The Center for International Affairs' Student Resources

Paid Internships with the Department of State

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Calling all undergraduate and graduate students of all majors! Are you interested in a paid internship with the U.S. Department of State? Our paid Student Internship Program offers full-time internships in the spring, summer, and fall and covers housing and flight, and provides an hourly wage! The application opens next week for the Fall 2023 internship semester. Join Kris S. and I to learn more about eligibility and how to prepare a competitive application! We will host an information session on Friday, February 24 at 11am PT/12pm MT/1pm CT. Register here to receive the Zoom details:
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International Education Week (IEW)

International Education Week Information

UNIV 392: Short-Term Study Abroad Courses

UNIV 392 Information webpage

UNIV 392 courses provide students the opportunity to participate in a CSU Channel Islands   sponsored short-term study abroad program.  These courses are led by CI faculty. Students must go through an application process in order to be admitted into the UNIV 392 course. Direct questions  about these courses to the lead faculty for the specific trip that interests you.

Scholarship Opportunities

Study abroad scholarship for undergraduates:

Gilman Scholarship

Deadline: October and March each year Gilman Scholarship website

The U.S. Department of State’s Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program enables students of limited financial means to study or intern abroad, providing them with skills critical to our national security and economic prosperity. To be eligible for the Gilman Program, applicants must be receiving a Federal Pell Grant during the time of application or provide proof that they will be receiving a Pell Grant during the term of their study abroad program or internship.

Specific information for CSUCI Students HERE

Opportunities for fellowships and scholarships after graduation (apply senior year)

Boren Scholarships

Deadline: late January each year; must apply while enrolled in classes Boren Scholarship website
Campus Representative: Dr. Andrea Grove

Boren Scholars study a wide range of critical languages, including Arabic, Chinese, Portuguese, and Swahili. Boren Awards are available to students of all proficiency levels who are committed to enhancing their skills.

Fulbright Student Awards

Deadline: Aug 28 campus deadline each year Fullbright Scholarship website

Faculty Program Advisor: Dr. Andrea Grove

The Fulbright U.S. Student Program provides grants for individually designed study/research projects or for English Teaching Assistant Programs. A candidate will submit a Statement of Grant Purpose defining activities to take place during one academic year in a participating country outside the U.S. During their grants, Fulbrighters will meet, work, live with and learn from the people of the host country, sharing daily experiences. The program facilitates cultural exchange through direct interaction on an individual basis in the classroom, field, home, and in routine tasks, allowing the grantee to gain an

Other Study Abroad Opportunities

The CSUCI International Programs Office exists to facilitate the exchange of intercultural experiences
For more information about other Study Abroad opportunities, please visit the International Programs Office website
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