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IEW 2020: November 16 - 20

Welcome to International Education Week at Northwestern!

Overview

International Education Week (IEW), November 16-20, 2020, is an opportunity to celebrate the benefits of international education and exchange worldwide. This joint initiative of the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Department of Education is part of efforts to promote programs that prepare Americans & U.S. based students for a global environment and attract future leaders from abroad to study, learn, & exchange experiences.

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In collaboration with our program partners, student ambassadors, and returned students, GLO is celebrating IEW this year by hosting a series of events and content centered around daily themes. Most live sessions will be recorded, and the recording will replace the live information once the event has passed.

Be sure to tune into the GLO Instagram account for special student stories within the themes!

November 16

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Money Monday

Let's talk all things financial.

Money Monday

Nov
16
2020
Financial Aid & Study Abroad Drop-in Hours

1:00 PM, CST

This is an open drop-in hour for any questions regarding study abroad and financial aid. Krista Buda Bethel, Senior Assistant Director in the Office of Undergraduate Financial Aid, will be available to answer any questions.

Nov
16
2020
NU Summer Research Opportunities

2:00 PM, CST

Join us for a detailed overview of funded summer research opportunities supported by the Office of Undergraduate Research. We will discuss programs (Undergraduate Research Grants, Undergraduate Research Assistant Program, Language Grants) as well as timelines to get involved and how to take these opportunities abroad.

Nov
16
2020
In-Depth Information About Financial Aid and Fellowships to Support Study Abroad

On-Demand

View detailed information about finances in relation to study abroad and fellowships.

 

November 17

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Tuesday Tips

Tuesday Tips is going to focus on tips and opportunities.

Tuesday Tips

Nov
17
2020
Info Session: Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Recording available

Learn more about studying at one of the world's top 100 universities in the cultural capital of Israel!

Nov
17
2020
Migration and Integration in Germany: Is it working?

12:00 PM, CST

In September 2015, thousands of refugees arrived in Munich. An alliance of multiple organizations and political parties stood together to give those a voice who had just left everything behind. Greta Vorwerk will talk about the challenges the young alliance was facing and the projects they were accomplishing.

Nov
17
2020
Getting the Best of Both Worlds: Study and Intern Abroad

1:00 PM, CST

Join a conversation featuring representatives from SIT and IES about international internships and their various study abroad programs. This session will give you an insight into the professional and academic benefits of doing an internship abroad. Learn how internships can help you expand your global network, increase your marketability on your resume, and how this experience has a reciprocal and meaningful value.

Nov
17
2020
Boston University Study Abroad Info Session

Recording available

Join BU Study Abroad representatives to learn more about studying in Geneva, Madrid, or Padua. We'll dive into each program and have plenty of time for open Q&A.

Nov
17
2020
Leadership For Study Abroad Students

4:00 PM, CST

How will you advance yourself after your time abroad? How will you translate your international experience into leadership at home? How will you implement what you have learned once you are back in the States? Join the NU Center for Leadership at an informal “Office Hours” if you are interested in pairing your international education with our Undergraduate Leadership Certificate and/or Leadership Coaching Program.

Nov
17
2020
CET Jordan: Internships

Slides available

Learn about internships in Amman, Jordan and how to showcase them upon your return to make your LinkedIn standout.

Nov
17
2020
How To Meet Locals While Studying Abroad

On-Demand Content

This is a video from the University of Deusto on tips to meet locals while studying abroad

Nov
17
2020
Internship Opportunities with Middlebury Schools Abroad

On-Demand Content

A panel of Middlebury Schools Abroad directors discuss how they incorporate meaningful professional experiences as part of the curriculum.

Nov
17
2020
Selecting a Program at Tel Aviv University International

On-Demand Content

A prerecorded info presentation of programming options and student life at TAU International.

 

November 18

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What About Me Wednesday

Today is about you! The content today will focus on specific majors, fields of study, or identities.

What About Me Wednesday

Nov
18
2020
Calling All Theater-makers & Creatives!

10:00 AM, CST

Are you a theater artist, visual artist, musical theater fan, or someone who just loves theater? Do you want to spend a semester developing your artistic vision, theater experience, or creating a creative discipline for yourself? Come learn about what makes the National Theater Institute's eight programs so well-suited for facaded artists (actors, directors, playwrights, music theater composers, dancers and aspiring artistic directors). No experience necessary!

