Publishing Institute Information Session


Ralph Zerbonia, a 2000 graduate of both the University of Michigan and the Publishing Institute at the University of Denver, will be on campus on Tuesday, January 23, 2018 in 3222 Angell Hall at 4:00 PM to present an information session for the Publishing Institute. Ralph will discuss with you the kinds of opportunities the publishing industry affords and the training the Publishing Institute offers.

The Publishing Institute is an intensive, four-week summer program that provides a broad overview of all aspects of the publishing industry in lectures and hands-on workshops in editing and marketing. The faculty members are all professionals working in the publishing industry, and they cover topics from the role of the editor to marketing, from international publishing and markets to the work of the literary agent, from textbook to digital publishing.

Last year in 2017, three U of M students were accepted into this summer program.

DPI Info Session Flyer 2018


Political Science Scholarships for Central European University

The Application Deadline is February 1, 2018

The Department of Political Science at CEU invites you to apply for its one- and two-year MA program, as well as of a PhD program, taught in English, in a highly international environment. The one-year MA and the PhD program are accredited in the U.S., the two-year MA has double, U.S. and Hungarian accreditation.

The department offers a wide range of financial assistance for prospective students. About 90% of the students at the Political Science Department are granted some kind of financial aid, ranging from tuition waivers to full stipends. All PhD students are fully funded. The 7:1 student/faculty ratio ensures the opportunity for professional development for each and every student and they aim to foster critical thinking and analytical skills through debates, workshops, seminars, and conferences.

Future Applicants will find the information they need on their website.

CEU info

Taiwan United States Alliance Ambassador Scholarship Program

The 2018 TUSA Ambassador Scholarship Program June 11 – August 7

Applications Due: February 15  for Early Admission and March 31 for final consideration

The Taiwan-United States Sister Relations Alliance (TUSA) Summer Scholarship Program is an Ambassador program that launched in 2005. The annual program provides students from the United States a unique opportunity to improve Chinese language proficiency, appreciate global issues, and increase intercultural connections between the United States and Taiwan. TUSA Global Ambassadors are expected to act as goodwill advocates for both the United States and Taiwan wherever opportunities present themselves.


  • Ideal applicants are American citizens with a high motivation to learn and good moral character
  • Full-time student at a U.S. college of university
  • Minimum 3.0 GPA on a 4-point scale
  • Two (2) letters of recommendation from college professors
  • All levels of Chinese (Mandarin) proficiency are acceptable; there is no requirement of prior language experience

Intensive Chinese Language Classes:

  • Student will be divided into several levels depending on Chinese language proficiency test
  • Daily small group lecture and drilling class
  • One-on-one personalized instruction class
  • Conversation or Global Issues Discussion Class
  • Classes taught in Hanyu Pinyin Romanization and traditional character

Cultural Courses and Activities: Hands-on experiences in traditional tea culture, Chinese cuisine, and Chinese medicine

Cultural and Language Exchange: One-on-one language exchange with volunteer students of National Cheng Kung University, who will serve as liaison to learn Taiwanese culture and society

To apply,  submit your own online application no later than February 15, 2018 for an early admission decision and by March 31, 2018 for final consideration

Joint Master Degree Program at Charles University in Prague

The Institute of International Studies, Faculty of Social Sciences, Charles University in Prague and its partner universities in Krakow, Leiden and Barcelona would like to present their newest Joint Master Degree Programme in EnglishEuropean Politics and Society. This is a program especially for students interested in interdisciplinary graduate studies encompassing European politics, contemporary history and culture, economy, international relations and policymaking. 

There are approximately 22 Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degree Scholarships each year covering the whole 100% of the tuition fee and offering to students an extra 1000 EUR per months as living allowances. Scholarships will be awarded based on the evaluation of the candidate during the admission procedure.

More detailed information and important links can be found below in the attachment or on our website. For the newest information, please visit our Facebook page.

