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How to Work Abroad

Global Services

The Emory Global Health Institute and The Office of Global Strategy and Initiatives developed the Global Services website to assist Emory faculty and staff conducting projects outside of the United States. The site provides resources to faculty and staff regarding travel abroad, establishing in-country operations, hosting international visitors at Emory, and other services pertaining to global work. Learn More >>

Ethiopia Networking & Collaborations

how to work abroad insetThe Emory Global Health Institute builds and leverages its networks and collaboration connections in key locations to foster potential partnerships and facilitate local programs. This work complements The Office of Global Strategy and Initiatives' Global Services website and Office. Due to the volume and scope of existing and future Emory programs, one of the University's priority locations is Ethiopia. To contribute to Emory's efforts to foster its collaborations in Ethiopia as well as its efforts to become an international destination university, EGHI assists Emory community members interested in beginning or expanding their work in Ethiopia.

EGHI's objectives in Ethiopia are:

For more information about EGHI's Ethiopia Networking & Collaborations, please contact Shelly Terrazas, Director of Global Program Support. Learn More >>

General Working and Studying Abroad Resources

You can find general information regarding safety and security, international travel and research, and Emory medical and health resources for international travelers at the Emory University Office of International Affairs website.

Low- and Middle-Income Countries (LMICs) Resources

Working and/or studying in low- and middle-income countries can present a variety of unanticipated challenges and benefits to people from high-income countries. To help prepare Emory community members who plan to work or study in LMICs, EGHI conducts an annual Pre-Departure Workshop. This workshop, which is coordinated in collaboration with other Emory schools and departments, focuses on numerous issues including health, safety, and cultural awareness and sensitivity.

Links to EGHI's 2013 Pre-Departure Workshop resources and other helpful information are available below.

Studying and Working in LMICs: General Information
Studying and Working in LMICs: Medical and Health Resources
Studying and Working in LMICs: Research Ethics and Cultural Awareness
Studying and Working in LMICs: Safety and Security Issues
Studying and Working in LMICs: Check Lists