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International Specialty Bulletin – January 4, 2012

TOPICS INCLUDE:

  1. TRADE – U.S.-Saudi Arabian Business Council Internship
  2. The Herbert Scoville Jr. Peace Fellowship – POST GRAD 
  3. EUROPEAN UNION – TRAINEESHIPS 
  4. SCHOLARSHIPS for SENIORS!
  5. USAID – Internships in the Bureau for Africa
  6. SWITZERLAND – ThinkSwiss Research Scholarship
  7. STUDY ABROAD $$$ for NON-SENIORS
  8. JUNIORS -  PICKERING  FOREIGN AFFAIRS $$$ FELLOWSHIP
  9. GERMANY – $$ for Study, Research, Internship – DAAD
  10. ISRAEL – 10) ISRAEL – Birthright Israel Excel – Summer Fellowship
  11. INTERNATIONAL JOB SEARCH FOR U.S. STUDENTS

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1. TRADE – U.S.-Saudi Arabian Business Council Internship (USSABC) – DC:

For students interested in enhancing their understanding of the U.S.-Saudi business dynamic and promoting bilateral trade relations. interns will receive a $1,000 grant. http://www.us-sabc.org/i4a/pages/index.cfm?pageid=3300

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2. The Herbert Scoville Jr. Peace Fellowship – POST GRAD  DEADLINE:  JAN. 13

For college graduates to spend 6-9 months working for a nonprofit organization in Washington, DC on a range of issues involving nuclear and conventional arms control and disarmament, international security, and related issues. http://scoville.org/apply/application-information/

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3. EUROPEAN UNION TRAINEESHIPS:

Spain:  Office for Harmonization in the Internal Market (Trade Marks and Designs) – EU Traineeships (5 mos)  DEADLINE:   MARCH 31 (for a Sept. experience) http://oami.europa.eu/ows/rw/pages/OHIM/career/traineeships.en.do

Belgium:  European Commission “Blue Book” Traineeships (5 mos.) DEADLINE:  JAN. 31  (for Oct. experience). Gain first-hand experience of the workings of the Commission of the European Union  http://ec.europa.eu/stages/index_en.htm

Belgium:  European Economic and Social Committee Traineeships (5 mos.)  DEADLINE:  APRIL 1 (for Sept. experience).  http://eesc.europa.eu/organisation/tgj/trainees/index_en.asp

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4. SCHOLARSHIPS for SENIORS!!!:

*Reynolds Scholarship (approx. $20,000) for 1 yr. Project or Study Abroad  DEADLINE:   FEB 15 http://www.dartmouth.edu/~scholarship/scholarlist/Reynolds.html

*H. Allen Brooks Travelling Fellowship (approx. $10,000). DEADLINE:  FEB. 15. (architecture, urban planning, land conservation, historic preservation, architectural and urban history, and art history). http://www.dartmouth.edu/~scholarship/scholarlist/brooks.html

*Lombard Public Service Fellowship DEADLINE:   FEB. 15.  Up to $15,000 for 6-12 month volunteer service projects in the U.S. or abroad.  http://dickey.dartmouth.edu/content/view/66/54/

*Dartmouth General – Project or Study Abroad  DEADLINE:   MARCH 1. For one year.  Up to $5,500.  For projects or graduate study in the U.S. or abroad.  http://www.dartmouth.edu/~scholarship/scholarlist/dartmouthgeneral.html

*McGorrian – Project or Study Abroad  DEADLINE:  – MARCH 1. Up to $3,500.  For students who plan careers in some aspect of foreign affairs and cultures, including areas such as arts, journalism, education, diplomacy, preservation of indigenous cultures, environmental work,  humanitarian relief and economic development.  http://www.dartmouth.edu/~scholarship/scholarlist/mcgorrian.html

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5. USAID – Internships in the Bureau for Africa  DEADLINE:  Jan. 31

