International Travel for the Inexperienced Traveler

In less than a month I will be traveling to Quito, Ecuador for a study abroad trip and I could not be more excited! Considering I’ve only been on a plane twice in my life and have only had one real experience abroad, preparing for this trip has been a pain in my backside. So here’s the basics of what I’ve learned so far in my how-to on preparing for traveling abroad: Get a passport (if you already have a passport check the expiration date): I know you’re sitting there thinking, “Thanks Captain Obvious! I’m going out of the country … Continue reading International Travel for the Inexperienced Traveler

5 Reasons You Need International Experience

One of the biggest things that can make a candidate stand out in an interview is having international experience.  With an increasing global economy, it is extremely beneficial for students to get international experience and become more marketable and well rounded. At Ohio University there is a program called “The Global Leadership Center” or GLC. The GLC is a two-year certificate program that focuses on developing “internationally-minded, locally-engaged leaders in all walks of life.” The purpose of this program is to make students better rounded and skilled, both professionally and culturally so they are prepared for working with international clients … Continue reading 5 Reasons You Need International Experience