April 2, 2020 Newsletter

All Majors

Congratulations again to the new inductees of the International Studies honor society Sigma Iota Rho, Adiah Bailey, Kayley Carter, Rong Fan, Jason Guo, Rachel James, Nandita Kannapadi, Kimberly Osbern, Hanna Paris, Fatima Rahman, Nathan Ruhde, and Sienna Warshawsky, and to the new sophomore adjuncts, Jordan Deskins, Okiemute Eyemaro, Alana Khan, and Kasey Pukys!

Optional Spring Advising Meetings
April 3, 7, 9, 13, 14
Spring advising meetings are optional. If you would like to schedule a meeting with Professor McMann, you can do so here.  Be sure your calendar is set to Eastern Time.  Meetings will be by Skype unless informed otherwise.

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

Virtual Volunteering
These volunteer positions allow you to work remotely and, in some cases, on international topics.

Latin America Digest Internship
This periodical offers remote summer writing internships.  Applications are due April 17.

Democracy Journal Internship
The Democracy: A Journal of Ideas offers Washington, DC-based internships in writing and editing and covers foreign topics. Applications for summer are due April 30.

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

Summer Opportunities
Check on remote options for summer opportunities and continue to apply.  Find opportunities in this newsletter, on the International Studies web site, and in the newsletter archives for this semester.

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.

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

Books and Films

Make a Recommendation
More time to read for pleasure and watch films!  Suggest a book, TV series, or film here.

Don Quixote
In this classic, comic novel, a noble travels the world to restore chivalry and make his country proud.  Recommended by Bobby Bruno ’21.

In this film, four Indian women persist on a journey to empowerment despite the harsh expectations and tribulations of traditional village life.  Recommended by Anna Koch ’20.

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.