Upcoming Events

International Studies Capstone Presentations

Thursday, November 18, 2021
7:00 PM
Tinkham Veale University Center

Come listen to senior International Studies majors present on their foreign capstone projects.
Please RSVP  and contact Program Director Kelly McMann with any questions.

November 25, 2021 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

Wishing you a wonderful break and, if you celebrate it, a happy Thanksgiving!

Congratulations to the International Studies majors who presented their capstones last week: Reagan Amato, Sam Bachelor, Forest Balcerak, Léa Cazaudumec Lucas, Jack Chipps, Jordan Deskins, Lelia Durand, Okiemute Eyemaro, Jana Fisher, Riley Jiang, Joana Kyle, Antonio Morin, Ian Pallares, Serene Pierce, Kasey Pukys, Nathan Ruhde, and Aly Soltan!

Sigma Iota Rho Application
Applications for the International Studies honor society are now open! Upper-class students may apply. Eligible sophomores may apply for adjunct membership. Apply by Sunday, December 5.

Center for Strategic and International Studies
CSIS is offering several remote and in-person internships in Spring 2022. International Studies alumni interned here as majors. Applications are being accepted until positions are filled.

U.S. Chamber of Commerce Internship
Internships include research, writing, and database management.  Several have an international focus. Spring 2022 applications are currently being accepted.

Treasury Fellowship Program
Graduating seniors may apply to be a Junior Fellow for the U.S. Department of the Treasury. Several fellowship programs have a foreign focus. There is no specific application deadline.

White House Fellowship
Spend a year working as a full-time, paid fellow to senior White House staff, cabinet secretaries, and other top-ranking officials and studying U.S. foreign and domestic policy. Applications for the 2022-2023 fellowship close January 7, 2022.

World Bank Internship
Graduating seniors enrolled in a full-time graduate study program are eligible to apply for this internship. Summer applications are due on January 31, 2022.

Cleveland Foundation Public Service Fellowship
Fellows work in Cleveland’s public sector, which includes foreign-focused organizations. International Studies majors have held this position. Applications are due in February 2022.

Cleveland Foundation Summer Internship
Interns work with a Cleveland-area non-profit or public sector organization, including foreign-focused ones. International Studies majors have held this position. Applications are due March 1, 2022.

Global Youth Connect Programs
GYC is currently accepting applications for programs on human rights, peacekeeping, and other topics in countries in Africa, Europe and Latin America.

The Role of the Engineer in Working Toward a More Equitable World
November 29, 5:00-6:00 p.m., Nord 400
Join CWRU’s Humanitarian Design Corps for student presentations and speaker Jackie O’Brien, CEO of Engineers Without Borders USA. Register here on CampusGroups.

Diversity and Inclusion Resource Guide
Take a look at the Association of Professional Schools of International Affairs’ guide to diversity and inclusion in the field of international affairs.

APSIA Public Jobs and Internships Board
Review public job and internship postings submitted by Association of Professional Schools of International Affairs affiliates.

Asia
Ascension
November 27, 6:55 p.m., Cinematheque
Class consciousness, capitalism, and consumption in China are investigated in this award-winning documentary. Tickets are $8 for those under 25 years old.

Latin America
InterReligious Task Force on Central America
IRTF offers internships focused on demilitarization; environmental rights; labor; fair trade; and LGBT, indigenous, and Afro-descendant solidarity. Applications for spring, fall, and summer accepted on a rolling basis.

Middle East
Chess of the Wind
November 17 5:00 p.m., November 28 8:30 p.m., Cinematheque
Aristocratic Persian relatives vie for control of their family estate in this rediscovered film of Iran’s pre-revolution New Wave. Tickets are $8 for those under 25 years old.

The International Studies Program does not endorse or sponsor the fellowships, internships, jobs, and other opportunities listed in the newsletter. Students are encouraged to evaluate them. During the COVID-19 pandemic, follow all government and public health restrictions and advice when taking advantage of these opportunities. CDC information and resources appear here