International Careers Digest: January 31st, 2012

INTERNATIONAL CAREERS DIGEST: JANUARY 31st, 2012

1.) INTERNATIONAL RESCUE COMMITTEE (IRC)- Internships
2.) SINGAPORE – Contact Singapore
Work Holiday Program (up to 6 mos.) – POST-GRAD 
3.) ECONOMIC NEWS – Paris, Tokyo, New York Internships
4.) MICROFINANCE – ACCION – Program Coordinator, R & D – POST-GRAD
5.) INTERNSHIP FOR IRAN PROGRAM – INTERN
6.) AMERICAN RED CROSS – Program Assistant, Haiti Assistance Program – POST-GRAD
7.) TOP FOREIGN POLICY SCHOOLS
8.) COMIC RELIEF – LONDON – Research & Information Coordinator – POST-GRAD
9.) TRADE – U.S. COMMERCIAL SERVICE – INTERN ABROAD
10.) TEACH IN HONG KONG
– Chatteris – POST-GRAD

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1.) International Rescue Committee (IRC)- Internships:

IRC has been a leader in humanitarian relief, mobilizing quickly and bringing sustained support to regions torn apart by violence and deprivation. It provide a fresh start in the U.S. for refugees. And it advocates on behalf of the displaced, addressing the root causes of violence and standing up for the world’s most vulnerable populations.  Internships include:  Youth Case Worker; Health; Refugee Resettlement; Logistics; Immigration; Cultural Orientation; Civil Rights; Emergency Preparedness & Response; Curriculum Development (and more)

http://tbe.taleo.net/NA2/ats/careers/jobSearch.jsp?org=IRC&cws=1

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2.) SINGAPORE – Contact SingaporeWork Holiday Program (up to 6 mos.) – POST-GRAD:   http://www.contactsingapore.sg/students/work/programmes/work_holiday_programme/

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 3.) ECONOMIC NEWS – Paris, Tokyo, New York Internships:

The Economist Group is the leading source of analysis on international business and world affairs.

Paris: Business Research Sales intern; identify new business development opportunities for the sales team.

DEADLINE – FEB. 23

Tokyo: Corporate Network Research intern – Year round two-to-three-month internship, with start dates in January, April, July and October.  Must have the existing right to work in each country.

New York:  Custom Research Intern.  Project based research to corporations, governments and multilateral organizations.  DEADLINE:  MARCH 5

http://www.interns.economist.com/programmes?city=All&programme_category=20

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4.) MICROFINANCE – ACCION – Program Coordinator, Research & Development – POST-GRAD:

A world pioneer in microfinance, ACCION’s mission is to give people the financial tools they need—microenterprise loans, business training and other financial services—to help work their way out of poverty. The Program Coordinator will research and analyze best practices in the microfinance industry; alternative banking channels and financial products.  Fluency in Spanish required; qualitative and quantitative analysis skills essential.

DEADLINE:  FEB. 5      Submit letter of interest & resume online at www.accion.org

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5.) INTERNSHIP FOR IRAN PROGRAM – INTERN:

The Inside Iran Program is seeking an intern to work closely with a research associate on a web-based bulletin as well as other activities of the Iran program. Become immersed in issues relating to US-Iran foreign policy and the Middle East with one of the leading Iran teams in Washington.  Part-time/unpaid.  DEADLINE:  FEB. 15  http://www.fpa.org/jobs/index.cfm?act=show_job&job_id=766

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6.) AMERICAN RED CROSS – Program Assistant, Haiti Assistance Program – POST-GRAD:

Provide operational, administrative and program support to the Haiti Assistance Program (HAP) which forms part of the International Services division at the headquarters of the American Red Cross in Washington, DC. PAs are expected to have a wide range of skills and an interest in international disaster response and community-based development.

DEADLINE:  FEB. 23

https://www.americanredcross.apply2jobs.com/ProfExt/index.cfm?fuseaction=mExternal.showSearchInterface

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7.) TOP FOREIGN POLICY SCHOOLS:

A list of Foreign Policy Association recommendations for the study of U.S. foreign policy and international affairs. School suggestions are based on a combination of degree types offered, location and fields of study.

http://www.fpa.org/jobs/?act=schools_list

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8.) COMIC RELIEF – LONDON – Research & Information Coordinator – POST-GRAD:

Comic Relief is a major charity based in the UK which strives to create a just world free from poverty

Its mission is to drive positive change through the power of entertainment. The Coordinator supports the Editorial Team, in providing authoritative information, content and briefings on the projects, people and issues that Comic Relief supports. Reports to the Senior Journalist. (must currently have UK work authorization) DEADLINE:  MARCH 5

http://jobs.comicrelief.com/vacancies/

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9.) TRADE – U.S. COMMERCIAL SERVICE – INTERN ABROAD:

International Trade Interns become involved in the daily operational aspects of managing a high activity office. Projects range from coordinating market research to counseling U.S. companies seeking new international trade partners. Interns support trade specialists with development of trade seminars, presentations and other projects.  Ideally, apply approx. 6 months prior to Leave Term.  Search by country.   http://export.gov/worldwide_us/index.asp

