The Office of International & Off-Campus Studies presents the 2nd Annual Study Abroad Returnee Conference, April 20th through 22nd, 2015. This is a chance for students and faculty who have studied off-campus during the 2014-15 Academic Year to share their experience and give back to the Cornell community.
Participants will have the opportunity to attend student-led information sessions, meet other students who have gone off-campus, learn how to leverage their study abroad experience in the future, as well as enter their name into a raffle drawing. Previous off-campus participation is not required to attend, and all students, faculty, and staff are encouraged to attend.
Schedule & presenters
One breakfast session (8:00-9:00AM) is scheduled for students, faculty, and staff interested in the Aoyama Gakuin Exchange in Tokyo, Japan. The five Cornell women who participated in the exchange this year will lead this session.
Afternoon sessions (11:30-12:30) include: presentations in Hedges from students Yesenia Hernandez (SIT/International Honors Program), Benjamin Rosen (Juan Sisay Guatemala Spanish School), and Jeannene Kayla Clark (ACM Jordan). Jason Napoli in the Career Engagement Center will also be presenting on "Marketing Your Experience Abroad & A Glimpse at Future Opportunities Abroad," to assist students in tailoring their resume to market and showcase skills learned abroad.
The following presenters will hold sessions each day between 3-5PM: Students and faculty who traveled abroad through off-campus studies and Ben Efird, a representative from the School for International Training (SIT), who will present on how to land a career in the field of international education.
RVSP for a chance to enter your name into a raffle drawing on April 20th at 4:45PM on the Orange Carpet! Raffle prizes include: an airfare voucher from Destinations Unlimited travel agency!