Many of us regularly work with international students. An important aspect of their experience in the U.S. is finding common ground and shared interests with domestic students. The experiences of international students can enhance not only their own experiences, but those of U.S. based students who have little opportunity travel.
The most recent edition of the Journal of International Students focuses on engagement between U.S. and international students. It’s work a read.
I am a career coach, consultant, and head of a not for profit - the Forage Center - that offers humanitarian education training. I also teach at George Mason University and Drexel University. A one time lawyer, I spent many years teaching in a community college where I was a Fulbright U.S. Scholar teaching in Estonia. I'm the author of Peace Jobs: A Student's Guide to Starting a Career Working for Peace (IAP 2016). I've been married to my best friend for over 31 years and we have two well adjusted adult children who teach me something new everyday. I live in Rockville, Maryland.
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