The Benefits of Studying Abroad

Studying abroad during college is a great opportunity and in today’s world, it could help give you an edge in the job market.

In the article “Student lands job with Apple after studying abroad” by Alissa Skelton, it talks about Todd Lane and how studying abroad in Madrid helped him to land a job with Apple. The knowledge and experience he gained while overseas helped Lane to show Apple how he understood the global impacts of a corporation, ultimately landing him an internship and then a full-time position on the finance team upon completion of graduation in June.

At JMU, there are a variety of short-term and semester abroad programs that can provide YOU with the opportunity to gain cultural prospectives, knowledge and language skills that are being emphasized more and more in today’s globalized market. If you are interested in learning more about your study abroad options at JMU, you can check out the Office of International Programs’ website.

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Original article from USA Today College by Alissa Skelton


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