EA Returned Students Get Involved at UMass

Get Involved! 

  • Apply to be a Peer Advisor
  • Submit a photo to the IPO Photo Contest
  • Attend a Welcome Back Reception to connect with other returned students and international students
  • Become an "IPO Buddy.” IPO Buddies is a mentoring program designed to help international students transition to life in the US, and at UMass. More information here.
  • Help with the Pre-Departure Conference usually held at the end of each semester. Contact your Education Abroad Advisor to volunteer
  • Join a Cultural Organization on Campus 
  • Visit Career Services at UMass for advice about applying the skills you obtained while abroad and for information on work abroad opportunities