April 1, 2021 Newsletter

All Majors

International Security Positions
Deadlines for international security positions beginning summer 2022 can be as early as this spring due to security clearance requirements.  If you are interested in such positions, begin to monitor usajobs.gov and U.S. federal agency web sites regularly now.

Jobs and Internships Board
This list includes some internships with member institutions of the Association of Professional Schools of International Affairs (APSIA).

Scholarships and Fellowships
View scholarship and fellowship openings submitted by APSIA Member Schools and industry employers.

 The Baker-Dole Internship Program 
This program offers full-time and part-time paid fall, spring, and summer internships. Interns will assist with policy research, some of which is foreign-focused. Applications close April 1, 2021.

Council on Foreign Relations Internships
Paid, remote summer internships with foreign policy experts are available. Application deadlines vary.

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

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.

Summer Funding
CWRU’s Baker-Nord Center offers three different grant competitions for summer funding.  Applications are due April 25, 2021.

Immigration’s Role in American Success and Identity
April 2, 1:00-2:00 p.m., Virtual
Dr. Tim Kane, Research Fellow at the Hoover Institution at Stanford University, will discuss immigration and the economy. Register on CampusGroups in advance.

Why Rust Belts Matter Around the World
April 6, 7:30-8:30 p.m., Virtual
Georgetown University Professor Jeffrey Anderson and Chicago Council on Global Affairs Fellow John Austin will lead a discussion on older industrial communities and their impact on politics worldwide. Register in advance.

Cleveland International Film Festival
April 7 – April 20, Virtual
Cleveland’s International Film Festival offers dozens of films from around the world, virtually. Tickets go on sale Friday, March 26.

This is Not a Burial, It’s a Resurrection
Online screening begins April 2, Cinematheque
This film depicts an elderly woman from Lesotho resisting the construction of a reservoir in her village. Online screening fee is $10.

Postgraduate Teaching and Research in Asia
The China-U.S. Scholars Program offers teaching and research opportunities in China and Hong Kong for recent graduates.  Application deadline is April 15.

Van Gogh and The Society of the Spectacle
Online screening begins April 2, Cinematheque
Enjoy these two French classic films. Online screening fee is $10.

A Sunday in the Country
Online screening begins April 2, Cinematheque
A widowed French painter is visited by his family one Sunday shortly before the start of World War I. Online screening fee is $8.

Folksong and Ethnic Cleansing in Central Europe
April 5, 4:30 p.m., Virtual
Guest lecturer Kelly St. Pierre, Associate Professor of Musicology at Wichita State University, will explore the radicalization of Czech folk music research in the early twentieth-century. Register in advance.

Middle East
Middle East Institute Internships 
MEI offers a diverse range of internships. Applications are due May 1, 2021.

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