Education Abroad

Career Center Speaker Series

Leveraging Education Abroad to Strengthen Student Employability and Career Development

Thursday, June 2
4:00 PM - 4:45 PM
Room: CCC, Four Seasons Ballroom 4

Education abroad can be life changing for any student, and often leads to a change in major or career aspiration. A structured and well integrated campus advising practice, bringing together both study abroad and career staff, is critical for helping students make the connection between their time abroad to their future employability.

Martin Tillman

President
Global Career Compass
Washington, DC

Martin Tillman is a natonal thought-leader and expert on the linkage of education abroad to student career development. He is President of Global Career Compass, an international consultancy, which assists students navigate career pathways and international educators to develop innovative campus practices. He is former associate director of career services at the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies. A NAFSA member since 1977, he is a frequent conference presenter, regular contributor of book reviews to the NAFSA International Educator magazine, and author of numerous publications about global workforce development and the impact of education abroad on student career development. He previously served as chair of NAFSA's Global Workforce Development Career Resources Task Force. His “AIFS Student Guide to Study Abroad and Career Development” is a frequently cited resource in study abroad and career offices around the country. His blog, Global Career Compass, is widely read. He received a Fulbright grant to Japan and has been a U.S. State Department Speaker Specialist. He has a BA from Stony Brook University and MA degrees from Colgate University and the SIT Graduate Institute.


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