The Global Studies internship program is an excellent opportunity for students to experience work in an international environment. Students have pursued internships in places as far flung as Geneva, India, Belize, Uganda and Brazil.
Internships are open to students entering their 3rd or 4th year of the Global Studies Program. Candidates must have completed three of the required lower level GLST courses [Minors: GLST 200 or ECON 100, POLI 201,GLST 210, GLST 211, and GLST 212 Majors: ECON 211, ECON 212, POLI 200, POLI 201, GLST 210, GLST 211, GLST 212]. The transcripts of applicants will be reviewed to ensure that applicants meet the course requirements of the internship program.
The call for APPLICATIONS FOR A 2020 INTERNSHIP is open. The deadline is midnight OCTOBER 11th, 2019. Interviews are usually scheduled approximately two weeks after the application deadline.
Contact Matthew Bowes (firstname.lastname@example.org), the Internship Coordinator, or Laura Suski (email@example.com), the Program Chair, for further information about the internship application process or the internship experience.
Internship applicants will submit the following THREE documents to the Program Chair via email (firstname.lastname@example.org), or in person to her office (Bldg 355, Room 330):
(1) Internship Application Form Internship Application Form (click on link) ,
(2) a Country Analysis: For the Country Analysis, please choose a country (or region in a country) that interests you as a potential site for an internship placement. In no more than 300 words, reflect on TWO key issues that affect the country. Include a bibliography of 3-4 sources that you used to inform your analysis.
(3) a resume.
After the three documents are reviewed by the GLST Internship Committee, applicants will be contacted to schedule an interview with the committee. A successful interview is a requirement of acceptance.