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Engineering as a Global Profession

Thursday, November 17, 2016

Description: "Engineering is a global profession." Yes, yes, you may have heard this time and again. But, seriously, what does that mean? You might not end up living or even traveling abroad for your job so what does this have to do with you. Come to this panel and networking session with guests from industry and academia to hear about how and why their work is global. Whether you've had an international experience already or not yet or are an international student, this session is for you!

Health and Development Work Abroad: Ethics and Best Practices

Wednesday, November 2, 2016

Description: Growing numbers of Americans work in developing countries as volunteers or as employees of government agencies, NGOs and charities devoted to humanitarian aid. Many of these activities are meant to address gaps in the health care available to communities with limited resources; some provide direct patient care, while others address more systemic issues such as access to vaccines and/or training to increase the number of local health care professionals.

International Internships & Research for Engineers

Tuesday, October 11, 2016

Description: Take your professional development to the next level with an intern or research abroad experience. Co-sponsored by the Engineering Career Resource Center and International Programs in Engineering, this panel event will feature students and staff ready to introduce you to a range of international internship and research opportunities for engineers. Students will also share how they landed an internship and made the most of their time working abroad.

International Internships for Undergraduates

Monday, September 26, 2016

Description: A presentation on international internship opportunities for University of Michigan undergraduates, provided by Ross and LSA administrators. Students who participated on internships in past years will speak to their experiences while on the internships, including daily life, takeaways, and budget. The presentation will be followed by a Q&A over Cookies, where students can mingle, have refreshments, and ask particular questions to administrators and past participants.


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