November 26, 2020 Newsletter

All Majors

Happy Thanksgiving!

Congratulations to International Studies seniors who presented their capstones last week: Adiah Bailey, Alix Dagan, Bobby Bruno, Eleanor Gaddy, Fatima Rahman, Grace Zhang, Hanna Paris, Jason Guo, John Garcia, Kayley Carter, Kimberly Osbern, Nandita Kannapadi, Olivia Battistoni, Rong Fan, and Zineb Benkirane!

Sigma Iota Rho Application
Applications for the International Studies Honor Society, Sigma Iota Rho, are now open! All upper-class students
are eligible to apply. Eligible sophomores may apply for adjunct membership. Apply by December 4.

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

Bipartisan Policy Center Internship
BPC offers full-time and part-time fall, spring, and summer internships. Interns are awarded a stipend. A few internships deal with foreign policy. Spring applications close December 1.

U.S. Treasury Fellowship Program
Graduating seniors may apply to be a Junior Fellow for the U.S. Department of the Treasury. Several fellowship programs have a foreign focus. There is no specific application deadline.

Center for Strategic and International Studies
CSIS is offering several remote internship positions focused on different countries and topics. International Studies alumni interned here as majors. Applications are being accepted until positions are filled.

Citizens’ Climate Lobby
Spring and Summer 2020 internships, including in international outreach, are available in different U.S. cities or remotely. Spring 2020 applications are due December 31, 2020.

White House Fellowship
Spend a year working as a full-time, paid fellow to senior White House staff, cabinet secretaries, and other top-ranking government officials and studying U.S. foreign and domestic policy. Applications for the 2021-2022 Fellowship close January 6, 2021.

World Bank Internship
Graduating seniors enrolled in a full-time graduate study program are eligible to apply for this internship. Summer applications are due January 31, 2021.

Charles B. Rangel International Affairs Summer Program
This 6-week summer program prepares undergraduate students for careers in international affairs. Summer 2020 applications are due February 9, 2021.

Global Youth Connect Programs
GYC is currently accepting applications for programs on human rights and peacekeeping in Rwanda and South Africa. Dates to be announced.

Flowers of Shanghai
Online screening begins November27, Cinematheque
This modern classic focuses on the story of five “flower girls” in nineteenth century Shanghai.

Global Youth Connect Programs
GYC is currently accepting applications for programs on human rights and international justice in the Netherlands. Dates to be announced.

Beethoven’s Piano Sonatas
November 29, 8:00 p.m., Virtual
See Daniel Shapiro’s virtual performance of Beethoven’s Piano Sonatas at the Maltz Performing Arts Center. View the livestream here.

Latin America
InterReligious Task Force on Central America
IRTF offers internships focused on demilitarization, environmental rights, labor, fair trade, and LGBT, indigenous, and Afro-descendant solidarity. Applications for spring, fall, or summer semesters accepted on a rolling basis.

Global Youth Connect Programs
GYC is currently accepting applications for programs on human rights and peacekeeping in Colombia. Dates to be announced.

Three Summers
Online screening begins November 27, Cinematheque
This social satire tells the story of a woman managing seaside condos for the condescendingly rich during Brazil’s Christmas holidays.

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.