Applying for jobs is tough. Applying for jobs during COVID is a nightmare. But finding the perfect fit is possible, as proven by two yPIE board members. Kristen Geatz joined the National Public Education Support Fund as an Executive and Operations Assistant in August. Richard Bobo recently took a position as a Full-Stack Software Engineer […]
Resolutions and intention-setting for a new year do not just apply to our personal life – we can also set goals for our professional development.
To kick off International Education Week 2017, yPIE DC highlighted innovations in international education. Virtual exchange programs designed to promote citizen diplomacy seemed like a great innovation to yPIE DC Board Member Stephanie Blochinger. She interviewed Paul Lachelier, the founder of Learning Life, to learn more about a new virtual exchange initiative that supports international […]
Offering readjustment and professional development support to students after study abroad can have tremendous impact. Read one student’s story.
By: Jason Terry This post was originally published in the July/August issue of ExchangeMatters, the Global U.S. Ties newsletter. I recently attended the Ron Moffatt Seminar on Peace and the Global Civil Society hosted by colleagues at NAFSA: Association of International Educators and the Joan B. Kroc School of Peace Studies at the University of […]
By: Mary Catherine Scarborough When I ask this question “So, why do you work in international education?” I always feel like an undergraduate student. I’ll explain. While some people saw, “So… what’s your major?” as a pick-up line or an awkward introduction in class or at parties, I was always genuinely interested in the answer […]