Category: Education Abroad & Global Workforce Development

Students Have got to vote!!!

Reported today in the Times Higher Education: US students overwhelmingly backing Biden and determined to vote Source: iStock US college students overwhelming favour Joe Biden in this year’s presidential election and are determined to cast their votes, a nationwide poll has found. The online survey… Continue Reading “Students Have got to vote!!!”

A New Game Requires Moving the Goalposts for International Education

I’d like to call attention to this excellent analysis by Matthew Clausen, Business Development Advisor to the Texas International Education Consortium (TIEC): https://www.tiec.org/news/rethinking-internationalization-metrics-during-covid19 . I’ve re-worked its title, but, the idea he posits is that Covid has clearly altered the way that international educators… Continue Reading “A New Game Requires Moving the Goalposts for International Education”

My Point of View on Study Abroad and Its Impact on student Career Development & Employability …

Originally posted on Global Career Compass:
I hope you enjoy watching these presentations which deliver my point of view – well known if you follow me here or @tillman_marty – on a topic which continues to resonate on campuses and with private organizations in…

Education abroad and the student employability gap (looking ahead to the return of student mobility…)

My latest blog for @TheEAIE discussing why, “In a post-Covid world, the agenda of higher education systems throughout the world will remain, of necessity, closely aligned with issues of global workforce development.” https://www.eaie.org/blog/education-abroad-student-employability-gap.html There is evidence of a widespread gap in understanding among students… Continue Reading “Education abroad and the student employability gap (looking ahead to the return of student mobility…)”

Employability Amplified: The Power of Global Internships

I am especially pleased to share this guest post by Davina Potts, an Australian colleague whose research -on the impact of education abroad on student employability- I’ve widely cited in my work on this topic. She is currently Associate Director, Careers, Employability & Global… Continue Reading “Employability Amplified: The Power of Global Internships”

A Students’ Place in the World

Originally posted on Global Career Compass:
In the cycle of life, it’s that time once again. Students are graduating from colleges and universities across the country and for many, the unanswered question is: Now what? Shortly, NAFSA: Association of International Educators will conduct its…

Career Advising in a Paused Economy

This piece was written by a student at USC, Andrea Klick, an editorial intern at Open Campus. Rather than quoting the many pieces out there now by career professionals (and I was one for 11 years at Johns Hopkins-SAIS), I thought it would be… Continue Reading “Career Advising in a Paused Economy”

My latest book chapter on education abroad and employability

Originally posted on Global Career Compass:
Coming out in July!! https://lnkd.in/dDuR2eN. My chapter in Education Abroad: Bridging Scholarship and Practice, is with co-authors, C. Matherly & J. Wiers-Janssen on “Employability: How education abroad impacts transition to employment.” This is the latest in a series…

Best Practice in Creating a Virtual Internship

I’m pleased to have this guest post by a colleague, Kelly Holland, Director of Institutional Relations, Global Experiences, https://globalexperiences.com   At a time when the entire education abroad community, on and off campus, has been forced to halt its overseas programs, those sponsoring international… Continue Reading “Best Practice in Creating a Virtual Internship”

How Tulane University Changed the Student Experience After Hurricane Katrina – A Model Now?

I thought to search for documents about what happened to see if there might be a useful template for campuses who will likely need to re-imagine parts of their curricula offerings in the next few years. I recalled there was a complete re-focus on… Continue Reading “How Tulane University Changed the Student Experience After Hurricane Katrina – A Model Now?”

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