CEAS will be applying for both NRC (National Resource Center, “Title VI”) and FLAS (Foreign Language & Area Studies) funding from the U.S. Department of Education for the 2018-19 academic year. Therefore, we are accepting applications for FLAS awards to study Chinese, Japanese and Korean in the next academic year. Applicants must be U.S. citizens, nationals, or permanent residents of the United States. Undergraduate academic year awards cover up to $10,000 tuition/fees and include a $5,000 stipend. Graduate academic year awards cover full tuition/fees and include a $15,000 stipend. Applicants submit a letter of application; transcripts; GRE scores; a statement (detailing academic plans, career goals, previous language training, and need for further EA language training); a language evaluation and two letters of recommendation. All qualified undergraduate and graduate students studying East Asian languages are encouraged to apply. The application process is accomplished entirely on-line.
SuccessWorks is scheduling mock interviews for students to practice, gather professional feedback, and build confidence. The interview is 30 minutes and one-on-one with an industry-specific recruiter or hiring manager. After the mock interview, the interviewer will spend around 5-10 minutes providing feedback to help the interviewee prepare for the real deal. Click here to make an appointment.
Are you interested in pursuing a career in journalism? Do you enjoy writing? Are you interested in politics? Do you hope to study abroad? Intern abroad? Work abroad? If so, please attend an upcoming informal “Undergraduate Career Discussion” with Owen Ullmann. Mr. Ullmann is the Managing Editor of World News for USA Today and has won two awards from the White House Correspondents’ Association for his coverage of President Reagan. The Discussion is on Thursday, February 8th, 2018 in 336 Ingraham Hall, from 12-1 p.m.
There are exciting available internship opportunities abroad for Political Science students this summer and fall. Applications are due February 18th, other deadlines may vary. If there is no internship that fits your liking, you can propose your own internship for credit or apply for funding. For more information stop by the IIP table at the Kohl Center Career Fair on Tuesday, February 6th, the website, or go to the events or advising.
L & S Academic Advising Services is hiring peer advisors to work with us at SOAR this summer. As a Peer Advisor, you will develop interpersonal, communication, teamwork, and presentation skills. The deadline to apply is two weeks from today, Monday, February 12th. For more information click here.
Summer Term is currently hiring undergraduate students to serve as Student Ambassadors. Student Ambassadors help Summer Term spread the word about summer opportunities at events around campus. It’s a flexible position that will start in the spring semester. To be eligible to apply you must have completed either an in person class, online class, or for-credit research or internships through UW over the summer. If you are interested apply by December 8th.
The Undergraduate Team of the Department of Political Science is pleased to announce the unveiling of the new Political Science Peer Advising Program.This program is designed for undergraduate Poli Sci majors, and those considering the major, to take advantage of the knowledge and expertise of experienced students. From career development opportunities to advice on which classes to take, the Peer Advising team will assist students in making the most of the Political Science major. They will hold walk-in advising hours in Room 210, North Hall. Hours are as follows: