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.

De Montfort U: Student Exchange Coordinator (UK)

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Student Exchange Coordinator, Strategic and International Partnerships, De Montfort University, Leicester, UK. Deadline: 14 July 2019.

Reporting to the Head of #DMUglobal, the role of Student Exchange Coordinator will support with the delivery of Erasmus+ and International Exchange activity, supporting DMU students to participate in full year study abroad as part of their degree studies.

The role will focus on the coordination and administration of all aspects of outgoing and incoming student (and staff) exchange. This will include overseeing administration process, finance and bursary payments, promotion and student engagement, plus support with the management of a portfolio of over 60 exchange partnerships with universities across the world.

You will be able to demonstrate a passion for student exchange and a desire to increase student participation numbers in such programmes at DMU.

Glasgow U MSc Applied Linguistics Scholarships

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Applied Linguistics Scholarships, School of Critical Studies, University of Glasgow, UK. Deadline: 17 June 2019.

University of Glasgow is offering a number of scholarships exclusively for study on their new MSc in Applied Linguistics for academic years 2019-2020 and 2020-2021. The awards are £10k forinternational students and £5k for UK/EU students.  All awards are for tuition fee discount, and do not completely cover the costs.

UC Irvine: Director of Study Abroad (USA)

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Director of Study Abroad, Study Abroad Center, University of California Irvine, CA, USA. Deadline: Open until filled; posted May 1, 2019.

Reporting to the Deputy Chief Global Affairs Officer in the Office of Global Engagement (OGE), the Director of Study Abroad will provide leadership in the strategy, management, planning, and administration of the Study Abroad Center.  Leading a team of Education Abroad professionals, the Director is responsible for administrative and programmatic oversight of all education abroad programs sponsored by the university and directs the implementation of international academic experiences that foster student engagement, learning, and development. Many UCI study abroad programs are offered through the University of California Education Abroad Program.  The Director will oversee a significant expansion of services to include direct student exchange and faculty-led programs originating at the UCI campus.

EIUC Summer School: Cinema Human Rights & Advocacy 2019 (Italy)

Study AbroadEIUC Summer School in Cinema Human Rights and Advocacy, August 26-Sept 4, 2019, Venice, Italy. Deadline: 30 April 2019.

The 14th edition of the Summer School in Cinema Human Rights and Advocacy is a training initiative jointly developed by the European Inter-University Centre for Human Rights and Democratisation (EIUC) and Picture People. The 10-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 76thVenice international Film Festival and learn how to use films as a tool for social and cultural change.