Employability of Study Abroad Students, a Literature Review
Study abroad experiences are becoming an increasingly important aspect of a student’s undergraduate career. Once achieved, these experiences will not only be a benefit financially, but they will also challenge and enhance the students’ experiences with future employers. Additionally, by studying abroad, students gain competency that allows them to be a global citizen in an ever-shrinking world (Friedman, 2007).
Currently, less than 2% of the national student population has studied abroad on either a short term (less than a semester) or long term (semester or longer) experience while at a university in the United States. (Picard, Bernardino, & Ehigiator, 2018)…