Global engagement doesn't only happen on a study abroad program; there are countless opportunities to connect with the world right here in Montana. Below are some resources to help you get started.

You don't have to be gone for an entire semester to get a global experience! Learn more about short term summer programs at the first annual Going Global Summer Expo. Short term programs allow you to go abroad if you are limited with time and resources during the academic year. These programs can last between two weeks and three months, giving you the opportunity to find the program that fits your personal, professional, academic and financial needs. And yes, there are even scholarships available for summer programs!

Come start your journey at the annual Going Global Extravaganza, where you can learn about international opportunities available through MSU. Short-term, summer, semester and year long programs are the tip of the iceberg when it comes to global engagement at MSU, so be prepared to get inspired to go somewhere.

Are you bursting at the seams to share your study abroad experience? Are you an international student at MSU that wants to tell other students about your home country? If so, we want you to share with us and MSU at this event!

This is your chance to tell your classmates and colleagues about why global engagement is so important. Sign up to volunteer will be available by the start of the fall semester.

The Friends International Buddy Program is a short program at the start of the semester that pairs incoming international students with US students at MSU. The program was started by MSU study abroad alumni after they experienced a similar program while studying abroad. If MSU students want to be involved they'll be matched with one or two international students based on regional interests and majors.  MSU Buddies are asked to help their international buddy get settled into their residence hall, help prepare for classes (getting books, finding classrooms, etc.), and get to know all the great things Bozeman has to offer. Funded group trips rafting and skiing and international dinner nights will be available this year.

Click here for more information and to apply to participate.

Do you have some amazing photos from your time abroad? Of course you do!

Every fall we hold the Study Abroad Photo Contest and give you the chance to share your study abroad experience through the lens of your camera. This event, co-sponsored by the ASMSU Exit Gallery, will be held from September 6-16, 2016 in the Exit Gallery.

Submissions for the 2016 contest have now closed.

Click here to view the submissions from the 2016 contest.

You don't have to be a Business major to join of group of globally minded students in the International Business Club. The club is a great way to learn about international business, meet others from around the world, and learn how to leverage your international experiences on your resume. Click here to learn more.

The Global Ambassador Internship is designed to give Study Abroad Alumni the ability to practice and enhance skills learned abroad while contributing to the growth of International Education on campus. Global Ambassadors may earn one ICS 492 credit for up to 3 semesters. To learn more about the current Global Ambassadors, visit the Study Abroad Contacts website.

For more information on the program and to apply, click here. Applications for Fall 2017 will be available in April 2017.