Intern and Study in Germany; Congress Bundestag Youth Exchange


The Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange (CBYX) is a fully funded fellowship opportunity and is currently accepting applications for the 2018-2019 program year.

It is a fellowship funded by the German Bundestag and U.S. Department of State, that annually provides 75 American and 75 German young professionals, between the ages of 18-24, the opportunity to spend one year in each other’s countries, studying, interning, and living with hosts on a cultural immersion program.

The program consists of three phases:

  • Two months of intensive German language training
  • Four months of classes in one’s academic or career field at a university, technical or professional school
  • Five-month internships in one’s career field

CBYX is open to candidates in all career fields who are interested in a year of academic, professional, and cultural exchange.


  • U.S. citizenship
  • Ages 18-24 at the start of the program
  • High school diploma
  • Must exhibit clear career goals and relevant experience in their career field
    • Experience can be in the form of work, internships, or volunteering
  • Strong interest in German and world affairs
  • Prior German language knowledge is not required, but is preferred

To Start the Application Process: Request an Application

All applicants must complete an online application and submit all supplemental materials by December 1 for the program year beginning the following July.




Bard Globalization and International Affairs Program in Manhattan



BGIA provides a unique opportunity for college students and recent college graduates from around the world to take advanced courses in international affairs while working in carefully selected internships based on individual interests—all while experiencing life in Manhattan, the island at the center of the world.

BGIA students engage in the study and practice of international law; international relations theory; global public health; political economy; international reporting; and other aspects of international affairs. BGIA has semester and summer programs.

The program is designed for students of all academic majors with a demonstrated interest in international affairs, particularly those entering their third or fourth year of college-level study or those who have recently graduated from college.

Students may enroll for one semester or summer at a time and can extend for a second semester or summer.  Admissions decisions are made on a rolling basis and each application is evaluated once completed. There is limited space in the BGIA program and students are encouraged to apply early. However, students must apply before March 1 for the summer program, April 1 for the fall semester, or November 1 for the spring semester. Generous Financial Aid is available.

For more Information: visit

To Apply:  visit

The GREEN Program, experiential education abroad and funding opportunities for 2018

Interested students are now able to apply to The GREEN Program and the GREEN Advantage Fund with the opportunity to receive funding to go abroad.

Learn more at:

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The Green Fund: 

The GREEN Program partners with a consortium of organizations that leverage the GREEN advantage hiring platform to meet their talent and recruitment goals while investing in the GREEN Scholarship Fund. You must be an accepted student of the Green Program to Apply.
Program Opportunities: 

Explore The GREEN Program

Positions open with IDinsight

IDinsight is an international development consulting organization that helps policymakers make socially impactful decisions using rigorous evidence. They tailor a wide range of analytical and quantitative tools to help their clients design better policy. Founded by graduates of the Harvard Business and Kennedy Schools, they work across sectors – governance, health, education, energy, agriculture, sanitation – and with a range of clients, including the World Bank, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, and the United Nations.

They are hiring for the roles of Associate (0-4 years of experience) and Manager (4-10 years of experience) across their offices in India, the Philippines, Kenya, Senegal, South Africa, and Zambia. More information, including spotlights of current and past Associates and Managers, can be found online at

Please apply via their website, at Associate applications are due on October 23rd, 2017. Any questions should be directed to

Japan Exchange and Teaching Program

Interested in teaching and working in Japan after graduation?

Come find out about the Japan Exchange and Teaching (JET) Program, 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 JapanJapanese language proficiency is NOT required for most positions.

The JET Program Coordinator from the Consulate General of Japan in Detroit will present an overview of the program and discuss the application process for positions that start in the summer of 2018.  

The application deadline is November 9, so for those of you who have already started your application, this is a great opportunity to get any questions answered before submitting!

Date: Friday, October 6, 2017
Time: Noon1:30 PM
Location: Weiser Hall 455, 500 Church Street
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Impact Recruiter Visit to U of M, October 11-13

Impact is a great opportunity for people who want to organize to make a difference on the most important environmental and public interest issues happening in the country today like stopping climate change, clean air and water and stopping the overuse of antibiotics.

Impact Organizer Callie Rouse will be on campus from Oct 11-13.  She will be interviewing candidates for August 2018 class on Oct 13. To interview with her, you can apply online here and she will contact you to set up an interview.

If you can see yourself next year organizing to make a difference in health and the environment, apply to join the Impact team. With Impact, you make a difference now. The work you do builds the power we need to win more victories and you gain the experience that PIRG, Environment America and other groups look for when hiring new advocates and campaign directors.


Environmental Fellowship and Digital Organizing Jobs Early Application Deadline

For students interested in environmental advocacy – the Environment America Fellowship is a perfect opportunity for graduating seniors who are interested in gaining hands-on experience by lobbying and campaigning, and who are motivated to make a difference for the environment.

Environment America is also hiring Digital Campaigners to engage supporters through social media, web programs, and emails. This is a chance to work with one of the campaign teams to run a powerful digital campaign to help solve global warming, expand solar energy or protect clean water.

The early application deadline for these positions is October 8, 2017 at 9pm ET.

Environment America’s team of staff, citizen members, and activists across the country are working together to put the environment first. And we’re looking forward to adding more smart, purpose-driven, results-oriented people to our team.

Learn more about these opportunities and our work on Environment America‘s website.