Development Opportunities

The Maricopa Community Colleges is committed to international education and internationalization efforts, and seeks to create an environment where teaching and learning is augmented by international study and work opportunities for faculty.

Teach Abroad

Travel with purpose. See the world and return home with the satisfaction of having contributed to a local community and experienced a new culture as no tourist can. CIEE offers Teach Abroad programs that enhance independence, increases language skills, and allows immersion in a different culture. Learn things about the world—and about yourself—that you never dreamt possible. Learn more on their website.


For U.S. Scholars - Grants to U.S. faculty, administrators and professionals to teach or conduct research in a wide variety of academic and professional fields. Learn more at CIES.

For U.S. Institutions - Host Fulbright Visiting Scholars and professionals from abroad to lecture and teach on your campus. Learn more at CIES.

FLTA - Fulbright Foreign Language Teaching Assistant Program - Enabling young educators to refine their teaching skills by serving as teaching assistants in foreign language classes. Learn more at CIES.

Faculty Study Abroad

For U.S. students, faculty, and administrators, CIEE offers programs including study abroad, teach abroad, and faculty development seminars. Two Worlds provides a remunerate option for Teachers of Foreign Language to go abroad to teach for a period of 4 weeks. The International Center at the University of Michigan provides information about options for studying, working, or traveling abroad. This is a one-stop resource for finding overseas educational opportunities, both curricular and co-curricular.