If you can't wait to go abroad, but know it just won't happen this year, never fear! There are still plenty of ways you can build international skills on campus. Be sure to make time for extra-curricular cross-cultural activities, like socializing with international students or having a world food pot luck in your dorm. There are lots of fun ways to bring the world to your doorstep! And you can also gain serious international chops (and resume-building skills) on your home campus by taking these suggestions:Take international courses: Register for international courses or write essays... Read the full article
MyWorldBlog | International Skills |
Cross-cultural skills and a well-developed global outlook are valued highly in the new global economy. In fact, they are crucial for developing an international career. But a global perspective doesn't appear overnight! True understanding is developed step-by-step, over time, through research and engagement.
Whether you're currently based in North America, or spending time abroad, there are many ways to develop your cross-cultural experience.
If you're in the US or Canada, you can start building that all-important global perspective by getting involved with international... Read the full article