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Council on International Educational Exchange-June 2020 Global Internship Conference

June 1 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am

Session 1


Virtual International Internships – A 360° view of student, university, and employer involvement
Monday June 1, 2020

9-11AM PDT (Pacific Time- North America)
1-2 PM EDT (Eastern Time – North America)


Realizing the COVID-19 challenges related to international travel restrictions, health, safety & security concerns, and the economy; students and universities are looking at Virtual Internships as an alternative to traditional in-person international internships. Our expert panel will discuss the challenges, opportunities, and best practices related to Virtual Internships, taking perspectives from three key stakeholders: students, universities, and employers. The session will aim to provide the tools and information required to ensure successful outcomes for each party, with a view to creating sustainable and scalable virtual international internship programming as a feature of international education going forward.


Host: Matt Byrnes, Global Internship Conference
Moderator: Mike True, INTRUEITION
Panelists: Diana van Woerkom, Australian Internships; Emily Merson, Global Experiences; Elsa Zenatti-Daniels, Aston University; Daniel Nivern, Virtual Internships

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June 1
9:00 am - 10:00 am