2012 - Sixth Annual

2012 Conference Details

University of Minnesota -Twin Cities hosted the sixth annual MN Study Abroal Returnee Conference on Saturday September 22, 2012 from 1 pm-5 pm.More than a hundred college and university students returning from a sojourn abroad attended the annual MN Study Abroad Returnee Conference. 

Held each fall, this conference is a partnership of more than a dozen institutions from across the state of Minnesota.  Study Abroad Professionals have designed it to fit the unique needs of recent study abroad returnees. It is a day of activities that are planned to help bring your study abroad experience full circle.

At the Conference, you also 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. To learn more about the Presenters

Rotating Sessions

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.

Student Poster Presentation & Photo Contest

At the MN Study Abroad Returnee Conference, you are encouraged to share your study abroad experiences with other attendees. You may choose to share the impact of your study abroad experience through the Poster and/or Photo Competition.  Guidelines and how to register.

Conference Materials

Large Group Session

Rotating Session Materials

A very special thanks to: