By Lindsey Barrett, Peer Advisor in the Office of Global Opportunities Let Me Explain… One thing that many career-prep workshops might tell you is that company’s tend to look for similar traits – leadership, empathy, organization, transparency, etc. Many job interviews will ask questions that allude to how you possess these traits. There are a few… Read More How studying abroad has helped me nail interviews and land amazing jobs.
By: Jacqueline Stevens, Global Correspondent, CISabroad Semester in Prague Study abroad trips are often perceived to be synonymous with expensive, but it does not always have to be this way. I managed to get my study abroad expenses cut in half, so if you follow these steps you should be able to do the same.… Read More Money shouldn’t be an issue: a guide to making your study abroad experience affordable
By: Lindsey Barrett, Peer Advisor in the Office of Global Opportunities, Beijing DISCLAIMER: Your first time abroad without your family is going to have some stressful times. Some would even say that it can be scary. I’m here to tell you that is perfectly normal. If you are stepping outside of your comfort zone, you are… Read More The Two Biggest Things I Wish I Would Have Known
by: Selina Nadeau, Costa Rica: Ecotourism Destinations Winter ’16 The tips that will be provided below are not just for backpackers. They are for anyone who’s ever done a homestay, stayed in a hostel, booked a last minute Airbnb, caught a train to a different city with just a backpack, or even crammed a few… Read More Packing Tips for the Adventure Traveler
I didn’t realize until I booked my trip that preparing for your trip abroad includes much more than just your list of items to pack. This is an important concept to get a hold of. This summer I am doing the Global Consulting Program in Pecs, Hungary. The group I have come with had planned… Read More How to prepare for your trip abroad
Name: Catherine Marshall Position: Director. I have the pleasure of working with extremely talented and dedicated staff and faculty devoted to creating educative and meaningful global experiences for OHIO students. Education: AB in German Area Studies from Kenyon College, MA and PhD in German from University of Cincinnati. How long have you been at OEA:… Read More Meet the Staff – Catherine Marshall
Preparing for a semester abroad can be daunting – you’ve literally got a world of options. Lucky for you, there is a network of people who have already gone through the entire process, and their knowledge can answer more of your questions than you probably realize. Don’t be afraid to ask when you come across… Read More How to make the most of studying abroad