September 30, 2021 Newsletter

All Majors

Sigma Iota Rho Board Game Night / Mixer
October 7, 7:30-9:00 p.m., Thwing 101
Join the International Studies honor society for board games, free food from Sittoo’s, and socializing with other International Studies majors! All majors are invited. RSVP here with your food preferences by Sunday night.

Volunteer at the Fall 2021 Choice Fair
October 8, 12:45-2:00 p.m., Virtual
RSVP here to volunteer at the International Studies virtual booth and speak with prospective majors.

Boren Awards for International Study
Students interested in applying must be nominated by the university. Meet with Dean Amanda McCarthy by October 1 to review the application requirements.

HACU National Internship Program
The Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities coordinates a variety of internships with federal agencies. Early deadline for summer 2021 internships is October 29, 2021.

USAID Graduate Fellowship Program
Seniors interested in pursuing a career at the U.S. Agency for International Development are encouraged to apply for its Donald Payne International Development Graduate Fellowship. Applications are due November 1, 2021.

Cultural Vistas Fellowship
Summer internships are available in Argentina, Germany, and Singapore. Applications are due December 11, 2021.

Multicultural Mashup
October 2, 6:00-9:00 p.m., Thwing Atrium
Join the International Multicultural Exchange Club for a celebration of cultural diversity, free food, and games! Contact International Studies major Adela Duewel for more information.

Best Practices in Applying to Graduate School
October 6, 2:00-3:00 p.m., Virtual
Join the Association of Professional Schools of International Affairs to learn best practices for applying to graduate school in international affairs. Register in advance.

October 5-7, Virtual
This three-day virtual event for Hispanic/Latinx students will provide information about internships, fellowships, and employment at USAID. Register in advance.

Princeton in Africa
This fellowship enables college graduates to work in public service in Africa. Applications for 2022-2023 are due October 27, 2021. International Studies majors have won this prestigious award in the past.

Princeton in Asia
This fellowship enables college graduates to work with in public service in Asia. Applications for 2022-2023 are due November 1, 2021.

Ellings-Korduba Fellowship Program
The National Bureau of Asian Research will award twelve-month fellowships to advanced undergraduates who focus on U.S. foreign policy in Asia. Applications for 2022-2023 are due December 13, 2021.

Blakemore Freeman Fellowships
Fellows undertake language study in Asia for an academic year. Applications are due December 31, 2021.

China Careers Summit
October 6 8:00 a.m. – October 7 3:00 p.m., Virtual
This two-day interactive virtual event is for university students interested in China-related careers. Spaces are limited, so register here in advance.

In the Mood for Love
October 1 7:00 p.m., October 2 9:40 p.m., Cinematheque
A married man and a married woman in Hong Kong begin a turbulent love affair. Tickets are $8 for those under 25 years old.

American-Scandinavian Exchanges
Seniors are eligible to apply for educational and cultural exchanges between the United States and Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, and Sweden. Applications are due November 1, 2021.

October 2 7:00 p.m., October 3 3:45 p.m., Cinematheque
An Italian film director escapes the lime light through his private fantasies in Federico Fellini’s semi-autobiographical film. Tickets are $8 for those under 25 years old.

Latin America
Gala Latina
October 8, 6:00-8:00 p.m., Linsalata Alumni Center
Listen to student and faculty experiences, eat Latine/Hispanic food, and recognize Latine/Hispanic excellence at CWRU. Tickets are $5 for undergraduates. Register in advance on CampusGroups.

Cleveland Latino Restaurant Week
October 3-9, Northeast Ohio Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
Eat at several, Latino-owned restaurants in Cleveland with special offers celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month.

Middle East
Middle East Institute
MEI offers unpaid fall, spring, and summer internships. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis.

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