group of U of M Students in front of a windmill in Spain

During Your Experience

    During Your Experience Abroad

    Take responsibility for your own learning and engage your experience fully by making connections and documenting your experience.  

    Currently Abroad Video: Study & Intern in Sydney

     

     

    Enroll in Global Identity:  Connecting Your International Experience to Your Future 

    This optional, one-credit, online course helps you process your international experience and apply what you’ve learned while abroad and upon your return. This course helps you reflect on multiple layers of cross-cultural experience and market your time abroad to future employers. 

    Make Connections  

    • Build your network; collect and document contact information
    • Develop friendships and professional relationships
    • Conduct information interviews
    • Connect with alumni, use the Learning Abroad Center’s alumni page, LinkedIn page, or your college’s alumni networks 

    Document Your Experience

    • Document and share with others, practice talking about your experiences.
    • Develop your personal brand and build your online identity through Linkedin, blogs, Facebook, Twitter and Instagram