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Chicago Lessons from Abroad Conference February 2017

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Rotary International

1560 Sherman Ave

Evanston, IL 60201

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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 4, 2017, hosted at Rotary International Offices.

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

2016 Conference Schedule

9:00-9:15 Registration

9:15-9:30 Welcome

9:30-10:30 Workshop #1: Leading a Globally Focused Life

10:45-11:30 Workshop #2: Personal Branding & Networking

11:40-12:25 Concurrent Session I

• Adapting back: Navigating Reverse Culture Shock

• Work, Intern, Teach, Volunteer, Grad Study Abroad

12:25-2:00 Lunch and Opportunities Fair


2:10-2:55 Concurrent Session II

• Showcasing your Experience: Communicate your Experience to an Audience

• How to Get an International Career

3:10-3:55 Concurrent Session III

Adapting back: Navigating Reverse Culture Shock

• Fudning Interntiaonal Experience: Fellowships & Grants

3:55-4:15 Refreshment Break

4:15-4:45 Workshop #3 Now What?

4:45-5:00 Wrap-up, Raffle, and Photo Contest


5:00-5:30 Independent Networking Reception

Sponsorship Information

If you are interested in sponsorship opportunities, please contact Erica erica e.overbeek89@gmail.com for more information.

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