March 3, 2022 Newsletter

All Majors

Cleveland Humanities Festival
Through March and April, the festival will probe the idea of “discourse” through art, literature, and music; some events are foreign-focused.

Cleveland International Film Festival
March 30 – April 9, Playhouse Square
Watch documentaries on humanitarian issues, hilarious 10-minute shorts, foreign flicks, and films screened in virtual reality. Admission ranges from $0-$25.

Project Coordinator at Harvard University
The Arctic Initiative at Harvard’s Belfer Center is hiring a project coordinator to work on climate policy and arctic community resilience. CWRU alumna, Brittany, is happy to answer questions.

Truman Center for National Policy Fellowship
Fellowships are virtual and will support work in national security and foreign policy.

Cleveland Council on World Affairs Internship
CCWA is looking for two Model UN interns and an international exchange intern, among other summer interns. Apply by April 1.

Write for Spectacles 
Spectacles, a political publication that focuses on democracy, is looking for 500-700 word submissions.

Governance and Local Development Internship
Work with a research team on questions of human welfare globally. Applications are due April 10.

Fern Holland International Affairs Fellowship
The Office of Congressman Seth Moulton seeks students interested in foreign policy and national security for this summer program. Applications are due March 15.

Global Security Internship with Abt
Abt Associates seeks undergraduates to intern in its global security office.

International Center for Journalists
The International Center for Journalists is offering a paid summer internship.

International Development Jobs
Learn more about this field by reviewing jobs descriptions for mid-and senior-level positions. Also, identify organizations that might have internships and entry-level positions.

UNHCR Internships
Eligible students can gain experience in the international humanitarian sector.

Energy Fellows Program
The CWRU ThinkEnergy Program is a one-year program for students interested in energy. INTL majors have participated in the past. Applications are due March 15.

Study Abroad Photo Contest
Submit photos of your time studying abroad with CWRU for a chance to win prizes. Entries are due by March 20.

United Nations Foundation Internships 
Applications for full- and part-time summer internships are accepted until March. Check online for the current open positions.

Global Citizen Award
The awards honor outstanding student organizations and students who champion internationalization at CWRU, among other objectives. Nominations are due February 25.

Russia’s Invasion of Ukraine: What is Putin Thinking? 
Friday, March 4, 12:30 p.m. online
Join Oberlin College expert on Russian and Eastern European politics Steve Crowley and CWRU Professor of Economics and native Ukrainian Roman Sheremeta for this discussion.

Ukrainian Entrepreneurship
Friday, March 4, 9:00 a.m., online
Hear from Sasha Bondar, founder of Reintech, a company that assists other tech companies in Eastern Europe.

Russia’s War in Ukraine 
Friday, March 4, 11:00 a.m., online
Economics Professor Roman Sheremeta and Visiting Professor Paul Tiyambe Zeleza will provide their perspectives on the war.

Cleveland Pierogi Week
March 2-6
Pay homage to Cleveland’s tradition of Polish dumplings.

USIP Russia and Europe Center Job
International Studies alumnus John Drennan is new to the United States Institute of Peace team on which the successful applicant will work.  He encourages International Studies seniors to apply and can try to answer questions,

March 3, 8:40 p.m. and March 4, 7:00 p.m., Cinematheque
A seven-year-old girl witnesses the bullying of her older brother in this Belgian film. General admission is $10.

The Round-Up
March 5, 5:00 p.m. and March 6, 8:30 p.m., Cinematheque
Set during the 19th century, this film depicts Austro-Hungarian troops rounding up a group of peasants rooting out partisan dissidents. General admission is $10.

Video Competition and European Study Tour 
Create a video of how the United States and Europe can work together.  Winners go on a tour of Europe. The application is due March 15.

Latin America

Young Peacebuilders in Latin America
The United Nations Alliance of Civilizations seeks participants from the Latin America and Caribbean region. The deadline is March 15.

The Power and Poetry of Music
In this free exhibition, contemporary Chinese artist Peng Wei addresses the vital role of music and the arts during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Service Fellowship in India
The American India Foundation provides service opportunities through host organizations in India.  Applications for the 2022-2023 fellowship cycle accepted beginning April 2022.

SEVA Banquet
Thursday, March 3, 6:30 – 8:00 p.m., Thwing Center ballroom
WISER is hosting a banquet featuring performances by Indian dance groups, a henna tattoo tutorial, diya decoration, and food from Bombay Chaat. Tickets are $10 at the door.