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Chicago Lessons from Abroad Conference February 2018

  • Job Fair Bot
  • Chicago, IL
  • Jan 17, 2018
Multi-Employer General Business

Event Description

Congratulations on your recent voyage abroad! We know you are excited about your experiences abroad and brimming with stories and insights into your host countrys culture. Might you be looking for a captive audience with whom to share those experiences, or are you seeking new ways tostudy,travel, orwork abroad again? If so, we invite you to attend the Chicago Lessons From Abroad Returnee Conference on Februray 3, 2018, hosted at DePaul University. Conference Highlights Meeting other recent study abroad returnees from Chicago and beyond Hearing from dynamic and motivating keynote speakers Learning how to talk about your newly acquired global skills in a job interview Discovering how you can work or study abroad after graduation Networking with professionals working in internationally-focused jobs Staying connected to and sharing stories about your study abroad experience 2018 Agenda 9:30-10:00: Registration 10:00-10:30: Welcome and Opening Keynote, Russ Alexander, The Education Abroad Network (TEAN) 10:30-11:45: Wanderlust Panel Teach Abroad: International TEFL Acaemdy and Japan Exchange and Teaching (JET) Program Study Abroad (Again!): Concordia University-Irvine Advocate Abroad: Chicago Council on Global Affairs Intern Abroad: IES Internships 12:00-1:00 Informational Roundtables with Wanderlust Panelists 12:30-2:00: Concurrent Sessions I Networking Lunch Opportunties Fair Resume Review 2:00-3:00:Concurrent Sessions II Personal Branding How to Apply ICC Skills Adapting Back: Navigating Reverse Culture Shock 3:15-4:15:Concurrent Sessions III Fire Away: Q+A Panel on Study Abroad, ReEntry and Next Steps! Personal Branding How to Leverage Study Abroad Skills for Employment 4:15-5:00: Closing remarks, including Photo Contest Winner and Go Abroad Again Scholarship Announcement Sponsorship Information If you are interested in sponsorship opportunities, please contact Hannah hannah.demilta@teanabroad.org for more details.

Event Date

Feb 03, 2018