September 10, 2020 Newsletter

All Majors

Overcoming Obstacles to Entrepreneurship
September 12, 2:30-4:00p.m., Nord 400 or Virtual
Interested in global business or international development? Attend this interactive workshop with CWRU Professor Michael Goldberg, who advises aspiring entrepreneurs around the world, including in low income countries. Register for his session here. See future workshops too. Co-hosted by Sigma Iota Rho and the International Studies Program.

International Studies Career Workshop
October 10, 4:00-6:00p.m., Virtual
Which classes should you take?  How do you find and secure a summer internship and first job?  How do you select a career path?  Should you attend graduate school?  Come hear International Studies alumni’s advice at this workshop. Co-sponsored by Sigma Iota Rho.

Thomas R. Pickering Foreign Affairs Fellowship Program
This fellowship leads to a career in the U.S. Department of State upon completion of the program. Deadline to apply is October 21, 2020.

U.S. Department of State Student Internship Program
Apply for a variety of internships for summer 2021 with the U.S. Department of State. Application deadline September 16.

Critical Language Scholarship Program
Summer 2020 applications are now available. Application deadline is November 17, 2020, at 8:00 p.m. EST.

Benjamin Gilman International Scholarship Program
In-person and virtual programs are available and begin throughout the 2021 year. Applications are due on October 1, 2019.

USAID Graduate Fellowship Program
Seniors interested in pursuing a career at the U.S. Agency for International Development are encouraged to apply for its Donald Payne International Development Graduate Fellowship. Applications are due November 1, 2020.

NextGen Coders Virtual Exchange for Young Professionals
September 14 – November 20, 2020
This free, virtual experience groups peers from the United States, Iraq, and the Palestinian Territories to collaborate on an app or website prototype to tackle world problems.

Food Security and Foreign Policy
September 16, 1:00p.m. EDT, Virtual
Join Global Minnesota for a free webinar on worldwide food insecurity. Register in advance.


Online screening begins September 11, Cinematheque
A Cambodian teen sneaking away to Bangkok is abducted in this international thriller. Screening fees are $12.


Cleveland’s Best Pierogis
If you have the funds and are eating take-out, try the best places for Eastern European dumplings in Cleveland.  Contact establishments directly for pandemic hours and restrictions.

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. During the COVID-19 pandemic, follow all government and public health restrictions and advice when taking advantage of these opportunities. CDC information and resources appear here.