$15 – $160

Chicago Lessons from Abroad Conference February 2019

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DePaul University

2250 N Sheffield Ave

Lincoln Park Student Center

Chicago, IL 60604

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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 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 hannah.demilta@teanabroad.org for more details.

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2250 N Sheffield Ave

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