Intern from June  - August  at USAID headquarters in Washington D.C. and in select overseas missions. All interns must be U.S. citizens and a junior, senior, or graduate student at the time of their application. Interns placed in missions in Africa must be proficient in a foreign language (French, Spanish, Portuguese, and/or a local language depending on the country where they are placed).  http://www.usaid.gov/locations/sub-saharan_africa/internships.html

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6. SWITZERLAND – ThinkSwiss Research Scholarship DEADLINE: March 2012

Conduct research at a public Swiss university or research institute for 2-3 months. Must have completed your sophomore year by the time the research stay in Switzerland begins.  http://www.thinkswiss.org/us-swiss-exchange/research-scholarship

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7. STUDY ABROAD $$$ FUNDING  for NON-SENIORS:

*Benjamin Gilman International Scholarship DEADLINE:   MARCH 1  (for Summer or Fall).  Up to $5,000 for U.S. citizen undergraduates of limited financial means to pursue academic studies abroad.  http://www.dartmouth.edu/~scholarship/gilman.html.  http://www.iie.org/en/Programs/Gilman-Scholarship-Program

*Boren/ National Security Education Program (NSEP) Scholarship DEADLINE:  JAN. 20 (campus deadline)  http://www.dartmouth.edu/~scholarship/NSEPinformation.html

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JUNIORSTHOMAS R. PICKERING  UNDERGRADUATE FOREIGN AFFAIRS $$$ FELLOWSHIP  DEADLINE:  FEB. 3  (Start preparing now!)

Provides financial support of up to $40,000 annually for actual expenses for the senior year of college and the first year of graduate study will be provided. The funding is toward tuition, room, board, and mandatory fees during the senior year of college and  the first year of graduate study. Fellows must commit to pursuing a graduate degree at one of the graduate schools participating in the program, in fields such as international studies, international affairs, public policy, administration, economics, political science or foreign languages. Includes one ten-week overseas and one ten-week domestic summer internship within the U.S. Department of State. Fellows are obligated to a minimum of three years of service in an appointment as a Foreign Service Officer.  http://www.woodrow.org/higher-education-fellowships/foreign_affairs/pickering_undergrad/program.php.  Click Pickering Undergraduate Fellowship   link  at bottom of page to actually apply

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9. GERMANY – $$ for Study, Research, Internship – DAAD   DEADLINE:   JAN. 31

U.S. and Canadian undergraduate students can apply for scholarships to fund study, senior thesis research and/or internships in Germany. Preference will be given to students whose projects or programs are based at and organized by a German university. Scholarships are available either as part of an organized study abroad program or as part of an individual, student-designed study abroad semester or year.  Looking for sophomores and juniors seeking DAAD support for a 4-10 month period and will be in their third and fourth year during their stay in Germany.  http://www.daad.org/?p=undergrad

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10. ISRAEL – Birthright Israel Excel – Summer Fellowship DEADLINE:  JAN. 15

10-week summer for sophomores and juniors as well as graduating seniors who plan to attend graduate programs in September 2012 from the United States who are pursuing careers in business, technology, biotech, marketing and social media. Fellows intern at a prominent Israeli company with global reach, tour Israeli historic and cultural sites, and meet with prominent members of the business, political and academic communities. After 10 weeks in Israel, the fellowship continues in the U.S. with mentorship and programming focused on leadership skills, business acumen and global economic awareness.  www.BirthrightIsraelExcel.com

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11. INTERNATIONAL JOB SEARCH FOR U.S. STUDENTS

JAN. 23 (Mon.)  – 5 PM at  Career Services – Workshop Room     

>>> Sign Up at http://www.wejoinin.com/sheets/bldov  <<<

Learn:

▪Sources & categories of opportunities

▪Online resources & alumni abroad

▪Funding/Scholarships

▪Country Programs

▪Whether to work abroad or work in the U.S. for a cause abroad

Outcome:  Understand the fundamentals for launching your internship/job search

 

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