February 16, 2023 Newsletter

All Majors

Thank you to Drew Poppleton, Director of Post-Graduate Planning and Experiential Education, for speaking at our Career Workshop last week. Please feel free to contact PGPEE for mock interviews and job-hunting preparation. 

Call For Volunteers: CWRUMUN Home Team Conference
CWRUMUN (Northeast Ohio’s top-ranked Model UN team) is looking for volunteers to chair and staff for our fall MUN conference. We are looking for those willing to engage with and mentor high school students from across Northeast Ohio, and those willing to learn a bit more about global issues! This commitment is 15 hours from March 8th to March 9th (with one meeting beforehand on March 7th). If you have any questions, please contact Jared Zullig. The deadline to sign up is February 24.

Peace Corps Paid Summer Internships
Interns work in the Peace Corps office in DC. Apply by February 24.

Internships with WITA in DC
The Washington International Trade Association (WITA) is a non-profit, non-partisan organization dedicated to providing a neutral forum for the robust discussion of international trade issues. Applications accepted on a rolling basis.

Trade Tuesdays
Monthly Webinars led by experienced active and retired Foreign Commercial Service Officers.

Cover Letter Checklist
Fast Company lists 12 tips to help a cover letter stand out (in a good way).

Call for Papers: Minnesota Journal of Politics and International Relations
Looking for academic works for the first edition. The journal provides a forum for young scholars to make contributions to the global discourse on a diverse range of issues pertinent to political science and allied fields. Submission deadline is March 1.

International Scholarship Program
The U.S. Department of State’s Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program enables students of limited financial means to study or intern abroad. The application deadline is March 9.

Think: Global Need-Based Study Abroad Scholarship
Students can apply for the CWRU think: global Need-Based Study Abroad Scholarship. The application deadline is March 15.

World Languages

Amistad (Spanish Conversation Hour)
Every Friday, 12:30 – 2:00 p.m., Guilford Lounge 223.
Join Amistad Group and share Spanish talks with friends and classmates.  All levels are welcome, from beginners to natives.

Korean Speaking Skills
The Korean American Student Association (KASA) is continuing Korean classes this year. Classes are on Zoom, taught by fellow students, and personalized to the participants. All levels are welcome.