November 30, 2017 Newsletter

All Majors

International Studies Capstone Presentations
November 30, 7:00pm-9:00pm, Mather House 100
See you there!

Courses with International Content
Please consult the attached list when scheduling for the spring semester.

Boren Scholarships
Apply for funding to study less commonly taught languages in world regions critical to U.S. interests. The application deadline is February 8.

Cleveland Foundation Summer Internship
Apply to work as a paid intern this summer at a Cleveland nonprofit or agency, some of which engage in international-related projects. The application deadline is January 22.

CIC Career Fairs
Consider attending one or more of this organization’s East Coast career fairs, which offer a broader array of employers than CWRU career fairs typically do.

U.S. Federal Government Positions
The Pathways Program offers internships and job, some international-related, in the US federal government.

U.S. Department of Defense Positions
The Department of Defense offers a variety of paid opportunities for students.

Cleveland Clinic Student Volunteer Program
Students interested in global health may find this opportunity useful. Enhance patient experiences at the Cleveland Clinic during the Spring 2018 semester. The application deadline is December 8.

Cleveland Neighborhood Immersion
January 13-14
Explore Cleveland’s growing neighborhoods, including AsiaTown and Slovenian Village. The participant fee is $60 and includes meals and entertainment. Applications are due December 1.

Refugee Resettlement Opportunity
March 12-16, Columbus
Work with service organizations during spring break to help refugees, asylum seekers, and immigrants. The program fee is $350. Applications are due December 1.

2018 Global Economic Outlook
December 5, 5:30-7:00p.m., Drury Inn, Downtown
Michael Weidokal of International Strategic Analysis will examine current global economic topics and discuss the outlook for the global economy. Student tickets are $5.


Vulnerability and Social Resilience at the Margins in Uganda
December 6, 12:15-1:15, Sears Library Building TA200
PhD student Megan Schmidt-Sane will discuss her research on Uganda. Lunch will be provided. This is a free event, but registration is required.


Japanese Language Speech Contest
Showcase your Japanese language skills while competing for a scholarship and other prizes. Applications are due December 31 and the competition will take place near Columbus on March 10.

Korea-America Student Conference
Students will have the opportunity to represent the U.S. in this academic and cultural exchange conference. The priority deadline is December 31.


Bruckner’s Romantic Symphony
November 30, 7:30p.m., Severance Hall
December 2, 8:00p.m., Severance Hall
Enjoy the Cleveland Orchestra’s performance of Austrian composer Anton Bruckner’s Symphony No 4. Tickets start at $19.

November 30, 8:30p.m., Cinematheque
December 1, 7:30p.m., Cinematheque
Italian conjoined twin girls known for their singing voices contemplate separation. Age 25 and under tickets are $7.

The Passion of Joan of Arc
December 2, 5:00p.m., Cinematheque
December 3, 4:15p.m., Cinematheque
The trial and execution of Joan of Arc is portrayed in this silent French film. Age 25 and under tickets are $7.

The Damned
December 2, 6:45p.m., Cinematheque
This film follows a wealthy German family during the rise of Nazism prior to WWII. Age 25 and under tickets are $9.

The Sacrifice
December 3, 6:30p.m., Cinematheque
A Swedish man attempts to bargain with God to avoid a nuclear war. Age 25 and under tickets are $8.

Latin America

Amigos International Summer Program
Spend 9 weeks living in Colombia and volunteering for international development and global health projects. The summer 2018 application deadline is December 10.

Middle East and North Africa

The Palestinians and the Stifling of Dissent
December 5, 11:30-12:45p.m., Crawford Hall A13
Professor of History Ted Steinberg will discuss Palestine and the threats to dissent in the U.S. This is a free event.

The International Studies Program does not endorse or sponsor the fellowships, internships, jobs, and other opportunities listed in the newsletter.  Students are encouraged to evaluate them.