1. Leveraging Your Study Abroad Experience

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    Presented by GW-CIBER: Leveraging Your Study Abroad Experience: The Value of Study Abroad and How It Can Help You in the Job Search International careers expert and award-winning author Stacie Berdan and a panel of six study-abroad alumni and employers discussed how students can use their study-abroad experience to enhance their career and personal growth prospects. March 25, 2014

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    • Maximizing Your Study Abroad Experience in Germany with Sonja Rother

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      A crash course in survival German for IUB students going on short-term study abroad programs in the German-speaking world.

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      • Historical Legacies and Contemporary Frameworks for Considering Affirmative Action, Access and Education Abroad

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        OVERVIEW Although the U.S. Supreme Court remanded the case of Fisher v. University of Texas to a lower court for further review, the justices laid out a new, tougher, set of rules for using race that require universities first to examine "race-neutral alternatives." Whether affirmative action policies are outlawed or upheld by the Court, we as study abroad professionals can also ask the question, "Does affirmative action matter to study abroad, and if it does what will we do if the policies toward affirmative action change?" Webinar Goals This presentation aims to: Provide a brief history of affirmative action in American higher education. Explore a short history of diversity efforts in study abroad. Discuss the impact of these policies on study abroad. Who Should Attend International education professionals, advisors, and other education professionals are strongly encouraged to attend. INSTRUCTOR Eduardo Contreras Harvard Graduate School of Education Eddie is an advanced doctoral student at the Harvard Graduate School of Education. His research focuses on the origins, development and spread of study abroad programs within American higher education and in relation to U.S. federal policies in the 20th century. Before returning to graduate school, he worked on web development, community outreach, study abroad advising and faculty-led study abroad program development at the University of Texas at Austin. In 2005, he co-founded UT’s first student mentor program aimed at increasing the number of underrepresented students studying abroad. He served as an advisory board member for Diversity Abroad from 2006 to 2008.

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        • COMMENCEMENT CEREMONY, Spring 2011 - SLU Madrid

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          Commencement Spring 2011 - Saint Louis University, Madrid Campus

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          • Di Passaggio

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            "This captures all the imperfections of group travel in a foreign country, boiled down to the authentically naive reactions by some of the cast to the differing cultures and even their obviously innocent perceptions of the world" - Film Threat "The title, Italian for 'Of Passage,' is very appropriate; by the end of the film you feel as though you have been on a journey along with the students." - Amazon.com Review One group of college students is embarking on an international adventure, leaving behind the comforts of their lives in the United States to spend five weeks as foreigners studying abroad throughout Italy. While some are seasoned travelers, others have never stepped out of their state lines, yet alone the country. There's Leslie, an undeclared sophomore, who has never traveled alone or abroad and has no idea what to do with her life. While Leslie may be starting up her college career, Ansley is winding it down, completing her final two courses here before starting work in the fall. Matt, a first time world traveler and agnostic, is leaving home and his girlfriend behind, while John, a devout Catholic who struggles with a modern romance, is reconciling his place in a world at odds with his religious beliefs. Together, they will learn to fit into a culture far different from their own, with a strange language, diet, and travel pattern that all of them have barely imagined. As Pat Conroy said, "Once you have traveled, the voyage never ends, but is played out over and over again in the quietest chambers. The mind can never break off from the journey." These four young adults, mired between the age of innocent youth and adult responsibility, are discovering a destination that Henry Miller described as "...never a place, but a new way of seeing things."

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            • 2010 Marketing Study Abroad Orientation

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              • Fulbright English Teaching Assistant Program

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                Fulbright U.S. Student Program Assistant Director at the Institute of International Education, Jody Dudderar, reviews components of an application for the Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship (ETA) awards. Jody is joined by Fulbright Alumni Ambassador, Giuseppe Cespedes, a 2012 Fulbright ETA to Brazil, who details his road to applying to the Fulbright Program and what his experience teaching university students at the Universidade Estadual de Santa Cruz. For more information on the Fulbright U.S. Student Program, please visit: http://us.fulbrightonline.org/ For more information on Giuseppe visit the Fulbright Alumni Ambassador page: http://us.fulbrightonline.org/alumni/alumni-ambassadors

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                • CSLC SLA Grant

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                  • Fulbright U.S. Program Study/Research webinar ('15-16 Award Year)

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                    Join Fulbright Staff as they look into the U.S. student program study/research grants, with a focus on the arts. Advice for establishing a strong affiliation is addressed. For more information visit: www.us.fulbrightonline.org. Walter Jackson, Fulbright Program Manager, and Jody Dudderer, Fulbright Assistant Director, lead this webinar responding to student questions. Webinar moderated by Jennifer Connor, Fulbright Social Media Program Officer.

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                    • 3rd 2010 MKTG Study Abroad Meeting

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