- Have a community to keep you accountable
- Develop a team of people to care for you as you are overseas
- Begin to cultivate a future support team
- GOer Group – gather others around you who are interested in going
- Research potential agencies on-line, at conferences, over the phone, in person, etc.
- Questions to ask
- Find out the process from application to getting to the field with agencies of interest
- (separate document with questions to ask an agency) http://www.everyethne.org/uploads/documents/Agency_Questions.pdf
- Find out which teams are the most fruitful and effective.
3. Connect with an agency and begin to go through their application process