Event organizer Lessons From Abroad, Inc.
Congratulations on your recent voyage abroad! We know you are excited about your experiences abroad and brimming with stories and insights into your host country’s culture. Might you be looking for a captive audience with whom to share those experiences, or are you seeking new ways to study, travel, orwork abroad again? If so, we invite you to attend the Chicago Lessons From Abroad Returnee Conference on Februray 2, 2019, 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 (2019 schedule will be posted here once finalized)
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
2:00-3:00: Concurrent Sessions II
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!
How to Leverage Study Abroad Skills for Employment
4:15-5:00: Closing remarks, including Photo Contest Winner and Go Abroad Again Scholarship Announcement
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