Location: Ballston Center
Marymount students who have completed
a study abroad program are invited to
Life After Study Abroad Conference: The Career Benefits of Study Abroad. The purpose of this annual conference of
DC-area colleges and universities is to enable study abroad alumni to
think critically about how their experience has influenced them as future
a series of dynamic panel discussions and workshops, conference participants
will be prompted to identify and articulate the specific intercultural skills
and knowledge gained from study abroad, and learn how to communicate their
transferable value as essential to the professional demands of today’s rapidly
In addition, participants can opt to have
their resumes reviewed to ensure that they effectively highlight their
international experiences as well as the intercultural competencies gained.
Graduate school programs and long-term volunteer opportunities abroad
will also be explored.
conference will end with a networking reception, where MU students can meet
fellow study abroad alumni from colleges and universities in the capital
is $10. For the conference schedule, list of workshops and speakers, and to
register, visit lifeafterstudyabroad2013.eventbrite.com.
This event is sponsored by Marymount’s Center for Career Services, the Center
for Global Education, and the Washington Area Study Abroad Network.