Study Abroad

Global studies students intern in UK Parliament

For Penn State Berks global studies majors Joseph Glodek and Brianna Mora, their fall 2019 internships in the Parliament of the United Kingdom provided the perfect “living laboratory” for learning about international politics and law — as well as their own career interests.

2019CommencementBehrend

Penn State Behrend graduate Olivia Dubin could not attend the college's May 3 commencement ceremony because she is completing an internship in Germany. Dubin, who earned a degree in plastics engineering technology, used one of the college's robots to participate in the program remotely.

Penn State Berks student named 2020 Schwarzman Scholar

Ryan Morris, a first-generation college student who was a race car driver before attending Penn State Berks, has won a Schwarzman Scholarship, which will enable him to pursue a master’s degree in global affairs from the Schwarzman College at Tsinghua University in Beijing.

Preserving History

During their Alternative Spring Break trip, students from Penn State Berks entered Auschwitz as curious scholars and left with a greater appreciation for the horrors of war, and in particular, the Holocaust.

Students travel to Poland to help preserve Auschwitz

This year, the Penn State Berks Alternative Spring Break program will take a group of seven Penn State Berks students and two staff advisers to Kraków and Oswiecim, Poland, where they will spend the week of March 4-11 focusing on remembrance and preservation of the Auschwitz-Birkenau Holocaust site.

Kitchen to travel to China with Huawei Seeds

While some students will be traveling to the shore or the mountains this summer, Penn State junior Caleb Kitchen will spend July 29 to Aug. 12 in China as part of Huawei Seeds for the Future Program 2016. Kitchen, who has a double major in security and risk analysis and Chinese, is one of 20 students participating in the all-expense-paid, two-week program in China for students majoring in STEM fields.