Archive | February, 2011

DYV11: Using education abroad as one of your success factors

GoAbroad Contributor - Monday, 28 February 2011 - 1 Comment

DYV11: Using education abroad as one of your success factors

In my last post I introduced the concept of a success factor as an important component as to how students can differentiate themselves in today’s hyper-competitive and ever changing global marketplace. I also provided a few examples of success factors generated from participating in an off-campus program. In this post,…

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JourneySong: Africa by Perpetuum Jazzile

Feature - Sunday, 27 February 2011 - 0 Comments

JourneySong: Africa by Perpetuum Jazzile

Today’s JourneySong is Toto‘s “Africa” performed live by the Slovenian group, Perpetuum Jazzile at Vokal Xtravaganzza 2008. There’s also a video of Toto performing the song live at a concert in Amsterdam, Netherlands. The initial idea for the song came from Toto band member David Paich who said, “At the…

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The land of Kilimanjaro and Zanzibar – Tanzania!

Country - Thursday, 24 February 2011 - 2 Comments

Map of Tanzania

Today we feature abroad opportunities in Tanzania! Here are the links to our GoAbroad listings for Tanzania: Study Abroad Programs High School / Gap Year Programs Internship Programs Job / Work Listings (updated daily) Language Study Programs Teach Abroad Programs TEFL (Teaching English as a Foreign Language) Certification Programs Volunteer…

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Journalism / Broadcasting Abroad

Feature - Wednesday, 23 February 2011 - 1 Comment

Journalism / Broadcasting Abroad

Journalism and Broadcasting alway involve international reporting. As an example, The Institute for Education in International Media (ieiMedia) Study has programs in international journalism in a number of countries. This video was from their program in Istanbul, Turkey. Here are links to all of our GoAbroad listings for Journalism and…

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What a Country – O Canada!

Country - Tuesday, 22 February 2011 - 2 Comments

Map of Canada

Canada makes up most of the upper half of North America and is famous for its enthusiasm for hockey, hunting, and stunning natural landscapes. Canada is made up of 10 provinces, one of which, Quebec, is primarily French speaking and celebrates both French and Canadian cultures.   Today we feature…

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DYV10: Focus on your success factors to help differentiate yourself

GoAbroad Contributor - Monday, 21 February 2011 - 1 Comment

DYV10: Focus on your success factors to help differentiate yourself

In my last post I discussed the three communication pieces every student needs: personal statement, value proposition and one word. In this post, I will focus on the need for students to identify success factors in order to differentiate themselves when applying for employment. Many college graduates often believe that…

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JourneySong: Good Life by OneRepublic

Feature - Sunday, 20 February 2011 - 2 Comments

JourneySong: Good Life by OneRepublic

For anyone who has spent time abroad, this song reflects the happiness of discovering the world — and how sometimes even your friends (especially those who haven’t been abroad yet) don’t understand. Woke up in London yesterday Found myself in the city near Piccadilly Don’t really know how I got…

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Head to the land of the Kiwis – New Zealand!

Country - Thursday, 17 February 2011 - 0 Comments

Map of New Zealand

New Zealand is one of the few places on earth where people can snowboard and surf in the same day. New Zealanders are a friendly and welcoming people. The country is also where many film makers choose for its natural beauty. Films such as The Lord of the Rings and…

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Journey to Jamaica!

Country - Wednesday, 16 February 2011 - 1 Comment

Map of Jamaica

Jamaica is an island in the Caribbean region and is home to Olympic track star Usain Bolt, the inspiration for many James Bond novels, and even has an Olympic bobsled team.   Today we feature abroad opportunities in Jamaica! Here are the links to our GoAbroad listings for: Study Abroad…

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The Edge of the World – Chile!

Country - Wednesday, 16 February 2011 - 0 Comments

Map of Chile

Chile expands along the western coast of South America and offers everything from vineyards to ski resorts, beaches to the mysteries of Easter Island. Because the country is so long, it boasts a variety of different climates, so traveling throughout the country gives visitors a number of different experiences.  …

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