November 5, 2020 Newsletter

All Majors

Fall Advising Meetings
November 11, 13, 16, 18-20, 23
Please schedule your fall advising meeting with Professor McMann here.  Be sure your calendar is set to Eastern Time.  You will receive a Zoom link in advance of the meeting.

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

Volunteers Needed for Study Abroad Fair
Friday, November 13, 1-3 pm, Virtual
International Studies will have a virtual booth at this fair because many students who attend are interested in the major.  Please help host the booth and speak to prospective majors.  RSVP here.

American Foreign Policy Council 
The AFPC internship is an unpaid research opportunity where students will interact closely with foreign policy professionals and assist in the publication of articles. Spring applications are due November 15, 2020.

Women’s Foreign Policy Group
Student interns are introduced to various aspects of foreign policy in Washington D.C. A stipend is provided at the end of the internship period. Spring applications are due November 25, 2020.

Library of Congress Internship Program 
In this paid internship undergraduates assist with analog and digital collections, including foreign materials. Summer applications open and close in November.

Environmental Internships
The Environmental Law & Policy Center offers several, unpaid policy and science internships each season. Spring applications are due November 30.

Cleveland Foundation Public Service Fellowship
This paid fellowship provides recent graduates with the opportunity to work in Cleveland at a public service organization, some of which focus on foreign countries or cultures. Applications for the 2021-2022 fellowship are due January 27, 2020.

En Voz Alta
Students identifying as Hispanic/Latinx are eligible to apply for this international security and diplomacy mentorship-pairing program. Applications for the 2021 cohort are due December 4, 2020.

USAID Legislative and Public Affairs Internship
Interns are involved in the liaison process between USAID and the media, Congress, and other entities. Applications for the summer term open on November 1, 2020. The deadline to apply is December 15, 2020.

Sustainability and Managing Global Supply Chains
November 10, 1:00p.m, Virtual
Join Shawana P. Johnson, President of Global Marketing Insights Inc., for a discussion on global supply chains. Register through CampusGroups.

Trade Law 
November 13, 8:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m., Virtual
At this conference learn about U.S. customs and international trade law and policy following the election. Register in advance.

International Relations Graduate School Programs
November 17, 9:00-10:30 p.m. EST, Virtual
Connect with alumni and admissions representatives from four of the top international relations graduate programs in the northeast. Register in advance.

Quality Letters of Recommendation
Association of Professional Schools of International Affairs (APSIA) Executive Director Carmen Iezzi Mezzera provides her advice on a strong letter of recommendation.

USAID Bureau for Africa Summer Internship
The Bureau for Africa internships focus on improving health services, supporting businesses, and strengthening communities in Africa. The deadline to apply for summer is December 15, 2020.

Fellowship for Service in India
The American India Foundation connects service fellows with host organizations in India. Applications for the 2021-2022 fellowship cycle open November 2020.

Raining in the Mountain
Online screening begins November 6, Cinematheque
Set in the Ming Dynasty, an aging abbot seeks help in finding his successor, while his advisors prove corrupt and self-serving. Screening fees are $10.

Humanity in Action Fellowship 
College graduates spend a year in the U.S. or Europe examining human rights, democracy, and structural injustice. Applications are due January 5, 2020.

Koko-di Koko-da
Online screening begins November 6, Cinematheque
This Danish and Swedish psychological horror film depicts a couple menaced by nursey rhyme characters. Screening fees are $10.

Latin America
Center for Democracy in the Americas Internship 
Assist the CDA with building constructive relations between the U.S. and countries of the Americas. Applications for the spring semester close November 15, 2020.

Middle East
Expo 2020 Dubai
The U.S. Department of State is seeking Youth Ambassadors at Expo 2020 Dubai. Applications will be accepted until spots are filled.

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.