Oklahoma

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 2015 Oklahoma Lessons From Abroad Returnee Conference! (Date and location TBD) 

Conference highlights include:

  • Meeting other recent study abroad returnees from all over Oklahoma
  • 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.

 

2014 Conference Schedule

9:00-9:45 Check-in, Registration and Opportunities Tables

9:45-10:45 Welcome

Film Presentation – Le Retour

Keynote Speaker

10:45-11:00 Break and Opportunities Tables

                                             

11:00-11:50 Concurrent Sessions I

Showcasing Your Experience:  Resumes and the 30 Second
Elevator Speech                                                                                                                
                 

An interactive session with practical advice for job-seekers.  Learn
how your study abroad experience can help you distinguish yourself
from the competition and land that job!

Go Abroad Again!  Work, Study, Teach, or Volunteer Overseas                                                     

“How can I get abroad again?”  This session will explore a variety
of options for you to do just that.  Gain insight from personal
testimonies about how you can work, teach, and/or volunteer
abroad after graduation.

Living an Internationally Focused Life                                                        

If your dream of living abroad isn’t possible at the moment,
that doesn’t mean your life can’t still be international!   In this
session, find out how current international professionals have all
managed to make an international focus part of their daily lives,
even while living in their home country.

12:00-1:00 Lunch and Themed Table Discussions

                                        

1:00-1:30 Time with Opportunities Tables for Q&A

                  

1:30-2:20 Concurrent Sessions II                                                                                        

Showcasing Your Experience:  Resumes and the 30 Second
Elevator Speech                                                                                                                
                 

An interactive session with practical advice for job-seekers.  Learn
how your study abroad experience can help you distinguish yourself
from the competition and land that job!

Go Abroad Again!  Work, Study, Teach, or Volunteer Overseas                                                     

“How can I get abroad again?”  This session will explore a variety
of options for you to do just that.  Gain insight from personal
testimonies about how you can work, teach, and/or volunteer
abroad after graduation.

Living an Internationally Focused Life                                               

If your dream of living abroad isn’t possible at the moment,
that doesn’t mean your life can’t still be international!   In this
session, find out how current international professionals have all
managed to make an international focus part of their daily lives,
even while living in their home country.

2:20-2:30 Break & Final Opportunities Tables Q&A

2:30-3:00 Door Prize Drawing and Photo Contest Awards, Closing Remarks 

 

Registration

Online registration is now open! Register now

 

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

The Oklahoma Lessons From Abroad Planning Committee

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