October 21, 2021 Newsletter

All Majors

International Studies Career Workshop
October 23, 4:00-6:00p.m., Virtual
Hear from featured alumni speakers in international development and security and also hear advice from alumni about global health and business careers and post-graduate fellowships.  If you have not already done so, please RSVP here.

International Studies Breakfast and Dessert
Thursday, October 28, 8:45-9:45am, Mather House 100
Thursday, October 28, 4-5pm, Mather House 100
Please attend one or both of these events, which are an opportunity for prospective majors to learn about International Studies from current majors. RSVP by noon on Wednesday, October 27, to let us know which event you plan to attend. Contact Kasey Pukys with any questions.

Fall Advising Meetings
November 3, 5, 8-11, 16
Please schedule your fall advising meeting with Professor McMann here.  Be sure your calendar is set to Eastern Time.  You will receive a Zoom link in advance of the meeting.

U.S Department of State Recent Graduates Program
Recent graduates have the opportunity to work at the State Department, with the potential to be hired permanently afterwards. Check www.usajobs.gov for job postings.

Foundation for the Defense of Democracies
The FDD offers a variety of unpaid internships to undergraduate students. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis.

Max Kampelman Fellowship Program 
Fellows work directly with Congressional offices, executive branch officials, and foreign diplomats on foreign policy issues. Applications for spring 2022 are due November 5, 2021.

Fund for Peace Internships 
FFP offers internships in international relations each semester. Applications are due November 15, 2021.

Critical Language Scholarship Program
Summer 2022 CLS applications are now available. The application deadline is November 16, 2021.

Projects for Peace
Propose a project to promote peace, broadly defined, anywhere in the world. Multiple International Studies majors have won this grant. It can be used as the INTL practicum. Intent to apply deadline is December 1, 2021.

Graduate Program Open Houses
October 19 – November 18, Virtual
Register in advance for open houses each featuring graduate programs focused on a different foreign-related topic, such as Africa or sustainability.

Sixth Trade Law Fall Update
October 22, 8:00 a.m. – 3:15 p.m., Room A59 CWRU Law School or Virtual
Listen to various discussions, including an international trade panel, on the topic of “Labor, Trade, and Supply-Chain Developments – a Practice-Oriented Update on Trade and Customs Law.” Register here in advance.

Practice Foreign Service Officer Test
The U.S. Department of State offers a practice FSOT simulating the length, style of questions, and administration of the actual exam.

Doing Good Work in Africa Internship
DOWA is seeking interns looking to work on meaningful projects about current issues and needs in many African countries. Applications are rolling, but priority for winter internships will be given to those who apply by November 8.

Japan Exchange and Teaching Program
Teach English in Japan after college through the JET Program.  Numerous International Studies alumni have secured positions in this competitive program. The 2022 program application deadline is November 12, 2021.

Wheel of Fortune and Fantasy
October 21 8:55 p.m., October 23 5:00 p.m., Cinematheque
This new film by director Ryusuke Hamaguchi explores three contemporary love stories in Japan. Tickets are $8 for those under 25 years old.

October 23, 11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m., Thwing 301
Watch and listen to Indian classical musicians from the CWRU community perform. Free Indian snacks provided.

October 29, 7:00, 9:30 and 11:59 p.m., Strosacker Auditorium
An unemployed Korean family is entangled in the life of a wealthy family in this 2019 Best Picture film. Purchase tickets for $4 on CampusGroups.

Congress-Bundestag Exchange
Spend one year in Germany studying, interning, and living with a host family on this funded fellowship. Application deadline November 1, 2021.

October 28 6:45 p.m., October 29 9:00 p.m., Cinematheque
This French horror film follows a vegetarian woman in her first year in veterinary school. Tickets are $7 for those under 25 years old.

Latin America
Latin Americanist Conference
Submit a paper proposal to the Ohio Latin Americanist Conference, to be held February 25-26, 2022. Proposals are due December 10.

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