Your students might be also interested in our other Master Degree Programmes taught in English labelled as Prague Area Studies (PRAREAS): Balkan, Eurasian and Central European Studies, Master in Area Studies and Central European Comparative Studies. More information about those programmes can be found on our website. For the newest information, please visit our Facebook page

For more information, please contact Klára Žaloudková:

Prague Area Studies Coordinator
Institute of International Studies
Faculty of Social Sciences, Charles University
U Krize 8, 158 00 Praha 5
Czech Republic

Find out more about Prague Area Studies

Internships in Washington DC with IPVS

June 3 – July 27, 2018

February 7– Priority Deadline for Scholarships for Summer 2018 

** Internship Placement – Courses for Credit – Furnished Housing – Community Leadership Projects**
** Scholarships Available**

Spend 8 weeks taking action while getting a hands-on learning experience in the nation’s capital with the Institute on Philanthropy and Voluntary Service (IPVS)! Taking advantage of a Washington, DC internship is a valuable investment in your future that will set you apart after college. IPVS will put you on the front lines helping to solve local, national and international issues. The comprehensive program sponsored by The Fund for American Studies includes:

• An internship placement with some of the nation’s top nonprofits
• Courses for academic credit provided through George Mason University
• Furnished housing located close to Metro rail stations, monuments and museums in Washington
• Leadership activities including charitable grant awards and hands-on community projects
• Professional development opportunities including networking events, exclusive behind the scenes briefings, guest speakers and a mentor program
• Workshops on social entrepreneurship, legal issues and much more

IPVS has been creating academic internship experiences for almost 50 years and provide internship placements for all participants. Your options are endless to work with over 100 different nonprofit organizations working to solve problems in numerous different issue areas including:
• Education/Literacy
• Environment
• Humanitarian Aid/Human Rights
• Immigration Services
• International Development
• Mental Illness
• Women’s Issues
• Elderly
• Youth
• Healthcare
• Homelessness
• Hunger

Working in this powerful city will allow you to make professional connections and practice networking skills in a real-world setting. Washington, DC is the perfect place to explore a variety of career paths, and we work with each student’s unique goals and aspirations to match them with the most fitting internship site.

Below you’ll find just a sampling of past internship sites:
• American Institute for Cancer Research
• American Red Cross
• Capital Area Food Bank
• DC Central Kitchen
• Latino Economic Development Center
• Living Classrooms
• National Alliance on Mental Illness
• Mentors, Inc.
• Shared Hope International
• Student Conservation Association
• Women’s National History Museum
• World Learning

Follow on Instagram @DCinternships to read a quote every week from a program alumnus.

“My internship was a great stepping stone for me into the professional world. My experiences at work helped me realize what I truly want to accomplish throughout my career.”
Courtney Bak, University of Michigan, Dearborn
Intern, So Others May Eat

Applicants to IPVS are encouraged to apply for the priority deadline of February 7, 2018 in order to receive priority admissions and scholarship consideration, as well as internship placement.

IPVS strives to make the programs accessible and affordable to the best and brightest students regardless of financial status. Scholarships are awarded based on need and merit with over 70% of students receiving full or partial funding.

For more information and to be begin an online application, please Questions may be directed to or202.986.0384.

DC Internships: International and Domestic Opportunities

What is it? 

The Fund for American Studies sponsors semester and summer LIVE.LEARN.INTERN. programs based in Washington DC. TFAS was founded in 967 and has graduated nearly 17,000 students across the U.S. and abroad. Each program includes academic courses, an internship placement, furnished housing, guest lectures and site briefings, as well as professional development and networking events. There are programs available for Fall and Spring Semester of next year and this Summer. Over 70% of students receive scholarship assistance. 

Programs are Offered in the Following Areas of Focus: 

  • International Affairs
  • Journalism and Communications
  • Community Leadership and Service
  • Business and Government Affairs
  • Leadership & the American Presidency
  • Public Policy and Economics
  • Legal Studies

International Opportunities in

Admissions & Enrollment Timeline

The Admissions Committee reviews applications on a rolling basis. Applicants will be accepted, declined or put on a waiting list within three weeks of completing an application. You may check your application status and confirm the receipt of supporting documents at any time through the online application portal. They will notify you of your decision via email and regular mail as soon as it is available.

If you are accepted to the program, you will be given 2-3 weeks to accept or decline the offer of admission.  At the time of enrollment, you will be required to make a non-refundable $750 deposit payment to hold your position in the institute.

Upcoming Deadlines:

Dec. 5: Summer 2018 Undergraduate Programs Early
Jan. 22: Summer 2018 Undergraduate Programs International Student

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