International experience has become increasingly important to employers and is considered an advantage on the job market. Use the study abroad experience to gain professional skills, and emphasize your global education when you apply for work.
For more information, attend a returnee workshop:
Dwyer, M. M. (2004). Charting the impact of study abroad. International Educator, 14-20.
Norris, E. M., & Gillespie, J. (2009). How study abroad shapes global careers: evidence from the United States. Journal of Studies in International Education, 13(3), 382-397. doi: 10.1177/1028315308319740
Orahood, T., Kruze, L., & Pearson, D. E. (2004). The impact of study abroad on business students’ career goals. Frontiers: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Study Abroad, 117-130.
Preston, K. (2012). Recent graduates survey: The impact of studying abroad on recent college graduates’ careers.
Dwyer, M. M., & Peters, C. K. (2004). The benefits of study abroad. Transitions Abroad Magazine, 37(5), 56-59.
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