December 7, 2017 Newsletter

All Majors

Share Your Ideas
Provide your input on a set of university recommendations to improve the undergraduate curricular and extracurricular experience. Professor McMann will host a spring semester meeting to collect feedback. To participate, email her,

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

Cleveland Foundation Information Session
December 11, 1:00-1:45p.m., TVUC First Floor Conference Room
Meet the hiring manager and learn about the Cleveland Foundation Summer Internship and Public Service Fellowship.  Some of the host organizations do international work.

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.

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.


Terrorism, Conflict, and Crises of Leadership
December 12, 7:30-8:45p.m., The Happy Dog (West Side Location)
Join this discussion of recent elections and political events in Africa. This is a free event.


Rohingya Crisis Medical Relief
December 10, 2:00-5:00p.m., La Villa Banquet Center, 11500 Brookpark Rd, Cleveland
Volunteer for or attend the Alliance for Rohingya fundraising event. Email Nichola Bomani for more information.

Pittsburgh Asia Consortium
Undergraduate students are invited to present their research at the University of Pittsburgh, Oakland Campus on February 24Registration 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.


Irish Christmas Concert
December 10, 4:00p.m., Music Box Supper Club
Irish band Lúnasa will perform traditional Irish music and Christmas favorites. Advance tickets are $20.

December 9, 6:45p.m., Cinematheque
This Italian film follows the life and career of King Ludwig II of Bavaria. Age 25 and under tickets are $9.

Latin America

Brazilian Music Concert
December 8, 8:00p.m., Music Box Supper Club
Guitarist Luca Mundaca and friends will play authentic Brazilian music. Tickets are $10.

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.

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.