Fulbright US Student Program Now Accepting Applications

The Fulbright US Student Program (FUSP) is open to those graduating in December 2017 or May 2018, currently enrolled graduate students, and alumni of UW-Madison.

FUSP recipients pursue graduate or professional study, conduct independent research, or teach English in elementary and secondary schools or universities around the world. Each year, approximately 1,500 Americans from all disciplines & backgrounds travel to more than 130 countries, fully supported by Fulbright (FUSP).

Continue reading

European Parliament Washington – Internship

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.

Further details are available here.

Applications, references and queries can be sent to: epwashington.internship@europarl.europa.eu.

Drop in Fulbright US Student Program Open House

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.

Teaching English in Korea

For interested students, the Korean government is sponsoring two English teaching programs. These are:

  1. 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.
  2. The English Program in Korea (EPIK): Teaching English in secondary school students. A bachelor’s degree is required.

Overview| TaLK | EPIK

Teach English, Live Abroad Event

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.

Wisconsin in Washington, DC Internships

DC Internships 2016-2017 Flyer 2
Students of all majors seeking internship opportunities for UW credit in Spring 2017, Fall 2018 & Summer 2018 can now apply to the UW Wisconsin in Washington, DC Internship program. This program combines the efforts of previous UW internship programs offered in Washington, DC by the International Division and the Political Science Department. Course options include Political Science, International Studies and electives in other subject areas. Semester program options include 3 courses plus an internship, totaling 12 credits. The summer program features an internship, plus 3 credits for Political Science 402.

International Politics Summer School 2017

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.