Hi, I’m Mailé Nguyễn! I was born in Vietnam, but I’ve been living in Athens since 2000. I’m an HTC senior studying theatrical stage management with a Global Leadership Certificate and an International Cultural Understanding Certificate. I have participated in three Study Away programs: a semester exchange in Tokyo at Musashi University, a winter break… Read More Meet Mailé, an OGO Peer Advisor
Hey fellow Bobcats! My name is William Solorzano and I am a Senior Peer Advisor at the Office of Global Opportunities. I was born and raised in Miami, FL and my family is from Nicaragua and Cuba. I am a fourth-year student studying Sport Management with a concentration in Marketing Sales and Service. I decided… Read More Meet William, an OGO Peer Advisor
Hi there! I’m Marianne, and I’m a current junior studying journalism and political science. I studied abroad spring of 2017 in Meknes, Morocco, and it was the best decision I’ve made since deciding to come to Ohio University. I had always known that I wanted to study abroad, but it always seemed like a pipe… Read More Meet Marianne, an OGO Peer Advisor
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: 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: Mitch Howard, Global Correspondent, Jamaica Service Learning Winter Break 2016 Wagwan everybody? My name is Mitch Howard and I participated in the Jamaica Service Learning Program in December 2016. In addition to learning a little Jamaican Patois (wagwan = what’s going on), participating in the Jamaica Program allowed me to immerse myself in a… Read More Yes, You Can Study Abroad – Mitch Howard’s Jamaica Story
A year ago today, I boarded a plane that would take me to Italy; the one country I have always dreamed of visiting. While I had certain expectations of what I would see once I got there, nothing I could’ve imagined even compared to what I would experience during the most incredible four and half months of my life…… Read More Tips for First-Time Travelers