Studied in Germany? Be a DAAD Young Ambassador!

The deadline for the DAAD Young Ambassador Program is approaching!
DAAD Young Ambassadors are undergraduate students from North America who have recently studied or conducted research in Germany and are interested in promoting study in Germany at their home institutions.
You are an ideal candidate for the DAAD Young Ambassadors Program if you:
* are an undergraduate student at a college or university in the US or Canada.
* have recently studied in Germany at a German University (for any length of time).
* are available to promote studying in Germany on your campus in the coming academic year.
* can speak intelligently and enthusiastically about your experiences in Germany in front of groups.
* are willing to organize one student event on campus per semester.
* are available August 18-21, 2011 for a training session in New York City.
Young Ambassadors are expected to organize at least one event per semester, where they will invite prospective students to hear about their experiences in Germany.
DAAD will also put short profile of each Young Ambassador online (with an email address). The Ambassadors must be wiling to respond to students’ questions about their particular program/university or about life as a student in Germany as general.
Complete program information, including application and nomination forms, is available at www.daad.org/?p=ambassadors
Applications must be received by June 13, 2011 via post, email or fax.

Intern at the Australian Embassy in DC this Autumn!

Australian Education International (AEI) North America is currently seeking a policy intern to begin in August through November 2011 to work on a full-time basis (37.5 hours per week). The intern will be provided with a stipend of $500 per month.
AEI is the international arm of the Department of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations (DEEWR) and has an office at the Embassy of Australia, Washington, DC, and works with American and Canadian education institutions, policy-makers and governments to strengthen the bilateral relationship.
The intern will assist with researching, monitoring, and reporting on US and Canadian education policy, attend and report on education events, and assist the policy manager with supplemental duties as requested.
The successful candidate will:
· Have completed at least two years of college
· Possess strong written and verbal communication skills
· Have strong research and analytical skills
· Have the ability to work independently and in a team
· Have a personal interest in the fields of education policy and/or international relations.
Applications are due by Wednesday, 29 June 2011.
To apply, please visit the AEI website:http://www.usa.embassy.gov.au/whwh/AEI_Policy_Internship_May_2010.html

Work Abroad!

Check out these work abroad opportunities on the Yellow Brick Road website!
The Top 3 Work Abroad Programs for Youth
Working abroad enhances your resume and is an amazing life experience. the VCU Education Abroad blog will continue blogging about internship, work, and volunteer experiences abroad this summer, so be sure to check back!