Upcoming Events


Thursday, February 9, 2023

Student Organization Center, TVUC

In this workshop, learn about international studies-related careers and internships with Drew Poppleton, Director of Post-Graduate Planning and Experiential Education. This event is co-sponsored by the International Studies Program and Sigma Iota Rho. Please RSVP here. 

March 23, 2023 Newsletter

Each newsletter announces international events in the Cleveland area during a seven-day period and international opportunities with deadlines in the near future. Newsletters are published during the academic year.

All Majors

ICPSR Summer Program
Founded in 1963, the Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR) Summer Program offers rigorous, hands-on training in statistics, quantitative methods, and data analysis for students, faculty, and researchers of all skill levels and backgrounds.

Cleveland International Film Festival
March 22 – April 1
Feature and short films from 67 countries.

Consulting in the Public Sector
Monday, March 27, 6:00 – 7:15 p.m., Mather House 100
CWRU alum, Caroline Gray (Biology, 2018–Accenture) and Marin Exler (Political Science and Spanish, 2020–Guidehouse), will provide an overview of consulting in the public sector, best practices in gaining entry and how their educational programs/expereinces have impacted their career journey.

Green Corps Fellowship Opportunity
A paid fellowship for college graduates who are ready to take on big environmental challenges. Apply by March 31.

Build a Better U.S. Foreign Policy Competition
Send in your best ideas by March 31 for what the United States can and should do differently in the world. Winners will receive cash prizes and have their work published by Inkstick Media.

Remarks from Melissa Fleming, Under-Secretary-General for Global Communications, United Nations
Tuesday, April 11, 5:30 – 7:15 p.m., The Union Club
Melissa Fleming will explain the role of the United Nations, show how it is working to improve lives across the globe, and make a case for why Ohio and the United Nations are natural partners in the fight against climate change, disinformation, inequality and other pressing challenges.

Lessons from the Edge: Ukraine in Crisis
Wednesday, April 26, 11:30 – 1:30, The Union Club
Reflecting on the events that led to her removal as U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine in 2019, Marie “Masha” Yovanovitch has a stark but hopeful story to tell of the dedication of foreign service officers and her own career.

One-Year MA in International Relations at UChicago
University of Chicago’s Committee on International Relations is now offering a spring round of rolling admissions for its one-year Master’s program. Applications due May 2.

Young Professionals Networking Event
Thursday, May 11, 5:30 p.m., Collision Bend Brewing Company
Connect with other globally-minded young professionals.


The Rise of China: Understanding its Current Quest for Global Power with Susan Shirk
Tuesday, May 9, 5:30 p.m.
Susan Shirk, former Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for East Asia and Pacific Affairs, will explore how China’s foreign and domestic policies have diminishing returns in a faltering global economy.

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.