UCF Global Perspectives

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Internships

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.

Requirements:

College/University Students:
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. A resume and a cover letter are required.

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. A resume and a cover letter are required.

Application Deadline:

  • Summer 2017: April 28, 2017
  • Fall 2017: August 4, 2017
  • Spring 2018: December 1, 2017

Internship Application

If you have any questions, please contact Jessica Squires at (407) 823-0935 or Jessica.Squires@ucf.edu.

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Note: Those interested in applying to intern with the Prince Mohammad Bin Fahd Program for Strategic Research and Studies should fill out the separate application located here.