Speak to one of our TEAN Global Ambassadors who studied or interned abroad with us. Complete the form below and we’ll put you in touch with a recent alum who can give you the direct student perspective on our programs.  Keep in mind that the programs can change a little from semester to semester, so for program specific questions we suggest you direct those questions to us.

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Michaela Kaplan

Global Ambassador

Australia

Michaela is born and raised a New York native but wanted to switch up the setting in some warmer weather by studying at the University of Florida. She is currently finishing up her degree in Telecommunications. Michaela fulfilled her lifelong dream of living in Australia and decided to study abroad at Griffith University on the Gold Coast with TEAN. Being a beach person, Michaela fit perfectly well in the Gold Coast atmosphere and claims she experienced the best six months of her living existence thus far. She discovered her passion for travel, adrenaline, adventures, stepping outside comfort zones, and love for meeting new people from all different places. She hopes to have a career that allows her to travel the world one day (and maybe take a trip or two, or ten back in the land down under). Aside from travel, her passions include videography, photography, fitness, sports, anything involving the outdoors, and animals.

Cody McInnis

Global Ambassador

New Zealand

Cody is a senior at Saint Anselm College in New Hampshire, studying Psychology with a minor in Neuroscience. He studied abroad with TEAN at AUT University in Auckland, New Zealand.  He says he misses the adventure of exploring New Zealand mountain by mountain and traveling to all corners of the country and hopes to return in the next few years.  Cody learned so much about himself and what the rest of the world holds – especially in regards to it’s beauty from studying abroad. He enjoys being outdoors either hiking or camping, playing lacrosse or spending time with a camera in hand. Cody’s time abroad gave me a new passion to travel, explore and adventure!

Sammy Thai

Global Ambassador

China

Sammy is an international student from Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam and is currently studying marketing at Pace University in New York City. Last summer she studied with TEAN to Shanghai, China and says it was the best summer yet for her. Not only has she grown so much from the trip, she also made some life-long friendships. One of Sammy’s passions is traveling, she has been in 4 continents, visited more than 25 countries, and studied abroad in 6 cities. She also has a passion for taking photos of food.

Sophia Han

Global Ambassador

Australia

Sophia is a junior at California Polytechnic State University of San Luis Obispo, and is currently majoring in animal science with a concentration in pre-medical sciences. She studied in Perth, Australia during the summer and fall quarter of her junior year. It was an amazing educational and personal experience for her. Not only did she learn a lot, but it opened her eyes to the opportunities the rest of the world has to offer. She was also able to travel to Bali, Thailand, and New Zealand after her semester was over. She has found a passion for traveling and seeing the world. Her other interests are hiking, working out, training dogs, going to the beach, and enjoying time with her friends.

Kate Den Houter

Global Ambassador

Internship

Kate is a junior at Michigan State University, and is currently majoring in Psychology with an emphasis on Industrial/Organizational Psychology. She has an interest in the impact of diversity in the workplace. Last summer Kate found her way to Sydney, Australia for an internship abroad. Not only did she grow personally and professionally from her experience, but she also enjoyed many adventures exploring the sites and scenery that Australia and New Zealand have to offer during her time Down Under. She is currently grounded in the U.S., but hopes that new opportunities will soon take her to Africa and Greece.