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Associate Director, Education Abroad, Director of Program Development, Health & Safety
Sylvie Burnet-Jones is Associate Director of Education Abroad at the University of Colorado Boulder. Sylvie has worked in the Office of International Education at CU for many years in various capacities. In her current role at the Director of Program Development, she oversees all customized programming teams, including Global Seminars (30+ faculty-led programs), Global Experiences (international non study abroad student opportunities offered by the university) and more recently the newly developed Global Intensives. She works with faculty on program development and program proposals, and training. In addition, she oversees the Education Abroad Health, Safety & Security team.
Sylvie first came to the U.S. as a graduate exchange student at CU-Boulder and returned to the university a few years later as lead education abroad advisor. Previously, she served as resident director for CU's program at her alma mater, the Université de Savoie in Chambéry, France, an experience that sparked her interest in international education as a career. She studied abroad in the U.S., England and Germany. Since then, she has traveled to many more European countries, various countries in Asia and in North and Latin America. When she is not working or traveling, Sylvie is a proud member of CU's International Education (unofficial) gardening team.
Sylvie is currently the program manager for the following programs:
Global Seminar: Self-Awareness and Images of the Other in Xi'an, China
Global Seminar: Discovering Urban China in Beijing, Shanghai, Xi'an and Hangzhou, China
Global Seminar: International Operations in Shanghai, Shenzhen, and Hong Kong
Global Seminar: Exploring China thru English Teaching in Chengdu, China
Global Seminar: Structural Analysis of Iconic Structures in Paris, France
Global Seminar: Voices of Vienna in Vienna, Austria