March 5, 2020 Newsletter

All Majors

Spring Break
Have an enjoyable and relaxing spring break!  Once you have re-energized, consider applying for additional summer or post-graduation positions and funding for them.  Find opportunities on the International Studies web site and in the newsletter archives for this semester.

Legal Challenges of Space Exploration
March 6, 9:00-4:30pm, Room 134, Cleveland-Marshall College of Law, Moot Court Room
A series of panels will examine the legal implications of the U.S. planned return to the moon.  Free to those not seeking legal credit, but preregistration required.

Refugee Mentor
Mentor a refugee student in Cleveland through the organization Refugee Response.  Register for the March 7 or March 19 information session.

Refugees International
This nonprofit organization offers a variety of internships in its Washington, DC office.

Medwish Internships
This global health organization is currently accepting applications for internships in its Cleveland office.

International Volunteer HQ
Searching for a volunteer opportunity in a foreign country?  An International Studies alumna recommends this organization through which she found a volunteer position.

Internship Sources
See this list of international security and foreign policy internship organizations and this e-book of organizations in other global fields for additional internship ideas.

Entrepreneurship Internship
Apply for this CWRU entrepreneurship internship program based in Hanoi, Vietnam for summer 2020. Applications are due March 15, 2020.

American Enterprise Institute Internships
This Washington, DC think tank offers internships in foreign policy and politics of particular regions, among other areas.  Applications are accepted on a rolling basis until all positions are filled.

Center for Global Development Internships
This policy organization, which aims to reduce global poverty and inequality, offers internships in Washington, DC.  Summer application deadline is March 15, 2020.

U.S. Senate Committee on Foreign Relations Internships
The deadline to apply for a summer 2020 internship with Chairman James Risch is March 22, 2020 and with Ranking Member Bob Menendez is March 6, 2020.

American Foreign Policy Council Internships
Interns work with foreign policy professionals on article publication and event planning.  Summer 2020 applications are due March 15, 2020.

Max Kampelman Fellowship Program
Fellows work directly with Congressional offices, executive branch officials, and foreign diplomats on foreign policy issues. Summer 2020 applications are due March 15, 2020.

Fund for Peace Internships
The FFP offers internships at their DC office for students interested in conflict analysis, peace building, security and human rights. Applications for Summer 2020 are due March 15, 2020.

The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees Internships
A variety of DC-based and foreign internships are offered. Applications for Summer 2020 are due early and mid-March 2020.

Women’s Foreign Policy Group Internship
This internship in Washington, DC introduces interns to aspects of foreign policy.  Summer 2020 applications are due March 25, 2020.International Film Festival Volunteer Opportunity
Volunteer at the Cleveland International Film Festival, which runs from March 25 to April 5, 2020.

Summer Funding Opportunities
CWRU’s Baker-Nord Center offers three different grant competitions for summer funding.  Applications are due April 15, 2020.

How to Apply for a Grant or Fellowship
Find helpful advice about applying for grants and fellowships on the INTL web site.


March 8-July 26, Cleveland Museum of Art
Marvel at the talents of anonymous women in this exhibition of Korean embroidery.

Entrepreneurship Internship
Apply for this CWRU entrepreneurship internship program based in Hanoi, Vietnam for summer 2020.  Applications are due March 15, 2020.

English-teaching in Korea
Teach English in Korea after graduation through the organization EPIK. Applications are open from February to July for the fall term.


March 7, 5:00pm, Cinematheque
March 8, 6:30pm, Cinematheque
Enjoy this warm, humorous documentary about scavengers in France. Tickets are $7 for age 25 and under.

Cyrano, My Love
March 7, 6:45pm, Cinematheque
March 8, 8:15pm, Cinematheque
Have a laugh as you watch this comedy about a poor playwright who produces a new play. Tickets are $7 for age 25 and under.

Photography of Ilse Bing
March 7-June 28, Cleveland Museum of Art
Learn about European photographer Ilse Bing in this exhibition of her work.

Latin America

March 5, 6:30pm, Cinematheque
March 6, 9:40pm, Cinematheque
This film explores the interaction among memory, trauma, and geography in Chile.  Tickets are $7 for age 25 and under.

Invisible Life
March 5, 8:15pm, Cinematheque
March 6, 7:00pm, Cinematheque
Follow the lives of two Brazilian sisters growing up in conservative 1950s Rio do Janeiro. Tickets are $7 for age 25 and under.

Center for Democracy in the Americas
Internships focus on building and improving relations between the United States, Cuba, and Latin America. Summer 2020 applications are due March 15, 2020.

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.