Scholarships for Study Abroad
Modern Foreign Languages Scholarship
The Department of Romance Languages is offering The Modern Foreign
Languages Scholarship for foreign study to students majoring in Modern
Foreign Languages. The 2002 competition is limited to full-time enrolled
undergraduate students at UGA whose declared major is in the Department of
Romance Languages. The $500 scholarship recipients will be recognized at the
Department's Awards Day in April. Applications may be downloaded from
<http://www.uga.edu/oie/studyabroad.htm> or picked up at the Reception Desk
in Gilbert Hall.
SCOG (Student Council on Globalization) is pleased to announce the creation
of the SCOG Scholarship for Study Abroad. This scholarship is for UGA
students planning to study abroad summer 2002, fall 2002, academic year
2002-2003 or spring 2003. Students must have a 3.6 minimum cumulative GPA
and a strong record of extra curricular and service activities. Preference
may also be given to students who show financial need, are planning to
attend longer programs and receive a strong faculty recommendation. Awards
will range between $250 and $500. Applications are due March 1, 2002 and
can be downloaded from <http://www.uga.edu/oie/scog/> or obtained in the
Study Abroad Library in 203F Barrow Hall.
DAAD Scholarships (for Study in Germany)
The German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) offers edu.de Undergraduate
Awards to highly qualified undergraduate students for study abroad,
university language or summer courses, senior thesis research and/or
internships in the Federal Republic of Germany. Two types of awards are
available: Short-term awards for stays of two or three months in
conjunction with German university language or summer courses, independent
senior thesis research, or an internship at a German institution or firm or
Long-Term Awards for a Semester or Year Abroad for between four and ten
months, either as part of an organized study abroad program, or as part of
an individual, student-designed study abroad semester or year. For more
information or an application, please see: <http://www.daad.org/frg_all.htm>.
Study Abroad Program Representative Visits
Study Abroad with the Center for Education Abroad at Arcadia University -
John Wells from the Center for Education Abroad at Arcadia University will
be in Memorial Hall room 227 on Tuesday, February 5 from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.
to speak with students interested in studying abroad. Center for Education
Abroad at Arcadia University sponsors study abroad programs in the
following countries: England, Ireland, Scotland, Wales, Spain, Italy,
Mexico, Australia, New Zealand, Equatorial Guinea, Greece. Summer, fall,
spring, and academic year abroad programs are available.
Summer Study Abroad with European Council - Feb 8
Faculty members representing the European Council of the University of
Georgia will be on campus on February 8 from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Exact location
to be determined. Keep your eye out for more information. European Council
sponsors summer study abroad programs to London, Paris and St. Petersburg.
Students interested in summer study abroad are invited to attend.
Student Council on Globalization International Potluck and Study Abroad Forum
The Student Council on Globalization will be hosting an International
Potluck and Study Abroad Forum on Wednesday, Feb. 13 at 6:30 p.m. in 215B
Barrow Hall. All students (U.S. and international) are welcome. Students
are requested to bring an international dish to share. Several students
will be speaking about their recent study abroad experiences. Please RSVP to
Maureen Martin and include your name and the dish you plan to bring. If you
would like to speak about your study abroad experience, please e-mail
Maureen the term you studied abroad, the name and location of your program
and your phone number.
International Job Announcements
Student Services Advisor for the Asia region
School For International Training
Summer Assistant Resident Director
Russian/Eurasian Outbound Programs
For complete announcements, please reply and specify which job(s).
Announcements below are from the JETAA Job Bank
Need 8 to 10 Japanese/English interpreters for five days for a tradeshow in
Orlando, FL. The dates of the show with rehearsals will be March 16th
through the 20th, 2002. We will be conducting auditions February 10th &
11th in Orlando, FL and February 12th & 13th in New York City, NY.
Requirements: Fluent in Japanese and English. A professional appearance.
Comfortable with technical terminology in the wireless / IT / computer
arenas. Compensation: $400/day, plus $50/day per diem plus airfare and
hotel if necessary. If interested, please submit resume and head shot to
Holly Dutton via e-mail or fax; <[log in to unmask]>; Fax:
Japanese-speaking Customer Service Agents at JFK Airport. Responsibilities
include: prepping/issuing tickets, computing fares, checking passenger and
travel documents, issuing refunds, checking baggage, working at arrival and
departure gates, ensuring on-time departure of aircraft, providing special
assistance, answering general travel inquiries, and successfully resolving
customer issues. Requirement: Fluent in Japanese and possess ability to
read, write, fluently speak and understand the English language. Great
travel benefits. If interested, please call Sandee Patterson at
1-877-692-2562, extension 7021.
Account Executive Opening: Are you a highly motivated individual with at
least one year of Outside Sales/Account Executive experience under your
belt? Do you have a strong interest and/or knowledge of Japanese language
and culture? We are looking for energetic applicants to fill a
Semiconductor parts Sales job in the San Jose area for a prominent Japanese
company. Flexible salary/benefits. If you are interested, please forward
your resume to: Martin Hamilton Bilingual Staffing Manager PACIFIC RIM
HUMAN RESOURCE SERVICES 100 Bush Street, Suite 1710 San Francisco, CA
94104-3919 Tel: 415.956.6250, ext. 3; Fax: 415.956.5137;
<[log in to unmask]>; <http://www.pacificrimhrs.com>.
AIESEC Seeks Members
AIESEC is the world's largest student run organization whose mission is to
contribute to the development of our international communities and their
individuals through running an international internship exchange program to
its 85 different member countries. AIESEC UGA is recruiting new members to
join our Outgoing and Incoming Exchange teams and run AIESEC UGA like a
small business in order to exchange students with the hope of increasing
international understanding and cooperation.
Benefits to you through "doing" AIESEC:
· You will gain real life marketing skills, sales training, public speaking
and presentation skills, entrepreneurial and international business
experience while still in college through doing AIESEC
· You will develop leadership and management skills through leading AIESEC
exchange teams, projects, and presentations
· You will develop national and international relationships with some of
the 30,000 other AIESEC college students around the world.
· Have the opportunity to attend crazy AIESEC conferences around the globe
with hundreds of other college students.
· Gain business skills that will differentiate yourself to future employers
· Excellent resume builder!!!
WE WANT YOU!!!!! Interested in joining the AIESEC Georgia team, please
email Keinan Bratton, our new member recruitment leader, by Wednesday
February 6th at [log in to unmask] Please include your name, major, and
year. Interviews for new members will be held next week.
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Office of International Education
University of Georgia
209 Barrow Hall
Athens, GA 30602-2407
Phone: (706) 542-7903
Fax: (706) 542-6622
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