Illinois Abroad Day

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September 1 is Illinois Abroad Day which is a collaborative campus-wide effort to increase the visibility and accessibility of study abroad and exchange programs for Illinois students in al academic units.

Check out the workshops you will be able to attend:

“Money Matters: Financing Your Study Abroad Program”

Study abroad is more affordable than you may think! Come learn about how to use financial aid and scholarships to subsidize the cost of your study abroad program.

Location: 113 Speech and Hearing Sciences Building

Session 1:  11:00-11:45 am

Session 2:  12:00-12:45 pm

Session 3:  1:00-1:45 pm

“Employer Panel: Communicating the Value of Study Abroad”

Employers value international experience! Come learn firsthand why. Students will leave with tools for leveraging their study abroad experience to land an internship or job.

Location:  TCC Interview Suite, 616 E. Green St.

Session 1:  11:00-11:45 am

Session 2:  12:00-12:45 pm

Session 3:  1:00-1:45 pm

“Student Panel: Diverse Perspectives on Study Abroad”

Think you can’t or shouldn’t study abroad? Hear study abroad alums talk about how they overcame barriers and had a life-changing experience!

Location: 307 English Building

Session 1: 12:00-12:45 pm

Session 2: 1:00-1:45 pm

“How to Apply for Study Abroad”

Students will learn more about planning and applying for study abroad.

Location: 119 Materials Science and Engineering Building

Time:  1:00-1:45 pm

Keynote Lecture:  “Study Abroad Makes a Difference in the Job Search”

Stacie Nevadomski Berdan, International Career Expert, Speaker, Advocate, and Author

Location: 100 Gregory Hall

Time:  5:00 pm