We use research-based and pedagogically sound program design to maximize your global and intercultural learning while abroad or in the courses related the GESM. Several of the College’s study abroad program leaders have been trained to facilitate intercultural learning via Intercultural Pedagogy Grants (IPG).

Several of our programs have shown significant increases in intercultural development. We can help you track your progress so that you can showcase your skills to potential employers.

GEPP’s team members are trained in a variety of assessment and developmental tools designed to develop global and intercultural competence. You have the opportunity to work with an Intercultural Development Coach and to get tailored developmental plans.

Contact us to learn more about how you can develop your global and intercultural skills. Purdue’s Center for Intercultural Learning, Mentorship, Assessment and Research (CILMAR) also has various resources and seminars open to all Purdue students.

Some of the developmental tools you will have access to as part of the College’s Global Competence Initiative as well as in some of our study abroad programs are:

Studies showing the importance of developing global and intercultural skills to be competent in today’s global market:

Learn more about the global engineering experience employers are looking for: