Please join us as we celebrate the return of our American exchange students at this year's Homecoming Ice Cream Social!
Alumni Chapter Events
Being that this date is so close to Halloween, we thought it would be fun to get everyone together for a haunted walking tour of the Chicago. Please join us at Artists’ Cafe (412 S Michigan Ave.) at 4:00 where we will kick off the event with appetizers and a meet & greet. From there, our guide will lead us on a haunted walking tour around the downtown area. The tour is being provided by Atlantis Tour Group.
Please contact us with any questions and to RSVP!
Samantha (Chicago Chapter Chair) firstname.lastname@example.org // 240-432-8730
Miranda (Chicago Chapter Events Co-Chair) email@example.com // 847-8302016
Lessons From Abroad Returnee Conference on Saturday, October 1st 2016, hosted at the YFU USA National Office at The Event Space in Shaw (641 S Street NW, Washington, DC). Youth For Understanding has teamed up with Lessons From Abroad to offer you a dynamic and informative conference opportunity.
- Meet other recent study abroad returnees from all over the greater Washington, D.C. area (high school and university students)
- Hear from dynamic professionals about their experiences abroad
- Learn how to talk about your newly acquired global skills in a job interview or college application
- Discover how you can work or study abroad in college and beyond
- Network with professionals working in internationally-focused jobs
- Get your resume personally reviewed by career professionals and those with international work experience
- Stay connected to and share stories about your study abroad experience
This is a great opportunity to network with other students and professionals. We ask that you dress business casual and bring several copies of your resume. The outline of the conference schedule is listed below to give you an idea of how the conference will be structured.
SCHEDULE OF CONFERENCE EVENTS
9:15am-9:30am YFU Check-in
9:30am-10:00am Check-in and Resume Critique Registration
10:00am-10:30am Welcome and Introduction Activities
10:30am-11:20am Le Retour Video and Discussion
11:30am-12:30pm Concurrent Sessions
11:30am-4:50pm Resume Critiques
12:30pm-1:15pm Lunch Group A
1:15pm-2:00pm Lunch Group B
12:30pm-2:30pm Opportunities Fair
2:40pm-3:40pm Concurrent Sessions
3:40pm-3:50pm Coffee/Tea Break
3:50pm-4:50pm Concurrent Sessions
4:55pm-5:30pm Closing Remarks
5:30pm-5:46pm YFU Debrief
Please let me know if you have any questions.
We hope to see you there!
The Lessons From Abroad Greater DC Area Planning Committee and your Director of Alumni Engagement, Gina Palmisano
The mid-atlantic region has received a new batch of international students and we would love for you to join us in welcoming them! The summer bash will take place on Sunday, August 28th from 4:00 - 7:00pm at the home of Mark and June Eakin in Silver Spring, MD. We would appreciate you RSVPing to the event here.
You're invited to join in for an internationally themed potluck, think Brazilian Churrasco, German Bratwurst, Moroccan Tagine, Korean BBQ, Japanese Yakitori, Indian Tandoori, African Braai, Caribbean Rice and Beans, etc. Please RSVP by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org We look forward to seeing you there!
In the spirit of the summer Olympics in Rio de Janiero, please join us at the 18th Annual BrasilFest, a celebration of Brazilian culture and traditions. There will be live music, dance, and performances, and a chance to connect with local YFU alumni! Please RSVP by emailing email@example.com or via Facebook.
Please join us for a dinner meeting on Thursday August 18th at 6:30pm at We the Pizza on Capitol Hill. They have great pizza and are located a few blocks from the Capitol Hill Metro Stop.
While we enjoy dinner, we'll network and make plans for alumni events and YFU volunteer activities through the end of 2016.
Please RSVP to let us know that you will be joining!
Please join us as we kickoff our first official Alumni Chapter even in the Bay Area at the Consulate General of Ireland in San Francisco.
Light snacks and beverages will be provided.
Special guest speaker from the Irish Consulate will address the local Bay Area Alumni Group.
What: Alumni Picnic & Japanese Garden Tour (bring your own lunch, soft drinks provided)
When: Sunday June 12, Noon to 3pm - rain or shine, show up anytime!
Where: Kubota Garden located in south Seattle. This is a public park, please no smoking or alcohol.
RSVP: Join the event on our Facebook Group.
*More details will be provided closer to the event