Category: Education Abroad & Global Workforce Development

Purdue’s President Tauts a Selective Yale Academic Program as Means to…Break the Elitist Bubble for Students

When I read this opinion column of President Mitch Daniels in the Washington Post, https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/want-to-study-abroad-check-out-america/2019/03/11/8c5268a2-3492-11e9-af5b-b51b7ff322e9_story.html?utm_term=.78a22aaf179a, I was lost in a swirl of confusing thoughts. Could he really be citing a program (https://grandstrategy.yale.edu) which provided a two-month summer sojourn across America as an alternative model… Continue Reading “Purdue’s President Tauts a Selective Yale Academic Program as Means to…Break the Elitist Bubble for Students”

[Updated] 2020 Bibliography: Linking International Education to Student Employability & Career Development

Resources Supporting Student Integration of Education Abroad Experience With Career Planning

Originally posted on Global Career Compass:
Since I began writing and speaking on this topic about thirteen years ago, there has been an uptick in research – both academic and by large companies – and by several large private study abroad organizatons, to examine…

The Heavener School of Business at the University of Florida Gets It Right!

A workshop at the University of Florida Career Connections Center

New Research: Study Abroad Fosters “Clearer Sense of Self”

Two points to make: First, this study, https://hbr.org/2018/05/how-living-abroad-helps-you-develop-a-clearer-sense-of-self, appears in the Harvard Business Review which is not where I’d expect to find research  on this topic; second, the five co-authors tested their hypothesis that “living abroad will increase self concept clarity across six studies… Continue Reading “New Research: Study Abroad Fosters “Clearer Sense of Self””

Resources Supporting Student Integration of Education Abroad Experience With Career Planning

Since I began writing and speaking on this topic about thirteen years ago, there has been an uptick in research – both academic and by large companies – and by several large private study abroad organizatons, to examine and reflect upon the importance of… Continue Reading “Resources Supporting Student Integration of Education Abroad Experience With Career Planning”

A brief, but spectacular, clip on closing the employability gap for students studying abroad – at 2016 IIE Generation Abroad Summit

Originally posted on Global Career Compass:
I do love the brief but spectacular segments on the PBS News Hour!   https://twitter.com/InStudyAbroad/status/790588430770139136

An Update & A Promise…

Hello followers one and all.  I’ve been quiet for awhile. However, I have been more active on LinkedIn and continue to report out interesting research and thought-pieces on my Twitter feed (are you there?).  I was recently pleased that Global Career Compass was identified… Continue Reading “An Update & A Promise…”

On the Importance of Linking Internships With Employability

Career Integration: Reviewing the Impact of Experience Abroad on Employment (No.2), by the University of Minnesota Learning Abroad Center & CAPA. See this volume – and No. 1 (2014) – at Publications || || Learning Abroad Center.  The two volumes are outcomes of conferences held in 2014 and… Continue Reading “On the Importance of Linking Internships With Employability”

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