What employers really think about study abroad

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Traveler with a bag at the speedwalkFor many, study abroad programs are a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to travel to a new country, become immersed in a new culture and broaden perspectives. But is this experience merely a vacation from campus or can it influence your chances of employment after graduation?

Noodle gathered results from some recent studies and found out what employers really think about study abroad. If you’re not sure how to make your study abroad experience relative in your job application, keep in mind that many employers see it as a favorable quality. From showing that you can collaborate with others to taking a step outside of your comfort zone, the benefits of studying abroad can positively impact your career later in life.

Click here to read more of what employers really think about study abroad in the full post from Noodle.

About Noodle: Noodle Education created the first and only life-long education search engine in the world. Noodle.org enables users to find the right school, college, tutor, instruction video or any other education resource — and it’s free. Headquartered in New York City, Noodle was created in 2011 by a powerhouse team of education innovators from The Princeton Review, 2U, Kaplan, Kumon and Colloquy. The company has been recognized by Forbes Magazine, as “one of the 6 fastest growing tech companies” and hailed by Mashable, as “one of the 5 startups transforming online education.”

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