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International Career Symposium
Tuesday, April 10, 2012
12pm - 6pm
International House

A special campus event of panels and presentations covering a wide spectrum of international career-related topics of interest to students in all majors, alumni, the broader campus community, and the public. No registration required.

Sample Programming

  • International Environmental Careers
  • Working for an NGO/NPO
  • Teaching English Abroad
  • Global Health/Human Rights
  • International Business Careers

Symposium Schedule

Tuesday, April 10, 2012

International Environmental Careers
1:00pm-2:30pm, International House

Learn about careers related to various aspects of the environmental sector abroad that involve using, managing, protecting, and conserving the earth’s resources to ensure the future well-being of the planet and its peoples. Professionals involved with advocacy, business development, law, and other areas will present. Panelist:

Working for an International NGO/NPO

Learn about working for an International non-governmental organization (NGO) or non-profit organization.

Teaching English Abroad
2:45pm-4:15pm, International House

There are multiple avenues to choose from when it comes to teaching English abroad. Come listen to a panel or seasoned professionals talk about their experiences teaching English in different countries. Questions will be addressed such as: How do I get started? Should I get my TEFL Certification? What should I know before I go?

Global Health and Human Rights
2:45pm-4:15pm, International House

Learn about the career paths of professionals in the fields of international health and human rights.

International Business Careers
4:30pm-6:00pm, International House

Learn from panelists about how to plan for a business career abroad. Get insight into global business trends that paint the demand for US talent and determine what you can do now to build your network to assure your international career goals.

The funding for this annual event has been made possible by the generous support of Harvey Masonek, a Cal Alumnus of the College of Letters and Science.

Co-sponsored by: The Career Center, World Affairs Council of Northern California, International & Area Studies Teaching Program, and Berkeley Programs for Study Abroad.

Co-hosted by: Berkeley Model United Nations (BMUN), Delta Phi Epsilon (DPE), International & Area Studies (IAS) Peer Advisors, and UC Berkeley Model United Nations (UCBMUN).

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