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Apr 19 1:26pm

Celebrating Earth Day with IES Abroad

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We couldn’t imagine only spending one day thinking about sustainability, environmentalism, and how it relates to travel and studying abroad—so we’re gonna celebrate Earth Day for an entire week.

Apr 14 3:12pm

Can I Study Abroad in 2021?

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“Can I study abroad in 2021?” We know—it’s the question on everyone’s mind.

Mar 17 4:29pm

Global Leadership SerIES - Gretchen Cook-Anderson on Being Kind, Working Hard, and Taking Chances

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In this installment of the Global Leadership Series, IES Abroad College Relations Manager Virginia Gabby had a virtual coffee chat with Gretchen Cook-Anderson, IES Abroad Assistant Vice President, Diversity Recruiting & Advising. Using photos from Gretchen's life to guide their conversation, Virginia and Gretchen go deep on the life lessons, study abroad experiences, and special people who touched Gretchen's life. Gretchen also shares some of her own advice as an "International Education Celebrity".

Feb 2 2:14pm

A Day in the Life of a Virtual International Intern

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We checked in with one of the Virtual Internship Program participants to see what a day in the life virtually interning 'in' London looks like. Jessica F.—a Lehigh University student who's majoring in Finance and Mechanical Engineering—shared her day with us. 

Jan 21 9:25pm

Global Leadership SerIES - Dr. Gregory D. Hess Shares the 3 U's of Leadership, Learning from Failures, and More

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We interviewed IES Abroad President & CEO, Gregory D. Hess, Ph.D. Greg talks about what global leadership means to him, qualities a global leader should possess (hint: they all start with the letter "u"), his own leadership experience, and the global leaders he admires most.

Aug 26 9:58pm

IES Abroad 2020 Correspondent of the Year Interview

IES Abroad: Since your semester ended (virtually speaking), what have you been up to? And what are your plans for fall and moving forward?