Chicago Lessons from Abroad Conference February 2019

Saturday, February 2, 2019 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
DePaul University 2250 N Sheffield Ave Chicago, IL 60604
Cost Free to attend

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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) 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 for more details.