Preparing for Your Trip

Student Checklist

For RWJMS Students

A Compiled checklist

Travel tracker -international SOS

CDC travel tips

International Phone Guide

U.S department of States (Comprehensive Traveler's Checklist)

International Travel Insurance

Suggested Timeline

  • Aug - Jan

    Find a program, apply
    Fill out Global Health Grant Application
    Attend Global Health Fair
    Get passport
  • Jan – Feb

    Attend required meetings
    Determine when need to apply for a visa
    Shop airfares
    Start immunizations
  • March – April

    Global Health Grant application due no later than March 15th
    Attend required meetings
  • May

    International cell phones
    Call credit card companies, ATM access
    Packing (required dress code if any, etc)
  • June / July

  • August / Sept

    Come back and share what you’ve learned!