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Global Learning Newsletter – August 2022

Study Abroad

Program Spotlight: Language and Culture in Spain (UC Davis Quarter Abroad – Spring 2023)

Based in Madrid, students will take accelerated courses in Spanish language and culture, with planned activities and excursions to highlight Spain's incredible history and beautiful scenery. Earn 15-18 units towards the Spanish major, minor or language requirement. Course options at elementary and intermediate/advanced levels. Create an account to receive program updates.

Competitions, Challenges, and Funding

Innovation Institute for Food & Health—$50,000 Innovator Fellowship

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Fall 2022–Spring 2023. UC Davis post-doctoral fellows or Ph.D. students in their last 1-2 years of study are invited to apply for this experiential learning opportunity with a venture capital group. Fellowship includes one-year salary, tuition, travel, research and conference expenses—up to $50K. Info Session: August 11. Deadline: September 16.

Global Leadership, Internships, and Research

Climate Ambassadors Initiative

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​August 17, 3–5 p.m. Join a network of students in Mexico and California committed to climate change and justice that addresses challenges on both sides of the border. Students will gain experience through networking, training and interning. Email Veronica Sandoval to request an invitation to this free, virtual kick-off event.

Positive Impact Internship

October 3–November 14. Bringing together students from all around the globe, this program challenges participants to develop innovative solutions for purpose-driven organizations in Brazil over the course of a six-week project-based virtual internship. One free spot is open for a UC Davis student: Apply. Deadline: September 15.

International Rescue Committee (IRC) Sacramento Fall 2022 Internship

IRC is offering fully remote and hybrid internship placements available to current and recently graduated undergraduate and graduate students. Program placement opportunities are offered across a wide range of activities including refugee resettlement, youth education, health and wellness, social media and outreach, women’s empowerment and more! Applications are now open. Apply.

Internships through Partners of the Americas

Are you passionate about making a difference in the Americas? Partners of the Americas offers a rich work experience in a professional and supportive environment, where interns play a critical role. Check out internship descriptions for communications, business management and finance/accounting.

Upcoming Info Sessions and Events

Info Session: Peace Corps Application

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​August 27, 9 a.m. Attend this Saturday workshop to learn how to browse volunteer openings, find the right program and strengthen your application. You will have an opportunity to ask questions about service, learn steps you can take to improve your chances and gain valuable tips for the application process. Register.

Global Student Leadership Summit

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​October 5–6. The Global Student Leadership Summit (GSLS) registration is now open. GSLS will be held in San Francisco. It is the premier leadership conference for students interested in further developing skills related to global diversity, equity and inclusion. Early-bird registration is open until August 12.

Global Inclusion 2022: 10th Annual Diversity Abroad Conference

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​October 4–7. Each year, the Diversity Abroad community gathers at Global Inclusion to tackle the challenges and opportunities diversity, equity and inclusion present to the fields of global education and cultural exchange. Open to graduate students. Early-bird registration is open until August 12.

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