Category Archives: International Education

How to View Your Abroad Experience Now as a Leader

Lily Fasano, ’20 // Marketing Don’t be that annoying study abroad person who can’t stop talking about all those amazing experiences you’ve encountered. Instead reflect upon the skills you have gained, and know that it is okay to have mixed emotions when returning home. Reflect upon your abroad experience, and take charge of your emotions. […]

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5 Tips on How to Optimize LinkedIn while Highlighting Your Abroad Experience

Lily Fasano, ’20 // Marketing A key point to consider when applying your abroad experience to a work setting is mentioning how adaptable and flexible you were when living in another country. Follow Lessons From Abroad on LinkedIn for more tips. Connect with Jessica Harrington or Mandy Reinig who hosted the conference, on how easy […]

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Educate Yourself: Global Black Voices

In addition to the excellent lists compiled by others at Champlain College, see “Educate Yourself” in The View  Champlain Library’s AntiRacism Resources  OIE would like to encourage you to read, watch, and listen to some international black authors, stories, and artists.  We have compiled the following lists to help you. What To Read Americanah by […]

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A Reflection on My Year Studying Abroad

Lauren Girard, ’21 // International Business May 15, 2020 Nĭ hăo, kia ora, and hello are just three greetings I’ve used this year during my time studying abroad. I began my journey in the summer of 2019 interning in Shanghai, China. Then, I spent the fall semester in Dublin, Ireland, and now I’m studying at […]

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Letter from the Sr. Director of International Education

Hello Colleagues, These are unprecedented and challenging times for so many, and those of us working in international education have certainly had a wild ride.  The last few months have proven that the Champlain College approach to international programs provides a strong safety net and an ability to respond to any situation that comes our […]

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Champlain’s 13th Annual International Photo Contest

On Wednesday, April 15th, OIE (the Office of International Education) and the Library held our 13th International Photo Contest Awards Celebration. This is one of our favorite events of the year, not only because we enjoy the artistry and vision of the photographers but also because it is tangible evidence of what we help students […]

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OIE Staff: Foreign Phrases We Love

In order to help you get to know more of the staff who work in OIE (the Office of International Education) here at Champlain College, we thought you might like to know more about where we have been and what we learned there.  So in alphabetical order, here we are. Alexander Gauthier, Student Life Manager, OIE, Montreal […]

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10 Tips for Traveling Abroad as a Student

In my year of studying abroad, I’ve done a lot of traveling by myself and in groups. I learned quite a few things along the way, including some insights I wish I had known a year ago. So here are a few of my top tips for student travelers. (I figure someone should benefit from […]

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7 Myths and Misconceptions I Discovered (and Some I Believed) While Studying Abroad

Before I studied abroad, I had certain ideas of what I thought each place was going to be like. This varied from expecting to meet many fellow redheads in Ireland to assuming that the way the temperature/weather is measured around the world would be the same. The more I travel, the more I realize that […]

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