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Going Global Week

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Friday, February 17, 2023 9:30am to 4pm

Explore your opportunities to study, intern, work, and live off-campus.

Wednesday, February 15:

11 a.m. - 3 p.m. - Off-Campus Study Fair, BSC Great Room - Explore your opportunities to study off-campus with representatives from over 300 programs around the world

3 p.m. - Connect with Peace Corps, MMC 159 - Hear about opportunities to serve abroad with Peace Corps

4 p.m. - Experiential Learning for Tomorrow's Leaders: SIT Graduate Institute, MMC 159 - Learn about SIT's experiential, global grad school programs

5 p.m. - Teach Abroad: Travel, Get Paid, Change Lives!, MMC 159 - Hear about your opportunity to teach English across the world

7 - 8 p.m. - Living Faithful Lives of Service and Leadership in a Global Society,  MMC Fried-Hemenway Auditorium - Hear from non-profit leaders working in interfaith (from the Al Amana Centre in Oman) and youth development (from New Horizons Foundation in Romania)

Thursday, February 16:

11 a.m. - Hope College Connection LIVE: Around the World, BSC Schaap Auditorium - Hear from alumni living across the word

1 p.m. - Studying Abroad at an International University, Maas Conference Room - Learn how to succeed in a direct enrollment study abroad program at universities in Australia, New Zealand, Asia Pacific, and the UK

2 pm. - Immigration as a Social Justice and Faith Challenge, Maas Conference Room - Hear from non-profit leaders on the ground at the US/Mexico Border (Border Studies Program) and in Krakow, Poland (John Paul II Project) working at the intersection of faith and immigration.

3 p.m. - Fulbright Scholarships - Connecting People. Connection Nations, MMC 159 - Learn about Fulbright's opportunities to study or teach English abroad after graduation

4 p.m. Preparing for Internships Off-Campus and Abroad, MMC 159 - Hear from a student panel about their experiences doing internships during their semester off-campus

5 p.m. - Global Practices on Sustainability and Faith, MMC 159 - Join us for a eniching discussion on global proactices in sustainability and faith from leaders at Oregon Extension Program and Creation Care Studies Program

7 - 8:30 p.m. - Global Story Slam!, Winants Auditorium in Graves Hall - Hear stories from Hope College's off-campus study returnees, international students, and TCKs (third-culture kids)

Friday, February 17

9:30 a.m. - School for International Training: Student Research Presentations, MMC 1st floor rotunda - Listen to student presentations on their independent research projects

11 a.m. - Short-Term Servie Opportunities through Hope: a Window into the World, Graves 119 - Explore Hope's short-term service opportunities through Immersion Trips and SEED Trips

1 p.m. - Serving Abroad in the Name of Christ, MMC Fried-Hemenway Auditorium - Hear abbout opportunities to serve abroad after graduation from the RCA, Resonate Global Missions (CRC) and Mennonite Central Committee

3 p.m. - Overcoming the Barriers of Studying Abroad, Winants Auditorium in Graves Hall - Hear from IES Abroad's Diversity team on how to overcome perceived barriers like finances, passports/visas, academics, and social identity when it comes to studying off-campus

4 p.m. - Engineers Without Borders: Build a Better World through Engineering, VanZoeren 298 - Learn about the work of Hope's chapter of Engineers without Borders

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