Rustic Pathways Program Leader Position

Rustic Pathways is hiring for their Program Leader (2018) position.  The application will be open until February 12th.
 
Program Leaders will work directly with students, community partners, activity operators, and Rustic Pathways staff to lead their summer programs for high school students. Employment is from June through August in one of our 16 destination countries. Program Leaders should expect to work long days in some of the most welcoming communities on the planet. Logistics lovers, experiential educators, community service enthusiasts, and globally conscious travelers are encouraged to apply. The full job description and application can be found here.
Rustic Pathways is the leader in providing superior quality international community service, education, and adventure programs for high school students. Rustic Pathways is committed to creating a world where all people are connected by a shared humanity and all decisions are made with a global perspective. Rustic Pathways invests in each staff member and fosters their development not only as an employee, manager, or team member, but also as a human being. They are committed to giving staff members the skill sets they need to succeed in work and in life.
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Publishing Institute Information Session

INTERESTED IN A CAREER IN PUBLISHING?

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

Junior Fellows Summer Internship Program at the Library Of Congress

Applications due January 26, 2018

The Library of Congress Junior Fellows Summer Intern Program enables undergraduate and graduate students to experience the integrated analog and digital collections and services of the world’s largest, all-inclusive library. Working under the direction of Library curators and specialists in various divisions, fellows explore digital initiatives and increase access to the institution’s unparalleled collections and resources. Fellows are exposed to a broad spectrum of library work: copyright, preservation, reference, access, and information technology. In the past, summer fellows have identified hundreds of historical, literary, artistic, cinematic and musical gems representing the Library’s rich cultural, creative and intellectual assets.

No previous experience is necessary, but fellowships are competitive and special skills or knowledge are usually desired. Selections are based on academic achievement, letters of recommendation, and an interview with a selection official.

Programs are Offered in 

For more information visit https://blogs.loc.gov/music/2018/01/2018-junior-fellows-program-applications-due-soon/ 

 

Financial System Stability Internship, Center for Global Development in DC

The Center for Global Development (CGD), an independent, non-partisan, non-profit policy research organization in Washington, DC seeks an intern during the Spring 2018 semester to provide research and administrative support to CGD Senior Fellow Liliana Rojas-Suarez. Key areas of focus include financial regulation, financial inclusion and international macroeconomics, especially in context of emerging market economies.

The Intern will support Senior Fellow Rojas-Suarez in a broad array of functions.

General responsibilities:

  • Conduct background research, literature reviews, data compilation and analysis for various research projects, reports and presentations
  • Writing and editing support
  • Assist with setting up high-level meetings and telephone conferences
  • Perform other duties as necessary

The successful candidate will have the following qualifications and skills:

  • Demonstrated interest in financial regulation, financial inclusion and international macroeconomics
  • Currently completing their final year in Bachelors program, or enrolled in a Master’s Program, ideally in economics, finance, development studies, or a related field
  • Attention to detail and experience managing datasets
  • Outstanding communications and writing skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work in a team
  • Ability to work independently within a small, closely-knit organization
  • Fluent in English and Spanish
  • Significant knowledge of Latin American economies is a plus

$14 per hour, commensurate with education and experience.

How to apply:

Applicants should send a short cover letter and include details about their availability (days and time), CV and short writing sample to jobs@cgdev.orgPlease use the title “Intern – Financial Systems” in all e-mail correspondences. No phone calls please.

CGD is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  All persons regardless of race, color, creed, national origin, ancestry, sex, marital status, disability, religious or political affiliation, age or sexual orientation shall have equal access to positions, limited only by their ability to do the job.

Study Abroad: Spring University Prague 2018, Understanding Europe in an Age of Uncertainty

The academic programme “Spring University Prague 2018: Understanding Europe in an Age of Uncertainty”, is taking place at Charles University in Prague (Czech Republic) during April 2018 (April 8 – 19). This study programme is internationally acknowledged and successful participants will be given 8 ECTS credits. For detailed information please see their homepage www.spring-university.fsv.cuni.cz or Facebook page Spring and Summer Universities Prague.

The Institute of International Studies (Faculty of Social Sciences, Charles University) has been organizing similar spring and summer programmes every year since 2009. More than 450 students from 56 different countries have already participated in these courses.

university prague info sheet

 

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.

Requirements

  • 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