The European Parliament Liaison Office with the US Congress (EPLO) has announced the launch of the next round of internships aimed at US citizens (and those with the right to work in the US) who have completed their bachelor’s degree. The internship offers a unique opportunity for students and young professionals with an interest in transatlantic policy. Four-six interns will be accepted in EPLO’s Washington DC office from September 18 – December 15, 2017, with an option to extend the internship for a further two months at their headquarters in Brussels from mid-January to mid-March 2018. EPLO requires candidates to submit a CV in Europass format and a personal statement. Two letters of recommendation should also be sent directly by faculty members. The deadline to apply is July 2 at midnight eastern time.
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The drop-in open house for those interested in the Fulbright US Student Program (FUSP) is on Friday, May 5th at 10:00 AM in 336 Ingraham Hall. If you have specific questions about FUSP, the application process, or your particular interests, stop by to talk with the campus Fulbright Program Advisor. The FUSP 2018-19 competition opened on April 3; campus deadline for applications is 11:59 AM Monday, September 11, 2017.
Varieties of Democracy (V-Dem) is seeking interns to work in Sweden Fall 2017 for academic credit. V-Dem is a global research collaboration to measure democracy in all countries of the world from 1900 to the present using more than 350 indicators. More information can be found at https://www.v-dem.net/en/v-dem-institute/internships/.
For interested students, the Korean government is sponsoring two English teaching programs. These are:
- The Teach and Learn in Korea (TaLK): Teaching English to elementary school students living in the rural areas. Any US citizen who has finished two years in college can apply.
- The English Program in Korea (EPIK): Teaching English in secondary school students. A bachelor’s degree is required.
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The Wisconsin ESL Institute is hosting a “Teach English, Live Abroad” information session on Monday, March 27th from 4:00-5:00 pm at Union South. Explore what it takes to teach English abroad and how you can travel with an income. Understand what international employers are looking for and tips for finding job opportunities. Learn about obtaining a TEFL Certificate to make living abroad a reality. This event is presented by Hannah LeDuc & Jennifer Phillips, Wisconsin ESL Institute.
For students considering a study abroad program in Finland, the Brittingham Viking Scholarship is accepting applicants. Details below.
The Labour Party’s Auckland office has recently launched an internship/fellowship program. Details here.
The University of Oxford is holding a two-week residential summer school tackling the vital issues that shape politics in the modern world with a regional focus. The academic program consists of small seminar groups with a specialist tutor, a daily lecture program given by world-renowned academics, and lively daily discussion groups led by current Oxford University doctoral students. Click here to learn more.
Co-presented with the Office of Student Financial Aid and International Academic Programs, this session will review the cost of study abroad options, using financial aid, searching for and applying to scholarships and creative fundraising ideas. The information session will be on Thursday, February 23rd at 1:00PM in the Red Gym.
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