Lessons from Abroad

Southwest Lessons From Abroad, Study Abroad Returnee Conference

Thanks for your interest in Southwest Lessons from Abroad!


Lessons from Abroad is an event for study abroad alumni. Students will be able to:

  • Talk to other study abroad alumni and share their experience
  • Learn how to put their experience on a resume
  • Gain interviewing skills that demonstrate skills gained during study abroad
  • Find ways to study, work or live abroad in the future

The 2017 conference is set for Saturday, September 23rd at ASU Downtown Campus in Walter Cronkite School of Journalism.

2016 Conference Schedule (Example for 2017)

  • 9:30am: Check in & Exhibitor Fair
  • 10:00am: Welcome & Keynote Speaker
  • 11:00am: Concurrent Session I
    • Showcasing your Experience: Resume and Cover Letters
    • Go Abroad Again; Work, Research, Volunteer and Study Overseas
    • International Careers: Make your Dream Job a Reality
  • 11:45am: Lunch & Exhibitor Fair (included)
  • 1:00pm: Concurrent Session II
    • Resume Review Workshop
    • Go Aboard Again; Work, Research, Volunteer and Study Overseas
    • Graduate School Options
  • 2:00pm: Concurrent Session III
    • Resume Review Workshop
    • Living an Internationally-Focused Life
    • Interviewing Workshop
  • 3:00pm: Closing & Raffle

Sponsors & Exhibitors

If you are interested in sponsoring LFA Southwest, please visit the sponsorships page.