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10.) TEACH IN HONG KONG – Chatteris International Graduate Program (9 mos.)- POST-GRAD:

Chatteris Educational Foundation works in partnership with schools in Hong Kong to sponsor recent graduates from native-English-speaking countries around the world to work with local students. Accepted candidates are placed in schools throughout Hong Kong to teach English as a global language and experience a year of professional and personal development.  DEADLINE:  MARCH 1         http://www.chatteris.org.hk/

 

***For more opportunities, go to the Career Services website International link at http://www.dartmouth.edu/~csrc/students/careers/intl.html

 

 

 

Education Specialty Bulletin, November 10, 2011

  1. Teaching: More Than a Job (http://www.ets.org/praxis/teaching)
  2. Boston Teacher Residency (http://www.bostonteacherresidency.org/)
  3. Chicago Teaching Fellows (http://chicagoteachingfellows.ttrack.org/ AboutUs/WhoWeWant.aspx)
  4. Public Policy & Education?  Sure!  (http://www.educationsector.org/publications/growth-models-and-accountability-recipe-remaking-esea)
  5. What is the Praxis? Is it required to teach?  (http://www.ets.org/praxis)
  6. Thinking of Teaching English Abroad? (Various links provided below)
  7. Foreign Language Teaching Assistantship Program (FLTA): (http://flta.fulbrightonline.org/thinking.html)
  8. Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL) Certification:  (http://www.teflinstitute.com/about-teaching-abroad.php)
  9. Job Shadow Interviews: (http://www.jobshadow.com/category/education/)
  10. Teach Abroad links from CSU:  (http://www.csuohio.edu/offices/international/study_abroad/other_program/teach.html)

Teaching: More Than a Job (http://www.ets.org/praxis/teaching)

Teaching offers an opportunity for you to affect the world by informing, enlightening and guiding young minds. Teaching is also a career filled with growth potential. If you enjoy helping students grow in knowledge and understanding, then teaching may be right for you.

Boston Teacher Residency (http://www.bostonteacherresidency.org/)

Boston Teacher Residency (BTR) is a master’s program in education that recruits talented, committed individuals of all ages and gives them the tools they need to make an immediate impact in the classrooms of the Boston Public Schools (BPS)

Chicago Teaching Fellows (http://chicagoteachingfellows.ttrack.org/AboutUs/WhoWeWant.aspx)

Chicago Teaching Fellows looks for highly-motivated individuals with diverse personal and professional backgrounds who have the capacity to be successful teaching in one of the districts’ critical-need subjects: high school math, high school science, bilingual education-Spanish, or special education.

Public Policy & Education?  Sure!  (http://www.educationsector.org/publications/growth-models-and-accountability-recipe-remaking-esea)

Education Sector is an independent think tank that challenges conventional thinking in education policy. We are a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization committed to achieving measurable impact in education policy, both by improving existing reform initiatives and by developing new, innovative solutions to our nation’s most pressing education problems.

What is the Praxis? Is it required to teach?  (http://www.ets.org/praxis)

The Praxis Series™ tests are taken by individuals entering the teaching profession as part of the certification process required by many states and professional licensing organizations. To find out which tests are required for teacher licensure in your state, territory or organization, visit the Educational Testing Services website.

Thinking of Teaching English Abroad?

Our advisors have found these sites.  Be smart and be wise when reviewing these sites and make sure you are not paying for services that you will not use or don’t require, etc.

ESL Jobs World: (http://www.esljobsworld.com/)

Dave’s ESL Café:  (http://www.eslcafe.com/)

CIEE (http://www.ciee.org/)

Foreign Language Teaching Assistantship Program (FLTA): (http://flta.fulbrightonline.org/thinking.html)

Apply to the FLTA if you are:

  • Outgoing and adaptable to changing circumstances
  • Enthusiastic about teaching your native language to American students
  • Ready to become a cultural ambassador interested in meeting people and becoming part of community events and campus activities
  • Willing to take advantage of opportunities presented and to adapt to unexpected situations which may vary from original expectations.

Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL) Certification:  (http://www.teflinstitute.com/about-teaching-abroad.php)

Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL) Certification is an internationally recognized certification for native or fluent speakers to teach English in non-native English speaking countries.  Teaching English is a great way to live in another part of the world and experience the culture as the locals do. You’ll have the opportunity to experience the world first hand, not just as an observer. And best of all, you’ll get paid to be there!

 

Job Shadow Interviews: (http://www.jobshadow.com/category/education/)

A new sight that interviews people and asks them the questions you would want to ask.  Here’s a link to the education profession.

Teach Abroad links from CSU:  (http://www.csuohio.edu/offices/international/study_abroad/other_program/teach.html)

I figured, “Why reinvent the wheel?”  I will just share this page from Cleveland State University which has a thorough listing and explanation of each site.