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  • Studying and interning abroad boost employability

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    New research finds that studying and interning abroad improve students’ rankings on key skills deemed important by employers when making hiring decisions, and that international experiences were also linked to lower unemployment rates.
  • Under Secretary Stengel advocates for study abroad

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    More American students should pursue study abroad experiences, as they have become increasingly important for American students both personally and professionally, according to Under Secretary Richard Stengel.
  • Experience abroad makes you more creative, more employable

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    A growing body of research indicates that study and work abroad experiences foster an “ability to think more complexly and creatively,” which can lead to more professional success.
  • More online students participating in study abroad

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    An increasing number of online students are pursuing international experiences through study abroad and exchange programs, using the same scholarship opportunities available to their on-campus peers.

The Alliance Policy Monitor

Timely, authoritative reporting on exchange news and policy trends

Kaitlyn Chriswell
Tue, 11/25/2014 - 09:42

Studying abroad is a vital experience for young Americans, Under Secretary of State for Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs Richard Stengel recently wrote in a blog post, published by the State Department and the Huffington Post.

Kaitlyn Chriswell
Fri, 11/21/2014 - 16:23

► The Russian government is reassessing its funding for postgraduate studies at foreign universities and may limit funding “to nations and universities that are deemed friendly to Russia,” according to the Moscow Times.

Kaitlyn Chriswell
Fri, 11/21/2014 - 11:07

Below please find the listing of Federal Register announcements issued by the U.S. Departments of State, Education, and Homeland Security, and USAID since 11/14/14.

If you would like more information on any items on the list, please email kchriswell@alliance-exchange.org and provide the item number located above the announcement.

Please feel free to contact us with additional questions.

AuPairCare Celebrates International Host Family Day

The Alliance Exchange Voice - Giving Voice to the Power of Exchange

Au pairs and host families gather for international host family day

Once a year, host families and au pairs come together in communities across the country to take part in International Host Family Day. The day focuses on celebrating the cultures of au pairs and host families alike, creating a unique opportunity for cultural exchange.

Events, organized by AuPairCare range from picnics in a local park to museum tours and appeal to family members of all ages.

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