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Top Tips: Building International Skills
Posted on Tuesday, September 26, 2017 - 11:09 in Top Tips, International Skills
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We are living in an increasingly globalized world, and your level of cross-cultural understanding can make or break your international career. Don’t wait until you have graduated before you think about expanding and internationalizing your resume and experience. Building International Experience is a section on the main MyWorldAbroad site (for registered users) that is designed to give you a sense of why you need cross-cultural skills in order to become a global professional. Check out a few of the top tips from the section!

Top Tips

  1. Knowledge takes time! You can’t expect to hop on a plane and develop cross-cultural skills on a one-week vacation. Global understanding is developed step-by-step, over time.
  2. Don’t wait for the world to knock on your door: Get involved. There are plenty of ways for you to get engaged on campus, whether you are able to spend time abroad or not.
  3. Form a club on campus: Can’t find a club that meets your international needs? Form one!
  4. Study abroad: We can’t recommend it enough! School is a fantastic way to immerse yourself in a foreign culture. 
  5. Get creative when going abroad: Feeling adventurous? Come up with your own ideas for traveling, interning or working abroad. This way you can tailor your trip to suit your specific needs.

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