Description: Understanding how to "network" (meet and connect with people) is useful if you want to build professional relationships. At this event, we will walk you through the art of networking and demonstrate the skills you need to do it well. Then, you will practice in a comfortable reception environment with Michigan alumni who want to help you succeed in using your networking skills.
cultural & social
The Intercultural Leadership Seminar (ILS) is designed for international and U.S. students who want to learn how to be more effective in a global environment. ILS includes brief lectures, discussion, experiential activities, and small group work. While at ILS you will:
Description: Are you interested in interning abroad? Come hear directly from the students how they found their internship, the skills they gained, and what's next!
Description: If you love to read, join us for this scholar book discussion group. First read the featured book, then we'll meet to discuss the story. This is a great way to improve your vocabulary, practice your English reading and conversational skills, learn about American culture, and have FUN! Each book is fewer than 200 pages. See the handout to learn more about the books.
Description: If you'd like to work or volunteer abroad, but you're not sure exactly how to get started, join us to learn more about how to find and fun a non-UM international internship or service program!
Co-sponsored by the International Center and Newnan LSA Academic Advising.
Description: Crossing Borders is a documentary that follows four Moroccan and four American university students as they travel together through Morocco. With group travels and frank discussions, the students confront the complex implications of the supposed clash of civilizations between Islam and the West. Humor, honesty and a willingness to be challenged all bring individuals closer to each other and the relationships that develop disarm hidden stereotypes.
Meeting location and time: Participants may choose to board the bus from either Central Campus or North Campus at one of the locations designated below. Upon our return, participants may choose to be dropped off at Central or North Campus locations.
International students are encouraged to utilize this opportunity to build relationships, explore resources, share any challenges you experience academically and socially, and support each other. The Chat is facilitated by members of the International Center Student Council (ICSC) and International Center staff. No registration is required.