Winter Newsletter To kick off 2019, our newsletter is featuring stories on promoting unbalanced exchange programs and identifying the right time to open application cycles. In addition, we will check in with you between newsletters by posting discussion topics on Facebook and LinkedIn.
Promotion Ideas for Unbalanced Exchange Programs Have you found yourself in the situation where an exchange program you coordinate has become unbalanced? Ben McKelfresh, a program coordinator at Iowa State University's Study Abroad Center, has found himself in this very position, and has written an article for the M&C MIG website about various promotion techniques he is using in order to bring the exchange back in balance.
Application Cycles: Too Early, Too Late All education abroad offices have to decide several times a year when they should open their application portal for upcoming terms. Typically, offices find themselves trying to highlight the perfect time, allowing applicants enough time to complete the application, but not giving them too much time where students potentially forget about their application. Check out this case study from the University of Arizona Study Abroad office, written by Frank Camp and Devon Bilsing.
MARCOMM Job Openings Take a look at the NAFSA Career Center for the most up-to-date job openings in the field. In addition, positions closely related to the MARCOMM side of international education are regularly shared on our Facebook Group.