Global Student Opportunities (domestic and abroad)
- Global Close-up Luncheons (now online) Want to gain international experience right here in Nebraska? During these luncheons, you will have the opportunity to interact with our globally-engaged individuals within IANR or who are visiting to share their expertise on campus. You'll have a chance to have a casual conversation listening to their international stories, and learning from them beyond their research or professional work. Participation in this series is free and lunch is provided. For questions about the luncheon series, reach out to Brianne at firstname.lastname@example.org If you are interested in attending, complete the application form here. The next luncheon be in Spring 2021, guest to be announced!
- USDA Foreign Agricultural Service Internship: Applications due January 21, 2021! Available to current and soon-to-be graduate students. Apply for this opportunity to gain experience working in U.S. Embassies and Trade Offices in key coutries throughout the world. Current vacancies include Tokyo, Brussels, Shanghai, Bogota, Accra, Madrid, Seoul, Dhaka, Berlin, Hong Kong and San Jose.
- Nebraska Corn Board international relations internships (deadline for 2021 year has passed, but these are offered most years, both with D.C. and international posts, most recently in Panama City, Panama)
- World Food Prize's George Washington Carver Internship (Application open for spring 2021; deadline is November 30, 2020)
- Global Nomads Virtual Internships (group that leverages technology to connect youth around the world through virtual exchange) Currently for: recruiting program development intern, program impact intern, data analyst intern and community engagement intern.
UNL Education Abroad opportunities
- (Virtual) Around the World with Coffee: A Socio-Economic and Historical Journey Three-week Mini Session and Virtual Study Abroad course, led by Dr. Yalem Teshome, Professor of Practice, email@example.com.
(Virtual) Study Tours in International Agriculture: Securing & Sustaining Water for Food Globally, led by Dr. Nicholas Brozovic, Water for Food Institute Director, firstname.lastname@example.org.
- CASNR-specific faculty-led trips (postponed for the immediate future until at least 2021)
Other International Opportunities
- Virtual Summer School: Creative Cross-cultural Communication: (Plan to register for the summer 2021 session) DOBA Business School every year organizes a free virtual summer school. In years past, 150 students from 40 different countries have participated. Gain key professional skills, broaden your mind and network with peers from around the world!
- Cargill Global Scholars Program (Application open for 2021, check your country-specific application for deadlines). Open to college students from the U.S., Brazil, China, India, Indonesia, and Russia. Two years of scholarship money towards completing your undergraduate degree; fully funded travel and participation in two leadership development seminars held in summer 2020 and summer 2021; in-pesron networking with fellow scholars from around the world, and one-on-one mentoring from Cargill executives in the U.S. and abroad.
- AgriCorps/The International Agriculture Education Fellowship Program (IAEFP) is currently recruiting fellows. Applications due February 1! The program, hosted by the Borlaug Institute at Texas A&M, builds on the work of five classes of AgriCorps Fellows, AgriCorps is partnering with the Borlaug Institute to support the IAEFP and continue our mission of advancing school-based agriculture education in Ghana. The IAEFP will recruit, train and support nine Fellows to become agriculture teachers and 4-H advisors during the 2021-22 Ghanaian school year.
- Eisenhower Global Scholars Program (Check back regularly to see when the 2021-2022 application opens up) One year paid to to study abroad towards master's degree at Blavatnik School of Government at the University of Oxford or the School of Global and Public Affairs at IE University in Madrid, plus 2-weeks of travel in Europe to meet other Fellows and an opportunity to continue with a summer internship.
- CIMMYT Academy: Training courses and research opportunities with one of the leading corn and wheat breeding research institutions in the world (Texcoco, Mexico outside of Mexico City). Local/online opportunity: MOOC in Conservation Agriculture-based Sustainable Intensification offered by CIMMYT starts February 12.
- IHE Delft Online Open-Source Courses: Online courses, short courses, and free open access online courses created by our partner university focused on helping to solve the world's water crisis. Gain more expertise in an area as globally relevant as it gets, and learn/work with your peers from around the world.
- JET Program (Japan)
- IFYE Cultural Exchange Program
- Eisenhower Fellowships (USA Fellowship, Zhi-Xing China Fellowship, EF Agriculture Program for producers)
- Maurice R. Greenberg World Fellows Program at Yale University: Applications for 2021 currently open, deadline December 2, 2020.
Funding Opportunities for Internationally-Relevant Research
- Global Rice Leadership Award (Rolling application deadline: apply now!) Receive up to $5000 for work on any subject related to rice in the developing world.
- P.E.O. International Women and Peace Scholarship (for international graduate students only) Deadline December 15, 2020.
- Larrick/Whitmore Graduate Student Travel Grants Program (funding for graduate student travel expense for those students who are personally presenting the results of their research and/or scholarly activity). Currently suspended for 2020, but stay attentive for updates for next year.