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
Kaitlyn Richert is a sophomore double majoring in magazine journalism and informational graphics/publication design, with a minor in Spanish. She is studying abroad in Toledo, Spain for winter quarter 2012. When you’ve never been out of the country before, you forget that there’s really a world out there. Traveling is so satisfying because it reinforces this… Read More Traveling while abroad: Taking trips throughout Europe
By Nicole Bersani, Office of Education Abroad Publicity Assistant “I want to be fully immersed into another culture,” said Danielle Limon, OHIO freshman majoring in journalism, French and Spanish. Limon came to the Office of Education Abroad’s Study Abroad Fair on Oct. 10, 2011 with the intention to find not only one but two study… Read More Hundreds of programs in more than 50 countries for one day: Study Abroad Fair 2011
I love London. It’s that simple. After only five days of living in the city I have already been tempted to cancel my lease for next year in Athens and take up permanent residence in the United Kingdom. Every morning I wake up and look outside my bedroom window and sigh from the sheer joy… Read More Cheers, Cheerio and Cheerios by Kristen Spicker