Happy September! With school back in session, IIP Friday walk-in advising hours resume every Friday from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. in 252 Bascom. Please come see us whether you are just beginning your search or need specific guidance regarding international internships. Advisors are also available by appointment through Starfish. Or come find us at the upcoming Career & Internship Fair or Study Abroad Fair next week!
IIP is also excited to introduce our new Advisor & Program Coordinator, Nathaniel Liedl, who just joined us in August. We are also joined by a new Graduate Advising & Communications Assistant, Molly Green.
Nathaniel holds a B.A. in Journalism from UW-Madison. After graduation, he moved to Vietnam where he taught English and reported on food and drink, travel, and culture for an English language magazine. After returning to Madison, Nathaniel earned a Masters degree in Education from Edgewood College and taught English and literature at DeForest Area High School for five years. He is taking on internship coordination for Asia & Africa.
Molly is a current student in the ELPA Global Higher Education MS program, and she received her BA in Global Studies from the University of Minnesota – Twin Cities in 2016. Prior to her graduate studies, she worked in Shanghai, China as an English teacher and trainer for several years, and studied Mandarin Chinese. Her interest in international education began in undergrad, when she had the opportunity to study abroad in Ecuador, Argentina, and Cuba.
Nathaniel and Molly are thrilled to be taking on much of the first-line advising. Come find them in 252 Bascom!