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Post Study Abroad Activities

I’m Back, Now What? Leveraging Your International Experience: Baltimore Regional Re-entry Conference

All conference attendees will be entered to win a $100 travel voucher generously donated by STA Travel.

Date: Saturday, February 8, 2014
Time: 9:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Location: Merrick Lecture Hall, Goucher College

This conference is designed for students who have had an international experience. Participants will receive information relevant to future opportunities that are globally oriented.

Make personal and professional meaning of your time abroad. Learn how to market your knowledge and skills on your resume, cover letters and in job interviews. Share your international experiences with other students. Speak with experts about other international opportunities including volunteering, working, and graduate study abroad.

Open to all students in the Baltimore metro area with an interest in leveraging an international experience for personal and professional benefit.

Program Schedule:

The conference will begin at 9:30 a.m. with check-in and registration and end at 1:30 p.m.

9:00 – 9:50 a.m. Registration
10:00 – 11:00 a.m. Welcome and cross-cultural exercise
11:00 – 12:15 a.m. Q & A panel
12:15 – 1:00 p.m. Lunch and networking
1:00 – 1:30 p.m. Marketing Your Study Abroad Experience
1:30 – 1:40 p.m. Wrap-Up Experience
1:45 – 2:30 p.m. Resume Review



The conference is open to all interested students in the Baltimore area. Registration fee includes program, information materials, and lunch. To register, submit the Registration Form (PDF) and $8.00 registration fee by Friday, January 31, 2014 to the UMBC Study Abroad Office in Admin 222 or 223.  The conference fee will be waived for the first 10 students to register.

Late and on-site registrations (9:00 – 9:50 a.m.) will be $10.00 payable by cash, check, or credit card.