- April 20, 2011
Keep up with the educational adventures of the New Media students as they travel, learn and explore their way through Barcelona, Berlin and Copenhagen:
- March 14, 2011
Students on the Carleton OCS program, Comparative Welfare Systems and Social Safety Nets in Australia, had an opportunity to meet with the United States Ambassador to Australia, Jeff Bleich, at the embassy in Canberra last week. Official embassy photographer Adam P. Wilson took photos of the visit, which are posted here.
- March 7, 2011
There is space still available on SEA Semester's Spring term program, at reduced cost too! See further information here: http://www.sea.edu/academics/program_eoe.aspx
OCS is extending its deadline for anyone interested in going on this program this spring. If you're interested, contact Off-Campus Studies (507-222-4332) right away!
- February 24, 2011
Are you interested in learning more about what a Peace Corps experience is really like? Come and join us for a panel of faculty/staff/alumni panel to hear about their experiences in the field, followed by questions and general discussion. This is a quick and informal way to learn about the Peace Corps from people who have had first-hand experience.
WHAT: Peace Corps Panel with Dana Strand (French), Patrick Ganey (Development), and Paul Regan (Carleton alumn '99)
WHEN: Monday, February 28, from 4:00 to 5:00
WHERE: Gould Library Athenaeum
Other faculty and staff who have served in the Corps will be in attendance, eager to speak with you.
And if you like what you hear, the Peace Corps representative (Marianne Midwinter) will be holding an information session at 6:00 pm the same day, in Sayles-Hill Lounge.
- February 10, 2011
Space is still available in Northwestern University's Global Engagement Summer Institut. This program takes students from all over the country, and is looking for students who are committed to global change, and want to earn credit while making a positive impact on communities abroad.
What: GESI students design and implement a community development project with their host community and a small interdisciplinary team of talented students from across the country.
Who: Any undergraduate or recent graduate seeking hands-on field experience with comprehensive academic preparation.
Where: Bolivia, Nicaragua, India, South Africa, or Uganda.
When: June 18- August 20, 2011.
Why: So many reasons!
- Meaningful cultural immersion through homestays
- Two full Northwestern course credits
- On-the-ground professional experience
- Lifelong friendships with passionate students from around the country
How: Complete our three-step application process online. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until April 1st, but some program locations may fill before that time.
Visit their website for further information: http://www.gesi.northwestern.edu/
- February 1, 2011
The Freeman Foundation is offering The Freeman Indonesia Nonprofit Internship Program (FINIP) this coming Summer. FINIP aims to develop student leaders and strengthen the non-profit sector in Indonesia. The Program will select 10 Indonesian students pursuing U.S. degrees with 10 U.S. undergraduate students and arrange internships for them to work together in an Indonesian non-profit organization.
The Program is administered from June 15 to August 13, 2011, and will take place in three cities: Bandung, Malang, and Yogyakarta. All program-related costs will be covered.
For more information and application, refer to: http://www.iie.org/programs/finip. The deadline for application is March 1, 2011.
- January 27, 2011
The US-UK Fulbright Commission is accepting applications for the 2011 UK Summer Institutes. Participants in these programmes will get the opportunity to experience an exciting academic programme at a highly regarded UK University, explore the culture, heritage and history of the UK and develop their academic ability by improving presentation, research and communication skills.
The Summer Institute will cover the majority of the participant costs. This includes round-trip airfare from the US to the UK, tuition and fees at the University, accommodation and social programme and subsistence e.g. food and drink.
- January 27, 2011
Find out more about HECUA's summer internship program in St. Paul this summer.
- January 27, 2011
Interested in Service-Learning? Lingnan University at Hong Kong is offering summer program this year! Click to learn more.
- January 13, 2011
"Discover Your Value" Blog Series teaches how to market yourself, with an emphasis on international experienceJanuary 13, 2011
GoAbroad Blog is hosting 14-part series dedicated to helping individuals around the world learn how to communicate their value to others with an emphasis on their international experience. Topics of discussion include: "The need to share your unique value in the marketplace", "Professional skills employers are looking for" and "Using education abroad as one of your success factors". Click here to read the blog.
- January 3, 2011
Once again this year, the Associated Colleges of the Midwest (ACM) is organizing a Student Symposium On Off-Campus Study. The Symposium will take place in Chicago, April 15-16, 2011. Please read the ACM announcement below and let us know if you are interested in attending. To help us choose two students from Carleton to attend the Symposium, we would also like to ask those interested to submit a one-page proposal of their presentation by Tuesday, February 8 to Helena Kaufman, OCS Director
We hope that you'll take advantage of this opportunity to present your research, connect with fellow off-campus studies participants from ACM colleges, and spend a weekend in Chicago!