Global Experiences is thrilled to be joining colleagues in International Education by committing to International Education Week 2016 #IEW2017 and to IIE’s Generation Study Abroad #GenerationStudyAbroad a pioneering movement with an end goal to double the number of students pursuing an international education by 2020. How is GE going to change the world? In Summer 2017 GE will commit to our students and to our goal of a more culturally-aware workforce by offering *drumroll please* $25,000 worth of scholarships!
Global Experiences announced today it’s formal partnership with Fairfield University offering academic credit for Global Experiences’ international internship and career-development programs. It represents a shared commitment to internationalization and to global workforce preparedness.
Lead by example. Model the results you expect. Just as successful CEOs and leaders of corporations cultivate their missions and strategic plans towards company goals, successful University Presidents also lead by modeling the kinds of bold leadership that inspires students on their campus.
Global Experiences staff (Emily Merson, Melissa Buerkett-Vivian, Alex Paisner, Kevin Pickett and Carri Orrison) were thrilled to attend the NAFSA conference in sunny San Diego and contribute to the internationalization of higher education conversation. To kick start us Tuesday morning, GE hosted a coffee break. If you missed it, please contact Carri to receive your travel mug and tell us where in the world you’d like to go.
We love the Clifton StrengthsFinder Assessment. We’ve mentioned it in a few posts, we provide it to all of our participants, and we even divided them into the Divergent factions. You know that we love the assessment, but we haven’t told you why we think it’s important for people to be aware of their natural talents.
Over the past month, Global Experiences has been supporting charity: water to help bring fresh water to the people of Orissa, India. We have been collecting all of our $50 application fees for the month of September to donate to the charity.We are proud to say that we have collected $2,900 in application fees and will be donating an extra $100 to hit our goal of $3,000!
Here at Global Experiences, we're incredibly excited about our recent partnership with charity: water for the month of September. charity: water is a non-profit organization bringing clean and safe drinking water to people in developing countries. All of our program application fees in September will go directly to their September campaign to provide a better future to a rural area in India call Orissa.
Global Experiences focuses on helping college students and young professionals get a competitive edge through an international internship program experience. Every week we speak to hundreds of people starting out in their career and we think a lot about what advice to give and how to provide people with the best experience possible. Our goal isn’t just landing a job, it is helping our Alum have happy and successful lives, in the broadest sense.