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East Tennessee State University

Special Opportunities

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Studying abroad is an opportunity to gain a broader appreciation
of cultures and people outside Tennessee and the United States. 
Study abroad programs may be based at ETSU or students may choose independent study abroad programs.

  • Schedule an advising appointment by calling International Programs and Services: (423) 439-7737.
  • Fill out a Study Abroad Inquiry Form and bring it to your
    advising appointment in the Multicultural Center.
  • Meet with your academic advisor to determine how
    studying abroad fits into your schedule or degree.
  • Review the following Financial Aid students outside the US state capitalinformation and/or
    contact the Financial Aid office to see how it might apply.

Contact: Study Abroad Advisor

The Washington Center Internship and Seminar Program

ETSU maintains a partnership with The Washington Center
Internship and Seminar Program located in Washington, D.C.
This organization provides internship placements with thousands
of government, private, and not-for-profit organizations.

Contact: ETSU liaison

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ETSU offers three Honors Living & Learning Communities (HLLC)
in Lucille Clement, Governors and Centennial residence halls.

For further information about reserving your space in one of the
HLLCs, visit the Housing and Residence Life website.

Undergraduate Research

Completing a research or creative project gives you hands-on student undergraduate research poster
experience and greater understanding of your major area of study.
We can tell you that the experience will:

  • develop and hone skills necessary for future graduate
    study and employment.
  • determine whether you want to continue in this field, go to
    graduate or professional school or seek future employment.
  • show others that you have the knowledge and skills to
    complete a major project AND you have a project that
    demonstrates application of your knowledge and skills.

Contact: , Director, Undergraduate Research.

National, Regional, and Local Leadership

The ETSU Honors College is a member of the National Collegiate Honors Council, Southern Regional Honors Council, and the Tennessee Collegiate Honors Council.  The Honors College offers opportunities to attend and present research and creative works at these conferences.  ETSU also is a member of the Council for Undergraduate Research, which holds two conferences, one for student research presentations and the other to foster undergraduate research with faculty and staff.  Ask faculty in your field of study about their professional organizations.  Additionally opportunities for leadership roles are available on boards, committees, and student governance at the local, regional, and national levels.

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