About Us

International Students Organization

The International Center offers a wide range of international programs and services.

General inquiries, Cultural Programming, & Incoming Exchange Students & Visitors – Incoming exchange students and visitors from our partner universities should contact Jennifer Cootware, Administrative Assistant to the VP & Incoming Student Coordinator (ERC, Suite 1100, jcootwar@clarkson.edu, 1-315-268-3943)

Study, Research or Work Abroad – Clarkson students interested in an international experience should meet with Christine Bailey, Study Abroad Advisor & Outgoing Student Coordinator (ERC, Suite 1100, cbailey@clarkson.edu)

International Partnerships – Current and potential international partner universities, as well as Clarkson faculty and staff who want to inquire about international partnerships, should contact Kathryn Johnson, VP for International Relations (ERC, Suite 1100, kjohnson@clarkson.edu)

Immigration Services and Student Organization Advising – incoming international students and visitors needing visa assistance, and student international clubs and organizations should contact either Tess Casler, Director (tcasler@clarkson.edu) or Rebeca Brown, Assistant Director (rbrown@clarkson.edu), International Students & Scholars Services (ERC, Suite 2300)

Our Services

If you are a International Partner Universities, Current or Returning Student looking for more detailed information, please visit our internal International Center Site for more details.

Study Abroad

The International Center can be your launching point for a life-changing experience. We have formal study abroad partnerships with numerous universities in multiple countries.  Spend a semester or full academic year living and learning in a stimulating and challenging new environment.

Research Abroad

Through our international partner universities, undergraduate and graduate students can also be involved in research projects related to their academic discipline.  The International Center staff will work with you, your academic advisor, and the international staff and faculty at our exchange partner to assure that you are placed in a research project that aligns with your academic program.

Work Abroad

Students interested in having an international internship opportunity can work with the International Center staff to identify the opportunities across the globe.  Some of these internships are paid and some are for academic credit.

Cultural Programming & Student Organization Advising

Throughout the year, the International Center team offer cultural programs. The staff works with the international student clubs and organizations.

Immigration Services

All visa services for incoming international students and visitors are organized through the International Students & Scholars staff in the International Center.

Partnerships & Partner Universities

We  have strategic partnerships with nearly 50 universities in 27 countries that provide opportunities for student and faculty exchange, research collaboration and short-term visits.  We strive to have closer and more in-depth relationships, which result in multi-faceted interactions that are of benefit to both sides that are of benefit to both sides. By focusing on shared interests and needs, we can move regional/national/global issues in a positive direction.

The University also works closely with our affiliate partners who provide specialized programs for our faculty and students, including short-term study programs, service-learning programs, special semester programs and international internships.

  • Australia
  • Austria
  • Canada
  • China
  • Croatia
  • Denmark
  • England
  • France
  • Germany
  • Hong Kong
  • Hungary
  • India
  • Ireland
  • Italy
  • Japan
  • Mexico
  • Netherlands
  • New Zealand
  • Scotland
  • Singapore
  • Spain
  • South Africa
  • South Korea
  • Sweden
  • Taiwan
  • Uruguay
  • Vietnam

In Their Words

Meet Our Staff

Our staff is her to help you with entering or exiting the country for school or work. See the listing of our staff below and feel free to contact us with any questions.


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