April 9, 2020 Newsletter

All Majors

International Affairs Graduate Programs 
April 14, 10-11:00am, webinar 
Considering graduate school in international affairs?  Join this webinar on selecting a program, preparing an application, financing, and career opportunities.  Hosted by The Association of Professional Schools of International Affairs.

Fall 2020 White House Internship
The White House Internship application deadline for Fall 2020 is April 24.

Optional Spring Advising Meetings
April 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 Zoom and instructions sent in advance.

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.

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
Contribute to the list of International Studies favorites!  Suggest a book, film, or TV series here.

La Fiesta del Chivo
This novel, in English The Feast of the Goat, depicts the aftermath of Dominican dictator Rafael Trujillo’s assassination, immediately after in 1961 and 35 years later, through the eyes of a Dominican woman. Recommended by Raphael Aleman ’22.

A comedy, drama, and thriller, this film explores economic inequality in South Korea.  Parasite is the first foreign film to win the Best Motion Picture Academy Award. Recommended by Ryan Arvizu ’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.