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Global Opportunities Fair

Header text: Global Opportunities Fair Week October 19-23rd.  then 4 images of sunglasses with illustrations of various photos abroad. "Come see your future global opportunities"

The Global Opportunities Fair is a great opportunity for students to come and learn about the many different international and domestic study away opportunities available through Ohio University and their partners.

Fall 2020

This Fall, we are excited to unveil our virtual Fair week, which will take place October 19-23. This fair provides the opportunity to learn about the many different international, domestic, and virtual and global opportunities available through Ohio University and their partners. Throughout this week, you'll have the chance to talk with returned students and staff. You can also find out about a variety of internships abroad and scholarships available to OHIO students.

We are going virtual this year, so join us on our new online platform! 

How to Register

  1. Go to the Registration Page on LunaFairs.
     
  2. Create your account and select your study abroad/away preferences. Our program matching tool will help you refine your search and find some great programs for you.
     
  3. Explore the site. "Favorite" programs for easy access to return to, and check out our University Booths for more information on OHIO-Credit and Exchange programs!

Attend Live Sessions

During the week, OGO and their partners will host a wide array of live-events. Please see the schedule below for events and links to various sessions. We are planning to record many of the live sessions and will share a link with registered students after the formal fair week has concluded.

Date Time Event Description Link
Monday, October 19 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Get to Know: AIFS

Join the AIFS for an info session and Q&A to learn more about their program offerings.

*AIFS is an affiliated provider with OHIO.

Zoom
Monday, October 19 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM Get to Know: Learning Abroad Center Join the Learning Abroad Center for an info session and Q&A to learn more about their program offerings. Zoom
Monday, October 19 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Going Global: How can you go? Have you thought about studying abroad but don't know where to begin? This session will cover the variety of ways you can "GO GLOBAL" during your time at Ohio University. Microsoft Teams
Monday, October 19 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Get to Know: CEA

Join CEA Study Abroad to learn about a program that can set you apart and prepare you for your career. Internship programs are ideal when you want to shift the focus from being a student to being a young professional. While living like a local, you'll develop career skills and become a more independent, resilient, and communicative professional.

*CEA is an affiliated provider with OHIO.

Microsoft Teams
Monday, October 19 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM Get to Know: New York Film Academy Join the New York Film Academy for an info session and Q&A to learn more about their program offerings. Zoom
Monday, October 19 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM OHIO International Consulting Program Learn more about the OHIO International Consulting Program (OICP). OICP provides students with significant hands-on experience working to solve a significant business problem. Throughout the course of this program, teams of students participate in a consulting project with our partner, Sogeti. Microsoft Teams
Monday, October 19 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM Get to Know: Semester at Sea Join Semester at Sea for an info session and Q&A to learn more about their program offerings. Zoom
Tuesday, October 20 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Human Rights, Law & Justice in Northern Ireland Join Program Directors Dr. Haley Duschinski and Larry Hayman to learn more about the Human Rights, Law & Justice in Northern Ireland Program.

Explore the legacy of the conflict known as "the Troubles" through interactions with human rights lawyers, ex-political prisoners, victims associations, and restorative justice practitioners. Law, culture, history, and politics are combined into a unique and engaging experience that offer 3 credits in just one week for undergraduate students and 4 credits for graduate students!

*This program is scheduled to run next Spring Break 2022.
Microsoft Teams
Tuesday, October 20 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM Going Global: How can you go? Have you thought about studying abroad but don't know where to begin? This session will cover the variety of ways you can "GO GLOBAL" during your time at Ohio University. Microsoft Teams
Tuesday, October 20 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Get to Know: Child Family Health International (CHFI) Join CHFI for an info session and Q&A to learn more about their program offerings. CHFI is a great provider for health science and medical based programs.  Microsoft Teams
Tuesday, October 20 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Get to Know: Syracuse Abroad Join Syracuse Abroad for an info session and Q&A to learn more about their program offerings. Zoom
Tuesday, October 20 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM Get to Know: IES Abroad Join IES Abroad for an info session and Q&A to learn more about their program offerings. Zoom
Tuesday, October 20 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM Bahamas: Animal Diversity and Ecology in the Caribbean

Join Program Directors Karen Mammone and Molly Gurien to learn more about the Bahamas: Animal Diversity and Ecology in the Caribbean program.

Dive into the beautiful, blue Bahamian waters as you learn about the diversity of marine animals in the Animal Diversity and Ecology in the Caribbean program. This program travels to Forfar Field Station on Andros Island in the Bahamas and provides an amazing opportunity for Ohio University students to spend time in gorgeous surroundings doing field work including species identification, data collection and analysis, and experiments. 

*This program is scheduled to run next Spring Break 2020.

Microsoft Teams
Tuesday, October 20 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM Musashi Info Session Want to study in Japan? Join us to learn about OGO’s Musashi University Exchange in Tokyo. We will hear from former OU student participants and meet Dr. Brian Masshardt, Director of the East Asian Studies Program at Musashi University. Zoom
Wednesday, October 21 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Multi-Country: Rhetorics of Remembering in Germany, Czech Republic, France, and Poland

Join Program Directors Susan Fletcher and Talinn Phillips to learn more about the Multi-Country: Rhetorics of Remembering program.

Tour four of Europe’s most beautiful cities—Berlin, Krakow, Prague, and Paris—as you hone your writing abilities. This program’s essential question is How do cultures use public acts of remembering to construct their histories? To shape cultures? As we travel across Europe we’ll examine a wide variety of public acts of remembering including memoirs, museums, monuments, and historic sites. 

