Study Abroad Matters: Linking Higher Education to the Contemporary Workforce through International Experience

In today’s competitive economy, it takes more than a college degree to convince employers that graduates are ready for the workforce.

Study Abroad Matters: Linking Higher Education to the Contemporary Workforce through International Experience, from IIE and the AIFS Foundation, synthesizes leading-edge research to demonstrate that in this globalized era, study abroad has become one of the most powerful ways to prove to employers that graduates have in-demand skills for the contemporary workplace.

This paper outlines best practices for high education institutions, industry, and graduates to better articulate the value of study abroad for the contemporary marketplace. 

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