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Nkenge Ransom-Friday; Coordinator, Graduate Admissions and Student Services

SIT welcomes admissions’ two newest staff members

SIT Graduate Institute is excited to welcome two new staff members to our admissions team. They will work with counseling and support for applicants and incoming students, will help strengthen our partnerships worldwide, and will represent SIT at various fairs, conferences, and events. Mohammed Abbasi Graduate Admissions Fellow and International Specialist Mohammed is serving as […]

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Sora Friedman, PhD

Your Future in International Education: Goals, Skills, and Graduate Study

(Note: The following essay was originally written for NAFSA’s Career Center blog in anticipation of Sora’s talk on May 28 at the upcoming NAFSA Annual Conference in Boston, Massachusetts. Sora also will be co-presenting a related session titled “Educational Degrees and the International Education Job Market: Certificate, Master’s, or Doctorate?” on May 27 at 2:45 […]

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Brynn (second from right) with other SIT students during the field course in Costa Rica

Current Student Obtains TESOL Certificate While Completing Her Master’s

By Brynn Smith In January of this year, ten other SIT students and I elected to do a field course in Costa Rica that combined a TESOL certification along with an Intercultural Communication class. One of the primary reasons I chose SIT for my graduate studies in international education was because of their reputation. That […]

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Nick teaching during his weekly English conversation class for adults in Fukushima-cho, Japan.

More Than a Language Teacher

SIT Graduate Institute and the Association for Japan Exchange and Teaching (AJET) have just teamed up to create a new partnership between the two organizations. SIT Graduate Institute will recognize JET Programme alumni for their service as English teachers in Japan with five competitive scholarship awards each year. In this story, current SIT student and […]

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Chrissie with her family in Senegal, where she was serving as a Peace Corps Volunteer before coming to SIT.

A Fated Discovery

By Chrissie Faupel, a student in the MA in International Education program at SIT Graduate Institute. Without getting too graphic, let it be known that Peace Corps Volunteers spend a lot of time on the toilet. For anyone out there who’s traveled, this will sound all too familiar. As world travelers, we not only spend […]

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