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Market your Study Abroad Experience

Now that you've studied abroad, learn how to maximize your international experiences as part of your career and/or graduate school plans!

Learning Outcomes

The webinar will provide you with tools to help you define your study abroad experience for employers, graduate and professional schools, by:

  • Identifying skills acquired abroad
  • Articulating your experiences and skills gained abroad on resumes, cover letters, and personal statements
  • Employing the STAR method to translate international experiences in ways that are applicable to the employment opportunity.

Accessing the Webinar

Please click the below link to view the 10-minute webinar.

Make sure to have your volume turned up. To begin the webinar, access "Slide Show" in the menu and choose "Play Slide Show from Start."

Northwestern Resources

  • CareerCat: Northwestern's central platform for career activities, job and internship opportunities
  • Northwestern Career Advancement:
    • Your NCA Career Adviser: internship and job search strategies, resume and cover letter review, strategies for interviewing and networking, and industry/employer information.
    • Your NCA Career Counselor: career decision-making, academic major choice, connecting majors with careers, career/personality assessment, graduate and law school advising
  • Review Go Abroad Again! for other intern, study and work opportunities to return abroad.