CASA 5th Annual Conference for Study Abroad Alumni

Join us Saturday, February 3rd, 2018 from 9:30-3pm, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT

 

CONNECTICUT AREA STUDY ABROAD RE-ENTRY CONFERENCE

Join us for the 5th Annual Connecticut Area Study Abroad (C.A.S.A.) Re-Entry Conference. Organized by various universities in the area, the Connecticut Area Study Abroad Re-Entry Conference is a way for you to share your study abroad experiences with like-minded peers from throughout Connecticut. Learn about how to go abroad again, how to market your study abroad experience in resumes and in interviews, and network with your peers.

About the CASA Re-Entry Conference

This year’s conference is hosted by the University of Connecticut. The fifth annual Connecticut Area Study Abroad (CASA) Re-Entry Conference aims to provide college and university students who have recently returned from a study abroad experience with a variety of information to help you make the transition home.  Developed by a committee of study abroad professionals, the conference will offer sessions on topics including unpacking your study abroad experience, career paths of study abroad participants, volunteer and non-profit opportunities abroad, how to go abroad again, and internationalizing your résumé and interviews. This event is open to any student from a college or university in Connecticut who has studied abroad, in any foreign country, for any length of time.

Location

The conference will take place on Saturday, February 3rd, from 9:30am-3:00pm at the University of Connecticut located at 2378 Alumni Drive, Storrs, Connecticut 06269.  The event will be held in the NextGen Forum Room, in the Peter J. Werth Residence Tower (free parking available), Map of Storrs Campus – NextGen Forum Room.

Conference Schedule

  • 9:30-10:00 – Registration/Check-In
  • 10:00-10:10 – Welcome and Opening Remarks
  • 10:10-10:30 – Ice Breaker
  • 10:30-11:15 – Session 1: Unpacking Your Study Abroad Experience
  • 11:15-11:30 – Break
  • 11:30-12:15 – Session 2: Going Abroad Again
  • 12:15-12:30 – Sponsors Presentation
  • 12:30-1:30 – Lunch and Sponsor Tables
  • 1:30-2:15 – Session 3: Communicating the Experience
  • 2:15-2:20 – Closing Remarks
  • 2:20-3:00 – Resume Critiques and Sponsor Tables

2018 Conference Sponsors!

CISabroad – Center for International Studies
International Studies Abroad
STA Travel

Student Registration Information

All students must register for the event in order to attend the conference. The registration fee is $5 if you pay in advance and $10 at the door on the day of the conference. Your registration fee includes coffee and snacks, lunch, and re-entry conference materials.

Please note: some universities will be paying the registration fee on behalf of their students; if you are unsure if your school is paying, please contact the appropriate person listed below (if you’re school is paying, you will NOT register online – you must sign up with the contact person listed below).

Contact Your University/College Representative

University of Connecticut – Laura Hills

University of Hartford – Meaghan Murphy

Sponsorship Opportunities Available

Interested parties may contact Laura Hills, UConn Education Abroad with all inquiries regarding sponsorship opportunities.