The student journey from one place to another has common elements. It starts with an intense desire to learn and explore. Why else would someone spend so much time, energy, money?
OPT is an essential tool that benefits us all. There is no question. Occasionally, we need to be reminded.
- As a follow on to the 2021 AIRC conference just completed which is all about creating great learning experiences for students around the world,
- As our final post for the year (we will take a break and return on January 5, 2022),
Please drink in this optimistic view of how everyone in our field contributes to making the world more connected, stronger, and safer.
Xi Chen held a very important role at Intead almost a decade ago as the company was in the early stages of making a name for itself. She helped us set our course with a fierce dedication and rare level of talent that set a bar for our future international student interns. We asked her to reflect on what her OPT experience at Intead meant to her. We know how much it meant to us!
In writing about her OPT experience, Xi sent us this quote: "Arriving at one goal is the starting point to another." ~ John Dewey
Read on to get a first-hand look beautifully shared by Xi Chen. This is all about what you are setting your students up to achieve, personally, and for the world all around us.Read More