Global Learning Newsletter – July 2022
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.
The annual UC Davis Study Abroad Photo Contest aims to recognize and celebrate student photography taking place on the many Study Abroad programs offered throughout the year through the Global Learning Hub. The deadline to submit photos is in early fall quarter, but we encourage students to submit their favorite photos on a rolling basis as summer programs conclude. Detailed instructions, guidelines and eligibility.
Reverse culture shock can be as disorienting as the culture shock students experience when they arrive in a new place. It can also be more difficult to recognize because it's unexpected. Read the web story.
Competitions, Challenges, and Funding
The Fulbright U.S. Student Program offers 2,000+ annual awards for recipients to study, conduct independent research, or teach English in over 140 countries for up to one year. The program aims to increase mutual understanding between the people of the U.S. and other countries through the exchange of persons, knowledge and skills. Get started on your 2023-2024 application.
To mark the fourth anniversary of Securing Our Common Future, the United Nations Office for Disarmament Affairs is launching the Pitching Peace Youth Music Challenge, inviting those ages 13–29 to express their passion for peace through music. The winner will receive a token grant of up to $500. Learn more and apply. Deadline: August 12.
Global Leadership, Internships, and Research
Asma Alkrizy, a scholarship recipient and English major at UC Davis, discusses the fully-funded two-week Virtual Global Learning Project she participated in, which focused on global entrepreneurship.
First-Year Seminars and First-Year Aggie Connections are small cohort-based courses and connections that link students around a common theme. Learn more about the globally-focused first-year seminars and connections open for fall registration now.
UC Davis subscribes 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. Login with your Kerberos to explore jobs and resources.
This internship program provides training in the field of foreign policy and international affairs through a variety of positions. Interns work alongside staff while gaining valuable experience through exposure to leading foreign policy experts. Internships are available in Fall 2022.
IRC Sacramento is recruiting for Summer and Fall 2022 interns in various areas. This is a great opportunity to earn experience in the nonprofit sector serving the global community at the local level. Start and end dates are flexible and positions can be in-person, remote or hybrid.
September–May. Virtual interns are partnered with U.S. diplomatic posts and domestic federal offices to conduct digital diplomacy reflecting the realities of our networked world. Students work remotely on projects for up to 10 hours per week and can have a flexible schedule during the school year. View projects. Deadline: July 28.
Upcoming Info Sessions and Events
July 15. Join the Middlebury Institute of International Studies for their summer Preview Days. Learn how their on-site and online master’s programs can transform your global career. Automatic $10K scholarships are available to Global Aggie alumni for on-site programs.
Info Session: Serving in Peace Corps as a First-Generation Hispanic/Latino-American Volunteer Abroad
July 20, 12 p.m. Join this info session to learn about the challenging and rewarding service moments from first-generation Hispanic/Latino-American returned Peace Corps Volunteers who were the first in their families to live abroad. Ask questions and gain tips to guide you through the application process. Register.
October 5–6. The Global Student Leadership Summit (GSLS) registration is now open! GSLS will be held October 5-6 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.
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.