September 5, 2019 Newsletter

All Majors

International Studies Career Workshop
October 12, 4-6pm, TVUC Student Organization Center
Mark your calendars to attend this workshop, where International Studies alumni speakers will share advice about summer internships, first jobs, and careers. Co-sponsored by Sigma Iota Rho, the international studies honor society chapter.

Summer 2020 National Security Agency Student Programs
Applications for more than 20 different internships are currently open for Summer 2020.

Thomas R. Pickering Foreign Affairs Fellowship Program
This fellowship leads to a career in the U.S. Department of State Foreign Service at completion of the program. Deadline to apply is September 17, 2019.

Rangel International Affairs Graduate Fellowship Program
This fellowship program can lead to a career in the U.S. Department of State Foreign Service. Deadline to apply is September 24, 2019.

Cleveland Jewish FilmFest
September 5-19
Films that reflect Jewish culture from around the world. Individual tickets are $8-12. Most films are at Cedar Lee Theatre, some at the Atlas Cinemas Shaker Square, the Cinematheque, and the Mandel JCC.

September 5, 8:15pm, Cinematheque
September 7, 9:25pm, Cinematheque
A South African choir boy tours the country and witnesses the injustice of the apartheid regime. Tickets are $7 for age 25 and under.


Japanese Language Proficiency Test
December 1, Columbus, OH
The registration period is open until September 30, 2019.

The Conflict Over Kashmir
September 10, 7:30-8:45pm, The Happy Dog
Earlier this month, the Indian government moved to revoke special status of Indian-controlled Kashmir. The talk will discuss what this means for Kashmiris and the future of Indian democracy.

North Korea and a Changing World
September 11, 5:30-7:15pm, The Union Club
Former U.S. Ambassador to the Republic of Korea Kathleen Stephens will discuss the U.S.-South Korea alliance amid challenges from North Korea. Student tickets are $5.


European Festival
September 7, 11am-11pm, St. Mary Magdalene Byzantine Catholic Church
This festival celebrates the music, dancing, traditions, and cuisine of European countries.

September 7, 5pm, Cinematheque
Set in 1927 Paris, this film is about a thief’s wife who moves in with a wealthy couple. Tickets are $7 for age 25 and under.

Slovenian Sausage Festival
September 11, 1-8pm, SNPJ Farm, Kirtland
Enjoy Slovenian food and dancing. Tickets are $10 online, $12 at the door.

The Death of Stalin
September 12, 6:30pm, Mather House 100
Watch the film The Death of Stalin with fellow students. Dinner, snacks, and beverages will be provided.

Latin America

Ecuador: The Legacy of European Colonialism
September 5, 12:30-1:30pm, Mandel School, Room 238
This lecture will discuss current events in Ecuador and the legacy of European colonialism.


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.