Lessons from Abroad

Southwest Lessons From Abroad, Study Abroad Returnee Conference

Thanks for your interest in Southwest Lessons from Abroad!

Students

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 2018 conference is set for Saturday, September 22nd at the University of Arizona in the Environment and Natural Resources 2 Building.

2017 Conference Schedule (Example for 2018)

  • 9:30 a.m.: Check in & Exhibitor Fair
  • 10:00 a.m.: Welcome & Keynote Speaker
  • 11:00 a.m.: Breakout Session I
    • Showcasing your Experience: Resume and Cover Letters
    • Go Abroad Again; Work, Research, Volunteer and Study Overseas
    • Adapting Back: Navigating Reverse Culture Shock
  • 11:45 a.m.: Lunch & Exhibitor Fair (included)
  • 1:00 p.m.: Breakout Session II
    • Resume Review Workshop
    • Go Aboard Again; Work, Research, Volunteer and Study Overseas
    • International Careers: Make Your Dream Job a Reality
  • 2:00 p.m.: Breakout Session III
    • Resume Review Workshop
    • Living an Internationally-Focused Life
    • Adapting Back: Navigating Reverse Culture Shock
  • 3:00 p.m.: Photo Contest Results and Closing Remarks

Sponsors & Exhibitors

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