Category: Internationalists

International Careers Expert and Author

Helping Syrian Scholars and Students

Although many people on both sides of the political aisle don’t think we should get involved in Syria militarily, this global initiative — designed to preserve the intellectual capital of Syria — should be one that everyone can agree on.

Former U.S. Ambassador Curtis S. Chin

Tone Down the Rhetoric: Time for a Business Pivot in Washington

Guest blogger Curtis S. Chin calls for a business pivot from Washington noting that Asia and the United States are important to each other; international business opportunities for Americans will expand if the right policy steps are taken.

Flags of the World

Global Mindset Survey Launched – Take it Now!

In an effort to collect data on raising global children, my writing partner, Rebecca Weiner, and I have created a short, anonymous survey. Appreciate it if you’d take it!

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Is Going Global Right for You?

Many people have written to me noting going global is a big risk, and they want to know: How do I know if I can do it? How can I determine if I’ll be successful working internationally before I pick up and move? To help you begin to answer that question, here is a thought exercise based on my research with thousands of successful internationalists.

International Currencies

Moving Abroad? Financial Preparation Pays Off

One of the most important prerequisites for a successful globetrotting experience is to establish a comprehensive partnership with a truly global bank.

Anna Catalano

Collateral Benefits!

By Anna Catalano, guest blogger Much has been written about the professional advantages of working abroad.  In today’s global business environment, it’s clear to see how important it is to understand and “live” the differences that societies around the world maintain and the uniqueness of each country’s business practices.  But a collateral benefit of having a […]

Flags of the World

International News

I found this past weekend full of interesting international news stories that just further indicate global growth, specifically that in Asia and the Middle East. For instance, in the Washington Post, Delaware Governor Jack Markel writes about his recent trip to China and advocates for the U.S. to follow similar suit: Government-business partnerships: Washington Post to stimulate […]

MBA Programs Mandate Study Abroad

MBA programs are incorporating study abroad in their curricula. Approaches vary but mandatory time abroad working on a specific business problem is proving most valuable.  Two schools leading the pack are Yale School of Management and George Washington University’s Global MBA program. Yale SOM revamped its curriculum in 2006 by replacing standard finance and marketing […]

Brazil Moves Onto Global Stage

Brazil moves onto the global stage: Campuses take note by Stacie Nevadomski Berdan Brazil has arrived, and its strong economy is capturing attention. Latin America’s largest economy is poised to realize its potential as a global player. Leading the charge, President Luiz Inacio da Silva has demonstrated the right touch when it comes to economic prosperity. […]

Study Abroad Students: Emphasize Your Curiosity and Open-Mindedness

The Expert: Stacie Nevadomski Berdan, international careers expert and co-author of Get Ahead By Going Abroad: A Woman’s Guide to Fast-Track Career Success (HarperCollins, 2007). The Issue: Employers are drawn to the curiosity—and “the ability to enjoy risk”—that compel college students to study abroad. In a recent article you wrote about employers’ views of study […]

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Stacie Nevadomski Berdan

Stacie Berdan is an international careers expert and award-winning author. She has worked in more than 50 countries and continues to counsel companies on global issues. She spends a great deal of her time speaking on college campuses where her advice on global careers has been characterized as "engaging, insightful, inspirational and authentic" by professionals, campus counselors and students alike.

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