April 28, 2022 Newsletter

All Majors

Congratulations to the new members of Sigma Iota Rho, the International Studies honor society!
Full Members:
Delphine Clatanoff, Anna Cormier, Jordan Deskins, Tristan Douglas, Enya Eetickal, Jana Fisher, Shanice Gitau, Joey Gonzalez, Karuna Lakhiani, Dane Mizuno, Ian Pallares, and Jacob Potter
Adjunct Members: 
Sophomores Lisa O’Brien, Sophia Peterson, and Thendral Veerasekar

Sigma Iota Rho Exec Application
Applications for the Executive Board of Sigma Iota Rho are due Thursday, April 28 at 11:59 PM EST. Initiated and adjunct members of SIR may apply here.

IRTF Volunteer Internships
IRTF offers internships in demilitarization; environmental rights; labor; fair trade; and environmental, LGBT, indigenous, and Afro-descendant rights.

The National Endowment for Democracy
The National Endowment for Democracy offers numerous internships.

Brown Immigration Law
Brown Immigration Law’s Cleveland and other offices are seeking case managers to assist attorneys in preparing legal filings. Applications will be accepted until position is filled.

DOE Climate Challenges Opportunity
A full-time fellowship with the Department of Energy focuses on climate challenges. Applications will be accepted until position is filled.

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.

The Borgen Project
This non-profit organization aims to end global poverty, and offers remote internships in journalism, political affairs, and human resources. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis.

International Security Positions 
Deadlines for international security positions beginning summer 2023 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.

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.

May Day Celebration
Sunday, May 1, 2:00 p.m., Plaza on Euclid Ave./Ford Dr.  
Join a march in solidarity with workers globally.

Latinx 44 Scholarship
This program funds public service internships for Latinx students. The deadline to apply is May 1.

Fellowship in Science and Technology Policy
A paid fellowship working on science, technology, and innovation as policy entrepreneurs. Applications are due by May 2.

Assistant Human Rights Officer
Volunteer position in Switzerland. Apply by May 4.

NATO Internship Programme
NATO is looking for students to conduct research and analysis. Other needs include students who can speak Russian, Ukrainian, or Arabic. The deadline to apply is May 8.

Rotary Peace Fellowship
Rotary awards fully- funded fellowships to study in their master’s or certificate program. Applications close May 15 for the 2023-2024 fellowship.

American Bird Conservancy
Paid fellowships in biodiversity conservation and environmental justice are available. Apply by May 15.

Intelligence Community Foundation Scholarships
A $5,000 scholarship for female undergraduate students pursuing studies related to intelligence and national security issues. The application deadline is May 20.

Critical Language Scholarship
Funded virtual opportunities for undergraduate students learning Arabic, Chinese, or Russian. Applications are due May 26.

Max Kampelman Fellowships
The Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe seeks recent undergraduates as interns. Applications for fall fellowships are due June 12.

Virtual State Department Internships
Work remotely, part-time with a U.S. embassy during the school year.  Applications are due in July.

Virtual Volunteering
A wide variety of opportunities exist to engage remotely this summer.



Cleveland Asian Festival
May 21 and 22, 11:00 – 7:00 p.m., E 27th St. And Payne Ave. 
Attend or volunteer at the Cleveland Asian Festival here.



Liszt, Debussy, and Rachmaninoff
Sunday, May 1, 3:00 – 4:30 p.m., Maltz Performing Arts Center
Pianist Jeffrey Siegel will play and discuss works by these composers.

Wednesday, May 11, 7:30 – 9:00 p.m., Maltz Performing Arts Center
Pianist and Curtis Institute of Music Professor Jonathan Biss examines the composer’s late sonatas.

Ahed’s Knee
Online screening ends May 15, Cinematheque
An Israeli filmmaker must limit what he talks about at his film screening. Online screening fee is $12.

Witness to Democratic Fragility
Wednesday, May 18, 5:15 – 7:30 p.m., Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association Auditorium
Fiona Hill, one of the country’s premier Putin experts, speaks on the fragility of democracy globally. Student registration is $5.

Tremont Greek Festival
May 28 – 30, Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church
Experience the flavors and sounds of Greek culture in Cleveland.

The American Institute for Contemporary German Studies
AICGS offers internships and seeks to promote German-American relations. Fall internship applications are due July 1.

Latin America

Connecting Agriculture in Nicaragua to NE Ohio
Thursday, May 5, 6:00 – 8:00 p.m., Henderson Library 
The presentation will connect farming practices and anti-imperialism in Nicaragua to NE Ohio’s local food movement.