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Global Learning Newsletter – June 2021


​​New Summer Sessions Courses and Revamped Minor to Support Students as Global Change Makers

In pursuit of Global Education for All UC Davis students, we're offering two Summer Sessions classes this summer and a revamped Global Studies minor starting this fall. Both programs are open to undergrad students from all majors and are focused on supporting students as global thinkers and change-makers.

​​Global Learning Hub Hiring Students for 2021-22 Academic Year

Undergrad students are invited to apply to be Peer Advisors & Administrative Assistants and/or Data Assistants for the 2021-22 academic year. Inspire and assist your peers in pursuing global learning opportunities. Applications are being reviewed on a rolling basis. Learn more. Application Deadline: June 13.

Study Abroad

Program Spotlight: Pharmaceutical Chemistry in Taiwan (Spring Quarter 2022)

Study pharmaceutical chemistry in Taipei at one of the top 20 research institutions in the world. This program offers the opportunity to earn UC Davis chemistry units and participate in optional research internships. Create an account to receive program updates.

UC Davis Quarter Abroad: Spring 2022

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Spend next spring quarter abroad! Start exploring UC Davis Quarter Abroad Spring 2022 programs: Language and Culture in Spain; Pharmaceutical Chemistry in Taiwan; and Internships and Culture in London. Create an account to receive updates on programs that interest you.

Global Leadership, Internships, and Research

Hire Me! Academy

Become job-search pros with the UC Davis Internship and Career Center’s specialized two-day intensive, virtual series via Zoom. All UC Davis Aggies are welcome, especially rising and graduating seniors, recent grads, and alumni. To reserve a spot and receive the Zoom meeting details, register in Handshake.

University Global Coalition Annual Gathering – Call for Proposals

The University Global Coalition is accepting proposals for their annual gathering on September 27-28, 2021, to lead 45-minute virtual sessions on teaching, research, operational practices, and partnerships (within and beyond) higher education. The 2021 theme is Building Connections and Actions for the SDGs. Deadline: June 25.

Global Jobs and Internships in Handshake

Handshake is where UC Davis students and alumni connect with employers. To search for all available internship opportunities: log in, select “Jobs” from the tool bar, use the “Filter” button, and then select “Internships.” You can also find remote positions and global opportunities under Filters → Labeled by Your School.​​​​​​​

GoinGlobal Job and Internship Database for UC Davis Students

UC Davis is subscribed to the GoinGlobal database of millions of global internships and jobs around the world, including remote positions. Search career fields by country, global city, and U.S. city for place-specific employment resources. Log in with your Kerberos to explore jobs and resources.

Humboldt Research Internship Program

UC Davis has a partnership with the Humboldt Internship Program in Berlin for advanced undergrad, grad, and Ph.D. students to complete research internships. Many internships can be conducted online or in-person with flexible start dates. Current projects are available in physics, product design, software engineering, social media, and web app development.

Seed Central and SeedQuest Job Resources

UC Davis is a world leader in seed, plant, and agricultural sciences, but the influence of UC Davis extends far beyond. Seed Central is an initiative by a growing number of companies and organizations in the global seed and ag biotech industry. Search SeedQuest for global seed careers around the world.

Project Green Virtual Course

August 31–December 16. Join Turning Green’s new virtual course for students from all majors. This free not-for-credit course connects in real time and students will interact with a global cohort of emerging student leaders and implement a funded climate action project with fellow students. Deadline: June 27.

Competitions, Challenges, and Funding

Middlebury Institute of International Studies UC Global Alumni Scholarship

Guaranteed $10,000 scholarships for an on-site master’s degree program are available to alumni from any UC who participated in a global program—including study abroad, global internships, global research, etc. Over 10 M.A., M.B.A., M.P.A., or joint programs are available, including International Policy and Development, International Education Management, and Teaching Foreign Language.

Start-Up Grants for Collaborative Digital Editions

With funding from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, the National Historical Publications and Records Commission of the National Archives is accepting start-up grant proposals for digital editions in African American, Asian American, Hispanic American, and Native American History. Deadline: June 9.

Schwarzman Scholarship

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​A fully-funded, 11-month master’s program in Global Affairs at Beijing’s Tsinghua University. Schwarzman Scholars prepares young leaders for a globally interconnected future. For students and young professionals of all nationalities who are 18-28, proficient in English, and have an undergrad degree. Virtual Info Sessions: June 17 and 29. U.S./Global Application Deadline: September 21.

Fulbright U.S. Student Program

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​2,000 annual awards for U.S. citizens are available to conduct research, study, or teach English in over 140 countries worldwide. Participants receive round trip airfare to their destination, a monthly stipend, and limited health insurance. 2022-23 application. Campus Deadline: September 8 (study/research), September 15 (teach English).

Upcoming Info Sessions and Events

Global Career Development Series: How Graduate School Can Boost Your Global Career

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​June 15, 4 p.m. PDT. Did you know that international education is a field? Hear from Middlebury Institute of International Studies (MIIS) students to learn why they selected their grad program and explore their career interests in the international/global education field. MIIS offers in person and virtual globally-focused programs. UC Davis students can receive an automatic $10,000 scholarship. Register.

Careers After Peace Corps: Federal Employment

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​June 17, 11 a.m. PDT. Learn how the Peace Corps experience can shape your career path and how returned Volunteers apply the skills and expertise learned during service to their current jobs working for federal agencies. Register to learn about the benefits and resources of service from a panel of returned Peace Corps Volunteers.

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