Brigham Young University
African Flagship Languages Initiative

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African Flagship Languages Initiative

The African Flagship Languages Initiative (AFLI) offers Boren Scholarship applicants the opportunity for intensive language study through domestic (summer) and overseas (fall) language programs in Akan/Twi, French, Portuguese, Swahili, Wolof, or Zulu.

  • AFLI students participate in a full-time domestic summer program at the University of Florida. The program is funded through the Boren Scholarship.
  • For French, Portuguese, or Swahili, AFLI students must participate in fall programs administered by American Councils for International Education. Programs are in Senegal (French), Mozambique (Portuguese), and Tanzania (Swahili). These programs are full-time language and culture programs. For students studying Swahili, there is also the option to participate in an official spring internship, arranged by the AFLI program.
  • All applicants are encouraged to request funding to stay overseas after the fall program is complete. With the exception of the Swahili internship, during that time, students participate in a study abroad programs that they identify on their own and note in the Boren application. These programs must include language study, but may also include additional coursework, academic internships and/or research.
  • For Akan/Twi, Wolof, or Zulu, applicants must propose an overseas plan beginning no later than early September.

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Teach for America

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Teach for America

Thursday, 16 February
11:00 a.m.
251 TNRB

The Ballard Center is hosting an event for students of all majors to learn about Teach for America and driving community impact. Sean Parker, executive director of Teach for America Las Vegas, will share how TFA partners with local leaders to innovate and drive measurable community impact and empower others toward self-determination.

RSVP online at ballardexpert.byu.edu. Lunch will be provided.

DC Summer Internship Program

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DC Summer Internship Program

Program dates: 30 May–4 August
Application deadline: Friday, 24 February

The National Council on U.S.–Arab Relations’ offers undergraduate and graduate students a  ten-week professional, academic, and career opportunity internship in the nation’s capital. The program features a demanding mix of professional involvement, intellectual challenge, career exploration, and cultural encounters designed to provide interns with a rich and  varied experience during their time in Washington.

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Leadership Conference

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Leadership Conference

The BYU Student Alumni Association invites students from the David M. Kennedy Center for International Studies to attend the student leadership conference, The Summit, 27–28 January. This conference will feature influential alumni speakers, dinner, and entertainment.

Students may register at summit.byu.edu. One-day tickets range from $10 to $20 and two-day tickets are $25. However, students receive a 50 percent discount by using the promo code: skymiles. The code is available through 25 January. Students from the college having the highest ratio of registrations will receive priority seating.

Harvard Business School 2+2 Program

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Harvard Business School 2+2 Program

Learn about the 2+2 program Friday, 13 January at 12:30 in the Varsity Theatre. Lunch will be provided.

The 2+2 Program is a deferred admission process for current students, either in college or full-time masters programs. It is comprised of at least two years of professional work experience followed by two years in the HBS MBA Program.

If you are in your final year of study, you are eligible to apply in the current application cycle.  Join us to set your business career in motion before graduation.