Nov
18
2020
Info Session: GESI 2021 Virtual Global Development in Action

11:00 AM, CST

During Spring quarter 2021, the Global Engagement Studies Institute (GESI) is offering another virtual rendition of its programming in lieu of canceled study abroad programs due to COVID-19. This is a unique hybrid opportunity to explore complex questions through coursework while simultaneously engaging in a meaningful internship—all in a completely virtual online setting.

Nov
18
2020
Engineering Study Abroad Programs

2:30 PM, CST

With a little bit of planning, Northwestern engineering students can and do study abroad! Come to this session to learn about affiliated, exchange, and Northwestern programs that offer coursework in technical disciplines & how to petition for credit towards your major. Advisers from GLO, McCormick, Arcadia University, and IES Abroad will give you an overview of program possibilities and be available to answer questions.

Nov
18
2020
Summer in Berlin- Global City in the Center of Europe

4:00 PM, CST

Join the German Department and the Global Learning Office (GLO) to learn about the Northwestern summer program "Berlin: Global City in the Center of Europe."

Nov
18
2020
Pre-Health Abroad

5:00 PM, CST

Hear from faculty and staff in Health Professions Advising, Global Health Studies, and the Global Learning Office about academic considerations and study abroad opportunities for students in pre-health disciplines. NU alumni will also be present to share their study abroad experiences and how their time overseas impacted the remainder of their time at NU and after graduation.

Nov
18
2020
Why Latin America is Great for Spanish Majors!

On-Demand Content

This approx 10 minute recorded presentation that will highlight the benefits of studying abroad in Latin America.

Nov
18
2020
The Asian American Experience Abroad

On-Demand Content

In this short video, Asian American students share their experiences studying abroad on University of Minnesota programs. From the UofM Learning Abroad Center series: Multicultural Students Abroad.

Nov
18
2020
The Black Experience Abroad

On-Demand Content

In this short video, Black and African American students share their experiences studying abroad on University of Minnesota programs. From the UofM Learning Abroad Center series: Multicultural Students Abroad.

Nov
18
2020
The Latinx Experience Abroad

On-Demand Content

In this short video, Latinx students share their experiences studying abroad on University of Minnesota programs. From the UofM Learning Abroad Center series: Multicultural Students Abroad.

Nov
18
2020
Studying STEM at Middlebury's Programs Around the World

On-Demand Content

Middlebury Schools Abroad directors highlight the dedicated programs and course offerings for students in the STEM field.

 

November 19

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TBT Thursday

Today we'll hear from alums looking back on their study abroad experience.

TBT Thursday

Nov
19
2020
NU Alumni Panel Discussion: Languages Lead the Way!

12:00 PM, CST

What are our NU alumni doing with their hard won language skills? What did they do post-Northwestern to continue to engage with other languages and cultures? Join our Northwestern alumni panelists as they talk about their language and study abroad experiences and how they have continued to maintain their involvement with other languages and cultures.

Nov
19
2020
DIS Alumni Celebrate Throwback Thursday

2:00 PM, CST

Three DIS alumni hold a conversation about their experiences studying abroad -- how they chose DIS, what they did while abroad, what they wish they'd known, and more.

Nov
19
2020
How Study Abroad Influenced My Job Path

7:00 PM, CST

Tune into a panel of graduated Northwestern students reflecting on how their decision to study abroad influenced their career path post graduation.

 

November 20

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Foodie Friday

We are wrapping up IEW with food themed Friday!

Foodie Friday

Nov
20
2020
Yalla Le'echol! Let's Eat (Shakshuka)!

12:00 PM, CST

Join the Tel Aviv University US Outreach Coordinator and learn how to make a classic Israeli Shakshuka! While we cook we can chat about study abroad at TAU International and all things Israeli. Yalla!

Nov
20
2020
IG Takeover: All About Allergies

4:00 PM, CST

Tune into the GLO Instagram for a special takeover by GLO Student Ambassador Kendall Gail. Kendall will answer questions about dietary restrictions and food allergies while abroad!

Nov
20
2020
IG Takeover: Cooking!

10 AM, CST- Cindy & 2 PM, CST- Gabi

Come see Gabi and Cindy, the GLO fellows, cook some of their favorite international dishes!