UAA's Office of International & Intercultural Affairs organizes the Global Opportunities Expo to encourage you to explore the connections between study abroad, academic programs, and international internships and careers. Chat one on one with individuals from a variety of organizations. Come learn about exciting academic, intensive language, internship, and service learning programs in over 60 countries! 

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Note to Education Abroad Program Providers: UAA's Expos are by invitation only. They are open only to UAA education abroad affiliates and exchange partners. 


Spring 2015 Global Opportunities Expo

Tuesday, February 17, 10:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Daytime Events

"Global Opportunities Signature Event"

10:00 a.m. –2:00 p.m., SU Upper Hall

Representatives from four of our study abroad partners (Academic Programs International –API; American Institute for Study Abroad –AIFS; Institute for Study Abroad-Butler University –IFSA-Butler; Florence University of the Arts –FUA), the Languages Department, UAA Honors College, the Confucious Institute, the Japan Exchange and Teaching Program (JET)/Consular Office of Japan in Anchorage, the Peace Corps, the Alaska World Affairs Council, UAA's National Student Exchange Coordinator, careers in international education, and OIIA.

Florence University of the Arts

2:30 –3:30 p.m., RH 112

Courses and internships in English for students in a variety of majors (culinary arts, hospitality, arts/fine arts, humanities…)

U.S. Dept. of State: Foreign Service &Civil Service Career &Internship Opportunities

4:00 –5:30 p.m., Career Services, RH 122

Career Services is hosting this session with former Ambassador Lewis Lukens promoting career and internship opportunities with the Foreign Service and the Civil Service. 


Evening Events in Campus Housing

"Study Abroad Only"

5:00 –6:00 p.m., Campus Housing (Gorsuch Commons hallway)

The four study abroad reps and I will hold a drop-in fair.

"Stories from Abroad" This is a MUST ATTEND!

6:00 –7:00 p.m., Campus Housing (Gorsuch Commons, 106)

UAA returnees who studied in Germany, Spain, the Czech Republic, Japan, and India plus one who went on Semester at Sea will share their photos and stories at a very informal presentation. Everyone is welcome. Free pizza and punch.  

"Language Games &Pizza Night"

7:15 –8:30 p.m., Campus Housing (Gorsuch Commons, 106)

Co-sponsored by the Languages Department. Free pizza. All are welcome!

Please take advantage of these great opportunities!