New Year’s Resolution…Become a Global Citizen in 2014 and Study Abroad at John Cabot
According to a recent blog post written about studying abroad at John Cabot University on New Year’s Resolution…Become a Global Citizen in 2014 and Study Abroad at John Cabot takes a look at the positive impact of being increasingly international in the work world as the careers becomes increasingly multinational focused. The reality is that in order to keep up with the close global connections that increasing means that workers will have to be international themselves, as well as have the ability to speak more than one language.
The reality of the desire to become a global citizen is a view that is shaping the world. Studying internationally allows students to become familiar with globalization as a fact of life and the necessity of being able to being able to culturally adapt to this changing world. From being able to interact with those of a different culture, to being able to speak more than one language, these skills are part of the tools that are necessities when becoming a global citizen. As well, one additional benefit of a study abroad is that many multinational employers look for employees that are adaptable, flexible and effective team members who are globally aware enough to effectively interact with others in increasingly international work environments.
The desire to become a global citizen is one that weighs on the mind of those who have not yet entered the workforce due to the competitive nature of finding that crucial first job. Any skill that students will obtain to help set them apart from their peers can only benefit their career as it demonstrates that they have the ability to adapt to a changing world.