Meet Mailé, an OGO Peer Advisor

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

How studying abroad has helped me nail interviews and land amazing jobs.

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.

Hands Off the Tummy: A Lesson in Pride and Study Abroad

By: Brandon Brooks, Peer Advisor in the Office of Global Opportunities, Chubu University 14-15 academic year The spirit of traveling abroad is much more easily accessible to those who do not let their sense of pride prevent them from experiencing new, different, and often valuable perspectives of the outside world. Although I spent months planning… Read More Hands Off the Tummy: A Lesson in Pride and Study Abroad

Interning Abroad: My Helpful Hints on Working in a New Country

By: Ryan Kline, Peer Advisor in the Office of Global Opportunities 1. Find an organization and location that speak to your personal and academic interests. Do your research! Traveling abroad is so much fun, but can be cumbersome if you are not doing something you’re invested in!  Find a city that matches the things you want… Read More Interning Abroad: My Helpful Hints on Working in a New Country