Skills Gap or Disconnect? Translating Study Abroad Experiences to Workplace Skills

March 29, 2013 | Topics: Careers, Education Abroad

By Mallory Meiser

Less than a year ago when I was fresh out of college starting my job search, I was disheartened by the lack of emphasis employers put on my study abroad experience. More often than not, my five months in Europe were discounted as a holiday or “social experiment” as opposed an educational endeavor, the experience overlooked in favor of GPA and the rigor of my courses. ... See More