspectives
  • Experience interconnectedness of global issues
  • Meet people from all over the world
  • Gain cultural understanding and competence
  • Increase language skills

How to start planning for a global experience?

  • Meet with a Global Experience Advisor
  • Explore programs with a GEO Peer Advisor
  • Attend an event or workshop, scheduled on the GEO Events Calendar
  • Search global opportunities the GEO Website
  • Map out time for your global experience(s) with your Academic Advisor, Co-op Coordinator, Financial Aid Advisor, and other Northeastern support members

Connect with the Global Experience Office and review our calendar of Appointment & Walk-In Hours!


Northeastern Global Student Advising

  • Regional advising (location and program selection)
  • Course offerings/ credit (course selection abroad, course evaluations)
  • Application support (process, timeline, and deadlines)
  • Logistics (housing, visas, in-country support)
  • Finances (program costs, scholarships and funding abroad)
  • Pre-departure programming (health and safety abroad)
  • Promote cross-cultural exchange (alumni and exchange students)
  • Grades, transcripts, and credits conversions
  • Re-entry programming
  • Degree requirements
  • Course policies and restrictions (college-specific)
  • Graduation planning
  • Class selection on-campus vs. abroad
  • NUPath requirements
  • Reviewing and approving study abroad course selections via myNortheastern

  • Advising on job and location selections
  • Advising on professional considerations
  • Information on process and university requirements
  • Support during interview process with students and employers
  • Primary point of contact for workplace issues for students and employers
  • Vetting of all global jobs
  • Support for co-op self-development
  • Guides student reflection on integration of work experiences with academics