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June 3, 2015

Carnegie Council Looking for Volunteer Translators from English into Chinese, French, Russian, and Spanish

The Mission of Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs is to enlarge the global audience for the simple but powerful message that ethics matter, regardless of place, origin, or belief. They are looking for volunteers to translate selected texts into Chinese (simplified form), French, Russian, and Spanish. Translators should work in teams of two. Find a partner, or ask the Carnegie Council to help you connect with one.  They are also looking for volunteer reviewers to review the finished translations. So each text will be worked on by three people.  Translators and reviewers should be fluent in the written target language and in written English. It would be helpful to have prior experience doing translations and a good knowledge of international relations.  All volunteers will be listed on the Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs website, with a photo (optional) and short personal profile.

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June 3, 2015

Fall 2015 Internship with the Middle East Institute in Washington, D.C.

The Middle East Institute (MEI) is looking for recent graduates or students who are able to be in Washington, D.C., in fall 2015 to serve as internships.  The Middle East Institute offers an array of positions that engage a wide range of professional interests and talents. On a given day, Dr. Marvin Weinbaum's Research Assistant might co-author an op-ed with him on Afghanistan's political culture, while the Programs and Communications interns might organize and help host a conference on the ongoing healthcare crisis for displaced populations. With over 25 intern positions across 7 different departments, MEI have a variety of internships that attract a diverse pool of interns.

Although their internships are unpaid, MEI works to ensure that its interns are compensated for their contributions. Among other benefits, they offer a free language class, daily travel reimbursement, a year-long online subscription to the Middle East Journal, and a series of talks exclusively dedicated to advancing our interns' professional careers and their knowledge of the region. The deadline for fall internships (which run from early September to mid-December) is Tuesday, July 7. For more information, visit the Middle East Institute's website, or email internships@mei.edu with questions.

Fellowships and Scholarships
April 27, 2015

Schwarzman Scholars: One-Year Interdisciplinary Degree in China

The Schwarzman Scholars program is a new scholarship "designed to prepare the next generation of global leaders."  It offers funding for a one-year Master's degree in public policy, economics and business, or international studies at Tsinghua University in Beijing.  It is open to anyone younger than 28, and applications for the 2016 cohort are now open.  The deadline is October 1, 2015.  Please visit the Schwarzman Scholars website or contact Dr. Schenck for more information.