North Central College - Naperville, IL

Midwest Students Re-Entry Conference

Please join us at the 2015 Midwest Students Re-Entry Conference

 

Saturday, February 21st

1:00-5:00pm

White Activities Center

North Central College

325 E. Benton Avenue, Naperville, IL 60540

 

Purpose

The primary purpose of the conference is to explore ways of integrating the study abroad experience into a student's life upon return. Participants will be encouraged to think about their future plans and look at ways of making good use of their study abroad experience in their personal and professional plans. 

The conference will include a keynote speaker, an exhibition hall, and three blocks of con-current sessions. We are planning a variety of topics for our concurrent sessions including State Department/Foreign Service work, volunteer/social justice opportunities, teaching jobs abroad, positions in International Education, jobs in International Business, and graduate school programs/fellowships.

While attending the conference, you will:

•  Learn about international opportunities in careers, continued education, volunteer work

•  Internationalize your resume

•  Share your photos and stories with interested peers

•  Discover how to go abroad again

 

Conference Sessions

The Midwest study abroad re-entry conference is designed to help students make the best possible use of their study abroad experience as they begin to plan their futures. The conference will provide a wide range of information and offer special sessions on:

•  Readjusting to the USA

•  Exploring international careers

•  Finding opportunities to go abroad again

•  Investigating graduate programs

•  Learning how to enter the field of university-level international education

•  Locating teaching jobs abroad

•  Considering international government careers pursuing work in social justice and international public service

 

Register for the Conference

To register, please contact Ms. Bessma Shammas, Office Coordinator, at bkshammas@noctrl.edu or 630-637-5132.  

Please note, there is a $5.00 conference fee for all non-North Central College students.

 

Additional Information

For questions, concerns, or additional information, please contact Ms. Kimberly Larsson, Director of Study Abroad, at kmlarsson@noctrl.edu or 630-637-5289.

Parking:  there is free four-hour parking on streets throughout North Central College campus.

Dining in Naperville: Downtown Naperville is approximately 6 blocks from the White Activities Center and has many dining options. Please, see link for more information. http://www.dinenaperville.com/.

 

 

 

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