Cultural Vistas Fellowships

November 16th, 2015

The Cultural Vistas Fellowship affords underrepresented U.S. undergraduate students the unique opportunity to advance their career goals, develop global competencies, and experience life in another culture.

Cultural Vistas will select up to 12 fellows to take part in this multinational professional development program that includes eight-week summer internships in Buenos Aires (Argentina), Berlin (Germany), or Bangalore (India).

This fellowship opportunity is fully funded by Cultural Vistas, and the theme for 2016 is entrepreneurship and innovation. Applicants must be U.S. citizens enrolled full-time at a four-year accredited U.S. college or university with sophomore or junior status.

The deadline for applications this year will be January 26, 2016. For more information and to request an application,   please visit To get an inside perspective on the fellows’ experiences, check out the Bangalore, Berlin and Buenos Aires blogs.

English Teaching Internship in Japan

November 16th, 2015

Ibaraki Christian University in Hitachi, Japan is accepting applicants for its unpaid internship program. The program is now in its fourth year, and they have welcomed interns from all over North America. With the experience gained through the internship, all five of their former interns who applied to JET have been accepted and another intern received a Fulbright Scholarship to study in India.

They are looking for students who are interested in doing an unpaid international internship related to teaching. Specifically, they are looking for interns to help undergraduate English majors in Japan improve their English. Interns will work with students in and outside of the classroom to help them academically and provide opportunities to practice English communication. Interns will also plan and create opportunities for students to use their English in nonacademic settings such as playing games, sports and other extracurricular activities.

Those who may be interested in this program can visit for more information including testimonials from past participants. Please note that the position is ongoing. They welcome all students at American and Canadian colleges and universities irrespective of religious faith or culture.

While applications are welcome at all times, they are especially interested in applicants who would like to intern during their spring semester, between the months of April and July and their fall semester, which starts in late September and runs until the end of January. Interns are also welcome for a full academic year. Dates for internships are flexible and can be arranged depending on individual schedules.

Info Session on Hopkins-Nanjing Center: Graduate Studies in China

November 16th, 2015

Interested in graduate studies in China? Come learn more about this info session! 

When: Tuesday, November 17th, 5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Where: WCH 4.118

The Hopkins-Nanjing Center (HNC) is the only graduate program of its kind – a collaborative effort jointly administered by The Johns Hopkins University and Nanjing University. Students take international relations, economics, law and Chinese studies courses taught by Chinese professors in Chinese, mastering and transforming their Chinese language skills into an academically and professionally applicable asset.

The Hopkins-Nanjing Center offers two options for students interested in studying in Nanjing: a one-year Certificate in Chinese and American Studies and a two-year Master of Arts in International Studies degree (MAIS), conferred by both The Johns Hopkins University’s Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) and Nanjing University. These programs bring Chinese and international students together in the classroom, allowing all students to develop their understanding of the complex relationships at work between China, the United States and the global environment.

If unable to attend, you can schedule a one-on-one appointment with an Admissions Representative:

Lauren Szymanski:

FLAS Fellowships Info Session

November 9th, 2015

FLAS Fellowship Program Information Session

The Foreign Language Area Studies (FLAS) Fellowship Program provides close to $1 million in funding to UT undergraduate and graduate students each year to study foreign languages and cultures. FLAS fellowships include substantial tuition support and a generous stipend for recipients during the academic year or summer.

Students and advisors are welcome to join us for an informational meeting on FLAS Fellowships available at UT. A brief presentation on the FLAS Fellowship Program, including application requirements, program benefits and responsibilities of awarded students will be followed by a Q&A session with UT FLAS Coordinators.

When: Tuesday, November 17, 2015, 2:00 p.m.

Where: CLA 1.302D

Funding for the FLAS Fellowship program is provided by the US Department of Education’s Office of International and Foreign Language Education through a Title VI grant.

For more information, please contact Rachel Meyer, WCH 4.132

Phone: 512-475-6038         Email:

Peking University 2016 Globex Program

November 9th, 2015

China Program, July 2016, 3-6 credits at Peking University

Overview:  Peking University (PKU) in Beijing welcomes UT students from all majors to its summer 2016 “Globex” program.  Globex offers for-credit courses in English as well as housing, activities, travel options, etc.  Last year Globex hosted over 250 students from around the world, as well as students from China, giving international students the opportunity to study alongside Chinese students.  The program meets in July, with housing for 31 days and classes meeting for 3 weeks.  This leaves your June and August open for travel, studying Chinese, or other activities.

