February 1, 2018 Newsletter

All Majors

U.S. Committee for Refugees and Immigrants
Volunteer and internship opportunities are available to help refugee clients acclimate to the U.S. and find work.

GirlForward Summer Internship
Mentor and help educate adolescent refugee girls in either Austin or Chicago. Applications are due February 28. Please email INTL alumna and former intern Victoria Onufrieff to learn about her experience.

Public Service Scholarship
This scholarship assists undergraduate female students who will intern in the Washington, DC area. Applications are accepted Feburary 1-April 11.

Medwish International
Volunteer with Medwish International to help collect and deliver medical supplies to programs working with developing countries.

SOURCE Summer Funding
Apply for summer research and internship funding.

Research Applications Q&A
February 1, 4:00p.m., Nord 410
SOURCE staff will be available to answer questions related to applying for summer research and internship funding.

National Security Lecture
February 2, 12:45-2:00p.m., Sears 356
Cleveland Marshall College of Law Professor David Forte will discuss international affairs in his talk “Adversaries Near and Far: What is America’s Future?” Please RSVP to Professor Terri Mester.

Developing Your Professional Brand and Network
February 22, evening, Student Organization Center, TVUC
Save the date for this International Studies workshop.  Develop your professional brand and network, using LinkedIn and other tools, to secure internships, jobs, and a career path from your International Studies major. Details to follow.


Japan-U.S. Relations in the Changing World: North Korea, China, and America First
February 1, 12:00p.m., TVUC Ballroom C
A lunch and lecture by Mr. Naoyuki Agawa, former Minister of Public Affairs at the Embassy of Japan in Washington, D.C. RSVP by January 26 to internationalevents@case.edu.


Moi, Un Noir (I, A Negro)
January 25, 8:40p.m., Cinematheque
February 2, 7:30p.m., Cinematheque
This French film follows two young Nigerian immigrants trying to find work in the Ivory Coast. Age 25 and under tickets are $7.

La Belle Noiseuse
February 3, 6:45p.m., Cinematheque
A reclusive French artist attempts to finish a long abandoned painting. Age 25 and under tickets are $9.

Latin America

Venezuela – Corruption, Instability, and Economic Crisis
February 6, 7:30-9:00p.m., Happy Dog (West Side location)
Learn about how Venezuela went from one of the richest South American countries to a divided country facing a number of crises. This is a free event.

Cinema Novo
February 1, 6:45p.m., Cinematheque
This film documents the “new wave” of Brazilian cinema in the 1960s and 70s. Age 25 and under tickets are $7.

February 1, 8:35p.m., Cinematheque
February 4, 6:30p.m., Cinematheque
A Brazilian man who is born as a fully grown adult in the Amazon jungle embarks on a series of adventures in Rio. Age 25 and under tickets are $8.

Middle East and North Africa

National Council on U.S.-Arab Relations Internship
May 29-August 3
Intern in Washington, DC at an Near East or Arab world related organization. Applications are due February 23.

Holy Air
February 3, 5:00p.m., Cinematheque
February 4, 8:25p.m., Cinematheque
A Christian Arab develops a business idea to sell the air of the Holy Land. Age 25 and under tickets are $7.

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.