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Longwood University

201 High Street

Farmville, VA 23909

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The Virginia Lessons From Abroad Conference is designed to offer study abroad returnees the opportunity to reflect on their international experiences, connect with other study abroad alumni, network with professionals from international organizations, and gain important skills for their future career and academic paths.

Join us Saturday February 3, 2018, at Longwood University for workshops, round-table discussions and presentations designed with your international interests, future goals and current global trends in mind. Stay engaged before the event on Facebook!

Tweet about us using #LFAVA18 and follow us on Twitter!

Here is the tentative schedule of events for the Virginia LFA Conference. Details about presenters and panelists will be posted in January here.

Check-In, Registration, Light Breakfast 9:00 – 10:00 am
Welcome and Keynote 10:00 – 11:00 am
Networking / Opportunities Fair 11:00 – 11:45 am
Concurrent Sessions I 11:45 – 12:30 pm
Lunch and Panel Discussion 12:30 – 1:30 pm
Concurrent Sessions II 1:30 – 2:15 pm
Networking / Opportunities Fair 2:15 – 2:45 pm
Concurrent Sessions III 2:45 – 3:30 pm
Closing Remarks / Raffle 3:30 – 4:00 pm

We have planned a variety of speakers, panelists, and presenters on the following topics:

  • Internationally Focused Careers
  • Working for the State Department
  • The Peace Corps
  • Scholarships, Fellowships, and Research Abroad
  • Diversity and Inclusion Abroad
  • Teaching English Abroad
  • Articulating Your Study Abroad Experience
  • Showcasing Your Study Abroad Experience: Resumes, Cover Letters, and Interviews
  • Graduate School and Other Opportunities Abroad
  • Working in International Education
  • Global Citizenship: What Does It Mean?

Questions? Contact us at virginia@lessonsfromabroad.org. We look forward to having you on campus in February!

NOTE: In case of inclement weather, the event will take place on Saturday, Feb. 17.


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