Rochester Area

If you have recently studied, interned, volunteered, or worked abroad, you are invited to the Lessons From Abroad Rochester Area Study Abroad Returnee Conference on September 30, 2017 hosted at SUNY Geneseo! This is a networking and career development opportunity where study abroad returnees representing colleges from the greater Rochester, NY area come together to connect, share, network and explore additional international opportunities.

Participating area colleges include:

SUNY Geneseo
Rochester Institute of Technology
University of Rochester
SUNY Brockport
St. John Fisher College
Nazareth College
Roberts Weslyan College
Hobart & William Smith Colleges
Wells College
Alfred State College
Alfred University

Conference highlights include:

  • Meeting other recent study abroad returnees from all over the region
  • 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.

2017 Conference Schedule:

A schedule will be posted a few months before the conference and will include a continental breakfast, welcome activities, keynote speaker, concurrent sessions on a variety of topics and lunch.


Students, staff and exhibitors will be able to register online for the conference a few months before the event. Please make sure to check back for more details.


We hope to see you there! If you have any questions, please email us at

The Lessons From Abroad Rochester Area Planning Committee