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International Career Digest: October 17th, 2011

INTERNATIONAL CAREER DIGEST: OCTOBER 17th, 2011

1) State Dept. – Internship Deadlines
2)American Australian Internship
3)Africa – POST GRAD
4) Scandinavia – Grants & FELLOWSHIPS
5) International Relations Internship – NYC
6) Japan – POST GRAD
7) Foreign Service – Embassy Fellowship
8.) China – POST GRAD
9) Trade Internships – worldwide locations
10) Careers in International Affairs – Lunch Workshop
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1) State Dept. – INTERNSHIP DEADLINES:
SUMMER –NOV.  1          FALL – MARCH 1                SPRING (Dartmouth Winter or Spring) – JULY 1
http://careers.state.gov/uploads/d0/7b/d07b6f5db41dcf3e642da742792f93f7/4.0_Student_Intern_brochure.pdf

2) American Australian Association – INTERNSHIP
The Association
promotes ties across the Pacific through its corporate, education, and social and cultural programs. The Association offers a 1-3 month long, unpaid (except for daily travel commutation charges) year round internship program positions for recent graduates and 3rd/4th year.   http://www.americanaustralian.org/Prospective interns should submit three letters of reference, their most recent resume and a cover letter to careers@aaanyc.org

3) Princeton-in-Africa – POST-GRAD:
12-month service Fellowships in humanitarian aid, public health, education, conservation, post-conflict reconstruction and social entrepreneurship.  http://www.princeton.edu/~piaf/index_files/applicants.htm    *  NOV.  21

4) The American-Scandinavian Foundation (ASF) –FELLOWSHIPS & GRANTS:
Fellowships (up to $23,000) and grants (normally $5,000) to individuals to pursue research or study in one or more Scandinavian countries for up to one year. Awards granted in all fields.  http://www.amscan.org/grants_americans.html    *NOV. 1

5) International Relations – Non-profit – INTERNSHIP:
Independent Diplomat, a non‐profit venture in the world of international relations, diplomacy and conflict prevention,  offers  independent and confidential advice and assistance on diplomatic technique and strategy to governments, international institutions, non‐governmental organizations and political groups.  Seeking 3 interns to work in its New York office from early January 2012
http://www.independentdiplomat.org/about-us/interns   DEADLINE:  OCT. 23  

6) Japan Exchange and Teaching Program – POST-GRAD :
Positions as  1) Assistant Language Teacher 2) Coordinator of International Relations or 3) Sports Exchange Advisor  http://www.us.emb-japan.go.jp/JET/ DEADLINE:  NOV.

7)The Pamela Harriman Foreign Service Fellowships – EMBASSY INTERNSHIP:
Provides funding for students interning over the summer in the U.S. Embassies in London or Paris, or the Secretary of State’s Office in Washington, D.C.  $5,000 stipend for travel and living expenses. For juniors and seniors.
http://www.wm.edu/sites/harriman/about/index.php   DEADLINE:  NOV. 1

8.) The New England-China Scholarship Program – POST-GRAD:
(1yr). Study Chinese language, experiencing another culture and visiting world-famous landmarks.  Apply to a Beijing university as soon as possible.  Review of scholarship application is ongoing.  www.nebhe.org/china  (ignore reference to 2009) Questions:  Contact  Erica Pritchard at china@nebhe.org

9) Trade – U.S. Commercial Service – International Locations for INTERNSHIPS:
The U.S. Commercial Service helps American exporters navigate the international sales process.  Search by country – many have internship link on site.  If not, you can ask directly.  Offices prefer applications 6 months in advance, but no less than 3.  http://export.gov/worldwide_us/index.asp

10) WORKSHOP – CAREERS IN INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS: Human Health & Welfare
OCT. 25 (Tue) – NOON-1pm, Haldeman 041 (lunch provided, ***R.S.V.P. to Dickey Student Programs)
Christina Stoltz ’06 is a sexual/domestic violence and human trafficking specialist who has worked as both a shelter coordinator and crisis intervention advocate in the United States, Russia, Kyrgyzstan, and Tajikistan.  She joins us to discuss her own career path, the challenges of doing work in the field, the skills one must develop to administer and organize international relief and advocacy efforts, and the many opportunities to get your foot in the door with community action and human welfare organizations around the globe.

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