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2017 NWRC in Portland

***Conference has been postponed. The new date will be announced shortly. If you have any questions, please contact the conference planning committee.***


About the conference:

The NWRC is a professional conference for students and recent graduates who have returned from an international education experience (study abroad, international internship/research, service learning, etc.). The conference was founded in 2009 by leading international educators throughout Oregon who sought to provide greater support and resources for returnees. To learn more about the structure of the conference and workshops offered, please explore the conference schedule section of our website.


Our Mission:

The NWRC conference strives to cultivate and support the growth of global citizenship by encouraging returnees to reflect upon and understand their recently acquired international experience. The conference provides re-entry support, networking opportunities, skill building workshops, and professional development training.
It is our goal that through participation in this conference, returnees learn to identify and articulate gained skills that enrich and foster their future careers, educational endeavors, and community involvement.

Thank you,

NWRC Planning Committee

Get ready for the NW Returnee Conference by attending the free virtual RELAUNCH Retreat! (Jan. 23-27) A copy of Re-Entry Relaunch Roadmap will be given as a drawing winner on the day of the conference.

Relaunch retreat

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