Credits:  Students can earn 3 to 6 credit hours during Globex in July, and credits from world renowned PKU are transferable to UT.

Website:  See the Globex website for courses, costs, activities, etc., and see the “Globex Family” page for activity photos.  The website is for 2015, but 2016 is similar.

Courses:  The Globex course list for 2016 will include 12 courses, including engineering and China-focused courses, and a few courses on entrepreneurship and management are in development.  UT’s Dr. Susan Mays will teach a course called “China’s Economy: Growth and Global Connections,” and a 2nd UT faculty might also teach at Globex!

Costs: 2016 costs will be similar to 2015 (shown on website), with the exception that maximum tuition for UT students in 2016 will be US$1000.  Also in 2016, students will have the option of standard housing or upgraded housing for 50% additional cost.

Contact: Email questions directly to the PKU Globex staff (Daisy and Jingjing) at:

Or contact UT’s Susan Mays at:

PKU welcomes UT students for 2016!

Susan Mays, Ph.D.


The University of Texas at Austin

College of Liberal Arts

2505 University Avenue, #A2200, Austin, TX 78712

Office: BUR 562 |  Phone: 917.828.1032 |


Globex Faculty Fellow

Peking University, College of Engineering

Beijing, China

Center for Women and Gender Studies: New Undergraduate Association

November 9th, 2015

The Center for Women’s and Gender Studies (CWGS) is preparing to launch a brand new project specifically for undergraduates who engage in the field of feminist and gender studies. The project is called SAGE: Student Association for Gender Studies Engagement.

On Tuesday, November 17th, SAGE will host a recruitment party (with food!!!!) at the Gender and Sexuality Center (SAC 2.112) for all interested students. Participants are not required to be affiliated with CWGS, all majors are welcome. At this initial party / meeting, we will determine the goals and regular meeting times of the group for the Spring 2016 semester.

We strongly encourage folks to RSVP on the Facebook Event page.

This group is open to all undergraduate students who are interested, and is meant to open up a casual group space in which students can discuss their academic work with their peers.

We would like to ask that you forward this to anyone you think might be interested (If you are a professor or administrator, your undergraduate classes. If you are a student, your classmates.)

We look forward very much to seeing you in two weeks! If you have any questions, please feel free to email us at


Helen Hicks

Graduate Assistant at the Center for Women’s and Gender Studies

Graduate Assistant at The Gender and Sexuality Center

MA Candidate at the Center for Women’s and Gender Studies

American Institute of Indian Studies Language Programs

November 9th, 2015

The American Institute of Indian Studies welcomes applications for its summer 2016 and academic year 2016-2017 language programs. Programs to be offered include Hindi (Jaipur), Bengali (Kolkata), Punjabi (Chandigarh), Tamil (Madurai); Marathi (Pune), Urdu (Lucknow), Telugu (Hyderabad), Gujarati (Ahmedabad), Kannada (Mysore), Malayalam (Thiruvananthapuram), Mughal Persian (Lucknow), Sanskrit (Pune) and Pali/Prakrit (Pune). We will offer other Indian languages upon request.

All academic year applicants should have the equivalent of two years of prior language study. For summer Sanskrit, we require the equivalent of two years of prior study; for summer Bengali, Hindi and Tamil we require the equivalent of one year of prior study. For summer Urdu, we require the equivalent of one year of either Hindi or Urdu. We can offer courses at all levels, including beginning, in other Indian languages for the summer.

Summer students should apply for FLAS if available at their institutions for funding to cover the costs of the program. Funding for Hindi, Punjabi and Urdu may be available through the U.S. State Department’s CLS program (see

AIIS has some funding available for summer students who cannot procure FLAS or CLS funding. This funding is allocated on the basis of the language committee’s ranking of the applicants.

Academic year students are eligible to apply for an AIIS fellowship which would cover all expenses for the program. AIIS is also offering a fall semester program. We offer

Hindi, Bengali, Tamil, Urdu and other languages at all levels for the fall.

The application deadline is December 15, 2015.  Applications can be downloaded from the AIIS web site at

For more information: Phone: 773-702-8638. Email:


UT Law Week, November 2 – 5, 2015

October 30th, 2015

Liberal Arts Career Services announces UT Law Week, November 2-5, 2015

UT Law Week offers a series of presentations, workshops and events culminating in the annual Law Fair. If law school is in your future, or if you’re applying to law schools this year, Law Week is the best way to connect with law school professionals and to learn what you can do to develop a competitive application. Law Week events are open to all majors!


