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International Accelerator Program


Explore the unique experience of being an international student at the University of South Carolina.

Fall Start Options - 2020

UofSC IAP has several flexible options for you to begin your studies this fall, whether your on-campus or in your home country.

Staying Strong in a Hard Time

An international student's perspective on the University of South Carolina's campus closure and virtual instruction during the novel coronavirus outbreak.

How to be a Full-time International Student and Part-time Employee

Follow Nancy, an international student from India, as she balances her studies and working at Starbucks on-campus.

An International Student's Fall Break

With so many options, it's hard to choose what to do during Fall Break. Check out what Sal, an international student from Saudi Arabia decided to do!

Summer Internship Series: Week 6

A Finance major from China is hired as an Auditing Intern at Deloitte, a world leading advisory company.

Summer Internship Series: Week Five

Aradhya, an international student from India, interned at Schneider Electric as a Manufacturing Engineering Intern- she was even asked to continue at the company this fall!

Summer Internship Series: Week Four

An international student from China helps to recruit more students to study at UofSC.

Summer Internship Series: Week Three

Hao spends the summer interning at a luxury hotel in China.

Summer Internship Series: Week Two

An Indonesian student was able to intern at a "Big Four" accounting firm this summer.

Summer Internship Series: Week One

Shreyas, from India, interned at a fast growing audio tech company in Nashville, TN.

Career Accelerator wins PIEoneer Award

USC IAP's Career Accelerator wins Progressive Education Delivery Award at the 2018 PIEoneer Awards.

Your Guide to International Orientation

Orientation has begun for international students at USC! Here is everything you need to know for your first week on campus.

USC Career Accelerator a PIE Award Finalist

The Career Accelerator program at USC has been nominated for a PIEoneer Award recognizing innovation and achievement in international education.

Friendship Sees No Color

Face to Face is a group made up of domestic students and IAP students who want to learn more about people from all over the world. The group engages in social events, volunteering, and building community belonging.

Where in the World Were Students Over Winter Break?

After a long semester of hard work, USC IAP students had a chance to relax over Winter Break!

An International Freshman's Guide to the Best Study Spots on Campus and in Columbia

With the semester in full swing, find our top favorite study spots in Columbia.


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