Career Connections Seminars - Frequently Asked Questions

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1. What is the general schedule for seminars?

2. What if I am unavailable to participate in the entire seminar?

3. How will lodging arrangements be made for participants?

4. What are the costs of participating in the seminar for participants?

5. What if I prefer to make my own lodging arrangements? 

6. Who qualifies to participate in Career Connections? 

7. What are the U.S. government-sponsored programs that qualify me to participate?

8. I traveled to the U.S. on a U.S. government-sponsored exchange program. Do I qualify to participate in Career Connections?

9. I was accepted to participate in a U.S. government-funded exchange program, but I did not complete the program. Am I eligible to participate?

10. Why are the Career Connections seminars offered to professionals between the ages of 18 - 35 years old? 

11. I’m working on completing my application and would like to "Save and Resume Later." How do I access my application again? 

12. I’m interested in being a presenter. Do I have to commit to participating in all seminar days?

13. I’m interested in being a presenter. How would I be compensated for my time?

14. I’m interested in being a presenter. Is there an age ceiling?

15. I've applied to participate in the Austin Career Connections Seminar, when can I expect to hear back?


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Career Connections is sponsored by the U.S. Department of State and implemented by Partners of the Americas in partnership with the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs.