Study Abroad Returnee Seminar – Enroll today for fall quarter!
Generation Study Abroad Ambassador Interest Meeting – RSVP today!
International Welcome (Back) Breakfast – Free Food!!
Lessons from Abroad: Study Abroad Returnee Conference
Across the Bridge Facilitator - Apply by October 14
Interested in learning how to facilitate conversations about diversity among international and domestic students? Apply to be an Across the Bridge Facilitator! You will get the chance to gain leadership and communication skills by leading small group discussions. Across the Bridge is co-sponsored by the International Center, Study Abroad Center and the Cross Cultural Center. Apply at: http://tinyurl.com/atbfacilitator
English Conversation Program Facilitator – Join now!
Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays or Thursdays 4pm-5pm
Meet students from around the world. Further your cultural insight, build relationships and appreciate our diverse campus community at ECP! Serve as an English Facilitator and assist international students with building their conversational English skills. Each week, you will participate in one-on-one pairings, group activities and more. Volunteer or earn academic credit (1.3 units). Sign up on line or for more information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org
International Club (or iClub) is a UCI student club designed to bring together international and domestic undergraduate and graduate students through fun and constructive social events. Past events have included bonfires, hikes, Thanksgiving dinners, pub nights, and game days. The club has members from all over the world, and includes both UCI undergraduates and graduate students. To get involved, join the Facebook group (linked above).
Communication Club (conversation partners) - Join for the fall!
Be a conversation partner for a UCI Extension international student, September through early December. The Communication Club partners domestic and international students for language and cultural learning…and fun! For more information or to be matched with a partner contact Communication Club at (949) 824-8530 or email@example.com
Live in the International House in Arroyo Vista
Will you be a student at UCI the 2016-17 academic year? Then choose to live in Arroyo Vista’s International House. The International House is a living-learning opportunity for students who want to increase their knowledge and understanding of different cultures, share international perspectives, and build friendships with students from around the world. Half of the residents in the International House are international students and half are students from the U.S. The house offers a wide variety of cross-cultural activities and learning experiences, including special dinners, culture nights, holiday festivities, intramural sports, and specialized academic course offerings.
Globalize yourself! Discover UCI's Global Leadership Certificate Program, designed to prepare you to be a global leader in your field. Meet international students, get involved on campus, attend leadership workshops, study abroad, AND bring out the leader in you. A great resume builder! For more information, visit the GLCP website (above) and attend the information session and program orientation.
Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program (UROP)
Get Involved in Research Workshops, multiple dates beginning September 30
Did an international topic spark your interest while abroad? Plan a faculty-mentored research project on your international area of interest. Opportunities are available to apply for research funding, for publication in the UCI Undergraduate Research Journal, and to present your research at the annual UCI Undergraduate Research Symposium. Visit the UROP website (above) for details, including workshop registration.
Global Connect Internship – Teach global issues to high school students
Application due: September 23
Share your global spirit and spread your global knowledge to others. Become an academic intern to teach interactive workshops on concepts that define the 21st century, such as global trends, borderless social issues, and the multi-dimensional themes of globalization. Global Connect is an educational initiative that partners with secondary schools to teach a course on Globalization and International Relations. Global Connect interns earn 2 units P/NP. Application required. More information on the web or contact Jessica Chan at firstname.lastname@example.org
Civic and Community Engagement Minor – Join today!
The Civic and Community Engagement minor gives you the knowledge, skills, and values to be agents of change in “your” community - whether you see it as local or global. Learn how to effectively contribute to the mission of community organizations for social change and connect with other students like you. You can start the minor by enrolling in Introduction in Civic and Community Engagement (University Studies 10) winter quarter. Information on how to declare the minor on the web site.
Global Brigades at UCI
Information Session: October 5, 6:00 - 8:00 pm
Come learn how you can volunteer abroad in places like Panama, Honduras, and Nicaragua doing different types of volunteer projects that include participating in medical consultation, reforestation, human rights work, business consultation, and more! For more information contact us at: email@example.com or Like us on Facebook.
Global Medical Training – Fall Quarter, Thursdays 5-6pm
Join our family by helping impoverished communities in Central America during summer and spring break! During the year, we teach students how to interact with patients, apply basic medical skills, such as taking blood pressure. Throughout the year, you will be able to interact with past trippers, listen to guest speakers, do community service events, and enjoy socials with our members. For more information contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
Teach English Abroad. Prepare through UCI Extension TEFL Certificate
Information Session Tuesday, October 6, 4:30-5:30pm
Teaching English abroad is a great way start a new career and gain global experience. Your adventures abroad continue when you complete UCI Extension’s 10-week summer intensive program (also offered fall, winter and spring quarters). Valuable benefits include the opportunity to interact with visiting international students, job referral assistance, and post-program staff support. To learn more, attend a free information session on campus: Reserve your space! Or for more information, contact Roger Dupuy at email@example.com or (949) 824-9951.
U.S. Department of State Student Internship Program (unpaid) – Summer Internship Deadline: October 16
This program offers U.S. citizen undergraduate and graduate students the opportunity to participate in 10-week, unpaid internships that provide intensive educational and professional experience within the environment of America’s principle foreign affairs agency. Internships are available at many of the over 265 U.S. embassies, consulates and missions to international organizations around the world, as well as at the Department of State in Washington, D.C. and other locations throughout the U.S. Participants gain first-hand, hands-on experience, and learn the realities of working in – and with – Foreign and Civil Service professionals who are at the forefront of America’s diplomatic efforts.
Go Abroad Fair! - You're home...now go away again!
Thursday, October 22, 11:00am-3:00pm, Ring Road (in front of the Student Center)
Discover opportunities to Study, Teach, Work, Volunteer, Intern or Research abroad! You can go anywhere in the world! Meet representatives from over 50 UC and non-UC programs abroad including graduate study and non-study opportunities (i.e. work, teaching, etc.).
Intern in Washington D.C. (UCDC) or Sacramento (UCCS)
You've been abroad - now gain hands-on experience interning in a globally-focused internship in your own backyard. Internships are available in virtually any field, including internship sites such as Amnesty International, Interpol, Center for International Policy, Center for Strategic and International Studies, Citizens for Global Solutions, US State Department, and many, many more!
For more info, view the websites above, and contact us in 1100 Student Services II, firstname.lastname@example.org or 949-824-5400.
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