Institute for Study Abroad: Sr. Programmes Manager (UK)

“JobSr. Programmes Manager for England and Wales, Institute for Study Abroad, London, UK. Deadline: 15 August 2022.

IFSA (Institute for Study Abroad) is looking for an individual to administer core parts of IFSA study abroad programmes in London and throughout England and Wales. This position is physically based in the IFSA London Centre, working with students and faculty for both student support and program delivery. Responsibilities include supporting academic management of programmes, including the course registration process, appreciative advising, and student learning plan consultations.

IFSA, a US-based nonprofit organization, creates global learning environments to help students gather the critical perspectives, knowledge, and skills essential for future success. IFSA delivers study abroad options in 19 countries and 48 cities around the globe. 

Summer School: Migration & Development (Czech Republic)

Study AbroadSummer School on Migration and Development, Geographic Migration Centre, Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic (possibly hybrid), 14-20 August 2022. Deadline: open until all spaces filled.

Geographic Migration Centre, a research institute affiliated with the Department of Social Geography and Regional Development, Faculty of Science, Charles University, Prague, with support of the International Migration Research Network (IMISCOE), has organized Summer School on Migration and Development in Prague, Czechia, 14 – 20 August 2022.

The one-week course will be organized at the Faculty of Science, Charles University, in the heart of the capital city, Prague (Albertov 6). Experienced and respected scholars and practitioners (from international and non-governmental organizations) from various countries will take part in the Summer School while delivering lectures and/or leading seminars, workshops, panel discussions on issues closely related to migration and development issues. These will be put into broader political, economic, sociocultural, demographic, and geographical contexts.

PHD Summer School in Mediterranean Migration Studies (Spain)

Study AbroadPh.D. Summer School in Mediterranean Migration Studies, Pompeu Fabra University, Ciutadella Campus, Barcelona, Spain, June 28-July 3, 2021. Deadline: January 4, 2021.

The main objective of this IMISCOE Summer School is to provide an intensive course promoting Mediterranean Migration Studies, whilst engaging students through multi-dynamic activities including lectures, roundtables, documentary screening as well as PhD. Workshops. Further, multi-disciplinarity, multi-topics, multi-methodologies and multi-sited coverage will be ensured, one important way this will be done is through the inclusion of narratives from the South providing new views, voices, and perspectives.

Who can apply: Ph.D. students in the early stage of their Ph.D., who are still designing their research proposal on Mediterranean Migration.

This is an initiative of the EuroMedMig IMISCOE Regional Network funded by IMISCOE.

Case Studies Japan (Travel Grants to Japan)

Study AbroadCase Studies Japan: Research Trip to Japan for Interdisciplinary Scholars and Graduate Students, Japan Foundation Center for Global Partnerships, Tokyo, Japan. Deadline: December 1, 2020.

This initiative offers an opportunity for an interdisciplinary group of faculty members and graduate students at U.S. institutions to travel to Japan and conduct case study field research in the realms of the humanities and social sciences. The goal is to provide participants, especially those who may not be familiar with Japan, with firsthand experiences to gain a deeper understanding of and make connections in Japan that will be useful in their own disciplines after the trip.

Eligibility: U.S. universities, colleges, or institutions with 501(c)3 status. A “Project Director,” who is a faculty member and Japan specialist from the applying institution, should have a PhD or terminal degree in their field and teach Japan-related courses, and must accompany the group on the trip. The group must include at least 5 faculty members and/or students not including the project director. More than half of the participants must not be specialized in Japanese Studies. Participants should primarily be from the applying institution, but those invited from relevant nearby institutions may also be considered.

Northeastern U: Program Manager, Global Experiences (USA)

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Program Manager, Global Experience Office, Northeastern University, Boston, MA. Deadline: open until filled; posted April 7, 2020.

The Global Experience Office (GEO) is a central office of global education at Northeastern University, committed to ensuring that every Northeastern student has an opportunity to engage in intellectually challenging and culturally enriching experiences throughout the world. To achieve this, GEO partners with Northeastern colleges and units to integrate global experiences into their curricula and to enhance their capacity in operating global programs. GEO’s own signature programs are carefully designed and operated to complement students’ on-campus studies, to deepen students’ knowledge of the world and their chosen field of study, develop intercultural and political sensitivity, utilize and strengthen foreign language skills, and help students explore global career options. Through these programs, GEO facilitates global experiences for over 2,700 NU students and 200 additional foreign incoming students.

