International Programs

Explore the intersection of media and communication across cultural contexts

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Annenberg International Programs offers dynamic study abroad programs specifically designed to expand upon and enhance the communication, public relations, and journalism curriculum at Annenberg.

Through experiential and immersive programs, students are afforded diverse perspectives and practical insights in an increasingly interconnected and globalized world. Our partner universities and academic centers around the world offer innovative coursework, service learning, and internship opportunities that allow students to earn academic credits towards a USC degree.

With a career-minded approach, our programs enable students to engage with industries in an international context while cultivating the intercultural communication skills necessary to pursue dynamic careers in the fields of communication, public relations, and journalism.

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Facts about Study Abroad

96% %
of study abroad alumni claimed an increase in self-confidence attributed to study abroadStudy abroad can have a positive impact on your mental health and sense of self-worth.
Study abroad can have a positive impact on your mental health and sense of self-worth.
95% %
of participants would recommend their program to friendsChat with one of our study abroad ambassadors to learn about the student experience.
Chat with one of our study abroad ambassadors to learn about the student experience.
25% %
average salary increase for study abroad studentsGraduates who have studied abroad out-earn their peers who don’t have international experience.
Graduates who have studied abroad out-earn their peers who don’t have international experience.
90% %
of employers are impressed by study abroad experienceStudents who have studied abroad are likely to possess highly desirable skills such as cross-cultural communication, independence, cultural awareness, maturity, and flexibility.
Students who have studied abroad are likely to possess highly desirable skills such as cross-cultural communication, independence, cultural awareness, maturity, and flexibility.
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Spring Break Career Immersions

Spring Break Career Immersions in Mexico City and Thailand have been CANCELLED for Spring 2022 due to COVID-19 travel restrictions. Please contact Annenberg Career Development for information regarding the Washington DC trip.  

Annenberg's Career Development and International Programs offices offer three immersive career programs over the week of Spring Break. Explore policy, politics, public diplomacy, and the fast-paced lifestyle in Washington DC. Develop first-hand insights into social impact, development, and non-profits in Thailand. Engage with the most influential media hub in Latin America by visiting industry leaders and media companies in Mexico City.  

Open to all Annenberg undergraduate majors and all Annenberg graduate programs. These exciting opportunities give students the chance to explore Annenberg's industries of practice around the world and in the field.

U.S. Media Studies Program at Annenberg

A unique exchange program for non-degree-seeking international students to study at the elite Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism.

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