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.
For More Information Visit: https://thegreenprogram.com/programs/peru
There are spring break and summer break opportunities available
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/
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.
- 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 firstname.lastname@example.org. Please 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.
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.
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