Study Abroad: SRAS Study Tours and Summer Study Abroad Programs

Deadline: Varies

Study Abroad – Summer 2023

Russian as a Second Language (RSL): 4-10 weeks in BishkekBatumiYerevan, and Riga

The Arts and Architecture of Uzbekistan: 3.5 weeks of exploration and learning

Navigating the Future – Then and Now: 3.5 weeks in Tallinn, Riga, Tbilisi, and Yerevan

Security and Society Summer School: 4 weeks of security studies in Warsaw with travel to Krakow and Berlin, and a Russian language extension option in Yerevan

Ukrainian Language Workshop: Two 4-week sessions in Warsaw

Deadlines start from March 1. RSL programs can be combined with other summer programs.

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Prof. Dev: The Center for Advanced Language Proficiency Education and Research (CALPER) Webinar Series

Event Dates: Varies, See Below

The Center for Advanced Language Proficiency Education and Research (CALPER) is pleased to announce three free webinars in Spring 2023, as part of the webinar series:Advances in World Language Pedagogy-The CALPER Professional Development Webinars, for language educators. The free and accessible webinars are led by specialists with expertise in a variety of pedagogical approaches that can be used to support and enhance the teaching and learning of world languages. Please find more information at our website and share this excellent professional development opportunity with your colleagues and graduate students. 

Registration is free but required: https://psu.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_N1HacRDoS8eUXlFxhZPkNA

Here is the list of webinars in Spring 2023:

Embracing Sociolinguistic Variation in the L2 Arabic Classroom

February 8, 2023, 4:00-5:30PM (New York Time)

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Department of State Internship Opportunities and Events

Deadline: Varies, See Below

Internship opportunities

  • The U.S. Department of State’s paid Student Internship Program Summer 2023 is accepting applications through November 7 at 11:59 PM.  College juniors, seniors, or graduate students with at least 60 credit hours earned by the time the internship begins and with a cumulative 3.2 GPA or higher on a 4.0 scale are encouraged to apply for this opportunity.  Note: Applicants are considered a college junior if they will be starting the junior year of college immediately following the completion of the internship.  See USAjobs.gov to apply.
  • The Critical Language Scholarship for 2023 is accepting applications through November 15 at 8 PM ET.  Each summer, American undergraduate and graduate students enrolled at U.S. colleges and universities across the country spend eight to ten weeks learning one of fourteen languages at an intensive study abroad institute in languages including Russian, Chinese, and Korean.  An informational webinar takes place November 8 at 1 PM ET.
  • The Rangel Summer Enrichment Program for 2023 is accepting applications through February 15, 2023.  This six-week  program is designed to provide undergraduate students with a deeper appreciation of current issues and trends in international affairs, a greater understanding of career opportunities in international affairs, and the enhanced knowledge and skills to pursue such careers. This program encourages the application of members of minority groups historically underrepresented in the Foreign Service, women, and those with financial need.  Applicants must be full-time undergraduate students, with at least sophomore status on the date of the application deadline and must have a cumulative grade point average of at least 3.2 on a 4.0 scale at the time of application.  Interested students can join an information session on the Summer Enrichment Program on November 3 at 5 PM ET.
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