Gilman Career Advancement Symposium Series: Leveraging LinkedIn
Gilman Scholarship is excited to announce an exclusive webinar on August 28 from 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM CDT featuring Global Program Manager, Trixie Cordova, from LinkedIn! Learn how to optimize your LinkedIn profile, feature your Gilman experience on your profile, and leverage the thousands of connections you have through the Gilman Program on LinkedIn. Open to all Gilman Scholarship alumni.
Gilman and CLS Advisor Workshops
The final 2019 Gilman and CLS Advisor Workshop will be held on September 6th at Grand Valley State University (Robert C. Pew Grand Rapids Campus) in Grand Rapids, Michigan.
The one-day workshop will bring together approximately 50 Gilman and CLS advisors per workshop to share best practices for promoting the Gilman and CLS Programs to potential applicants, supporting applicants during the application process, engaging with alumni upon program completion, and leveraging alumni for recruitment and promotion. The workshops will also provide advisors with in-depth resources for and updates to the Gilman and CLS Programs and build and strengthen the Gilman and CLS advisor networks for future sharing of resources and best practices.
Hosted by Grand Valley State University
Grand Rapids, Michigan
September 6, 2019
U.S. Future Leaders Seminars
The Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program is excited to announce three U.S. Future Leaders Topical Seminars for alumni of the Gilman and Critical Language Scholarship Programs. These seminars will advance alumni’s leadership skills and position them to engage in careers addressing topics of domestic importance. There will be two seminars focused on “Entrepreneurship and Innovation” and one on “Energy and Natural Resources”.
Seminar on Energy and Natural Resources
Hosted by the University of Wyoming
September 5-6, 2019
This two-day seminar focuses on national and global trends in the energy and environment sectors as well as energy and natural resource management. The seminar includes networking with leaders in these fields, site visits to a state-of-the-art research facility and major wind farm, and a closing event at the University’s American Heritage Center and Art Museum Building.
Seminar on Entrepreneurship and Innovation
Hosted by the University of Texas at Austin
September 26-27, 2019
This two-day seminar focuses on exploring career paths of an entrepreneur and building knowledge around leadership and innovation. The seminar includes networking with industry leaders, site visits to a local start-up incubator and Google, and a closing event on Lady Bird Lake.
Recorded Applicant Webinars
- Access Study Abroad with the Gilman Scholarship – January 18, 2018
- Applying for the Gilman Critical Need Language Award – February 8, 2018
- Meet Gilman Alumni – February 26, 2018
Recorded Advisor Webinars
- Boosting Application Completion Rates – January 25, 2018
- Leveraging the Gilman Scholarship to Build Community College Study Abroad – January 29, 2018
- Working with Financial Aid Offices to Promote Gilman – January 31, 2018
- Keys to Successful Applications – February 13, 2018