NAFSA reports: “The Academy for International Education is an intensive nine-month training program with extensive networking opportunities. The Academy fast forwards your learning process and prepares you to take on leadership roles. This nine-month program is comprised of three training events, complimented by written assignments, regular cohort conference calls, and guidance from a coach. The Academy provides an introduction to the profession of international education including the field’s major practice areas. The program is flexible and is designed to meet your individual needs and learning goals.”
The deadline for the 2010 session is December 1st.
* Free NAFSA membership for up to 18 months
* Three-Day Academy Spring Training
* 2010 NAFSA Annual Conference registration fee
* 2010 preconference workshop at the annual conference
* 2010 Regional Conference Registration
* 2010 NAFSA preconference workshop at regional conference
* Adviser’s Manual Online for up to 12 months
* Access to NAFSA network and networking opportunities
* Supported learning by an experienced coach
* Continued connection with a cohort of peers
You can learn more about the Academy for International Education, including information about the curriculum and academy coaches, by clicking here.
But wait! That’s not all! The Office of Post-secondary Education, a branch of the U.S. Department of Education, has dozens of professional and educational programs in international education at the post-secondary level. Many of these programs are exchanges, grants, and scholarships for travel and development. So if you’re in between jobs or just want to broaden your horizons, check them out.