Category: Education Abroad & Global Workforce Development

I Oppose the Trump Travel Ban

This statement is found on my LinkedIn profile: I’ve been giving notice on my social media accounts to this list by David Comp. I believe it’s a moral obligation for any American campus President, with international students and scholars on their campus, to speak… Continue Reading “I Oppose the Trump Travel Ban”

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

I do love the brief but spectacular segments on the PBS News Hour!   Closing the #employability gap in #studyabroad with @tillman_marty #IIESummit2016 #GenerationStudyAbroad pic.twitter.com/us7x2EN6aT — Inside Study Abroad (@instudyabroad) October 24, 2016

Trump’s Claims Undermine Trust in Democracy

I think we can safely say that “sowing” doubt & discontent, the norm this past year, will continue to be the norm for the next four years. And those of us working in the global arena of higher education will have to defend falsehoods… Continue Reading “Trump’s Claims Undermine Trust in Democracy”

How Employability Strengthens the Value Proposition of Study Abroad

In recent years, professionals in the international education industry have focused on making the case for study abroad (and international internships) by addressing its value on these terms: the experience creates global citizens, creates career-ready graduates, builds essential (sometimes industry-specific) professional skills and cross-cultural… Continue Reading “How Employability Strengthens the Value Proposition of Study Abroad”

A Resource Bibliography: Linking Education Abroad to Employability

This is an updated bibliography of my published work on this topic within the past five years.  I’ve presented on these topics at NAFSA, the CAPA & UMN Career Integration Conference and shortly, at the second IIE Generation Abroad Summit. The two textbook chapters… Continue Reading “A Resource Bibliography: Linking Education Abroad to Employability”

IHEC Blog will be reporting from IIE Generation Study Abroad Summit in Washington DC, Oct. 23-25, 2016

Originally posted on International Higher Education Consulting:
I’ll be attending theupcoming IIE Generation Study Abroad Summit as a member of the media (for IHEC Blog) and not as being from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business. I’ll be blogging, tweeting and posting…

Campus Education Abroad ‘Sherpas’

I’ve just read a very important article by Goldie Blumenstyk in the August 16 Chronicle of Higher Education (via subscription only), “Meet Higher Education’s Newest Players: ‘Education Sherpas.’  It’s applying the analogy of the sherpa as guide to the acute need on our campuses… Continue Reading “Campus Education Abroad ‘Sherpas’”

Why Don’t Students Understand The Linkage Between Study Abroad & Employability?

Originally posted on Global Career Compass:
The short answer is–I don’t know and I’m not sure there are easy ways to expain why. Last week, along with my colleague, Dr. Vera Chapman, Associate Director of Career Services at Colgate University, we conducted a webinar…

Are we beyond “it was great”?

I’m pleased to share this guest post by Jessica Miller, on a topic which has often been discussed here. The difference is that Jessica is , as she says, a young grad and new to the international education field.  Her comments are instructive for… Continue Reading “Are we beyond “it was great”?”

Dive Into Selected NAFSA Blogs & Presentations on Career Integration, Employability & Best Practice Campus Advising

I wanted to make it easy to tap into some of my recent work, so here’s a link to several short blogs and other pieces of work I’ve done for NAFSA: Association of International Educators: https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/nafsa-professional-development-resources-martin-tillman?trk=prof-post I welcome your comments !

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