If you have recently lived, studied, interned, volunteered, or worked abroad, you are invited to the Lessons From Abroad Returnee Conference! This is a career development and networking opportunity designed to help you leverage your time abroad on the job and internship market – sessions will include information on internationalizing graduate school, using second language skills, individual resume critiques for all attendees, and more. The Lessons From Abroad Greater DC Returnee Conference will take place on October 28, 2017 at Youth For Understanding.
Registration is now open. Please register here at our Eventbrite site.
We ask that you dress business casual and bring several copies of your resume. The outline of the conference schedule is listed below to give you an idea of how the conference will be structured.
10:00 – 10:15 Welcome and Introduction Activities
10:15 – 11:00 Keynote Speaker, Fanta Aw – American University
11:00 – 12:00 Culture Shock and Reentry Workshop
12:00 – 1:00 Lunch
1:00 – 2:00 Opportunities Fair
2:00 – 2:45 Return Abroad: Teach, Work, Study, Volunteer
2:45 – 3:00 Coffee/Tea Break
3:00 – 3:45 Beyond Life Changing – Articulating the Benefits of Study Abroad
3:45 – 4:00 Closing Remarks
The Lessons From Abroad Greater DC Area Planning Committee
Past LFA DC Conferences
10/24/2015, George Washington University
10/01/2016, Youth For Understanding Headquarters
LFA 2016/2017 Co-chair