Global Internship Conference – Free Online Sessions

May 15, 2020    Source: Global Internship Conference

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Virtual International Internships – A 360° view of student, university, and employer involvement

Date: Monday June 1, 2020
Time: 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. PDT

Realizing the COVID-19 challenges related to international travel restrictions, health, safety & security concerns, and the economy; students and universities are looking at Virtual Internships as an alternative to traditional in-person international internships. Our expert panel will discuss the challenges, opportunities, and best practices related to Virtual Internships, taking perspectives from three key stakeholders: students, universities, and employers. The session will aim to provide the tools and information required to ensure successful outcomes for each party, with a view to creating sustainable and scalable virtual international internship programming as a feature of international education going forward.

Presenters

Host: Matt Byrnes, Global Internship Conference
Moderator: Mike True, INTRUEITION
Panelists:

  • Diana van Woerkom, Australian Internships
  • Emily Merson, Global Experiences
  •  Elsa Zenatti-Daniels, Aston University
  • Daniel Nivern, Virtual Internships

Register here.

Health, Safety & Security – International Internships in a Pandemic/Post Pandemic World

Date: Tuesday June 2, 2020
Time: 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. PDT

COVID-19 has changed the world of international experiential education in a profound way. As we slowly emerge from social isolation, our field is mindfully focusing on how to move our students around the world safely. Our panel of Health, Safety & Security experts will discuss considerations to mitigate HSS risks to students, employers, and the host country population in the pandemic/post pandemic age.

Presenters

Host: Matt Byrnes, Global Internship Conference
Panelists:

  • Bill Bull, Vice-President Risk Management, CIEE
  • Bill Frederick, Director, Lodestone Safety International
  • Colin McElroy, Director HSS, CIEE

Register here.

Visit globalinternshipconference.org for further information about the conference.