International Workforce and Career Pathways
Lehman College has developed a collaborative workforce development model which has been successfully implemented in our international programs. This model is based on collaboration of all stakeholders—educators, employers, community organizations, funding agencies, etc—involved in the students’ educational and career pathways. An important feature of this model is a comprehensible approach to addressing the needs and interests of the students through customized, contextualized curricula. The success of this format is ensured through:
- Group management
- High retention rate
- Student support
Lehman College collaborates with partner-schools in different parts of the world and international organizations at home:
- Hebei University of Business and Economy, China
- Latin American University of Science and Technology, Costa Rica
- Nanyang Polytechnic, Singapore
- Sugiyama University, Japan
- Sung Shin University, South Korea
- The Institute of International Education
- University of Montpellier, France
Partnership OpportunitiesLehman College is a multicultural community of students and faculty. Whether you are an international student recruiter or an educational institution, we will be happy to help you meet your needs. If your organization is interested in exploring opportunities for collaboration, please send your request for information.
Global Research in Singapore
COMING IN JANUARY 2014!
Lehman College offers an exciting opportunity to its undergraduate students to explore the world and hone their research and critical thinking skills. Through this initiative, students will spend one week (January 13-19) studying at Nanyang Polytechnic, Lehman’s new partner institution in Singapore. During this week, students will be staying at Nanyang Polytechnic dormitory, free of charge.
This short-term project will be integrated with an independent study course approved by a faculty advisor. Students’ proposals must reflect original thinking on global themes that are relevant to the disciplines they are studying. Students selected for this trip will receive scholarships to cover the airfare and some personal expenses.
- Proposal for independent study reflecting originality and global approach to present-day issues
- GPA 2.8 or higher
- Interest in foreign cultures and cross-cultural communication
- Willingness to prepare a written report on the project for a student publication and to present it at the Lehman annual research conference
- Review and approval of the proposal by the Undergraduate Research Scholarship Committee
- Personal interview
- US citizenship
The application process includes:
- A global theme for a research project
- A proposal for an independent study course to be taken in Winter or Spring 2014 demonstrating how the trip to Singapore will help the research
- An approval from a faculty advisor
The research proposal should be a 1-page paper addressing the following points:
- Global theme of research
- Research question(s)
- Personal experiences and strengths that will ensure the success of the research project
- Expected outcomes and gains as a result of the research experience
The deadline to apply for Global Research is October 4, 2013. Download the application or send your request to Dr. Mila Ellis at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please return the completed application and your research proposal to Carman Hall, room 128.
Last modified: Nov 15, 2013