NAFSA 2020 Annual Conference & Expo

After careful consideration, and in deep concern for the health and safety of our attendees, the NAFSA board of directors has decided to cancel the 2020 NAFSA Annual Conference & Expo scheduled to take place on May 24-29 in St. Louis, Missouri.

If you are a job seeker, employer, team manager or someone looking to advance your career, be sure to visit the NAFSA Career Center in Room 101.

The NAFSA Career Center offers expert-led sessions and career chats on a variety of career-focused topics, 20 minute one-on-one Resume Review sessions with certified career advisers, and 25 minute sessions with highly experienced Career Mentors to help you create career goals and determine your next action steps. Laptops will be available to visit the NAFSA Job Registry, upload your resume, or review our database of highly qualified international education professionals.

Sign up for Resume Review and Career Mentor sessions begins Monday, May 25 at 12:00 p.m.

More than two dozen sessions and informal chats will cover topics focused on advancing your international education career, including how to create open and productive workplaces, hiring the best candidates, and transitioning to a new job. Don’t miss out on these opportunities to discover tools to help you progress in the field, build a successful team, and network with colleagues from around the globe. Career Chats will be held in Room 101. Career Center Sessions will be held in Room 102.

Career Center Schedule
Tuesday, May 26
11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Career Center Session: Off the Beaten Path: Nonlinear Careers in International Education - Room 102

Career Chat: Calling All Students! Connect with NAFSA, Build Your Career - Room 101

1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Career Center Session: Sneak Peek: Strategies for Discovering Workplace Culture - Room 102

Career Chat: Building Your Professional Brand - Room 101

2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Career Center Session: Jumping into a New Job: Career Transitions in International Education - Room 102

Career Chat: Unlocking Your Team's Motivation - Room 101

Wednesday, May 27
8:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.

Career Center Session: Navigating Generational Differences in the Office - Room 102

Career Chat: Using Technology to Solve Classic International Education Problems - Room 101

10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

Career Center Session: Challenging Implicit Biases and Single-Story Narratives in the Professional Community - Room 102

Career Chat: What’s CareerPrint? - Room 101

11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Career Center Session: Engaging the Disengaged: The Importance of Supporting Displaced International Educators - Room 102

1:00 p.m. - 1:25 p.m.

Career Center Session: The Personal and Professional Benefits of LinkedIn Networks - Room 102

1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Career Chat: Active Allyship and Inclusion for Professionals - Room 101

1:30 p.m. - 1:55 p.m.

Career Center Session: Fulbright International Education Administrators (IEA) Seminar Overview - Room 102

2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Career Center Session: Recruiter Insights: Senior International Education Leadership Searches and Best Practices - Room 102

Career Chat: Practicing Self-Care in International Education - Room 101

Thursday, May 28
8:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.

Career Center Session: Creating a Space for Career Growth for Black and African American International Educators - Room 102

Career Chat: Beyond Photocopies: Investing in Student Staff Training - Room 101

10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

Career Chat: Leveraging NAFSA Leadership for Career Advancement - Room 101

1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Career Center Session: Allies and Alliances in Women’s Leadership - Room 102

Career Chat: Onboarding: Helping New Employees Have a Successful Start in Your International Education Office - Room 101

2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Career Center Session: Resilience Strategies for International Education Professionals Facing Job Insecurity - Room 102

Career Chat: Locate New Research and Scholarship Online - Room 101

Friday, May 29
8:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.

Career Center Session: How to Navigate Challenging Management Situations - Room 102

Career Chat: The Pulse of a Presentation - Room 101

10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

Career Center Session: Reduce Stress and Flourish in the International Office - Room 102

Career Chat: Financial Planning to Amplify Postcareer Success - Room 101

For additional details, please consult the online planner or the conference mobile app.