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Title: Pre-College Conference

Pre-College Conference 09
  • Amy Otis-De Grau
  • Director, International Education

Fried International Center
  • International Student Advising Immigration
  • International Partner Institutions
    International Scholar Assistance
  • Short-Term Exchange Programs
  • Study Abroad

International Students at Hope
  • of international students in 2009-10 37
  • PLUS 30 Third Culture Kids and 14 exchange
  • International Student Orientation
  • Immigration/SEVIS
  • Advising
  • International Student Retreat
  • Images A Reflection of Cultures
  • International Food Fair
  • International Education Week

International Partner Institutions
  • CHINA Zhejiang University
  • INDIA Union Christian College
  • JAPAN Ferris University, Meiji Gakuin
    University, Seigakuin University, Technos
    College, Waseda University
  • MEXICO Autonomous University of Querétaro
  • UK Liverpool Hope University

Short-Term Exchange Programs
  • Liverpool Hope Education Seminar
  • Meiji Gakuin Global Management Seminar
  • Meiji Gakuin American Studies Seminar
  • Technos International Week

Off-Campus Study
  • Hope College students have access to over 200
    off-campus study programs in over 60 countries.
  • Approximately 1/3 of a graduating class at Hope
    College studies off-campus for a semester or
    academic year

Where? Around the World!
  • Fall 2009
  • 75 students in 23 different countries
  • Africa Middle East Jordan, Uganda
  • Asia China, India, Japan
  • Australia New Zealand
  • Europe England, France, Germany, Greece,
    Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Scotland, Spain
  • Central/South America Argentina, Chile, El
    Salvador, Mexico, Peru

Where? Around the World!
  • Spring 2010
  • 73 students in 22 different countries
  • Africa Middle East Cameroon, Turkey
  • Asia China, Japan
  • Australia New Zealand
  • Europe England, France, Germany, Greece,
    Ireland, Italy, Netherlands, Scotland, Spain,
  • Central/South America Argentina, Chile, Costa
    Rica, Dominican Rep, Ecuador, Mexico

What Majors?
Of the 148 students participating in
international programs, 67 are double or triple
  • On international programs for 2009-10

English Exercise Science French German History Int
ernational Studies Japanese Studies Mathematics Me
chanical Engineering Music Nursing Philosophy
Accounting Art Biology Business
Management Chemical Engineering Chemistry Classica
l Studies Communication Computer
Science Economics Elementary Education Engineering
Political Science Psychology Public
Accounting Religion Secondary Education Social
Work Sociology Spanish Special Education Theatre
Current Trends in U.S. Study Abroad IIE, May
  • Approximately 1.3 of all students enrolled in
    U.S. higher education studied abroad for credit
    during the 2007-08 academic year (approximately
    240,000 students).

Hope College Mission Statement
  • The mission of Hope College is to educate
    students for lives of leadership and service in a
    global society through academic and co-curricular
    programs of recognized excellence in the liberal
    arts and in the context of the historic Christian

Why? What are some benefits?
  • Students are
  • Taking responsibility for their own education
  • Expanding the course offerings in their major(s)
  • Learning independence - especially living
  • Building a strong self-awareness
  • Immersion into another culture
  • Developing cross-cultural skills
  • Acquiring language proficiency
  • Challenging their comfort zone and stretching
    their worldview
  • Establishing contacts
  • Making themselves MARKETABLE

Deloitte's International Assignment Services
(IAS) - Fall 2006 Advertisement
  • Bachelor's degree or 3 years of equivalent
    relevant work experience.
  • 2 years of related business experience in
    international customer service and / or
  • Bilingual language skills a must (Spanish and
    English mandatory, German a plus).
  • Intermediate Microsoft Excel worksheet
  • Prior expatriate experience a plus.
  • Basic math skills.

The Benefits for Hope
  • International Education is a great tool to help
    implement the colleges mission statement!
  • Attractive to prospective students
  • Give students the opportunity to explore courses
    not taught at Hope
  • Gives academic departments the opportunity to
    include a global component to the major
  • Helps prepare students to be global citizens
  • Returnees who have a global perspective

Study Abroad Programs
  • Types of programs
  • Traditional direct enrollment
  • Study centers
  • Hybrid programs
  • Experiential Learning
  • Many English-based programs!

