March 18, 2021 Newsletter

All Majors

Congratulations to our majors recently inducted into Sigma Iota Rho, the International Honor Society for International Studies!

2020 Inductees: Adiah Bailey, Kayley Carter, Rong Fan, John Garcia, Jason Guo, Rachel James, Nandita Kannapadi, Kimberly Osbern, Hanna Paris, Fatima Rahman, Nathan Ruhde, and Sienna Warshawsky

2021 Inductees: Zineb Benkirane, Lelia Durand, Okiemute Eyemaro, Eleanor Gaddy, Alana Khan, Serene Pierce, and Kasey Pukys,

2021 Adjunct Members: Delphine Clatanoff, Anna Cormier, Enya Eettickal, Karuna Lakhiani, Dane Mizuno, and Sophie Taus

Human Rights Watch Internships 
Paid internships are available in various departments. Deadlines are throughout March and April and vary by internship.

Independent Diplomat Internships
ID is currently seeking interns for two virtual projects on refugee research and climate change. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis, but apply soon.

Foundation for the Defense of Democracies Internships
Applications are currently being accepted for numerous internships at this Washington, DC think tank.

Medwish Internships
This global health organization is currently accepting applications for internships in its Cleveland office.

American Enterprise Institute Internships
This Washington, DC think tank offers internships in foreign policy and politics of particular regions, among other areas.  Applications are accepted on a rolling basis until all positions are filled.

US Together Program Assistant Position
US Together is seeking a Microenterprise Development Program Assistant for Spring 2021. This position is an unpaid internship and can be completely remote. Contact Melissa Mattwig for more information.

Immigrant Justice Corps Community Fellowship
Two-year Community Fellowships are offered to recent graduates seeking to work with immigrant communities. Fellows will work with the Department of Justice’s Office of Legal Access Programs to assist in representing immigrant clients. Applications are due March 24.

 Future Global Leaders Scholarship
Junior and senior undergraduate women pursuing careers in international trade are encouraged to apply for this $1500 scholarship, which includes a year of mentorship. Applications are due April 1.

APSIA Internships
The Association of Professional Schools of International Affairs is seeking summer interns in international communication and marketing. Summer application deadline is April 4.

Summer Funding Opportunities
CWRU’s Baker-Nord Center offers three different grant competitions for summer funding.  Applications are due April 15, 2020.

Student Research Conference in International Relations
This conference showcases research from members of Sigma Iota Rho across the country. Deadline for proposals is Wednesday, March 31.

Democracy Journal Internship
The Democracy: A Journal of Ideas offers Washington, DC-based internships in writing and editing and covers foreign topics. Applications for summer are due April 30.

Climate Reality Campus Corps Meeting
March 18, 6:00-7:00 p.m., Virtual
The spring semester kickoff meeting for Climate Reality Campus Corps will include a presentation about the global climate crisis. Register on CampusGroups.

Why is it so Hard to Talk About Climate Change?
March 23, 6:00-7:00 p.m., Virtual
Join retired Foreign Service Officer Molly Williamson for a discussion about climate change challenges worldwide. The webinar is free, but advanced registration is required.

Eyes Without a Face
Online screening begins March 19, Cinematheque
This 1960s horror film about a mad surgeon and his daughter is a classic in French cinema. Online screening fee is $12.

Online screening begins March 19, Cinematheque
An unlikely friendship between a celebrity fragrance designer and her chauffeur blooms in this new French comedy. Online screening fee is $10.

Latin America
Latin American News Digest Internships
The Latin American News Digest is seeking interns. Applications for summer 2021 are due March 20, 2021. Contact with any questions.

International Farm Worker Webinar
March 22, 6:00-7:00 p.m., Virtual
International farm workers from El Salvador, Honduras, and Nicaragua will share their work experiences in this webinar. Register in advance here.

Social Justice Teach-In Volunteering
March 27, 10:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m., Virtual
The InterReligious Task Force at CWRU is holding a teach-in about human rights in Central America and Colombia. Learn more here. Contact with any questions.

The Fever
Online screening begins March 19, Cinematheque
A indigenous widower yearns for his Amazonian rainforest roots while facing discrimination in the city where he works. Online screening fee is $12.

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.