11/2 Law School Admissions Panel

Monday, November 2 | CLA 1.302B | 12 – 1:30 pm | Please join us for an Admissions Panel with admissions committee members from The University of Texas at Austin, University of Southern California, New York University, Northwestern University, & University of California: Berkeley for what promises to be an engaging panel discussion followed by the opportunity for Q&A.

11/3 Law School Crash Course

Tuesday, November 3 | FAC 18 | 11:30 am – 12:30 pm | Mark Levy, Assistant Attorney General and Plan II alumnus, will host a crash course on law school. This crash course is an introduction of what every student should expect during their first year as a law student.

11/4 Making the Most of the Law Fair

Wednesday, November 4 | FAC 18 | 12 – 1 pm | Do you want to know how to talk with law schools and ask the right questions at the Law Fair on November 5, 2015? If so, this workshop is for you!

11/4 Meeting the Deans

Wednesday, November 4 | CLA 1.302E | 6 – 7 pm | Emory, George Washington Law, and UCLA Law will host the first “Meet the Deans” workshop.  They will discuss how to craft strong personal statements, choose the best writers for letters of recommendation,and choose the law school that best suits you.

11/5 Law Fair

Thursday, November 5 | Texas Union Ballroom | 10 am – 1 pm

Law Fair is an annual event that brings representatives from 100+ law schools to campus to recruit UT students. UT Law Fair is one of the largest school-sponsored law fairs in the nation! This is a unique opportunity to learn a great deal about many different law schools all in one day. Oftentimes the person at the booth is the same person who will be reading your application down the road! Law Fair is free and open to the public. Business casual dress is recommended. View the list of participating law schools here.

Critical Language Scholarship Info Session

October 30th, 2015

Critical Languages Scholarship (CLS)

Information Session at UT

Wed, Nov. 4th at 2:00pm in BUR 231

Join us next week to hear more about the program from UT students who are alumni of the Summer 2015 CLS Russian language program! See the promotional flier for the CLS Program HERE


The Critical Language Scholarship is a prestigious and intensive language program sponsored by the U.S. Department of State.

The CLS Program is part of a U.S. government effort to expand dramatically the number of Americans studying and mastering critical foreign languages. Students of diverse disciplines and majors are encouraged to apply. Participants are expected to continue their language study beyond the scholarship period, and later apply their critical language skills in their future professional careers. Please visit the CLS language specific pages for more information:

The deadline to submit a CLS application this year is November 23rd 2015 at 7:59 EST, which is only about a month away.

This year, CLS is hosting several webinars about the program and application process. A timeline of these for the 2016 CLS Application season, with active links for attending and viewing recordings can be found below. Please share widely!

Recordings of Past Webinars: 

Recording of CLS Program Webinar for Advisors, September 25th, 2015

Recording of CLS Program General Webinar for Students and Faculty

October 16th, 2015 4PM EST:

October 21st, 2015 4PM EST:

October 23rd, 2015 4PM EST:


CLS Program Webinars:

November 3rd, 2015 4PM EST

CLS Program Webinar for STEM Students: Information forthcoming- please find more information on how to access this webinar at

If you are particularly interested in this webinar, and in recruiting STEM students at your institution for CLS, please do get in touch with me directly.

November 5th, 2015 4 PM EST

CLS Program Webinar for Students With Disabilities and Medical Concerns- Please find more information on how to access this webinar at

Liberal Arts Career Services Update for Week of 10/29 – 11/4

October 30th, 2015

Liberal Arts Career Services – helping liberal arts students go “Beyond the Tower!”

To apply for these opportunities or learn more about these events, check out your BTT Gateway account. Don’t have an account? Register with LACS to access opportunities and to learn about our events, services and resources.


UT LAW WEEK  – UT Law Week offers a series of presentations, workshops and events culminating in the annual Law Fair. If law school is in your future, or if you’re applying to law schools this year, Law Week is the best way to connect with law school professionals and to learn what you can do to develop a competitive application. Law Week events are open to all majors! Explore all of the events here.              * 11/2 | Law School Admissions Panel |CLA 1.302B | 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm

* 11/3 | Law School Crash Course | FAC 18 | 11:30 am – 12:30 pm

* 11/4 | Making the Most of the Law Fair | FAC 18 | 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

* 11/4 | Meeting the Deans | CLA 3.102E | 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

* 11/5 | Law Fair | Texas Union Ballroom | 10:00 am – 1:00 pm


You currently have access to 23,700+ job and internship postings in the system. To access the system, login to your BTT Gateway account  > search for jobs/internships (or leave the search criteria empty to view all opportunities) > click on the tab.

