Being abroad changed your life, transfer those experiences to your resume! Maximize the potential of your study abroad program by learning how to boost your resume and putting your international experience into context to prepare yourself for future professional opportunities. First, ask yourself:
- Looking back, how did your abroad experience impact your career direction?
- What have been the most important lessons you learned from your time abroad that can help you in your chosen profession?
UT alumnus Trevor Partney studied abroad on five separate programs in three different countries before graduating in 2014 with a dual degree in corporate communication studies and Spanish and Portuguese. Partney went on two faculty-led programs to Cordoba, Argentina, and Salvador, Brazil, followed by a semester exchange at the Pontifica Universidade Catolica in Rio de Janeiro, another semester exchange at the Universidade Federal Minas Gerais in Belo Horizonte, Brazil, and finally an additional semester exchange in Mexico City at Universidad Iberoamericana.