Your study abroad experience is a resume booster. A stunning 73% of employers list study abroad as “important” when looking at candidates to fill junior level positions, according to Coursehero's The ROI of Studying Abroad. Employers seek skills obtained through study abroad, such as international competency, adaptability, and fluency in languages.
To help you confidently share your experiences in an interview, IU's Office of Overseas Study offers a workshop each fall to help you sell your international experiences and to support returning students with re-entry into American life.
Also, be sure to discuss your study abroad experience with your College career coach. Your career coach can help you develop talking points to highlight the experiences you've had that will best resonate with employers in your field.