Brigham Young University
IHL Action Campaign Fall 2014

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IHL Action Campaign Fall 2014

The IHL Action Campaign aims to teach American youth and young adults about IHL through peer education.

o   The IHL Action Campaign empowers young people to think critically and grapple with issues of armed conflict facing our world, preparing them to be informed global citizens.

o   The American Red Cross selects university and high school students to become team leaders. After undergoing extensive training, these team leaders teach IHL to a group of local high school students (team members).

o   Team leaders teach the group of team members about IHL through Raid Cross, an educational program that engages students in simulations and activities.

o   Team leaders and team members take what they have learned in Raid Cross and educate the wider community about IHL through a creative project called the “IHL Action Campaign.”

o   The 2013–14 IHL Action Campaign was successful in teaching participants about IHL. A comprehensive survey analysis conducted by the American Red Cross reveals that a substantial increase in understanding of IHL principles took place among participants.

International Services kick-off meeting on Wednesday, 3 September 2014, 5:30 p.m., at the Salt Lake Area Chapter building 555 East 300 South.  This initial meeting will probably take about 90 minutes. See flyer for more information.

Academic SubjectTeachers @ Wasatch Academy (China)

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Academic SubjectTeachers @ Wasatch Academy (China)

Wasatch Academy offers an academic program wherein students who are enrolled in a Dual Diploma Program at Wasatch Academy’s partner schools in the People’s Republic of China are eligible to receive credits for specified academic courses taught by Wasatch Academy teachers. After successful completion of the set credit requirements, students enrolled in the Dual Diploma Program will obtain an American high school graduation diploma from Wasatch Academy and a Chinese graduation diploma from Wasatch Academy.

Wasatch Academy is searching for academic subject teachers to reside and teach in our Dual Diploma Program located at Wasatch Academy’s China centers for the 2014–15 school year.  (more…)

Virtual Student Foreign Service (VSFS) 2014–15 eIntern Positions

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Virtual Student Foreign Service (VSFS) 2014–15 eIntern Positions

Application opens: 2Wednesday,  July 2 on USAJobs
Application closes: Tuesday, 22 July
Internship period: September 2014–April 2015

The Virtual Student Foreign Service (VSFS) program is bigger and better than ever. This year for the first time, there are 323 projects from eleven agencies to pick from. There is something for everyone and every skill set.  Check out the amazing variety of projects at state.gov.

Selected eInterns spend (more…)

New York Office of Public and International Affairs

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New York Office of Public and International Affairs

Application deadline: 20 June
Fall semester internships dates: 1 September–12 December (dates flexible)

The New York Office of Public and International Affairs for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is seeking two interns to work during the 2014 fall semester. The internship will last approximately 3½ months (40 hours per week). Internships are not paid. Interns are responsible for housing costs and need to provide own laptops.

Intern Duties and Responsibilities

Depending on his/her skills and interests, an intern could expect to assist with the monitoring, planning, execution, and follow-up of events. Candidate should demonstrate outstanding skills in writing, creativity, research, problem solving, interpersonal communication, and detailed (more…)

Career and Internship Positions

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Career and Internship Positions

Innovations for Poverty Action (IPA) applies rigorous to develop, test, and scale up proven solutions to real-world problems faced by the poor in developing countries.

We are currently accepting applications for a variety of positions in the U.S. and across the globe.

See our current postings.

Learn about our internships.

Search our partner organizations.