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What is the Life After Study Abroad Conference?Registration

It is a professional-style conference that aims to help you maximize the potential of your international experience. Our objective is to help you learn how to utilize all the experiences and knowledge gained abroad in fulfilling your future personal and professional endeavors. Our dynamic conference program includes:
  • Panels comprised of professionals in international fields who will highlight how to develop an international career, find ways to teach and volunteer abroad, and attend graduate school abroad
  • Interactive workshops around themes of applying international experience
  • Résumé critiques by career service professionals
  • A poster fair highlighting research done abroad
  • Social event at the Embassy of Spain after the conference
Click here to review the 2012 Conference Schedule!

Coffee BreakWho should attend?

Any student from the DC, MD, and VA Metropolitan area who have recently returned from study abroad. Students from outside the region and from schools not sponsoring this year's conference are also welcome!

Where is the conference held?
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The conference will be held on the campus of The George Washington University at the address below. Please visit the Directions page for more information.

The George Washington University
Marvin Center, 3rd Floor
800 21st Street, NW
Washington, DC 20052

RegistrationDo I need to register?

Yes! Registration will open in late-July. Students are encouraged to register early, well in advance of the conference. However, day-of registration will be available. Please view the Registration page for more details.

What should I wear?

This is a casual, semi-professional event, so we encourage business casual attire. Jeans are fine.

What should I bring?Resume Critiques

You will want to bring a few copies of your résumé, a state-issued ID in order to go through security at the Embassy for the reception, something to take notes in, questions for panelists, and a willingness to share stories of your experiences abroad.

Last modified 11/27/2012