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Office of International Initiatives. College of Arts and Sciences. Contact Information. Betsy Morgan, Director 427C Pray- Harrold 734.487.3389 [email protected] http://www.emich.edu/cas/intl_initiatives/. Services. Visiting Scholars & Interns International Agreements

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Office of international initiatives

Office of International Initiatives

College of Arts and Sciences


Contact information

Contact Information

Betsy Morgan, Director

427C Pray-Harrold

734.487.3389

[email protected]

http://www.emich.edu/cas/intl_initiatives/


Services

Services

Visiting Scholars & Interns

International Agreements

Liaison for CAS with all other offices on campus as needed

International Week

Coordination and communication on international issues


Visiting scholars

Visiting Scholars

  • Help departments invite international scholars

    • Office of International Students

      • http://www.emich.edu/ois/

    • Letters of invitation

      • http://www.emich.edu/ois/visitingscholar.html

    • Visa documents

      • http://www.emich.edu/ois/forms/Form%20J1SCHLR_Request%20for%20DS%202019.pdf

      • http://www.emich.edu/ois/forms/evcoverletter%20stud%20prof%20research%2022Jul08.pdf


Visiting scholars1

Visiting Scholars

  • Help departments invite international scholars

    • Human Resources

      • EID and ID card procurement

      • My.emich account

    • University Apartments

      • Leasing

      • Roommates

      • Apartment supplies

    • http://www.emich.edu/cas/intl_initiatives/pdf/casvs_english_handbook.pdf


International agreements

International Agreements

  • Facilitate, develop, negotiate, continue international agreements

  • Currently implementing/tracking students for

    • Undergraduate Computer Science “2+2” with Wuhan University

      • Admission facilitation

      • ESL

      • Credit transfer and grade equivalency

      • Gen Ed Equivalency

      • IPA

    • Graduate GIS, Economics, “4+1” with Wuhan University

      • Admission facilitation

      • Credit transfer

      • IPA


Student intern j exchange visitor

Student Intern – J Exchange Visitor

  • Purpose

    • Expose intern to “American techniques, methodologies, and technology”

    • NOT employment, only work-based learning

  • Focus and Nature

    • Does not have to be in the field of study, but must fulfill educational objectives (current degree)

    • No more than 20% clerical work

    • May be paid or unpaid


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Student Intern – J Exchange Visitor

  • Duration

    • Internship must be full-time (minimum of 32 hours/week)

    • May participate in a program up to 12 months for each degree/major

  • Eligibility

    • Currently enrolled in and pursuing a degree program outside the U.S.

    • Verifiable English language skills

    • In good academic standing and must return to home country to finish the degree program


International agreements1

International Agreements

  • Monitor on a semester basis

    • Financial Aid (International Partnership Awards)

    • GPA, # of credit hours

    • Communicate with academic advisors

    • Communicate with OIS in case of

      • Students taking fewer credit hours than visa allows

      • Emergency withdrawals

  • Facilitate faculty and student travel to overseas partner institutions


International agreements2

International Agreements

  • Anshan Normal University, China

  • Tianjin Foreign Studies University, China

  • Wuhan University, China

  • Kansai Gaidai University

  • Sookmyung Women’s University, S. Korea*

  • Hradec Kralove, Czech Republic*

  • InstitutoTechnologicoAutonoma de Mexico*


Liaison

Liaison

  • On behalf of departments, faculty (advisors) and students

    • Academic Programs Abroad

    • Office of International Studies

    • OIS

    • Other Colleges

    • General Education

    • Human Resources

    • Student Business Services

    • Financial Aid

    • Admissions

    • University Apartments


International week november 12 16 2012 http iew state gov

International Week November 12-16, 2012http://iew.state.gov/

Establish IW Events Committee of faculty, staff, students

Call for events

Schedule events

Arrange media

Create publicity

Arrange for LBC credit


Coordination and communication

Coordination and Communication

Provide direction for faculty and student Fulbright questions

Facilitate Master’s International degree with Peace Corpshttp://www.peacecorps.gov/index.cfm?shell=learn.whyvol.eduben.mastersint

Connect people with similar interests

Arrange itineraries for visiting delegations

Website http://www.emich.edu/cas/


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