April 15, 2021 Newsletter

All Majors

Optional Spring Advising Meetings
April 16, 19, 23, 28
Spring advising meetings are optional. If you would like to schedule a meeting with Professor McMann, you can do so here.  Be sure your calendar is set to Eastern Time.  Meetings will be by Zoom.

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

Call for Honor Society Officers
Serve as President, Vice President, Treasurer, Secretary, or Adjunct Liaison of the CWRU chapter of Sigma Iota Rho, the International Studies Honor Society, in the upcoming academic year. Applications are due at 11:59 p.m. on Sunday, May 2. Email SIR President Kimberly Osbern with any general questions.

Albright Stonebridge Group Internship
ASG is a global strategic advisory and commercial diplomacy firm seeking interns in numerous regional fields. Summer internship applications are accepted on a rolling basis.

National Endowment for Democracy Internship
NED is seeking interns interested in human rights and international exchange. Summer applications are accepted on a rolling basis until filled.

Center for a New American Security Internships
CNAS is accepting applications for its Joseph S. Nye internship program in research, communications, or development. Internships run for six months and a stipend is provided. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis.

The Borgen Project
The Borgen Project, a non-profit organization aiming to end global poverty, offers telecommute internships in journalism, political affairs, and human resources. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis.

APSIA Internship
The Association of Professional Schools of International Affairs is seeking remote summer interns to promote its work to relevant audiences around the world. Applications are due April 16.

Fall 2020 White House Internship
The White House Internship application deadline for Fall 2020 is April 24.

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

Congressional Black Caucus Foundation Internships
CBCF is seeking full-time, virtual summer interns in various policy areas, including foreign policy. Applications are due April 30.

US Together Program Assistant Position
US Together is seeking a microenterprise development program assistant for May to August 2021 to aid refugee business. This position is unpaid and can be remote. Contact Melissa Mattwig for more information.

SEVA Banquet
April 15, 6:30 p.m., Virtual
WISER will host its annual SEVA Banquet virtually this year to fundraise for its international outreach program helping to promote the education of girls in India. Register on CampusGroups in advance.

Himalayan Lives between Nepal and New York City
April 22, 4:00-5:30 p.m., Virtual
Dr. Sienna Craig will lecture on the ways in which the culture and community of Mustang, Nepal have been impacted by migration. Zoom information can be found here.

The History of African Americans in Europe
April 21 & 28, 12:30-2:00 p.m. & 4:30-6:00 p.m., Virtual
The history of African Americans traveling to and working and living in Europe will be examined in this joint CWRU-New York University conference.

Online screening begins April 16, Cinematheque
A successful artist couple in Norway must rekindle their relationship when one of them is diagnosed with terminal cancer. Online screening fee is $12.

Middle East
The Women Who Took on ISIS – and Won
April 20, 6:00-7:00 p.m., Virtual
Gayle Tzemach Lemmon of the Council on Foreign Relations will discuss the all-female militia which fought against ISIS in 2014. The webinar is free, but 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.