Lessons From Abroad Texas Conference

The Lessons From Abroad Texas Conference is designed to offer study abroad returnees the opportunity to reflect on their international experiences, connect with other study abroad alumni, network with professionals from international organizations, and gain important skills for their future career and academic paths. Join us for workshops, round-table discussions and presentations designed with your international interests, future goals and current global trends in mind. Join event

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The Lessons From Abroad Texas Conference is designed to offer study abroad returnees the opportunity to reflect on their international experiences, connect with other study abroad alumni, network with professionals from international organizations, and gain important skills for their future career and academic paths.

Join us for workshops, round-table discussions and presentations designed with your international interests, future goals and current global trends in mind.
1
Day Event
23
Speakers
20
Sessions

Lessons From Abroad Texas Conference

Speakers

Alex Smith
Alex Smith
Career Counselor St. Edwards University
Peace Corps
Peace Corps
CEA
CEA
International Studies Abroad
International Studies Abroad
Academic Programs International (API)
Academic Programs International (API)
STRIVE Trips
STRIVE Trips
GlobalAustin
GlobalAustin
Brittany Palmer
Brittany Palmer
Institutional Relations & Outreach Coordinator API (Academic Programs International)
Lesley Robinson
Lesley Robinson
Chief Operating Officer; Head of the Americas INCO
Candice Digby
Candice Digby
Vice President, Growth and Development Best Practice Media
Lindsay Goff
Lindsay Goff
Senior Digital Designer St. Edwards University
Adrian D. Ramirez
Adrian D. Ramirez
Associate Director of Career and Professional Development St. Edwards University
Ben Simington
Ben Simington
Program Assistant, National Fellowships and University Scholars Texas A&M University
Dave Kramer
Dave Kramer
Senior Manager of Landscape Standard Verra
Virginia Gabby
Virginia Gabby
College Relations Manager IES Abroad
Kerri Vance
Kerri Vance
Coordinator for International Academic Programs Texas A&M University
Dr. Ryan Buck
Dr. Ryan Buck
Vice President Texas International Education Consortium
Chelsea Kindred
Chelsea Kindred
Director of Alumni Development and Research API (Academic Programs Abroad)
Dr. George McLemore
Dr. George McLemore
Fulbright Scholar, Adjunct Professor Austin Community College
Marie Burks
Marie Burks
Finance Manager, Center for Global Engagement Baylor University
Sydney Jones
Sydney Jones
University Relations Coordinator, CIS Abroad
Jessica Thomas
Jessica Thomas
International Student Advisor Texas A&M University
James McClure
James McClure
Director, Employment Services Texas A&M University

Agenda

Stages
John Brooks Williams South (JBWS) Lobby

09:00

10:00

11:00

12:00

13:00

14:00

15:00

16:00

Arrival & Check-In

09:30 - 10:00

Exhibitor Fair

14:00 - 15:00
GlobalAustin
STRIVE Trips
Academic Programs International (API)
International Studies Abroad
CEA
Peace Corps
JBWS 161

09:00

10:00

11:00

12:00

13:00

14:00

15:00

16:00

Building Your Toolkit for What's Next

11:00 - 11:45
Chelsea Kindred Chelsea Kindred

Building Your Toolkit for What's Next

13:05 - 13:50
Chelsea Kindred Chelsea Kindred

How you can do it? Embracing Your Next International Journey (Panel)

15:00 - 15:45
James McClure
Jessica Thomas
Sydney Jones
Kerri Vance
Dave Kramer
Carter Auditorium

09:00

10:00

11:00

12:00

13:00

14:00

15:00

16:00

Welcome & Keynote

10:15 - 11:00
Chelsea Kindred
Dr. Ryan Buck

Closing Remarks; Photo Contest Winner Announcement

15:45 - 16:15
JBWS 163

09:00

10:00

11:00

12:00

13:00

14:00

15:00

16:00

Making Connections: Networking and Other Essential Skills

11:00 - 11:45
James McClure James McClure

Abroad: How I Went and What I Learned (TED Talk format)

13:05 - 13:50
James McClure
Marie Burks

How to Get Money from Other People

15:00 - 15:45
Ben Simington Ben Simington
JBWS 165

09:00

10:00

11:00

12:00

13:00

14:00

15:00

16:00

Career Pivots: How to Build a Career Off Your Study Abroad Experience

11:00 - 11:45
Lesley Robinson Lesley Robinson

Storytelling for Pros: A Workplace Essential

13:05 - 13:50
Sydney Jones
Dr. George McLemore
Virginia Gabby

How Study Abroad Translates to Design & Communication Careers

15:00 - 15:45
Lindsay Goff
Candice Digby
Brittany Palmer
JBWS 180

09:00

10:00

11:00

12:00

13:00

14:00

15:00

16:00

Resume Workshop & Review

11:00 - 11:45
Alex Smith Alex Smith

Resume Workshop & Review

13:05 - 13:50
Adrian D. Ramirez Adrian D. Ramirez

Resume Workshop & Review

14:00 - 15:00
Adrian D. Ramirez Adrian D. Ramirez

Resume Workshop & Review

15:00 - 15:45
Alex Smith
Adrian D. Ramirez
JBWS 267

09:00

10:00

11:00

12:00

13:00

14:00

15:00

16:00

Coffee House Music Lunch Room

12:00 - 13:00
JBWS 265

09:00

10:00

11:00

12:00

13:00

14:00

15:00

16:00

Pop Music Lunch Room

12:00 - 13:00
JBWS 261

09:00

10:00

11:00

12:00

13:00

14:00

15:00

16:00

Around the World Music Themed Room

12:00 - 13:00

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