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Finding a Graduate/Professional International Internship

Finding a Graduate/Professional International Internship
An International Career Pathways Event
September 27, 2007, 7:00-8:30pm
Ford School of Public Policy Room 1110

Moderator
Sara Schmidt Graduate Student Advisor, International Center; School of Social Work and School of Public Health. Internship with the Tropical Institute of Community Health and Development in Kisumu, Kenya, found through a professor at the School of Public Health.
Funding: School of Public Health and Global Health Research and Training Program (GHRT).

Graduate Student Reports: Self-Found Internships
Haley Gallagher Ford School of Public Policy. Internship in Cambodia with a human rights NGO working on combating human trafficking, sexual exploitation and domestic violence against of children, found through personal research and with direction from the Law School.
Funding: Grant from the University of Michigan Law School and the Ford School of Public Policy.

Allison Stewart School of Public Health, Department of Epidemiology. Internship in Iquitos, Peru with the U.S. Naval Medical Research Center Detachment and University of California, Davis, found through a professor who has relations with the civilian director at the research center.
Funding: Travel grants from GHRT and Global Health Interdepartmental Concentration (School of Public Health); research study was funded by a government GEIS grant.

Sheila Krishnan School of Public Health, Department of Health Behavior and Health Education. Internship in Kolkatta, India with the Child In Need Institute working on a photovoice project, found through a contact in the region.
Funding: School of Public Health; project was funded through a grant already in place at the organization.

Graduate Student Reports: Organized Programs
Roland McKay Ford School of Public Policy. Internships with the U.S. State Department embassies in Cairo, Managua and Buenos Aires, and in Washington D.C. as Lebanon and Egypt Desk Officer.
Funding: Pickering Foreign Affairs Fellowship and Rosenthal Fellowship (http://www.rosenthalfellowship.org).

Ninive Sanchez School of Social Work, Hypatia Ostojic School of Social Work and School of Public Health, and Kenyetta Jackson School of Public Health. Internships through the Minority Health and Health Disparities International Research and Training (MHIRT). Application deadline November 9, 2007 (http://www.chgd.umich.edu/MHIRT/MHIRT.html).
Funding: Program is fully funded by the National Institutes of Health.

Michael Andre Germanic Studies Program of the Department of Germanic Languages and Literature, and Museum Studies Program. Internship through CDS with the museums of Klassik Stiftung Weimar in Weimar, Germany. Application due December 3, 2007 (http://www.cdsintl.org/fromusa/umich.htm).
Funding: Internship grant from the Museum Studies Program.

Presentation sponsored by U-M International Center
Bill Nolting, Director of the Overseas Opportunities Office
bnolting@umich.edu ? 734.647.2299
http://www.internationalcenter.umich.edu/swt

Mark your calendar for other International Career Pathways presentations in October! The International Opportunities Fair will be Thursday October 18, 2:00-6:00pm.

Posted by kkowatch at September 18, 2008 02:52 PM

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