Category: Education Abroad & Global Workforce Development

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?”

Webinar: Charting New Waters: Lay Offs in the Field of International Education

Here is the link to the Vimeo from the webinar which took place on April 17. I was speaking along with #Tom Millington and #Missy Gluckman: https://www.linkedin.com/posts/tommillington_charting-new-waters-layoffs-in-international-activity-6657292249379987456-Ownq/ Our goal was to open a dialogue on the immediate staffing changes being made by academic institutions… Continue Reading “Webinar: Charting New Waters: Lay Offs in the Field of International Education”

An Update: Campus Challenges and Opportunities in Devising Meaningful Processes of Career Integration

In 2014, the University of Minnesota’s Learning Abroad Center in collaboration with CAPA, sponsored the first-ever Career Integration conference. I had already been writing and speaking about this topic for a decade and I was grateful to be part of this program and submit… Continue Reading “An Update: Campus Challenges and Opportunities in Devising Meaningful Processes of Career Integration”

My latest book chapter on education abroad and employability

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 of chapters I’ve authored since 2012… Continue Reading “My latest book chapter on education abroad and employability”

New Book Chapter: “Linking learning abroad and employability”

Dr. Cheryl Matherly , Vice President & Vice Provost for International Affairs at Lehigh University, and I have co-authored a chapter in the just published volume on Internationalization and Employability by Routledge. Our chapter is on ” Linking Learning Abroad and Employability.”  Cheryl and… Continue Reading “New Book Chapter: “Linking learning abroad and employability””

Lisle International Global Seed Fund

This posting is a departure as it does not relate to any of my usual “categories.” However, it does relate to a 40-year commitment to the work of an American nonprofit called Lisle International [aka The Lisle Fellowship at its founding in 1936]…Lisle was… Continue Reading “Lisle International Global Seed Fund”

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