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Exploring Culture & Respectful Community Engagement

Wednesday, April 17, 2019
Exploring Culture

Description: During your international experience this summer, you will likely be exploring a new culture and engaging with a new community. This workshop will cover a range of topics, including:

  • Understanding and dealing with culture shock in your host country and reverse culture shock after returning back home.
  • Navigating your social identities abroad.
  • Entering and exiting your community respectfully.
  • Ethical photography and social media considerations.

This workshop is open to all students!

Staying Safe and Healthy While Abroad

Wednesday, March 20, 2019
Stay Safe Healthy

Description: Be prepared! Come to this interactive workshop to learn about U-M health and safety resources and how they apply to you -- even if you're participating in an independent program!

This event is co-sponsored by the Global Engagement Team in the Office of the Provost and is part of the Global Wolverines: Preparing You to Have a Successful International Experience event series.

AIFS Information Session and Q&A

Friday, March 15, 2019
AIFS

Description: American Institute for Foreign Study (AIFS) is recognized as a leading provider of study abroad programs. It is also known for offering internship, service learning, community engagement and volunteer work programs aiming to provide an opportunity to gain global experience, immerse yourself in the culture and enhance your résumé. In 2018, AIFS was ranked as the top-rated study abroad organization by GoAbroad.

Identities Abroad

Wednesday, February 6, 2019
Identities Abroad

Description: Identities Abroad is a series of student panels, focusing on how social identities shaped/impacted their experiences working, traveling or studying abroad. Come to prepare for your own experience abroad, and meet peers who can assist you in the journey. There will also be representatives from the International Center and Center for Global and Intercultural Studies at the events if you have questions about going abroad.

RSVP here if you are interested.

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