February 18, 2021 Newsletter

All Majors

Job-Hunting During the Recession
Thursday, February 18, 2021, 6:00-7:15 p.m., Virtual
See you at the workshop!

Global Ethical Leaders Society
Students are invited to apply and attend weekly discussions on ethics and world events as part of this CWRU student group. Applications are due February 20, 2021. Contact VP of Membership Annie Du with questions.

Carter Center Summer Internships 
These internships provide students with unpaid opportunities to explore careers in the fields of peace, health, or non-profit operations in Atlanta. Internships are also offered in the fall and spring. Applications close March 1, 2021.

SOURCE Funding
Fund your summer unpaid internship or research project with a SOURCE grant.  Applications are due March 6, 2021.  See these general tips about applying for grants.  Many INTL majors have won these grants.

U.S. Senate Committee on Foreign Relations Internships
The deadline to apply for a summer 2021 internship with Chairman Bob Menendez is March 7, 2021 and with Ranking Member James Risch is March 20, 2021.

The Rocks Summer Grant 
Apply for CWRU’s The Rocks Experiential Learning Fellowship to fund summer 2021 internships and other opportunities.  Identify International Studies as a humanities major in the application, due March 7, 2021.  Many INTL majors have won this grant.

International Economic Development Council
IEDC offers internships on economic development as well as other topics. Summer 2021 applications close March 15, 2021.

USAID LPA Internship
The U.S. Agency for International Development’s Bureau for Legislative and Public Affairs serves as the liaison between the agency and Congress, media, and other key constituencies. This internship provides a broad overview of the functions of all of USAID’s bureaus. Applications close March 15, 2021.

Fund for Peace Internships
The FFP offers internships, at its DC office, in conflict analysis, peace building, security and human rights. Applications for Summer 2021 are due March 15, 2021.

American Foreign Policy Council Internships
Interns work with foreign policy professionals on article publication and event planning. Summer 2021 applications are due March 15, 2021.

The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees Internships
A variety of DC-based internships are offered. Applications for Summer 2021 are due March 15, 2021.

Women’s Foreign Policy Group Internship
This internship in Washington, DC introduces interns to aspects of foreign policy.  Summer 2021 applications are due March 25, 2021.

Cleveland Council on World Affairs Summer Internship
The CCWA is currently accepting internship applications for summer 2021. Applications are due March 26, 2021.

Conversations on Climate JUSTICE
February 26, 12:45-2:00p.m., Virtual
Inamori Ethics Prize winner David Suzuki and local environmental leaders will discuss climate justice. Watch and participate via livestream here.

The Carter Center China Internships
Internships focused on China are available. Summer 2021 applications are due March 1, 2021.

Remembering the Children: Stories from the Kindertransport
February 24, 7-8:30p.m., Virtual
Attend a remote lecture on the Kindertransport, a rescue mission that saved about 10,000 Jewish children from Germany, Austria, and Czechoslovakia during the Holocaust. Register in advance.

Online screening begins February 19, Cinematheque
In a portrait of his life, Michelangelo struggles with his loyalties to two wealthy families and two Popes in sixteenth century Florence.

Latin America
Internships in Nicaragua
In-person and virtual interns at Friends of the ATC (Rural Workers’ Association) in Nicaragua do research and advocacy work for Latin American farmers. Applications for summer 2021 are accepted on a rolling basis. Contact INTL major Jordan Deskins with any questions.

Center for Democracy in the Americas
Internships focus on building and improving relations between the United States and Cuba and Latin America. Summer 2021 applications are due March 15, 2021.

Middle East
The United States and Iran: What Will the Next Four Years Hold?
February 23, 6:00-7:30p.m., Virtual
Join DC experts for a discussion of the Biden Administration’s Iranian foreign policy. Register in advance.

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