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International Career Series


Fall 2019

Meet the Interns
Tuesday, October 1, 11:00 am-12:15 pm
2048 Malott Hall

KU students will speak about their internationally-focused internships. Learn about opportunities and upcoming deadlines. Have your questions answered during the Q&A session.

Teach English in Japan
Tuesday, October 8, 3:00 pm
318 Bailey Hall

Learn about an amazing opportunity to teach English in Japanese schools. The Japan Exchange and Teaching (JET) Program provides young professionals the chance to live and work in Japan. Prior knowledge of Japanese is not required. Applications are due in mid-November.

International Experience at KU
Thursday, October 24, 11:00 am-12:15 pm
2048 Malott Hall

KU offers many opportunities to gain international experiences without leaving campus. Learn how Global Partners, Global Awareness Program (GAP), and Intelligence Community Center for Academic Excellence (ICCAE) can expand your knowledge of the world (and round out your resume).

Special Guest! GIST Alumnus, Carlos Centeno
Friday, November 15, 12:00-1:00 pm

GIST MA Carlos Centeno discusses how his experience at KU helped shape and guide his career path working with International organizations like the United Nations World Food Program and MIT’s Solve Initiative. Carlos is a featured “Hawk to Watch” on the CLAS blog this fall!

Liven up Your LinkedIn Profile
Tuesday, November 19, 3:00 pm
318 Bailey Hall
Learn about best practices for creating and keeping your LinkedIn profile fresh. Learn how to incorporate your internationally-related experiences and make your profile stand out.


Scholarship info sessions

All take place in 318 Bailey Hall.

Foreign Language & Area Studies (FLAS) Fellowship, KU Area Studies Centers
FLAS Fellowships provide tuition support and a stipend to fund undergraduate and graduate study of language and international/area studies. These are available for selected African, East Asian, Latin American languages. flas.ku.edu
Thursday, September 26, 4:00-5:30 pm:  FLAS info session 1
Wednesday, October 23, 4:00-5:30 pm:  FLAS info session 2
Tuesday, November 12, 4:00-5:30 pm:  FLAS info session 3
Friday, December 13, 4:00-5:30 pm:  Area Studies Write-In (FLAS applicants are encouraged to attend)

Critical Languages Scholarship (CLS), KU Office of Fellowships
During this fully funded summer overseas language and cultural immersion program, students receive the equivalent of a year of university level language study. www.clscholarship.org
Monday, October 7, 3:00 pm: Info Session
Wednesday, October 23, 3:00 pm: Workshop

Carnegie Endowment for International Peace-Gaither Fellowship, Office of Fellowships
Highly qualified students are encouraged to apply to conduct research at the Carnegie Endowment foreign-policy think tank in D.C. The program provides salary and benefits. carnegieendowment.org/about/jr-fellows
Wednesday, October 30, 3:00 pm: CEIP Info Session

The KU International Career Series is sponsored by:
Center for East Asian Studies
Center for Global & International Studies
Center for Latin American & Caribbean Studies
Center for Russian, East European & Eurasian Studies
Kansas African Studies Center
Jayhawks Without Borders Student Group
Office of Fellowships
School of Languages, Literatures and Cultures
Center for Global Business Studies
International Support Services
Global Awareness Program (GAP)
Study Abroad and Global Engagement
University Career Center


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