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Cultural Immersion Grant - Each Spring the International Experiences Committee awards a grant of up to $3,000 to immerse a college staff member in an unfamiliar culture outside the United States for 1-2 weeks (this may be an English-speaking country). Activities can include language learning, visits to partner institutions, or other professional development opportunities. The time abroad does not count against annual leave. Download the application and IE Grant budget forms. Deadline: January 15, 2018. See application for funding period.

Traveling abroad? Be sure to complete your travel registration!

Travel registrations can be completed on Berry Abroad.

Insurance - When traveling internationally, faculty and staff are required to have health and evacuation coverage. If you need to purchase iNext insurance through the International Experiences office, please send an e-mail with your birthdate and travel dates to Calli O’Neal at coneal@berry.edu.

Current coverage rates through iNext are:

$1.50 daily for ages 13-59

$4.74 daily for ages 60+

$10.50 per month for Political and Natural Disaster Evacuation Coverage

https://www.inext.com/plans/individual/comprehensive/

The policy will be reserved for you, charged to your account at Berry, and you will receive an e-mail from iNext outlining your coverage (please check your spam folder, as we have had reports of this e-mail being marked as spam).

Other Opportunities

Semester at Sea provides work abroad opportunities for the exploration and study of many of the people, places and cultures around the world. Professional opportunities are available for staff employed in administrative positions for each voyage. Staff positions are available in many roles, including but not limited to Academic Dean, Nurse, and Photographer.

CIEE International Development Seminars are short-term, concentrated, educational experiences designed to open eyes to a variety of issues shaping the world today. Expect one or two intensive weeks of: lectures given by local faculty; lively discussions; and coordinated site visits to academic, economic, educational, environmental, historic, political, religious, and social institutions. Administrators from the community college through university level with any academic concentration are encouraged to apply. Participants do not need to be experts on the seminar topic or region.

 

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