One Model IES European Union Program
  • For Cultural Studies, Economics, International
    Business, International Relations, and Political
    Science majors
  • Focus Development and activities of the EU
  • Courses focus on the historical and institutional
    development of the EU, its internal policies,
    issues of culture and multiculturalism, and EU
    relations with outside nations.
  • Visits to Council of Europe and European
    Parliament in Strasbourg, Court of Justice in
    Luxembourg, Commission and Council of the EU in
    Brussels, European Central Bank in Frankfurt, and
    offices of the OECD and World Bank in Paris
  • Meet with EU and government representatives of
    member states leaders in multi-national
    corporations and NGOs official advisors on EU
    issues leading academics and entrepreneurs
  • Internships available in Freiburg, Germany and
    Brussels, Belgium

What do programs offer?
  • Internships
  • Thematic Programs
  • Service Learning
  • Research Opportunities/Independent Study Projects
  • Direct Enrollment (Courtauld Institute of Art,
    Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts, Amsterdam
    School of Music, Gerrit Rietveld Academie, Intl
    College of Management in Sydney, etc)

Internship Opportunities
Argentina Human Rights Public Health
Australia/New Zealand Arts, Film and
Broadcasting Business Law Communications Compute
r Science, IT and Engineering Education Hospitalit
y, Tourism, Sports Recreation Marketing Social
Sciences Science Environment
  • The National Museum
  • Irish Labor Party
  • Abbey Theatre
  • Dublin Fringe Festival

Chile placements in social health related
organizations such as Chilean International Red
Cross, Hogar de Cristo, etc.
Thematic Programs
  • Australia Rainforest, Reef, and Cultural
  • Chile Public Health, Traditional Medicine and
    Community Empowerment
  • Costa Rica Tropical Ecology Conservation
  • Hungary Budapest Math Semester
  • India Sustainable Development and Social Change
  • Ireland Peace Conflict Studies
  • Madagascar Biodiversity and Natural Resource
  • Morocco Multiculturalism and Human Rights
  • Nicaragua Revolution, Transformation, and Civil
  • Oman Economic Development, Energy and
    Diversification of the Gulf
  • Peru Indigenous Peoples and Globalization
  • South Africa Community Health and Social Policy
  • Switzerland International Studies, Multilateral
    Diplomacy and Social Justice
  • UK London Theatre Studies

Recent Independent Study Projects
  • Islam Tradition Gender Roles within the
    Family (SIT Jordan)
  • A B C D E F G Womens Literacy in Ngaoudere,
    Cameroon (SIT Cameroon)
  • Tierra Libertad An Overview of the Zapatista
    Movement and the Response of Guanajuato and
    Mid-Mexico (CIEE Mexico)
  • Ethical Wage Distribution in Chile (SIT Chile)
  • Child Trafficking in Mali West Africa (SIT
  • The Fast Life and Hard Times of the University
    of Dar es Salaam Student Revolution
  • (SIT Tanzania)
  •  Local Effects of Climate Change A Bolivian
    Story about Glaciers and Water Resources (SIT
  • An Introduction to HIV in India and the
    Institutions Responding to the Virus in
    Mangalore, Karnataka (SIT India)

Six Practical Steps.
  • Department meetings class visits
  • Advising assistance
  • Integrate off-campus study into your major
  • Help students plan ahead
  • Send students to our office and explore the
    options together
  • Integrate returnees into your department and

Going Around The Globe IT'S SCIENCE!
Gaining a Global Perspective Tyler Depke and Mark
Application Deadlines 2010-11
  • Fall 2010 Academic Year 2010-11
  • Off-Campus Study Application Feb 1, 2010
  • Spring 2011
  • Off-Campus Study Application April 15, 2010

Faculty Resources/Opportunities
  • Sabbatical placements at partner institutions
  • Collaborative Research Opportunities
  • IES Visiting Scholar (1 week residency)
  • Familiarization Tours
  • IES Global Cities London Berlin in
    Perspective in 2010
  • Customized Programs

Fried International Center
  • Martha Miller Center for Global Communication
  • 257 Columbia Avenue
  • Holland, MI 49423
  • 616-395-7605