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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 Saturday, Feb 28, 2015 at Regis University!

Conference highlights include:

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

 

Registration

Registration is now open! Register now

 

Schedule of Events

9:00-9:30 Registration and Refreshments

9:35-9:45 Welcome and Introduction

9:45-11:00 Plenary Session “Le Retour”/The Homecoming: A Vision of Re-entry on the Silver Screen

11:10-12:10 Concurrent Sessions 1

How to Pursue an International Career

Funding Your Next Experience Abroad

Living an Internationally-Focused Life

 12:15-1:15 Lunch and Exhibit Hall

 1:20-2:20 Concurrent Sessions 2

Alumni Perspectives, a student panel of recently graduated returnees

Teaching English Abroad: Key to cultural immersion and Adventure

Showcase Your Experience: Resumes, Cover Letters and Interviews

2:25-2:55 Plenary session “Marketing International Experience” and Exhibit Hall Open

3:05-4:05 Concurrent Sessions 3

Graduate School Options

Go Abroad Again: Intern and Volunteer Abroad

Showcase Your Experience: Resumes, Cover Letters and Interviews

4:15-4:45 Closing and prize drawings

 

Media

2015 Photo Contest Information:

  • Hosted on Instagram and Facebook by tagging @RockyMtnLFA on Instagram and @Lessons from Abroad Rocky Mountain Region on Facebook

  • Must also use the hashtag #RMLFA15

  • Contest starts 1/5/15 goes until 2/20/15

  • Unlimited photo submissions

  • Top 8 submissions with the most “likes” or “favorites” as of 2/20 will be printed and posted for live voting during event

  • Great prizes for top 3 winners based on live votes the day of the conference

  • Photo should highlight the experience abroad (landscape, people, local culture, program

 

2013 Conference Photos  

 

We hope to see you there! If you have any questions, please email us at rockymountain@lessonsfromabroad.org. The Lessons From Abroad Rocky Mountain Region Planning Committee

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