There are ever increasing opportunities to develop an exciting international career in today’s globalized economy. The above is a snapshot of these opportunities. More and more companies are also including study abroad as a requirement in their job descriptions. Try searching “study abroad” when you’re on job search sites and you might be surprised what you find.
Whether you spend a few years living and working abroad after you graduate, or you work overseas until you retire, the skills and experience you gain while studying abroad can help you launch a successful international career.
Get inspired by professionals who share how study abroad shaped their careers in our Alum of the Month interviews.
Amy Ruhter McMillan is the Associate Vice President of Marketing at IES Abroad where she has worked since 1998. In her current role, Amy oversees all marketing-related aspects, including advertising, design and branding, public relations and outreach, internal and external communications, all print materials, and web presence. Since 2008, the Marketing Department has won more than 60 marketing-related awards for print materials, your world [redefined] campaign, its Study Abroad Film Festival, and IES Abroad’s 60th Anniversary Book, to name a few.
Amy has a degree in English and Writing, and a minor in Spanish from Valparaiso University in Indiana. She also studied abroad for a semester in Cambridge, England. She attended Hong Kong International School for grades 5-12. As a result of her upbringing in Asia and subsequent personal travels, Amy has visited more than 35 countries.