September 9, 2021 Newsletter

All Majors

International Studies Career Workshop
October 23, 4:00-6:00p.m., location TBD
Mark your calendars to attend this workshop, where International Studies alumni speakers will share advice about summer internships, first jobs, and careers.  Co-sponsored by Sigma Iota Rho.

US Foreign Service Internship Program
Applications for USFSIP will be posted to USAJOBS soon. Sophomores and juniors are eligible to apply for this two-summer experiential learning experience.

Democracy Lab
Apply to be an intern or remote volunteer on research projects exploring solutions to social, economic, and environmental problems. Applications accepted on a rolling basis.

Girl Up Program
This United Nations Foundation leadership development program is currently seeking paid, remote interns interested in gender equality and social change. Applications accepted on a rolling basis until filled.

Global Ethical Leaders Society
Apply to attend weekly discussions on ethics and world events as part of this CWRU student group. Applications are due September 10. Contact David White with questions.

The Rangel Graduate Fellowship
This fellowship leads to a career in the U.S. Foreign Service. Deadline to apply is September 29, 2021.

Thomas R. Pickering Foreign Affairs Fellowship Program
This fellowship leads to a career in the U.S. Department of State upon completion of the program. Deadline to apply is September 22, 2021.

Benjamin Gilman International Scholarship Program
In-person and virtual programs are available and begin throughout the 2021 year. Applications are due on October 5, 2021.

Applying to Graduate School
September 13, 9:00-10:00 a.m., Virtual
Hear advice about applying to graduate school and identifying career opportunities in international affairs from an association of graduate schools. Register in advance.

Pale Flower
September 9, 8:20 p.m., September 11, 5:00 p.m., Cinematheque
This film noir is a major work of the 1960s Japanese New Wave. Tickets are $10 for those under 25 years old.

Undergraduate Indian Student Association Event
September 12, 4:00-6:00 p.m., Thwing Ballroom
Join uISA for their first event of the year. Register on CampusGroups in advance for free food and games.

CWRU Kendo Club
Kendo is the art of Japanese swordsmanship. Join this new CWRU club, with weekly practices on Sundays, Tuesdays, and Fridays. Contact International studies Major Dane Mizuno for more information.

Case Taiko
Join Case Taiko, a new CWRU student organization, to learn the art of Japanese festival drumming. Contact International Studies major Dane Mizuno for more information.

La Strada
September 11, 7:00 p.m., September 12, 4:00 p.m., Cinematheque
This fan favorite of Federico Fellini depicts the tragi-comical relationship between two Italian circus members. Tickets are $8 for those under 25 years old.

Germany After Angela Merkel
September 14, 12:00 p.m., Virtual
Join the Cleveland Council on World Affairs for a virtual conversation about Angela Merkel’s legacy and upcoming elections in Germany. The event is free, but advanced registration is required.

Latin America
Being Hispanic/Latinx at CWRU
September 10, 12:45 p.m.-1:45 p.m., Virtual
Join students and faculty from numerous Hispanic/Latinx student organizations for a panel discussion on being Hispanic/Latinx at CWRU.

September 11, 9:10 p.m., September 12, 6:30 p.m., Cinematheque
Set in the world of reggaetón dance in Chile, this film follows a couple’s emotional decision to return their adopted son. Tickets are $8 for those under 25 years old.

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