International Education Week
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 Tay at email@example.com or 402-472-5960. If you are interested in attending, complete the application form here. The next luncheon will feature graduating master's student, Jazmin Castillo on Wednesday, April 15 at 12:00 p.m.
- 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.
- USDA Foreign Agricultural Service Internship (Deadline has passed, but keep this in mind for future years) 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 this 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 summer 2020)
- Council on Foreign Relations (Spring 2020)
- PIESL Internship (UNL Programs in English as a Second Language Department)
- Asian Community and Culture Center (Lincoln-based)
UNL Education Abroad opportunities
Other International Opportunities
- Global Landscapes Forum Bonn Digital Conference 2020 (June 3-6): Participate in sessions, workshops and network with global experts led by the world’s largest knowledge-led platform on sustainable landscapes.
- Virtual Summer School: Creative Cross-cultural Communication: (Registration closed for 2020, but held every summer) 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 (Keep in mind for application 2021) 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.
- Eisenhower Global Scholars Program (this year's deadline has passed, but look into for next year) 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)
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.
- 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.