GIC has convened a globally diverse Advisory Panel to oversee proposal submissions and chart the path for the online conference program. We thank the following members of the Advisory Panel for their dedication to the Global Internship Conference.
Vice President for Global Enrollment
Seamus leads CIEE’s student relations, marketing, and institutional relations for the Study Abroad division, now including customized and global internship programs.
Before coming to CIEE, Seamus played a key leadership role in the design, launch, and expansion of the Northeastern University global expansion and led various units across higher education. Seamus holds a bachelor’s in History from Gordon College; an Ed.M. from Harvard Graduate School of Education; and an MBA in Global Business from Northeastern University.
International Co-op Program Coordinator
Simon Fraser University
Currently as the International Co-op Coordinator at SFU, Amy has 25 plus years of experience in the areas of Human Resources, Training and Career Development. Prior to joining SFU, Amy has been with the University of Alberta (Edmonton), Community Skills Development Office (Vancouver), and the Board of Education (Shizuoka, Japan). Each of these roles have contributed to her keen interest in helping students, and in developing international relationships and partnerships. To better assist students going abroad, she has been involved in the development of an SFU Co-op online international curriculum BIL (Bridging International Learning) course that serves to support students with timely resources, information, and international work place learning modules while they are abroad. Amy has also been the past chair of the International Committee for CEWIL (Cooperative Education and Work Integrated Learning) Canada. Away from the office Amy has been involved with managing a Vancouver based Dragon boating team and various Japanese drumming groups (Katari Taiko – Vancouver and Kita No Taiko – Edmonton).
Senior Lecturer in the International and European Law Programme
The Hague University of Applied Sciences in the Netherlands
Employment Network Events
Aurelien is Senior Lecturer in the International and European Law Programme of the International and EU Law Programme at The Hague University of Applied Sciences in the Netherlands, Internship and Alumni Coordinator and Founder-Organizer of the Employment Network Events, one of the largest networking conference and study-job fair for law studies in Europe and The Hague Inter-University Debate Tournament, a debate competition between universities of the world hosted in The Hague, the Netherlands. He started as a lecturer in 2010 and he teaches EU Energy Law, Internet Law, Law & Economics and as of 2021 also Animal Law. He is member of the external relations team (networking for internship possibilities, maintaining the alumni network, helping on the networking with partner and future partner universities).
Aurelien is the founder and organizer of the Employment Network Events since 2010, which is an event and a platform registered at the Transparency Register of the European Institutions since 2020 as and annual job-study Fair and conference where employers, alumni, universities and high level speakers meet with students to talk about career opportunities and propose internships. He has taught Intellectual Property Law and several Skills courses and started the assessment committee of the International and EU Law studies during the first years. Before joining The Hague University of Applied Sciences, Aurelien worked at the European Commission (Taxation) and the European Parliament (MEP Assistant) and the IT multinational company SAS as a lobbyist.
Aurelien holds three Master degrees in International Law from Stockholm University in Sweden, in EU Law from the University of Tours and in French Public Law from the University of Aix-en-Provence in France.
Assistant Dean of the Office of Experiential Learning
College of Social Science at Michigan State University
Oumatie has more than 25 years of work experience in implementing, coordinating and managing experiential learning programs. Her current position involves meeting with faculty and program providers on the creation, design and development of new programs, managing the international internship programs, and overseeing the portfolio of over 70 study abroad and study away programs in the College.
Universidad de La Sabana in Colombia
Laura is a Psychologist, Master in administration. She has more than 10 years of experience in the university environment as a university teacher, director of graduate programs, and currently works as an internship manager of the Faculty of Psychology at the Universidad de La Sabana in Colombia.
University of Western Australia
Bev Partridge has a decade of experience at The University of Western Australia (UWA). Bev’s current role is focused on internationalizing the 7 schools within the Faculty of Arts, Business, Law, Education, Music, Geographyand Architecture.
She is responsible for identifying and implementing new opportunities with international university partners across the globe. Her portfolio of responsibilities ranges from international recruitment, student experience, managing existing and developing collaborations, identifying new business opportunities such as managing the development of offshore programs, articulation agreements and building strong working relationships with international partner institutions and key stakeholders. View full biography