OCS Returnee Series

Welcome back to campus! During winter term, the Off-Campus Studies Office hosts a series of events that give returning students a chance to reflect on their off-campus experience, debrief with peers, learn how to leverage new skills, and gain exposure to further opportunities abroad.

All students are welcome to attend!

2019 Events:

Navigating Workplace Cultures: Forging Connections and Career Success (in collaboration with the Career Center and CGRS)

April 29, 2019


Alumni Guest House, Meeting Room & Library

Students heading out to internships, study abroad, and full-time work will be immersed in new environments with diverse ways of thinking and problem solving. Come to an interactive workshop featuring Mary Beth Lamb (ECCO International) focused on how to build effective collaborations, communicate effectively, and work across varied time, space, and organizational cultures.  The workshop will be held on Monday, Week 5 (April 29) from 5:30 – 7:00 p.m. in the Alumni Guest House Meeting Room. Dinner provided. RSVP through the Tunnel. Presented by Off-Campus Studies, Center for Global and Regional Studies, and the Career Center. 

OCS and Your Career (in collaboration with the Career Center)

March 7th, 2019
Leighton 303

Off-campus study experiences often bestow transferable skills sought by employers. In this interactive workshop, you'll learn how to articulate your OCS experience in interviews, resumes, and cover letters. Bring the applications you're currently working on! Lunch provided!


OIIL/OCS Talk_Considering Culture: Connecting Through Differences

Tuesday, February 5, 2019


Weitz 236

Share and talk about cross-cultural experiences/challenges/opportunities that a Carl has on and off campus and how to productively use/learn from them towards a growing understanding of oneself and the world. Dinner provided!