The mission of the Lessons from Abroad is to provide re-entry support, networking opportunities, skill building workshops, and professional development for college students from the Northwest United States, who have recently returned from an international educational experience. The Lessons from Abroad conference strives to cultivate and support the growth of global citizens by allowing returnees to reflect and understand their recently acquired international experience. Returnees will have the opportunity to gain important life skills that will enrich and foster their future careers and educational endeavors.

Recommended for reentry style(s)

Free Spirit and Detached

To complete the requirement you need to:

Attend the conference

Other Important Notes

The Office of International Education will reimburse the registration fee for any students who want to attend the conference.

Contact Information for more details and instructions for the reimbursement.


The Lessons from Abroad Conference takes place each fall semester.

The 2019 Conference will be held on Saturday, November 2, 2019 at the Portland Campus of Linfield College. Check the Lessons from Abroad website for details. 

Willamette University

Office of International Education

Global Learning Center
900 State Street
Salem Oregon 97301 U.S.A.

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