International Internship Info Sessions

Are you interested in learning more about virtual or onsite international internships? The CIE partnered with the Career Center to offer an International Internship Info Session on April 7th at 3 pm. Students may view the recording here: Recently, the CIE and Professor Mike Gómez, Chair of Hispanic Studies, hosted a Q& A session on a Virtual Spanish Internship opportunity available with API, an affiliate study abroad partner. You…

CIE Scholarships

The CIE offer numerous scholarships to help students address financial barriers to study abroad. In addition to the many scholarships available through the CIE, we also support students applying for nationally competitive scholarships such as the Gilman, Boren and Freeman-ASIA. Beyond the CIE scholarships, financial assistance is also available through select CofC departments, affiliate providers, and external organizations. For scholarship details, please visit our website:

CIE Peer Advisor Applications Open – Deadline March 13!

CIE’s Peer Advisor internship program gives a platform for past study abroad participants to promote the College’s study abroad opportunities and share their relevant experiences with interested peers.Peer Advisors work with the CIE staff on a variety of projects, including outreach events and marketing; they also assist future study abroad participants with research, selection, application and pre-departure stages. Please share this opportunity with interested students! For more information:; the…

Applications Open for Cougar Ambassador Program – Deadline March 1

Applications are now being accepted for the 2021-2022 Cougar Ambassador Program. This peer mentorship opportunity gives current CofC students the opportunity to assist the Center for International Education in welcoming new international students to our campus and supporting them as they transition to life in the United States. Please encourage your students to apply by March 1st! Students may apply here.

International Student Update Spring 2021

Please join the Center for International Education in welcoming College of Charleston’s new and returning international students to campus! Of the nearly 100 international students currently enrolled at College of Charleston, 12 are new to CofC this spring semester and include both degree and exchange/visiting students. They have joined CofC from all over the world including Colombia, Georgia, Kyrgyzstan, and Norway. We are excited to have these students as part…