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.
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.
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.
On Thursday, February 23rd, IAP will be hosting a study abroad funding information session. 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. Learn more here.