Study Abroad and Your Career
You already know your study abroad will be an epic adventure. What can it do for your career?
The International Programs office has developed some methods to help you prepare for your study abroad, make the most of your experience while there, and use it to its full advantage upon return.
Before you depart for your summer abroad, map out a plan with your job search in mind. Imagine the kind of story recruiters would admire, think about the skills you wish to acquire along the way, and consider interview talking points.
Here are some great tips on how to easily implement your strategy while abroad, through writing journals, making connections, and tweaking your typical approach to challenges.
Upon return it will be your job to convince recruiters how your study abroad has augmented your character and skill set. Here are ideas on structuring your story, the skills that transfer to the workplace, and how to use the experience to enhance your resume and cover letter.