Throughout the month of May, as thousands of students graduate from college and move forward with their careers, ISA will publish a series of stories from ISA staff members about how their study abroad experiences laid the foundation for their time with the Peace Corps.
By Rachel Rogers, Associate Director, Enrollment Management
Study Abroad: Belize
Peace Corps: Perú
I’ve always been fascinated by exploration and had dreams of being an astronaut when I was little. When I went off to college, I realized that there’s an entire planet that I had yet to know and decided to study Anthropology. Through my studies, I had the unique opportunity through my university to spend a summer in Orange Walk, Belize on an archaeological dig. What a huge eye-opening experience! I spent three weeks living in a tent, hiking to remote parts of the jungle, uncovering potsherds (ceramics), and black obsidian (glass-like…
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