Campus Events & Opportunities

Whether you’re interested in earning academic credit, paying it forward by helping students who might be considering an international experience, looking for new opportunities to get abroad or just want to make some extra money (yes, you read that right!), there are many ways to stay connected to the time you spent abroad.

Here are just a few (of many!) ways to keep your international experience alive through opportunities and events right here on campus.  

 International Education Week   Photo Contest

Attend the Resume Workshop September  Work with ECRC & IPE advisors to fine-tune your resume and Effectively Share Your International Experience with Employers 
Volunteer at the IPE Fair September  Contact your IPE Advisor if you’re interested in staffing a table at the IPE Fair to share your experiences and promote your program to future travelers 
Wear your Engineers Abroad pin at Career Fair September 

Need a good way to start the conversation with employers about your international experience? Pick up a free button at the IPE office, beginning September 

Enter the IPE Photo Contest October Submit your photos and stories for prizes, and you may see your photos on future IPE marketing materials 
Participate in the Intercultural Leadership Seminar October  Share the new skills you’ve learned abroad by joining other U-M students and international students to further develop your leadership and intercultural communication skills
Attend the International Opportunities Fair October 

Interested in working, interning, or volunteering abroad again or after you graduate? Attend this annual event at the Michigan Union to meet companies and programs.

Explore International Career Pathways Series from September-November

Learn more about international careers (work, internships, volunteering and research) and network with professionals.

International Education Week November Join us for our International Education Week Events and engage with international students and U-M students who have been abroad.

Submit your stories to the Lost in Translation event Submissions due in October, event in November The International Career Pathways series closes out with this yearly event; return students share their stories of memorable moments from their travels. Submit to tell your story, or just come enjoy! 
Speak on information panels for prospective students Fall semester

 IPE and other campus offices host numerous information panels throughout the semester designed to feature return student experiences and voices to encourage the next generation of CoE students to go abroad. Contact your IPE Advisor if you’re interested in getting involved! 

Enter the Cooley Writing Contest January  This writing contest includes a category for international experiences
Declare the International Minor for Engineers Anytime! 16-credit minor that includes a 6-week international experience, language proficiency, and coursework in international topics. 
Become an e-mail advisor  Anytime!

Contact your IPE Advisor if you’re interested in being listed as an e-mail contact for prospective students to contact to learn more about your experiences. 

Thank you and remember, Go Blue! Go Global!


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