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Description: It's extremely important to learn to use the University's library services as soon as possible. This workshop will introduce new international students and scholars to the University's extensive library system so that they can start using library resources immediately, and will provide an introduction to online research using University and other databases.
Description: Do you have great photos from your experiences at U-M, the state of Michigan, or another country? The International Center invites U-M international and U.S. students, scholars, faculty, staff, and dependents to participate in our 2017 Photo Contest! Submit your photos and see if the judges pick you as a winner to be displayed in the 2017 Global Photo Showcase! Winning photos will be used for the International Center’s website, social media, digital signage, or future event promotion material.
Description: MEAL @ Michigan (Meet, Eat, and American Life) is an opportunity for U-M faculty and staff to host international students at their home for a meal. This program is a great opportunity for cross-cultural exchange, and to showcase what American households are really like (outside of what people see in movies and on TV).
MEALs will be hosted November 17 or 18 (hosts and students choose one date), and will include up to 4 international students per household.
Description: Blow the horn! Beat the drum! It is not a celebration until you come! Come say birthday wishes and sing birthday songs in different languages, learn how birthdays are celebrated in different cultures, and celebrate birthdays with people around the globe. Feel free to bring friends to the event!
Description: Join us for a day of shopping at one of the most popular stores around. IKEA is one big store filled with thousands of items for kitchen, living or bedrooms, and more. The store covers 311,000 square feet, of home furnishings.
Location: ECIR Community Room (921 Church Street). ECIR is a 3-minute walk from the Ross Business School.
Description: Join us to cool off with ice cream and get to know new and current international students, scholars and families. No registration is required.
Description: During this event, Returned Peace Corps Volunteers will serve as mentors to their optiMize undergraduate Social Innovatoin Challenge teams. Student teams will present their project ideas and mentors will provide advice, support, and feedback to teams on challenges they may face in their social impact project. RPCVs will have the opportunity to share about their service experience and do some interactive role-playing with student teams about challenges they will face when doing social engagement work in communities around the world.
Description: During this training, participants will learn how to put their volunteer and international service experiences into resumes, cover letters, and motivation statements which can be used to apply for jobs in the public and non-profit sectors and for post-graduate service opportunities. Participants will also hear about what it is like to serve in the Peace Corps, how to prepare yourself for international service work as an undergraduate, and things to consider when doing service work when you are an outsider in that community.