Why are you interested in studying abroad?
Studying abroad helps you to learn new languages, appreciate other cultures, overcome challenges of living in another country and gain a greater understanding of the world. These are all things that modern businesses look for when hiring, and such traits will only become more important in the future.
What can studying abroad do for you?
25 Reasons to Study AbroadIt’ll look good on your CV. Brush up on your language skills. Living in a foreign country is completely different to a holiday. Meet a diverse range of people. Make lifelong friends. Discover new and exciting foods. Study and learn differently. Gain independence.
Will studying abroad help my career?
One of the most valued career benefits of studying abroad that you will develop is the ability to communicate across multiple language barriers. The ability to communicate well is an attractive skill for employers and is one of the most important skills gained from studying abroad.
Why do employers want to study abroad?
Employers view time abroad as a platform to develop valuable skills like tolerance, diversity, ambiguity, communication and adaptability – and they are willing to pay for it.
How do you gain international experience?
FIVE Ways to Gain International ExperienceStudy Abroad. Participate in an academic exchange to one of SFU’s partner institutions. Take Part in an International Field School. Like studying abroad, participating in a field school through one of SFU’s programs, is a structured way to see the world. Volunteer Abroad.
What are some international careers?
In-Demand International Business CareersManagement Analyst.Marketing Manager.Executive.Human Resources Manager.Financial Analyst.Economist.Policy Analyst.