International Career Pathways Series

We are pleased to announce the 1​2th​ annual International Career Pathways series!
INTERNATIONAL CAREER PATHWAYS
Presentations begin Tuesday, September 16​th

Are you interested in working, interning, volunteering or teaching abroad?  Are you planning for an international career?  You are welcome to participate in the International Career Pathways (ICP) series of panel discussions and International Opportunities Fair, sponsored by fifteen​ UM units and intended for both undergraduate and graduate/professional students
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International Employment Myths & Opportunities

Tuesday, Sept. 1​6​ 6:00 – 7:30 PM

Weill Hall (Ford School), Annenberg Auditorium
Featuring: Prof. Ted Londonon global careers and the developing world and Kim Coyne on careers in international safety and security risk management​, plus students well on their way to global careers

International Internships for Undergraduates​

Thursday​, Sept. 18 6:00 – 7:30 PM

 
 

Information Session on the U.S. State Department’s Foreign Service Exam

​Thursday,

Sept. 18​ 6:00 – 7:30 PM

Weill Hall (Ford School), Annenberg Auditoriu​m
 
 
To find out more about upcoming events, click here.

JET Program Info Session & Alumni Panel, 9/22, 4pm

U-M’s Center for Japanese Studies is pleased to sponsor the Japan Exchange and Teaching (JET) Programme information session and alumni panel again this year.  All are invited to come and find out about this exciting program of teaching and grassroots exchange in Japan.

Date: Monday, September 22, 2014
Time: 4pm-5:30pm
Place: 2609 School of Social Work Building
Panelists:
  • Rhea M. Young, JET Program Coordinator, Consulate General of Japan, Detroit
  • Paul Fales, Assistant Language Teacher, Kesennuma-shi, Miyagi, 2011-13
  • Emery M. Volz, Assistant Language Teacher, Kushimoto-cho, Wakayama, 2011-14

Come find out about the Japan Exchange and Teaching (JET) Programme, a Japanese government program aimed at promoting grassroots international exchange.  JET offers two types of positions: Assistant Language Teachers (ALT) who help teach English in primary and secondary schools, and Coordinator of International Relations (CIR) who help coordinate international programs in city and town halls throughout Japan.  Japanese language proficiency is NOT required for most positions.

Recent JET alumni will speak about their experiences and the JET Program Coordinator will provide information on the application process for positions that start in the summer of 2015.

For more information please visit http://www.ii.umich.edu/cjs

Young Writers Award 2015

Registration for the Young Writers Award 2015 is now open. Please see below for instructions on how to apply. For further information or questions about the Young Writers Award, please submit an email to ytn@gmfus.org.

http://brussels.gmfus.org/brussels-forum-young-writers-award-call-for-applications/

UBELONG

Global Volunteer Opportunities through U-M partner UBELONG.

Come and listen to volunteers from summer 2014 talk about their experiences in: MOROCCO, PERU, ECUADOR, INDIA, GALAPAGOS, MEXICO

The “Ubelong Event” showcases the 2013 stories of 5 U-M students who worked in Morocco, Peru, Mexico, India, and Ecuador summer 2013. Attendees will also meet the co-founder of Ubelong who will describe their mission and how to apply.

Friday, Sept 12, 2-3PM, 2001 LSA Building

UBELONG event

FriendsUM

Interested in HealthCommunity DevelopmentEducation?

Interested in Service Abroad? LOVE Fundraising?

Check out fneUM – aka ‘FriendsUM’!

Spend 1 month in Chacraseca, Nicaragua

Work in a health clinic. Teach English.

Get involved with environmental revitalization.

Engage with community through construction.

Lead and Develop enrichment program for children.

*most affordable global service trip on campus!*

Mass meetings: 7pm in 3314 Mason Hall

Thursday 9/11, Wednesday 9/17, Thursday 9/18

Questions? Contact: Rachel Limb at rlimb@umich.edu

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Dorm Room Diplomacy

Dear Students,
I am writing with an invitation to register for Dorm Room Diplomacy‘s cross-cultural videoconferences HERE, an exciting opportunity to get to know other students from around the world through online sessions that will begin in early October.
We are passionate about connecting American university students and university students in the Middle East and North Africa, and invite you to take part. Please feel free to email us at michigan@dormroomdiplomacy.org with questions.
Dorm Room Diplomacy (DRD) is an international virtual exchange organization that broadens young people’s perspectives and connects young leaders around the world. Founded in 2009, DRD now facilitates weekly videoconference dialogues among college students in fifteen countries. Please see www.dormroomdiplomacy.org and the attached documents for more information.

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Spring 2015. Internship and study abroad program in Budapest, Hungary.

George Mason University invites undergraduate students to participate in Spring 2015 semester internship and study abroad program in Budapest, Hungary.  The program places students in professional internships in Budapest while the students earn 15 semester credits from George Mason University for the successful completion of the program.  Housing, internships, public transportation, coursework, and on-site support are included and coordinated by George Mason University.

A sample of the potential internship placements include: Hungarian Civil Liberties Union, American Chamber of Commerce, Republikon Institute, Hungarian Europe Society, Roma Education Fund, and many more.

 Additional information is found on the program webpage:

http://globaled.gmu.edu/programs/internships/budapestintern.html