College of Natural Resources, UC Berkeley

International Career Symposium

October 28, 2009

All Majors + Alumni! 10/27-28

Do you dream about working on the global stage but find the prospect of planning an international career daunting? Would you like to travel around the globe in search of career opportunities without leaving home? Then Cal's 2009 International Career Symposium is the passport for you. Join the Career Center, the World Affairs Council of Northern California, and the International and Areas Studies Teaching Program on Oct. 27th and Oct. 28th for an exciting array of panels designed to give you a leg-up on careers without borders. Dozens of experts will be available to share their international career experiences, discuss ways for you to develop similar skills and expertise, and answer your questions.

Symposium sessions will include international internship and career-related topics about opportunities in diplomacy, the environmental field, global health, human rights, working with youth, international urban development, and more. In addition, over 20 top graduate programs in international affairs will participate in a fair on 10/28.

Kick-Off Event: Oct. 27, 2009, 7-8:30 pm, International House, Chevron Auditorium
Rick Steves, acclaimed travel writer and 2009 Citizen Diplomat of the Year will address "Promoting Global Peace and Understanding through Travel." Rick will highlight his seminal and widely-broadcasted trip to Iran, featured on PBS.

Full Day Programming: Wednesday, October 28, 2009, Noon-6:15 pm, MLK Student Union
Ten different panels on a broad spectrum of international career topics and the international graduate school fair.

Find times, locations, and detailed information for all Symposium programs on October 27-28 at

Co-sponsored by: The Career Center, World Affairs Council of Northern California, and the International and Area Studies Teaching Program.