International Career Pathways Sessions, Fall 2018
Translating Your Summer Experience
Tuesday, September 11, 2018 | 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM | LSA Building, Room 2001
Join the LSA Opportunity Hub in translating your summer experience (interning, volunteering, etc) to connect with your professional aspirations! How can you best represent your accomplishments from the summer on your resume? In an cover letter, interview, on LinkedIn? Reflect on your summer experiences with the Hub to continue your professional preparation on the right step this fall.
Intro to ICP: Myths and Realities in Pursuing Global Careers
Friday, September 14, 2018 | 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM | Webinar
This is an introductory webinar that gives an overview of International Career Pathways and provides tips on how you can get the most out of the ICP sessions. The webinar also covers the myths, realities, and next steps in pursuing a global career. Click here to join the webinar.
Careers & Internships with the U.S. Department of State
Tuesday, September 18, 2018 | 6:00 PM -7:30 PM | Annenberg Auditorium, Weill Hall
The U.S. Department of State offers over 1,000 summer internships and hosts a variety of career paths at its embassies and missions throughout the world, at its headquarters in Washington, D.C., and at facilities in approximately 20 other cities throughout the United States. Join us to learn more about the opportunities with the U.S. Department of State!
Ross Global Showcase & Opportunities Fair
Wednesday, September 26, 2018 | 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM | Ross first floor lobby
Did you know U-M of all majors can expand their international business knowledge and professional skills by taking part in a Ross global program? Attend the 2018 Ross Global Showcase & Opportunities Fair to explore the various study abroad and international internship opportunities offered at Ross and listen to stories from students who participated in recent Ross global programs. Learn more at michiganross.umich.edu/go-global.
Going Beyond Awesome: Translating Education Abroad Experiences to Resumes, Interviews & More
Wednesday, September 26, 2018 | 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM | CGIS Office, Weiser Hall, Suite 200
You’re just back from your international experience and it was awesome! Now you want to tell recruiters about it, but how can you possibly begin to describe it? Bring your resumes and interview questions and join as we translate “awesome” into bullet points, interview responses and more.
Navigating the U.S. Job Search (for international students only)
Thursday, October 11, 2018 | 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM | University Career Center Program Room (3rd Floor), Student Activities Building
Do you plan to work in the United States after finishing your degree? This program is designed to help international students maximize their chances of finding employment in this country. We'll discuss interview preparation, resume writing, cross-cultural issues, networking, and ways to identify appropriate opportunities. We'll also provide an overview of immigration regulations pertinent to international students, and University Career Center services that are available to you on this campus.
International Internships for Engineers
Wednesday, October 17, 2018 | 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM | 1180 Duderstadt
Are you interested in an international internship in your field? Co-sponsored by the Engineering Career Resource Center and International Programs in Engineering, this event features experienced students and knowledgeable staff ready to help you plan your internship abroad. Learn more about how to find, secure and fund your experience. Food will be provided so make sure to register through Engineering Careers, by Symplicity.
Searching for Global Opportunities
Friday, October 19, 2018 | 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM | LSA Building, Room 2001
Is interning abroad right for you? Master the search process for international opportunities, and learn about the Hub's Internship Program. This event will be presented by the LSA Opportunity Hub and is intended for LSA students.
Global Health Career Competencies
Tuesday, October 23, 2018 | 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM | School of Public Health, 2610 SPH I
Come hear from experienced professionals working in a variety of global health fields discuss how they launched their careers, and what competencies they relied on the most. This session will let you assess your competencies and help you identify new areas of growth.
International Opportunities Fair
Wednesday, October 24, 2018 | 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM | Michigan League (2nd Floor)
The International Opportunities Fair is a great way to connect with organizations with an international focus right here on campus! We expect 50-60 organizations and 400+ students to participate in the event. The Fair includes:
- Internships/Short-term Work Abroad Programs/Organizations
- Study-Internship Programs/Organizations
- Volunteer/Teaching Abroad Programs/Organizations
- Graduate School Programs
- Organizations with full-time positions (eg: government organizations with international focus)
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German Career Day
Wednesday, October 24, 2018 | 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM | Michigan League (2nd Floor)
German Career Day is part of this year’s International Opportunities Fair. Ever think about putting your German skills to use in your career? Working for a German company? Connect with members of the German Business Community right here on campus!
- Learn about employment opportunities with German-based companies (eg: Inora Technologies, German Machine Tools of America, Mercedes-Benz Research & Development North America)
Teaching English Abroad After Graduation
Thursday, October 25, 2018 | 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM | LSA Building, Room 2001
Interesting in teaching English abroad after graduation? Come to this event to find out about a variety of post-grad teaching opportunities, and to learn about resources for preparing for the experience through the English Language Institute at U-M.
Japan Internship Showcase
Friday, October 26, 2018 | 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM | Weiser Hall 110
A peer-led mixer and information session with Japan Internship Initiative student alums! Join us for details about this year's internship opportunities, tips for landing an internship, and advice about living and working in Japan!
Funding for Internships & Research Abroad
Tuesday, October 30, 2018 | 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM | 1010 Weiser Hall
This event will cover funding options for overseas internships and research opportunities, for both undergraduate and graduate/professional students. Representatives of several U-M funding offices will provide information, and you will be able to meet with them individually.
International Internships in Information
Friday, November 2, 2018 | 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM | UMSI Engagement Center, 777 N. University, 2nd Floor (above Panera Bread)
Learn about the wide range of possibilities that you can pursue through an international internship in the information sector. Panelists will talking about how they found and funded their internships, and the day to day realities.
LSA Opportunity Hub's International Internship Showcase
Thursday, November 8, 2018 | 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM | Michigan League, Hussey & Vandenburg
The LSA Opportunity Hub's International Internship Showcase features students who interned abroad in Summer 2018. Meet past interns to hear about what it's like to live and work internationally. Explore the wide range of international opportunities available in over 30 countries and learn how you can do the same. Drop in any time from 6:00 - 7:30 PM, light refreshments will be provided.
Connecting International Engagement to Your Career
Tuesday, November 13, 2018 | 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM | Room 2030 Art & Architecture Building, 2000 Bonisteel Blvd.
Going abroad is a requirement in the Stamps School and getting the most out of your experience is our goal! Learn about how to prepare yourself before you go to think about how your experience will relate to your career field(s). How when you are "over there" you can better capture and reflect upon your experience. How to relate to future employers why you are (even more) capable because you went abroad. Open to ALL U of M students!
Peace Corps & Your Global Career
November 2018 | Date & Time to be announced at a later date
Join us to learn more about the Peace Corps and the global career pathways of Returned Peace Corps Volunteers.
Stamps International Fair (For Art & Design Students Only )
Thursday, November 15, 2018 | 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM | Duderstadt, Lower Level
A celebration of International Experience by students for students. This event is intended for Stamps students only.
Lost in Translation: Stories of Global Experiences
Thursday, November 15, 2018 | 7:00 PM | Space 2435, North Quad
Join UM students, faculty, and staff in this storytelling event as part of the ICP series. Audience members will get to listen to storytellers share about their international experiences. This event is similar to “The Moth” in which true stories are told in a live setting. Refreshments will be served.
Fulbright: A Pathway to an International Career
Thursday, November 15, 2018 | Time and Location are TBA
How to Find and Fund a Non-UM International Internship
Thursday, January 17, 2019 | 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM | Michigan League - Kalamazoo Room
Join the International Center for information on how to find and fund a non-UM sponsored international internship or service program!