Los Angeles

Congratulations on your recent voyage abroad!  We know you are excited and brimming with stories of your experiences abroad 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, or work abroad again?  If so, then we invite you to attend the Lessons From Abroad Returnee Conference on Sunday, November 3rd, 2013 at the University of Southern California. 

Check out photos from the 2012 LA conference!

Conference highlights include:

  • Meeting other recent study abroad returnees from all over Southern California
  • 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

This is a great opportunity to network with other students and professionals.  We ask that you dress business casual and bring several copies of your resume.

Conference Details

  • The Conference is taking place this Sunday, November 3, 2013 at the University of Southern California.  Check-in begins promptly at 9:30am at the Tutor Campus Center building on Trousdale Parkway.
  • Remember to set your clocks back one hour as daylight savings time ends!
  • Recommended attire is business casual.
  • Remember to bring copies of your resume for the resume workshop.
  • Consider bringing a refillable water bottle to use throughout the day.


Online Registration is now closed. Registration will be available on-site.

Download transit / driving directions and parking information. 


Schedule of 2012 Conference Events:

9:30-10:00 Check-in & Registration
10:00-10:15 Welcome & Networking
10:15-11:30 Le Retour & Keynote
11:30-12:30 Networking Lunch & Opp. Fair
12:40-1:25 Session I
1:30-2:15 Session II
2:15-2:45 Networking Break & Opp. Fair
2:45-3:30 Session III
3:40-4:40 PhotoJournalism
4:40-5:00 Raffle, Photo Prizes, Closing Remarks


Photo Contest

Join our Photo Contest on the LFA LA Facebook page! Details:

  • Prizes awarded to 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winners
  • Upload one photo to LA Lessons From Abroad Returnee Conference Facebook timeline
  • Include your full name, location of the photo, and a brief description
  • Deadline to submit photo: Sunday, October 27th
  • Voting will occur at the conference
  • Winners will be announced at the conference

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We hope to see you there! If you have any questions, please email us at losangeles@lessonsfromabroad.org

The Lessons From Abroad Los Angeles Planning Committee