December 14, 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.

Career Advice
For information about a variety of international careers, see the e-book Careers in International Affairs, available from Kelvin Smith Library.

University Hospitals Volunteer Opportunity
Volunteer your time at University Hospitals. Some volunteer positions might be relevant to global health. Applications are due January 15.

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.


December 14, 8:45p.m., Cinematheque
December 15, 7:00p.m., Cinematheque
A Congolese nightclub singer desperately seeks financial help after her son is injured in a motorcycle accident. Age 25 and under tickets are $7.


Japanese-America Student Conference
August 3-27
Join a delegation of U.S. and Japanese students to discuss global topics. The application deadline is December 31.

Korea-America Student Conference
July 20-August 10
Students will have the opportunity to represent the U.S. in this academic and cultural exchange conference. The priority deadline is December 31.

Penn Symposium on Contemporary China
March 17, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
This conference will feature forums and guest speakers related to China and its global impact.

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.


Conversation Piece
December 16, 6:45p.m., Cinematheque
In this Italian film, a retired professor’s life is disrupted when a noisy family rents the residence above him. Age 25 and under tickets are $8.

Joyeux Noël
December 16, 9:10p.m., Cinematheque
December 17, 3:45p.m., Cinematheque
This film depicts the WWI Christmas truce between French, German, and Scottish soldiers.. Age 25 and under tickets are $8.

Latin America

CLE ART for Puerto Rico Fundraiser
December 16, 4:00-8:00p.m., Shore Cultural Center, Euclid
The proceeds from this art sale and auction will aid Puerto Rican residents in need since Hurricane Maria. Admission is $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.