Get Ready for Your (Global) Career

Language Requirement: None
Academic Standing by Program Start: Open to All Students
Location: Americas
Program Overview

Join the Global Career series remotely and learn how to make your career path become a reality. This free, non-credit program is your clear pathway from UO education to your future job. Bi-weekly activities include preparation for future international internships, engagement in professional development and career readiness activities, and participation in cross-cultural training. Build career connections with professionals in business, marketing, finance, advertising, public relations, health professions, public service, diplomacy, and international development. Activities take place every other Friday throughout winter term, beginning in week two. To attend, complete this quick registration form.

Spring term schedule:

Friday, April 9 at 10:00 a.m.
You Got This: Identifying and Overcoming Imposter Feelings
Speaker:  The Holden Center, University of Oregon

This workshop discusses what imposter feelings are and how they shows up in our lives. Participants will take a quick assessment to learn about their unique “imposter syndrome type” to better understand when and how they experience imposter feelings. Lastly, participants will engage in discussion to create strategies that allow them to overcome their imposter feelings.  

Friday, April 23 at 10:00 a.m. 
Conversations with 3 Guest Speakers about Culture and Employment

Amanda Milburn, Global Education Oregon in London, UK
Amanda will talk about Female Employment in Britain: from the first gender specific Act of Parliament to the present gender pay gap and inequitable division of home labour during the pandemic

Silvia Minucci, Global Education Oregon in Siena, Italy
Silvia will talk about Cross cultural adaptation is a continuing process that involves the evolution of insight, knowledge, and emotional intelligence. The speaker will give you some tips on Italian culture that demonstrate how everything can be perceived from different perspectives.

Samantha Mather, Lecturer and Author, Global Education Oregon in London, UK
Samantha will talk about Neuroscience of the Impact of COVID and working from home: a view on how our brains are responding and why it's making working from home hard

Friday, May 7 at 10:00 a.m.
Foundations for Intercultural Competence
Speaker: Lesley Jo Weaver, Associate Professor, Global Studies, University of Oregon

This informal talk will address some of the key cognitive, theoretical, and practical skills that are consistently linked with successful intercultural work. We will use real-life examples to think through how to develop and sustain those skills.  


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