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UofMN Receives Andrew Heiskell Honorable Mention for Innovation in International Education

Read more about the University's recognition for it's outstanding study abroad financial aid program.

Security Situation in France: 1/9/15

On Wednesday, January 7, the U.S. Embassy in Paris issued a security message to U.S. citizens regarding the Government of France elevating the threat level for the Paris region in response to the attacks on the offices of Charlie Hebdo, a French newspaper, in the 11th district of Paris. The Embassy issued a second security message regarding two separate hostage situations that have been reported in Paris the afternoon of Friday, January 9 (local time).

Note that Montpellier, the location of the Learning Abroad Center main program in France, is over 450 miles from Paris on the opposite side of the country. The Learning Abroad Center programs in France continue to run without impact. Read more about this situation.

Learn more about current situation in France.


Security Situation in Israel: 7/17/14

Learn more about current situation in Israel.


You CAN Afford to Study Abroad: January Information Session

Friday January 30, 12–1 p.m.
235 Blegen Hall

Do you want to study abroad, but aren’t sure how to afford it? Come learn how. Get an overview and tools that will help you choose an affordable program and apply for scholarships & financial aid- all important parts of making your dream of studying abroad a reality.

Email Amanda Fischer in the Learning Abroad Center with questions.


You CAN Afford to Study Abroad: February Information Session

Thursday February 12, 11–12 p.m.
235 Blegen Hall

Do you want to study abroad, but aren’t sure how to afford it? Come learn how. Get an overview and tools that will help you choose an affordable program and apply for scholarships & financial aid- all important parts of making your dream of studying abroad a reality.

Email Amanda Fischer in the Learning Abroad Center with questions.


Targeting Your Resume and Cover Letter for Career Success

Friday February 13, 12–1 p.m.
Blegen Hall, Room 125

Led by Angela Froistad, Assistant Director: College of Science and Engineering Career Center
You studied abroad, so your resume and cover letter will automatically stand out...right? Not necessarily. A potential employer or graduate school committee member may not have studied abroad or understand the advantage that gives you as an employee/graduate student. It's up to you to effectively communicate the skills and proficiencies you gained abroad. Attend this session to get coaching on identifying specific skills you learned abroad and how to articulate your experience and skills gained abroad on resumes and cover letters. Register here to reserve your spot, and visit here for more information.


May Global Seminars Info Session

Friday February 13, 3–4 p.m.
STSS 432B

Join us to learn more about nine unique Global Seminars being offered this May. Global Seminars are three-week study abroad programs led by University of Minnesota faculty and staff. These programs are experiential in nature and offer a great way for students to get a taste of study abroad.

Date: Friday, February 13

Time:3:00 – 4:00 pm

Place: STSS 432B

May Global Seminars


IES Drop-In Advising Hours

Friday February 20, 10–1 p.m.
230 Heller Hall

Susan Hansen from IES Abroad will be available in the resource center of the Learning Abroad Center for any IES questions you have–please come by.


Effective Interviewing: Tell Your International Stories

Friday March 13, 12–1 p.m.
Blegen Hall, Room 125

Led by Katie Selby, Associate Director of Student Services: Carlson Undergraduate Business Career Center
You studied abroad, so you will automatically stand out in an interview...right? Not necessarily. A potential employer or graduate school committee member may not have studied abroad or understand the advantage that gives you as an employee/graduate student. It's up to you to effectively communicate the skills and proficiencies you gained abroad. Attend this session to get coaching on how to effectively tell your international stories during a professional interview. Register here to reserve your spot, and visit here for more information.


 

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