IEO Graduates Celebration

Congratulations Class of 2022!

Our next event will take place during spring quarter, when we will be celebrating the IEO graduating class of 2023!

  • Hear UCLA alumni share their experiences on how study abroad impacted their personal and professional life;
  • Learn about Career Center resources available to you after graduation;
  • Network with graduating colleagues;
  • Play games, earn prizes, have fun and enjoy great food.

Details will be sent to graduating seniors by email.

Photo & Video Contest


Open Now!

The 2022 Study Abroad Photo & Video Contest is an opportunity for UCLA students to share their experiences abroad in a creative, fun and artistic way. All students who studied abroad from fall 2021 through summer 2022 are eligible to enter.

Submit photos in two categories, Architecture & Landscapes and Cultural Experiences Snapshots, or an Instagram Reels/TikTok video showcasing your experience abroad. First prize in each of the photo categories is a $100 Amazon gift card. First prize in the video category is a $200 Amazon gift card.

Deadline: September 16, 2022

Volunteer with IEO

Share your study abroad experience with other Bruins during our Study Abroad Week/Fair, which usually takes place in October each year.

Help guide other UCLA students as they explore study abroad options.

To volunteer, please send us an email at .

Career Center Events


The UCLA Career Center hosts numerous events designed to help you explore different career opportunities, develop your skills and navigate the job-search world. Discover your professional strengths and get personal help as you prepare for graduate school or employment.

Explore Events and Workshops.

Lessons from Abroad Conference


Lessons from Abroad is a one-day conference, held during the fall, for students who have recently returned home from a study abroad experience and are looking to:

  • Meet other recent study abroad returnees
  • Hear from dynamic and motivating speakers about their experiences abroad
  • Learn how to talk about your global skills in a job interview
  • Connect with professionals working in internationally-focused jobs.

Find recordings from the 2020 virtual conference here.

Welcome Back Reception

The Welcome Back Reception happens during the fall quarter.  Our next reception is being planned for Fall 2022. Study abroad returnees will receive an email from IEO with more information.

This is an opportunity for you to connect with others who studied abroad, hear from some of our campus colleagues and/or study abroad alumni,  learn more about future opportunities abroad, and of course, enjoy some great food.