BTTG APPLICATION DEADLINES for the week of October 29

Explore BTT Gateway for details and to apply. If in the list below you see a JOB ID, search the BTT Gateway [Jobs/Internships] tab; if you see a SCHEDULE ID, search the [Interview Schedules/Qualified Schedules] tab. The following are just a sample of the many jobs and internships you will find in BTT Gateway.

  • 10/30 – Teach for America, Corps Member, BTT Gateway Job ID 10582
  • 10/30 – Schneider, Sales Account Representative, BTT Gateway Job ID 10668
  • 10/30 – Texas Historical Commission, Texas Historical Commission Fall, Spring, & Summer Internships, BTT Gateway Job Posting 10758
  • 10/30 – Dell, Technical Support Agent, BTT Gateway Job ID 10903
  • 10/30 – Quorum Business Solutions, Inc., Consultant, BTT Gateway Job ID 10432
  • 10/30 – Main Street Hub, Inside Sales Consultant, BTT Gateway Job ID 10745
  • 10/30 – Schneider, Sales Account Representative, BTT Gateway Job ID 10790
  • 10/30 – PricewaterhouseCoopers, Nationwide Advisory Strategy & Internship Summer 2016, BTT Gateway Job ID 10931
  • 10/30 – AT&T, Business Sales Leadership Development Program, BTT Gateway Job ID 10935
  • 10/30 – PLS Logistics Services, Account Executive Trainee (San Antonio), BTT Gateway Job ID 11033
  • 10/30 – PLS Logistics Services, Account Executive Trainee (Houston), BTT Gateway Job ID 11034
  • 10/30 – PLS Logistics Services, Account Executive Trainee (Dallas), BTT Gateway Job ID 11012
  • 10/31 – Regional Economic Models, Inc., Economic Associate, BTT Gateway Job ID 10724
  • 10/31 –, Sales Account Executive, BTT Gateway Job ID 10688
  • 10/31 – Oracle, Sales & Business Development Representative (Austin), BTT Gateway Job ID 10819
  • 10/31 – Oracle, Sales & Business Development Representative (Boston), BTT Gateway Job ID 10820
  • 10/31 – Oracle, Sales & Business Development Representative (San Fransisco), BTT Gateway Job ID 10818
  • 10/31 – Enterprise Rent-A-Car, Management Trainee, BTT Gateway Job ID 10824
  • 10/30 – Yelp, Inc., Yelp Sales Development Program –  BTT Gateway Job ID 10832
  • 11/1 – Japan Exchange and Teachig Program (JET), Assistant Language Teacher, BTT Gateway Job ID 10848
  • 11/1 – Wolf Trap, Summer Internships, BTT Gateway Job ID 10006
  • 11/1 – U.S. Department of Justice – Office of Public Affairs, Internship, BTT Gateway Job ID 10755
  • 11/2 – Explore Horizons, Assistant Director, BTT Gateway Job ID 10912
  • 11/3 – Liberty Mutual Insurance, Claims Training Program, Application Deadline for On-Campus Interview, Schedule ID 609
  • 11/2 –, Spring ’16 Sales Internship, BTT Gateway Job ID 10957
  • 11/2 –, Spring ’16 Client Services Internship, BTT Gateway Job ID 10958
  • 11/4 – Gerson Lehman Group, Research Internship Spring 2016, BTT Gateway Job ID 11087
  • 11/4 – Gerson Lehrman Group, Senior Associate Program, BTT Gateway Job ID 11088

EVENTS for the week of October 29

Details available under “Career Events” in BTT Gateway or the LACS online calendar.

11/2 – 11/5 – UT Law Week, Various Events, click here to explore them all.

11/3 – Communication and Correspondence for the Young Professional: Professional Development Series, 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm, FAC 18


HireUTexas, UT’s job board, currently has 153 jobs and internships posted since October 22.  Access HireUTexas here to explore these opportunities and for job descriptions and application details. Attached is an overview of the most recently posted jobs and internships.


The first resume you upload to BTT Gateway will be reviewed by a member of LACS for grammar, format, marketing and relevance to help you highlight your experience in a professional format. Please allow up to two business days for the review process, during which you will not be able to submit the resume for jobs or internships in BTT Gateway. If your resume is not approved, we will provide feedback to help you craft a stronger resume. Once your first resume is approved, all subsequent resume uploads will be automatically approved and you will have immediate access to the resume for BTT Gateway applications. Due to the review process, we recommend you upload your resume well in advance of any upcoming deadlines.

Review the LACS Resume Guidelines to learn the criteria for resume approval.