The Learning Abroad Center and the Global Programs and Strategy Alliance hosted a Career Integration Conference on July 21–22, 2014, in Minneapolis, MN. International educators, career service and employer relations professionals, student service professionals, recruiters, and industry leaders shared best-practices and innovations within the fields of education abroad and career services.
Career Integration builds upon the University of Minnesota's proven methodologies for integrating experience abroad into student career and life planning. Leading scholars and professionals in the field of international education and business presented cutting-edge scholarship and praxis at the July conference.
Keynote speaker John Gerzema is a pioneer in the use of data to identify social change and help companies anticipate and adapt to new trends and demands. He is a New York Times best-selling author, social strategist, and leadership consultant.
Many took advantage of this unique opportunity to explore Career Integration.