INTERNATIONAL TRAVEL/EXCHANGE OPPORTUNITIES FOR EDUCATORS
EDUCATIONAL SEMINARS: URUGUAY TEACHER EXCHANGE PROGRAM – REQUIRES IMMEDIATE ACTION!
Travel Dates: Summer 2013 (host Uruguayan administrators in February 2013)
Application Deadline: September 15, 2012
The Uruguay Teacher Exchange Program is a short-term, mutual exchange opportunity for US and Uruguay elementary and secondary school teachers, fully funded by the US State Department, and administered by American Councils. The program consists of both US hosting of Uruguayan teachers and a two-week summer travel program in Uruguay for American educators. It gives participants the opportunity to share best practices and work together on educational issues of mutual interest. This program is open only to full-time teachers who are fluent in Spanish, and have at least three years experience in a K-12 school with a strong Spanish language, immersion, or bilingual program. The program includes a hosting stipend for each US partner school, and a stipend for purchasing educational materials in Uruguay. Participants are also eligible for alumni small grants for follow-up activities.
Go to http://www.americancouncils.org/program/48/USEEP/ for additional information and application instructions. You may also contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call 202-833-7522 for further information.
NOTE: Additional Educational Seminars to India, Italy, Greece, Argentina, Brazil, and Thailand will be announced later in the school year (pending funding).
White House Actively Seeking Interns for 2013
Attention Members! Please pass this on! The White House is currently recruiting talented young people for the White House internship program. The application period for the 2013 White House Internship Program is now open. There are two opportunities to apply. The first opportunity is for Spring 2013 and the application deadline is September 23, 2012. The second opportunity is for Summer 2013 and the application deadline is January 27, 2013. Interested students should go to www.whitehouse.gov/about/internships for eligibility requirements and application details.
Mark Ausbrooks is the Academic Tourist. He occasionally blogs about colleges and universities that he encounters.