San Jose State University – Learn about another country and culture while sharing a piece of yours!

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VIRTUAL INTERNATIONAL PARTNERS PROGRAM SPRING (MARCH-MAY) 2021

Sign up by December 11, 2020

WHAT IS VIP?
The Virtual International Partners (VIP) program connects international students with students attending San José State University for a semester long virtual exchange. Participants are assigned partners and virtually meet to have discussions on a variety of topics (ex: food, holidays, family, school, etc.) and learn about each other.

WHAT IS EXPECTED OF ME?

  • Virtually meet with your partner(s) for 7 sessions (minimum of 1 hour each session)
  • Work with your partner(s) to identify the best date/time (within the provided schedule) and way to communicate
  • Commit to the full semester timeline
  • Be available to engage on a regular basis

WHY SHOULD I PARTICIPATE?

  • Learn about U.S. culture and university life
  • Reflect and share about your own culture
  • Make a new friend and expand your global network
  • Improve your communication skills
  • It’s completely free, virtual, and flexible to your schedule!

HOW DO I SIGN UP?
Complete the linked form to indicate your interest and we’ll reach out with next steps!

https://bit.ly/35jzjOu

QUESTIONS?
Email: spartansabroad(a)sjsu.edu