Opportunities

Greece’s Turn? Essay Contest

September 20th, 2016 in Opportunities.

Are you an undergraduate student or young professional under 30 with an interest in Greece and Europe? Submit an essay and you could win travel to the conference, a $200 prize, and a featured spot on the conference website! All you have to do is write 600-1000 words based on the following prompt: Imagine you are writing an article for The Economist in the year 2026. Paint a picture of Europe as a collective and its place in the world.   All entries must... Read More

Fall 2016 Globally Speaking

September 9th, 2016 in Opportunities.

Globally Speaking provides informal, free, non-credit introductory language courses open to all members of the BU community.

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: 15 Marie Skłodowska-Curie Doctoral Fellowships

July 1st, 2016 in Opportunities.

American Council on Germany Fellowship Programs

June 6th, 2016 in Opportunities.

Since 1976, about 1100 American and German journalists, scholars, and other mid-career professionals in a variety of fields have been given the opportunity to travel overseas and broaden their personal and professional horizons under the auspices of the American Council on Germany's fellowship programs. Each year Americans and Germans travel through the Council's fellowships, gaining a better understanding of how issues are approached on the other side of the Atlantic and forging lasting connections with their... Read More

Paid Research Opportunity for 2016-17

April 26th, 2016 in Opportunities.

Students sought to work on an academic year 2016-17 research project with Professor Robert Forrant and the Saab-Pedroso Center for Portuguese Culture and Research. This is a funded project; you will be paid!   Two students will engage in research related to Portuguese records at the International Institute and at local archives, including the Lowell Historical Society and the UMass Lowell Center for Lowell History. Objectives are to: 1) further develop the research that produced last fall's... Read More

BEA Institute Ireland Summer Program

April 25th, 2016 in Opportunities.

The BEA Institute plans short programs all across the world, to provide students with unique opportunities to experience different political cultures while strengthening their leadership and diplomacy skills.  Since 2012, the programs draw a diverse group of students together from all over the world to discuss pressing global issues while exchange cultural values. In a rapidly globalizing world, we believe these experiences are invaluable to the success of students in the global job market. For the 4th year in a... Read More

3rd French Consulate in Boston Excellence Award (Nominate Students Before May 1st)

April 13th, 2016 in Opportunities.

The Cultural Service of the Consulate of France in Boston, along with the Cultural Services of the Embassy of France to the United States, is pleased to organize for the third consecutive year the presentation of the "French Consulate in Boston Excellence Award." After the very positive experiences of the past two years, which saw the victory of Saiful Saleem from Boston University and Jean-Paul Honegger from Bowdoin College, and the launch of the first France... Read More

IR and Human Rights Internship in Padua (Fall 2016)

March 31st, 2016 in Opportunities.

Students will be able to intern in the International Relations and Human Rights Area in English or in Italian during the Falla semester and this will be an incredible opportunity to study and work in Italy and live Europe on site.

Global Programs Photo Contest

March 15th, 2016 in News, Opportunities.

The event that we eagerly look forward to each year has finally arrived; the Global Programs Photo Contest. Last year 311 of you submitted a total of 806 photos! It was not easy choosing the 12 finalists; there were so many amazing shots. As we anticipate the judging won’t be getting any easier this year, we are thrilled that Professor Peter Southwick, Director of the Photojournalism Program at COM, has agreed to be one of... Read More

Book and Paper Restoration with the San Gemini Preservation Studies Program in Italy Accepting Applications

March 13th, 2016 in Opportunities.

The deadline for applications is March 15th, however this will be extended if there is space available.   The Craft of Making and Restoring Book Bindings Monday, May 30 thru Friday, June 24 (4 weeks) This program aims to teach the craft of traditional Western bookbinding, restoration and conservation methods, along with an overview of the history of book making.  This program views books as material structures holding cultural memories and as telling cultural objects in themselves. The program is organized in... Read More