New Virtual International Program Opportunities

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New Virtual International Program Opportunities

The CGEE has developed two exciting virtual programs available during Winter 2021 and Spring 2021, which will allow students the chance to engage in meaningful, global opportunities and earn credit from the comfort and safety of home.

After careful consideration, SUNY has made the difficult decision to cancel all Winter 2020/2021 & Spring 2021 Study Abroad Programs due to uncertainties with the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

Despite the ongoing challenges, we at the Center for Global Education & Engagement believe wholeheartedly in the importance of international experiences. To that end, we have developed two exciting virtual programs available to Brockport students during Winter 2020/2021 and Spring 2021, which will allow students the chance to engage in meaningful, global opportunities and earn credit from the comfort and safety of home, all for a comparable cost to taking regular Brockport classes.

Virtual Programs:

***Remote International Internships in Dublin, Ireland, and Prague, Czech Republic: Spring 2021

16 upper-division credits (OAP404) | Apply by November 15, 2020

The Brockport Remote International Internships provides students the opportunity to experience work life in Dublin, Ireland, or Prague, Czech Republic in partnership with EUSA Internships, Brockport's program partner for over 15 years. Each customized internship placement has its own opportunity to try new things and create a network of international contacts. Students will gain experience for credit while strengthening their professional resume and cultural competency. In addition to their placement, students will attend a weekly seminar in conjunction with the Washington D.C. program. These seminars are led by experts on selected aspects of international studies. Students will also complete a research project led by a faculty in the Department of Political Science and International Studies.

What students gain:

• A series of professional development workshops that focus on global communication, interviewing and working at a distance, and goal setting through EUSA’s Growth Tracker.

• Customized remote international internship placement

• Cultural activities and exercises to help you adapt to your internship culture.

• Speaker series offered remotely through the SUNY Washington, DC Internship Program.

• Research paper led by Political Science & International Studies faculty

• Career Services Workshop: Building your Resume & Interview Tips

• Insider’s Guide: Graduate School Admissions Workshop

• Continuous support from EUSA’s experienced staff.

***“Global Citizenship Virtual Exchange Programs” Winter 2020/2021

3 upper-division credits (OAP404) | Apply by November 15, 2020

In these Global Citizenship Virtual Exchange Programs, students will contribute to global sustainability by completing a project in small groups, in partnership with community-based and nonprofit organizations around the world. Students will gain skills in intercultural communications and collaboration by completing a project for one of these partner organizations through the framework of the United Nations Sustainability Goals. Partner organizations around the world will work with groups of students to develop these stories and receive use of the final products.

For Winter 2021, there are three courses available within the Global Citizenship Virtual Exchange Program:

Global Gender Equality: Africa Bridge and Empowering Women and Girls in Tanzania with Dr. Barbara LeSavoy

Community Health Clinical in Peru: Sacred Valley Health with Dr. Uletha Jones

Building Emotional and Physical Health, and Wellness among Bangladeshi Children and Youth in Bangladesh with Dr. Pamela Beach

Should you or your students have any questions, please contact us at overseas@brockport.edu.

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Contact:

overseas@brockport.edu

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