ERIC Number: ED348624
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1992
Reference Count: N/A
Internationalizing Career Planning: A New Perspective for College Career Centers.
Sanborn, Robert D.
Programs and resources to assist college students who are seeking international careers and other international opportunities are described in this monograph. The first chapter focuses on internationalism and American education, discussing American international illiteracy, foreign language study, and international education. The second chapter discusses international programs in American institutions of higher education. The third chapter describes the international career center, including specific discussions of the Career Center at Columbia University's School of International and Public Affairs and Rice University's Career Services Center. The fourth chapter discusses program development, including establishing a need and administrative base for the program, program promotion, program evaluation, and vision for change. The fifth chapter discusses components of the internationalized career center. The sixth chapter discusses potential problems of internationalization, including budgetary concerns, insufficient support from the university administration, the student body, and the faculty, and problems concerning travel funds. The seventh chapter describes future trends in internationalization. A list of 65 references is included. The appendix lists publications of interest to the international career seeker; resources for an international career library; top international programs; international directories; and addresses of Chambers of Commerce. (ABL)
Descriptors: Career Centers, College Students, Higher Education, International Education, International Programs, Overseas Employment
ERIC/CAPS Publications, 2108 School of Education, The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1259 ($9.95).
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; ERIC Publications
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Educational Research and Improvement (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse on Counseling and Personnel Services, Ann Arbor, MI.