Nannette Ripmeester is appointed as Lead Trainer for the workshop ‘Internships, Research, and Service Learning Abroad’ at the annual NAFSA conference. NAFSA is the largest gathering in the field of international education. The conference offers outstanding educational and professional development opportunities and a world-class Expo Hall. NAFSA 2018 will take place in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (US)
The workshop discovers how the design and administration of internships, service learning, and research abroad programs differ from traditional study abroad programs. Consider influencing factors, such as: academic credit, institutional control, finances, visas, and adjustment to host communities in program planning and implementation.
• Considering necessary differences in program development, implementation, and administration of these models reflecting institutional context and commitment
• Identifying adaptations needed to engage in high quality, career-driven advising practices
• Building an internship, service learning, and research abroad portfolio that addresses the capacities of your institution and assesses provider programs