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Graduate Student Strategies for Finding International Internships

International Career Pathways:
Graduate Student Strategies for Finding International Internships
Thursday, September 25th
7:00-8:30 PM Room 1120 Weill Hall

If you have questions or can’t make it to this session, please e-mail bnolting@umich.edu
Bill Nolting, U-M International Center, tel. 647-2259
This program is a UM International Career Pathways event. http://internationalcenter.umich.edu/swt/work/resources/ICP

Click below to see a list of panelists.

Moderator
Whitney Goldman: School of Public Health, Department of Health Behavior and Health Education. Student Advisor, International Center.

Graduate Panelists: Self-Found Internships
Zara Ahmed: School of Public Health, Department of Health Behavior and Health Education. Internship in Cameroon with Peacework Development Fund and United Action for Children Cameroon. Found through contacting Peacework after seeing notices for its other Internship Opportunities.
Funding: Grants from William Davidson Institute and International Institute.
(Also)
Internship in Phnom Penh, Cambodia with Womyn's Agenda for Change. Found through the Law School’s Cambodian Law and Development Program. (http://www.law.umich.edu/curriculum/externshipsandindependentstudy/Pages/default.aspx).
Funding: Grants from Ford School of Public Policy and University of Michigan Law School.

Matt Borus: School of Social Work and Ford School of Public Policy. Internship in Pretoria, South Africa with International Organization for Migration (IOM). Found through the Ford School career office.
Funding: Grants from Ford School of Public Policy and IOM.

Darla Williams: School of Public Health, Department of Health Behavior and Health Education. Internship in Chile

Graduate Panelists: Organized Programs
Erik Fonesca: Ford School of Public Policy. Internship in Kingston, Jamaica in the Executive Section of the US Embassy. Found through the Ford School career office.
Funding: Grant from the Department of State based on Expected Family Contribution.

Tanya Wansom: Medical School and Ford School of Public Policy. Internship in Thailand with the US Center for Disease Control/Thai Ministry of Public Health Emerging Infections Program.

Mark O’Connor: Ford School of Public Policy, School of Public Health, Department of Health Management and Policy. Research trip to China with SPH and Duke Fellowship for Global Health in Geneva with the World Health Organization and the United Nations.
Funding: Grants from the School of Public Health and the Department of Health Management and Policy.

Maria Steenland: School of Public Health, Department of Epidemiology. Internship in Santiago, Chile with the Minority Health Research and Training Initiative (MHIRT).
Funding: MHIRT participants are fully funded through the program (airfare, stipend, and research).


Don’t forget to mark your calendars for the International Opportunities Fair on Thursday, October 23rd from 2-6 pm in the Michigan Union

Posted by kkowatch at September 24, 2008 04:43 PM

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