With supervision from the Associate Director team, the Program Manager is accountable for the day to day oversight of each assigned off-site location, specifically in relation to first-year international programs such as the N.U.in Program, Global Engagement Program, and Global Quest. This role interacts and manages the onsite staff of the N.U.in Program to ensure that all agreements, promises, and other commitments made via contract and other obligations are fulfilled. The Program Manager should have a working knowledge of higher education student life as well as the trends in international education management. This position requires significant interaction with departments, institutions, and individuals both on and off campus in a fast-paced international environment. As such, the Program Manager possess excellent problem solving, communication, and organizational skills with strong attention to detail. Additionally, this position demands a significant amount of patience, flexibility, and initiative.

Massey U Expedition & Internship Program (New Zealand)

Study AbroadMarketing and Communication, National Expedition and Internship Program, Massey University, Wellington, New Zealand, June 8-July 17, 2020. Deadline: March 16, 2020.

Massey University’s National Expedition and Internship Program is open to undergraduate students from any university wishing to study, travel, and intern in New Zealand for 6 weeks in June-July 2020. The program is organised by the ACEJMC-accredited School of Communication, Journalism and Marketing, and it begins with the two week ‘Image and Identity Tour’ which takes students across both Islands to delve into how successful the brands and images of the tourism industry are at capturing the attention of people new to the country and culture.

The tour finishes in the capital city of Wellington where students stay to complete a four week internship working on real world problems relevant to their degrees in Journalism, Media Studies, Public Relations, Advertising, Marketing, Communication, or related areas.

Ethnography, Language, Communication Summer School (England)

Study AbroadEthnography, Language & Communication: Key Concepts and Methods Summer School, University College of London, London, UK, 27-31 July 2020. Application Deadline: 1 March 2020.

Is ‘qualitative data analysis’ too vague for you? Are you wondering how to do justice to your data? If you are researching social processes, institutions, culture or identity,  but are unsure about how to analyse the discourse data from your fieldwork, then consider joining this five-day research training course. 
The programme is designed to help PhD and post-doctoral researchers to navigate the twin perils of over- and under-interpreting discourse data. It introduces a range of key perspectives and tools used to study language and communication ethnographically and it facilitates the study of social practice in a wide range of different settings – education, workplace, recreation, health etc.

The course will be taught by an international team from several leading research institutions:  Prof Jeff Bezemer, Dr Adam Lefstein, Dr Piia Varis, Dr Julia Snell, Prof Ben Rampton.

Study Abroad UCLA: Business Leadership & Communication (Thailand)

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Study Abroad: Business Leadership and Communication, Bangkok, Thailand, July 25 – August 20, 2020. Deadline: April 3, 2020.

This highly interactive and engaging travel study program is set in vibrant Bangkok, a major business hub in South East Asia. Bangkok represents an ideal place for students to embark upon this program’s two core content areas – business communications and business leadership.  While in Bangkok, students will experience global business first-hand, meeting local business leaders, visiting key cultural sights, and learning from professors with extensive regional knowledge. Business communications is often cited as a critical component in both getting a job and rising to leadership positions.

EIUC Summer School: Cinema Human Rights and Advocacy (Italy)

Study AbroadSummer School in Cinema, Human Rights and Advocacy,  Global Campus of Human Rights (EIUC) in Venice Lido, Italy, 31 August to 6 September, 2020. Deadline extended to: 30 June 2020.

The Summer School is a training initiative jointly developed by the Global Campus and Picture People. The 11-day intense training is aimed at young professionals wishing to broaden their understanding on the connections between human rights, films, digital media and video advocacy, to share ideas and foster participatory and critical thinking on urgent human rights issues, debate with experts and filmmakers from all over the world during the Venice international Film Festival and learn how to use films as a tool for social and cultural change.

NOTE: Due to the global outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Summer School in Cinema, Human Rights and Advocacy will take place in a reduced 7-day format from 31 August to 06 September 2020, taking into account any eventual measures adopted by the 77th Venice International Film Festival. 

CFP Education Abroad at a Crossroads (USA)

ConferencesCall for papers: Education Abroad at a Crossroads: Actions for a Sustainable Future, sponsored by The Forum on Education Abroad, March 25-27, 2020, Kansas City, MO. Deadline: September 6, 2019.

Education Abroad has the potential to make a transformative impact on a student’s personal, academic, cultural, and professional trajectory. However, education abroad impacts much more than the participants: home and host communities and institutions, local economies, partners, faculty and program leaders, and the environment all feel the effects of this growing global industry.

Proposals are now being accepted for conference sessions and Lunchtime Conversations.

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