October 28, 2021 Newsletter

All Majors

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.

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

Career Workshop Photos
Great to see you at the 2021 Career Workshop! Click here for photos from the event.

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.

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.

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.

American Foreign Policy Council 
The AFPC internship is an unpaid research opportunity where students will interact closely with foreign policy professionals and assist in the publication of articles. Spring applications are due November 5, 2021.

Congressional Black Caucus Foundation Internships 
Undergraduates and recent graduates gain experience with national policy development and implementation, some of which is international focused, in this internship program. Spring applications are due November 8, 2021.

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

Environmental Internships
The Environmental Law & Policy Center offers several, unpaid internships for undergraduates each season. Some spring applications are due as early as November 15.

Women’s Foreign Policy Group
Student interns are introduced to various aspects of foreign policy in Washington D.C. A stipend is provided at the end of the internship period. Spring applications are due November 28, 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.

International Affairs Forum Writing Competition
University students may submit an editorial addressing climate or energy. Winning pieces will be published in International Affairs Forum. Deadline is January 9, 2022.

Stories of Survival
October 27, 2021 – February 27, 2022, Maltz Museum of Jewish Heritage
This landmark exhibit will showcase never-before-seen personal items brought to America by survivors of the Holocaust. Tickets are only $5 the opening week of the exhibit.

Disinformation and Democracy: Civic Discourse in the Digital Age
October 29, 12:00-1:30 p.m., City Club of Cleveland
Join Wilson Center Fellow Nina Jankowicz for a discussion of Western governments’ responses to Russian information warfare. Advanced purchase of tickets is required.

U.S. Department of State Language Programs Tool
Use this tool to find language programs, fellowships, and scholarships.

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.

Diwali Dinner
October 30, 6:00-8:00 p.m., Thwing Ballroom
Celebrate the Indian holiday Diwali with food, a cultural presentation about the holiday, and performances by South Asian arts groups on campus. Buy tickets in advance here.

The Power of Silence in the Roman Empire: A Novel Approach
October 28, 4:30 p.m., Clark Hall Room 206
Assistant Professor in the Department of Classics Evelyn Adkins will lead a talk on the power of silence in the literature of the High Roman Empire. Register in advance to attend in-person, or watch over a live-stream here.

Evgeny Kissin Solo Piano Recital
April 24, 2022, 7:30 p.m., Severance Hall
World-renowned Russian concert pianist Evgeny Kissin will perform Bach, Beethoven, Mozart, and Chopin pieces. Tickets are expected to sell fast.

Latin America
Center for Democracy in the Americas Internship 
Assist the CDA with building relations between the U.S. and countries of the Americas. Applications for the spring semester are due November 15, 2021.

Bilingual Speed Dating
October 29, 12:45-2:00 p.m., UDC Lounge
Join La Alianza and Amistad for a social in English and Spanish.

Polyglot Gathering – Spanish Meeting
October 31, 2:00-3:00 p.m., Crawford 09A
Join the Polyglot Gathering for a screening of Coco, discussions in Spanish, arts and crafts, and Mexican candy.

November 4, 8:30 p.m., November 8, 6:45 p.m., Cinematheque
Set in the world of reggaetón dance in Chile, this film follows a couple’s 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