Saturday, September 28, 2013
Macalester College, Saint Paul
Are you returning from an abroad experience?
Then you are invited to attend the annual Minnesota Study Abroad Returnee Conference. Held each fall, this conference is a partnership of more than a dozen institutions from across the state of Minnesota. The conference is designed to fit the unique needs of recent study abroad returnees.
Join more than one-hundred students from around the state who have spent part of their academic career abroad. Each year, conference activities are planned to help bring your study abroad experience full circle. At this conference, you can share your stories from abroad; discuss how to transition back to student life in Minnesota; attend sessions on international careers, volunteering locally and internationally, teaching and working abroad, telling your story using technology, or learn about graduate school options here and abroad.
You have the opportunity to win big prizes by participating in the Poster or Photo Contests!
Large Group Session: Beyond Amazing and Awesome: Crafting Your Passport of Skills.
Thinking about life after college? This interactive session will help you craft your study abroad stories for a future employer. During this session, you will work on how to identify the skills and qualities you developed while abroad and put them to work in the job search. Learn more about the Presenters.
You will attend two different rotating sessions as a part of the conference. Some are very practical in nature, others are more reflective. These sessions are designed to help explore specific re-entry issues more deeply. Detailed descriptions of the rotating sessions.