Join us for Study Abroad Career Benefits
Friday, October 25th, 12:45PM-1:30PM
Are you thinking about studying abroad and want to know how it can benefit your future career? Have you studied abroad and wonder how you can market your international experience to future employers? Bring your lunch and come to Tomlinson Hall, Rm. 135 (the large conference room), to learn about the career benefits of studying abroad, including how to articulate your experiences (prospective or past!) to employers.
In this info session, we will go over how to communicate the skills you learned abroad to potential employers. Topics that will be covered include how to explain your international experience positively and effectively, how to integrate your study abroad program into a resume or cover letter, how to describe your experience in an interview, and much more!
Study abroad alum and prospective students are encouraged to attend this joint session between the Office of Education Abroad and the Career Center. Study abroad is an excellent way to gain perspective. Come to this session and learn how to take advantage of your time abroad!
If you would like to meet one of our study abroad advisors to start your journey email firstname.lastname@example.org
to set up an appointment.
To explore all your options for study abroad, visit our website at www.case.edu/studyabroad
and start your program search today.
Announcements and Events from The Office of Education Abroad
Spring Semester Courses with Short-Term Study Abroad Applications are Open!
Would you like to study abroad this Spring Semester, but not necessarily for a whole semester? Consider a short-term program! Programs are all spring semester registration and have a study abroad component over spring break, or in May right after final exams. Start your search today!
International Education Week, November 11-15, 2013
Celebrate International Education Week with the Center for International Affairs. We are planning a variety of exciting activities for the week of November 11-15. Check out our website to suggest or add an international activity for that week. A detailed schedule for the week will be available by the end of October. http://www.case.edu/international/IEW.html
Other Announcements and Events
The Department of Modern Languages is offering a Spring Semester Course with Short-term Study Abroad
The Arab World Experience: Jordan (WGST/ARAB/FRCH--course TBA)
Jordan is a fascinating country rich in tradition yet modern at the same time with Amman as its cosmopolitan capital and crossroads of several cultures and religions. Jordan is home to numerous UNESCO world heritage sites such as desert castles, Wadi Rum Valley and Desert and, of course, the 2000-year-old city of Petra carved in stone that is a must-see for all world travelers. Jordan is an essential hub of diplomacy in the Arab world. This course will explore Jordan from north to south in all its historic splendor and physical beauty, as well as give the student insights on the cultures, history, human rights, politics, and diplomacy of this unique country. For more information click here.
The Mandel School of Applied Social Science (MSASS) is offering a Spring Semester Course with Short-term Study Abroad
Netherlands: SASS 325 / 575 – Social Justice: Health and Violence Prevention
Participants who travel to the Netherlands will learn how treatment agencies work in a variety of settings. Students will interact with Dutch scholars, clinicians, managers and clients. You will make many new friends and learn a great deal about similarities and differences between how Americans and the Dutch view health care, euthanasia, criminal justice, mental health and substance use disorders, in addition to the use of soft versus hard drugs, homelessness, prostitution and abused youth. This course satisfies the Global and Cultural Diversity requirement, social science credit for engineering students or may count toward new Social Work minor. For more information click here.
The Department of Bioethics is offering a Spring Semester Course with Short-term Study Abroad
BETH 315/415- Death, Dying & Euthanasia: Netherlands & the USA- Course Dates: 5/12-5/22/2014; Trip Dates: 5/10-5/23/2014
Instructor: Stuart J. Youngner, M.D. Is it ever permissible for physicians to kill their patients? In the Netherlands, the answer is yes. In the United States, it is no. Are the Dutch sliding down a moral slippery slope? Are the Americans compromising the rights and dignity of dying patients? This 3-credit course is a unique opportunity to examine a range of Dutch and American end-of-life policies and practices with special focus on the unique ethical, cultural, religious, and legal contexts in which they developed.
Want to learn more about Euthanasia policy in The Netherlands? Join us Monday, October 28th, 4PM-5:30PM in Degrace 312 for a special lecture by Dutch Physician Gerrit Kimsma. For more information click here.