Global career, study opportunities explored Nov. 15

Global career, study opportunities explored Nov. 15

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Nebraska's Global Studies program will host a day of events Nov. 15 to provide students with information on global careers and study abroad opportunities. The program will feature discussions with a foreign service officer, Peace Corps recruiter, and several businesses and nonprofit organizations.

Events will include:

Global Opportunities Fair — 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Nov. 15, Hawks Hall, Henrickson Atrium

  • Students can speak with businesses, non-profit organizations, and education abroad programs about possible global opportunities. The event is hosted by International Business, Global Studies, Education Abroad, and the Business Career Center.

Global Cafe: Coffee With a Diplomat — 2:30 p.m. Nov. 15, Oldfather Hall, Room 827

  • Kristin M. Stewart, U.S. Department of State Foreign Service Officer, will discuss about career opportunities in Foreign Service. Topics will include the Pathways Program and U.S. Department of State Internships. Stewart has served as a career member of the U.S. Foreign Service since 2002. Before assuming her current position as Diplomat in Residence at the University of Oklahoma, she was the Public Affairs Officer at the U.S. Consulate in Basrah, Iraq.

Peace Corps Information Session — 5 p.m. Nov. 15, Oldfather Hall, Room 817

  • Students interested in serving in the Peace Corps can speak with a recruiter and former volunteer. Topics will include an explanation of the application process and the benefits of joining the program. Coffee and pastries will be served.

For more information, contact Emira Ibrahimpasic at emira@unl.edu or 402-472-2150.