Microsoft Teams
Wednesday, October 21 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM Get to Know: National Theatre Institute Join the National Theatre Institute for an info session and Q&A to learn more about their program offerings. Zoom
Wednesday, October 21 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Get to Know: API Join API's Jason Kouba for an information session at 12:00pm on Wednesday October 21st.  Jason will share information about the variety of study abroad and internship programs that API offers, both onsite as well as virtually.  Following the approximately 20 minute session you're welcome to stick around for a casual conversation, and ask whatever question you may have.  Grab you lunch and join us! 

*API is an affiliated provider with OHIO.
Zoom
Wednesday, October 21 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Get to Know: College Year Athens Join CYA for an info session and Q&A to learn more about Greece and CYA's programs. At CYA and Athens in general, students will walk--literally and figuratively--in the footsteps of some of the deepest thinkers in human history. In addition to offering diverse and exciting courses, CYA encourages students to become involved in extracurricular activities and explore on their own during weekends. Students are engaged academically but, beyond that, CYA helps them grow as global citizens and leaders. Many CYA students participate in volunteer and internship opportunities at organizations around Athens, including working with refugees, English as a second language, and helping Aegean marine life. Zoom
Wednesday, October 21 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM Traveler's Tips: Funding and Scholarships Going global doesn't have to mean going broke. Through this session we will cover an overview of how you can fund your experience, tips for saving, and provide an overview of our scholarship options. Microsoft Teams
Wednesday, October 21 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM Get to Know: ISA Ready to explore the world? Learn about your options with International Studies Abroad and connect with your ISA representative to find which one is the best fit for you. We'll walk you through everything and get you started on the next steps! Time will be left for Q&A.

*ISA is an affiliated provider with OHIO. 
Zoom
Wednesday, October 21 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM Going Global: How can you go? Have you thought about studying abroad but don't know where to begin? This session will cover the variety of ways you can "GO GLOBAL" during your time at Ohio University. Microsoft Teams
Wednesday, October 21 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM Ireland: Screenwriting and Documentary Storytelling  Join Program Director Frederick Lewis to learn more about the Ireland: Screenwriting and Documentary Storytelling program.  Microsoft Teams
Thursday, October 22 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Going Global: How can you go? Have you thought about studying abroad but don't know where to begin? This session will cover the variety of ways you can "GO GLOBAL" during your time at Ohio University. Microsoft Teams
Thursday, October 22 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM UK: City and Environment Please join Dr. Geoff Buckley (program director) and Alli Mancz (program assistant) for an information session on the Edinburgh: City and Environment OGO program. Known for its spectacular setting and Old World charm, Edinburgh, Scotland is one of Europe’s most beautiful and exciting cities. Thanks to a host of urban planning and sustainability initiatives it also is gaining notoriety as an emerging “green city.” Over the course of this 5-week program, scheduled to run next in summer 2021, students will get to know the city as few people do, earning 8 credits as they immerse themselves in Edinburgh’s past, present, and future. Daily field trips and weekend excursions are hallmarks of this popular and long-running sustainability-themed study away experience. Microsoft Teams
Thursday, October 22 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM UK: Suffragettes and Soldiers in London Join Program Director Carey Snyder to learn more about the UK: Suffragettes and Soldiers in London spring break program.  Microsoft Teams
Thursday, October 22 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM Get to Know: CIS Abroad Join Ellie Koewler, CIS Abroad Advisor in the Office of Global Opportunities, to learn about CIS Abroad's most popular programs for OHIO students, including Semester in Thailand, Summer in Florence, Intern in Barcelona, and more!

CIS Abroad offers OHIO students semester, summer, intern, and virtual options in over 20 countries with programs available for all majors.

*CIS Abroad is an affiliated provider with OHIO. 
Microsoft Teams
Thursday, October 22 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM Chubu: Study Abroad and Exchange Program

Join Program Director Chris Thompson to learn more about the Chubu Study Abroad program, including the new summer offering for students with NO BACKGROUND in Japanese.

Microsoft Teams
Thursday, October 22 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM Traveler's Tips: Health and Safety Your health and safety abroad is crucial to having a successful experience. Through this session we will highlight the steps we take to monitor health and safety around the world. We also will address the realities of traveling during the COVID-19 pandemic.  Microsoft Teams
Thursday, October 22 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM Spain: Screenwriting and Documentary Storytelling  Join Program Director Frederick Lewis to learn more about the Spain: Screenwriting and Documentary Storytelling program. 

*This program is scheduled to run next Winter Break 2021-22
Microsoft Teams
Friday, October 23 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Get to Know: CAPA Global Internships Learn how you can gain international work experience and develop global professional competencies through a CAPA Remote Global Internship in a global city. Earn academic credit by combining the CAPA Global Internship Course with a placement through CAPA’s partners across our global cities. Internships are available for spring and summer 2021 semesters.
Placements are available in a range of fields and industries, including:

Advertising & PR | Business | Communications | Data Analytics | Education | Finance | Fundraising & Philanthropy | Game Design & Development | Graphic Design | Healthcare & Life Sciences | Human Resources | Interior Design | IT & Computer Systems | Marketing & Communications | Sports Management | Video Editing & Animation | Web Design
Zoom
Friday, October 23 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Get to Know: Arcadia Join the Arcadia for an info session and Q&A to learn more about their program offerings. Microsoft Teams
Friday, October 23 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Going Global: How can you go? Have you thought about studying abroad but don't know where to begin? This session will cover the variety of ways you can "GO GLOBAL" during your time at Ohio University. Microsoft Teams
Friday, October 23 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM Traveler's Tips: Returnee Panel Have you wondered what it is actually like to be abroad on one of these programs? Hear from our panel of study away alums and ask any questions you may have.  Microsoft Teams