The Global Perspectives Office and its affiliated programs are pleased to announce upcoming internship opportunities.
The mission of the Global Perspectives Office is to sharpen UCF’s international focus. The office helps advance UCF’s goal of providing international emphasis to curricula and research. In addition, it works to expand the university’s efforts to enlarge Central Florida’s awareness and understanding of the interconnectedness of the global community.
The office sponsors or co-sponsors distinguished visitors, panels, conferences and symposia on a variety of global issues. Special areas of interest include Asia (with an emphasis on China, India and Japan); Diplomacy; Environment and Global Climate Change (with an emphasis on national/global security); Globalization; Human Rights (with an emphasis on human trafficking); Middle East (with an emphasis on conflict and conflict-resolution, as well as Kurdish Political Studies); Peace Studies; and Terrorism Studies. The office also conducts research on timely global topics, and publishes a monograph series and other scholarly publications.
Interns will participate in research projects, coordination of events and other office-related activities. Students are eligible to receive course credit for these internships. The average weekly time commitment for students earning credit is 12-15 hours. Internships are offered for UCF’s Fall, Spring and Summer C semesters.
Junior/Senior undergraduate status or graduate status and minimum 3.0 GPA. Those applying for internships the semester before their junior year will be considered “Rising Juniors” and thus eligible to apply.
High School Students:
Senior status and minimum 3.0 GPA. Those applying for summer internships before their senior year will be considered “Rising Seniors” and thus eligible to apply for an internship.
- Spring: November 30, 2012
- Summer: April 5, 2013
- Fall: July 26, 2013
If you have any questions, please contact Jocelyn Figueroa at (407) 823-5126 or Jocelyn.Figueroa@ucf.edu.