March 10, 2022 Newsletter

Happy spring break! We hope you are having an enjoyable and restful week.

All Majors

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

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.

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.

UN’s Role in Global Social Work
Friday, March 18, 12:00 – 1:00 p.m., online 
Join a group discussion on the United Nation’s role in global social work. Click green “Register” button to attend.

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.

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.

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

Best Practices in Applying to Graduate School
Tuesday, April 19, 2:00 – 3:00 p.m., online 
Free webinar with best practices in applying to international affairs graduate programs.

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.

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

Center for a New American Security Internship
A six-month internship involving policy research, and writing and, exposure to national policy debates and decision-makers.

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.

Tips on Building a Federal Resume 
Federal employment resumes differ from traditional resumes in several ways. View these tips. Some agencies prefer that you use their resume builder.

Tips to Prepare for a Security Clearance 
View these tips for preparing in advance for a security clearance.

Russia’s War in Ukraine
TODAY, March 10, 11:30 – 1:00 p.m., online
Listen to a panel discussion of the economic impact and possible resolution of the war.  Panelists include Professor of Economics and native Ukrainian Roman Sheremeta.

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,

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.

March 12, 5:00 p.m. and March 13, 9:00 p.m., Cinematheque 
When her lover refuses to give her a child, a Hungarian factory worker befriends a teen orphan. General admission is $10.

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.



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.

National Bureau of Asian Research Fellowship
First-years, sophomores, and juniors from certain minority groups are eligible for this foreign policy summer program. The deadline to apply is March 27.

Tokyo Story
Sunday, March 13, 3:00 p.m., Cinematheque 
An elderly Japanese couple travels to Tokyo to visit their adult children. Admission is $12.

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.