Satellite Campuses and the Study Abroad Experience

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Last week I was invited by the New York Times “Room for Debate” to contribute my opinion on whether global universities help or hurt higher education. My response is below.

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Helping Syrian Scholars and Students

International Careers Expert and Author

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.

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Women Helping Women


Women can help other women on small, medium and large scales in every country around the world. Networking and sharing can be cross-cultural acts of kindness and smart economics.

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International Travel: One of the Benefits of a Global Career

Hindu Temple in Ubud, Bali, Indonesia

Although I speak and write often about the professional benefits of working abroad, an international career also offers a great deal of fun!  One of the best perks for me comes in the form of travel. During the course of my three years in Hong Kong, my husband and I managed to visit most every […]

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Getting to Know You — International Style

Child has the world in her hands

School-sponsored International Nights can play an important role in helping children appreciate diversity and begin to be globally aware. They also help bring diverse groups together to embrace one another’s uniqueness.

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NY Times: When a Career Path Leads Abroad

Stacie Nevadomski Berdan gives practical advice and specific tips on the international job search in this piece about global careers.

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10 Ways to Increase Your Chances of Going Global

I give a fair number of speeches and participate in many career conferences and panels across the country — both on campuses and within organizations — and almost always the question comes up: What can I do to increase my odds of being sent on a global assignment?  The answer is: Many things of course, […]

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Do You Have the Right Stuff?

Is Going Global Right for You?

When people tell me they want to live and work abroad, I encourage them. Living and working abroad can be a mind-opening experience. Yet it can also be tough — a real challenge if you’re not ready for it. “How do I know if it’s right for me,” many people ask.  You can start by […]

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Welcome to the new!

Stacie Berdan Speaking

I’m happy that you’re here because it means you are interested in learning more about international careers. Whether you’re a student or professional, a global worker or a budding internationalist, you’ve come to the right place to arm yourself with information, strategic advice and practical tips on what’s involved in going global.

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