Study Abroad Returnee Seminar – Enroll today for fall quarter!
International Welcome (Back) Breakfast – Free Food!!
Lessons from Abroad: Study Abroad Returnee Conference
International Speed Friending – Free lunch!
Thursday, September 26, 12-2pm, Emerald Bay AB
Make a new friend every 5 minutes while enjoying a free lunch. This social event invites international and domestic students to meet in a fast and fun way. Sign up on the International Center web site.
English Conversation Program Facilitator – Join now!
Mondays 4:00 – 5:00 p.m.
Meet students from around the world. English facilitators assist international students improve their English conversation skills in a fun, casual environment through one-on-one pairings, group activities, and more! Volunteer or earn academic credit (1.3 units) as an English discussion facilitator. Complete the ECP Interest Sheet at the above link. For more information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Across the Bridge: A Global Dialogue Between International and Domestic Students – Free lunch!
Friday, October 25, 2013, 12:00-2:00pm, Cross-Cultural Center, Dr. White Room
Come and enjoy an open conversation about diversity with both international and domestic students! More details coming in October. Check back at the list above.
International Club (or iClub) is a UCI student club designed to bring together international and domestic undergraduate and graduate students through fun and constructive social events. Past events have included bonfires, hikes, Thanksgiving dinners, pub nights, and game days. The club has members from all over the world, and includes both UCI undergraduates and graduate students. To get involved, join the Facebook group (linked above).
Communication Club (conversation partners) - Join for the fall!
Be a conversation partner for a UCI Extension international student, September through early December. The Communication Club partners domestic and international students for language and cultural learning…and fun! For more information or to be matched with a partner contact Communication Club at (949) 824-8530 or email@example.com
International Pub Night – Chill at the Anthill
Every Thursday night at the Anteater Pub & Grille, UCI Student Center
Meet international students, study abroad returnees, residents from the International Village, members of UCI’s iClub and more! Everyone is welcome! International Students over 21, be sure to bring your UCI ID and passport to be served. Times vary per quarter. For specific times please contact the UCI Extension International Programs Activities Office at (949)824-8530 or by email at ESL_Activities@unx.uci.edu
Play Sports with International Students – Soccer! Volleyball! Basketball! Tennis!
Join international students for recreational sports. Tentative Fall quarter schedule:
Exact times and Locations may vary. For up-to-date schedule, contact the UCI Extension International Program’s Activities Office ESL_Activities@unix.uci.edu or (949) 824-8530.
Globalize yourself! Discover UCI's Global Leadership Certificate Program, designed to prepare you to be a global leader in your field. Meet international students, get involved on campus, attend leadership workshops, study abroad, AND bring out the leader in you. A great resume builder! For more information, visit the GLCP website (above) and attend our information session and program orientation.
Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program (UROP)
October 8 or October 15 - Get Involved in Research Workshops
Did an international topic spark your interest while abroad? Plan a faculty-mentored research project on your international area of interest. Opportunities are available to apply for research funding, for publication in the UCI Undergraduate Research Journal, and to present your research at the annual UCI Undergraduate Research Symposium. Visit the UROP website (above) for details, including workshop registration.
Global Connect – Teach global issues to high school students
Application due: Wednesday, September 25, 2013
Share your global spirit and new global knowledge with others as a global studies intern, teaching 21st century realities of global trends (immigration, wealth distribution), borderless social issues (AIDS, poverty, hunger), and current events taking place in the world today (e.g. Arab Spring) to local 9th graders. Global Connect interns earn 2 units P/NP. Application required. For more information contact Jazmin Martinez at firstname.lastname@example.org
Civic and Community Engagement Minor – Join today!
The Civic and Community Engagement minor gives you the knowledge, skills, and values to be agents of change in “your” community - whether you see it as local or global. Learn how to effectively contribute to the mission of community organizations for social change and connect with other students like you. You can start the minor by enrolling this fall in Introduction in Civic and Community Engagement (University Studies 10). For more information, contact the Director, Paula Garb at email@example.com
Global Brigades at UCI
Information Session: Wednesday, Oct 9, time and location TBD (check back on the website or Facebook)
Global Brigades is the world’s largest student-led global health and sustainable development organization. Student brigades travel to Honduras, Ghana, Panama, and Nicaragua to work in partnership with local communities to improve the quality of life in under resourced regions while respecting local culture. Global Brigades at UCI has brigades in the following areas: Medical, Water, Public Health, Environmental, Dental, Microfinance/Business, and Engineering. For more information contact us at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Go Abroad Fair! - You're home...now go away again!
Thursday, October 24, 11:00am-3:00pm, Ring Road (in front of the Student Center)
Discover opportunities to Study, Teach, Work, Volunteer, Intern or Research abroad! You can go anywhere in the world! Meet representatives from over 50 UC and non-UC programs abroad including graduate study and non-study opportunities (i.e. work, teaching, etc.).
Teach English Around the World!
Teaching English abroad is a great way start a new career and gain global experience. Your adventures abroad continue when you complete the Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL) Certificate Program with UC Irvine Extension. Plan now for next summer. Our 10-week summer intensive program allows you to earn your certificate in a consolidated amount of time and gives you the quality training you need to teach with confidence. Valuable benefits include the opportunity for interaction with visiting international students, job referral assistance, and post-program staff support. Program starts June 20, 2014. For more information contact Roger Dupuy at email@example.com or (949) 824-9951
Intern in Washington D.C. (UCDC) or Sacramento (UCCS)
You've been abroad - now gain hands-on experience interning in a globally-focused internship in your own backyard. Internships are available in virtually any field, including internship sites such as Amnesty International, Interpol, Center for International Policy, Center for Strategic and International Studies, Citizens for Global Solutions, US State Department, and many, many more!
For more info, view the websites above, and contact us in 1100 Student Services II, firstname.lastname@example.org or 949-824-5400.
Are you tired of talking about your time abroad with friends and family and seeing their eyes glaze over? Below are some ways for you to get a captive audience and share about your experiences with people who want to hear it.