April 7, 2022 Newsletter

All Majors

Effects of Russia’s War in Ukraine:  A Firsthand Account from Europe
Thursday, April 7, 3-4 pm, online 
International Studies alumna Kimberly Osbern ’21 will share her eyewitness account of the effects of Russia’s war in Ukraine on neighboring Moldova and Romania.  She will also be happy to share her Fulbright research and application experiences.

Optional Spring Advising Meetings
April 11, 12  
Spring advising meetings are optional. If you would like to schedule a meeting with Professor McMann, you can do so here.  Be sure your calendar is set to Eastern Daylight Time.  Meetings will be by Zoom.

Courses with International Content 
Please consult the attached list when scheduling for the fall semester. Course list has been expanded.

Council on Foreign Relations Internships 
Paid, remote summer internships with foreign policy experts are available. Application deadlines vary.

U.S. Department of State Paid Internship
Help formulate and implement U.S. foreign policy. The application closes April 12.

International Security Positions 
Deadlines for international security positions beginning summer 2022 can be as early as this spring due to security clearance requirements. If you are interested in such positions, begin to monitor usajobs.gov and U.S. federal agency web sites regularly now.

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

APSIA Internships 
The Association of Professional Schools of International Affairs is seeking summer interns in international communication and marketing. Summer application deadline is April 16.

Summer Funding
Apply for the Humanities@Work Summer StipendsFeldman Grants, and Cramer Fellowships. Due April 22.

Wright-Plaisance Fellowship for Study Abroad 
A fellowship for pursuing post-baccalaureate study at a university in Europe or South America. Applications are due April 29.

Rocks Funds
This grant funds summer experiences, including INTL 399 practicums. International Studies majors are eligible. Applications are due April 29.

Ally Financial Public Policy Scholars Program
African-American and Black sophomores and juniors pursuing a degree related to public policy are eligible for this scholarship.

Oxford COVID-19 Government Response Tracker
Oxford is currently recruiting volunteers for their international data collection team.

International Center for Journalists Internship
Gain experience in developing international journalism programs in this paid internship.

Center for Global Development Job
CGD is accepting applications for its research assistant and program coordinator positions.

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

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.

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 five tips for preparing for a security clearance in advance.

Medwish Internships 
This global health organization is currently accepting applications for internships in its Cleveland office.

American Enterprise Institute Internships 
This Washington, DC think tank offers foreign policy and regionally-focused internships.  Applications are accepted on a rolling basis until all positions are filled.

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.


AI&D Fundraiser for Ukraine 
Thursday, April 7, 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m., Thwing 
Join Advocates for Immigrants and Diversity in a fundraiser for Ukraine. Venmo or Cashapp donations can also be sent to @nazenko.

Sonyashnyk (Sunflower)
Friday, April 8, 6:30 p.m., CMA Gartner Auditorium
Musicians and artists from Cleveland will perform in this benefit for Ukraine.

Alberto Giacometti: Toward the Ultimate Figure
Cleveland Museum of Art
Enjoy the work of this European sculptor. Through April 17 $5 admission with student ID.

Supplies for Ukrainian Refugees
A donation box is on the first floor of the Health Education Campus, Room 160.  Medical supplies preferred but non-medical also accepted.

Middle East
National Arab American Heritage Month
Experience and celebrate Arab food, culture, and more in the month of April across Cleveland.

Hit The Road
Saturday, April 9, 2:25 p.m., Cinematheque

This film follows a family of four as they travel across the Iranian countryside. Tickets are $16.