Umbra alumni can now join our group on LinkedIn! By joining this group, former students will have access to discussion forums, connections to past alumni, and any jobs posted by Umbra alumni. It’s a great way to make professional connections and find support in job searches. The group can be found by searching for “Umbra Institute Alumni” on LinkedIn or following this link.
For alumni who join our group, there is space to insert their experience abroad in the Education section which can attract future employers! Students can simply write “The Umbra Institute” for the school name.
Interested? We’ve even provided a sample description students can write for the Umbra Institute to attract employers (changed based on personal experience): “I studied in the General Studies Program at the Umbra Institute with a focus in Art History. During my semester abroad, I reached a conversational level in Italian, participated in a service learning project in the Perugia, Italy community, and practiced skills in cross-cultural communication.”
Don’t forget to describe your activities at the Umbra Institute in your resume, too!