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MyWorldAbroad: International Career Guide

This is a massive collection of information on international careers, internships, graduate programs, study abroad, etc. Drake subscribes to this service on an annual basis, which makes it possible for our faculty, staff and students to access the site without additional charge. To access this resource, you must register at: 

Resources on Global Citizenship

"Global Citizenship: Towards a Definition"
Oxfam's Global Citizenship Curriculum
Education for Global Citizenship
"Globalizing Democracy"
New Global Citizens
Survey on Global Citizenship

International Careers

Advice on careers in international affairsHow to Get a Job in Foreign Policy World
Survey: Employers Desire Grads with International Background
Drake Career and Professional Development Services
Foreign Service (State Department)
Work Abroad
Transitions Abroad
Peace Corps
Berkeley - International Job Listings
The Global Citizen
Overseas Career Advice
Seeds of Peace Counselors
Go Global!
Jobs that are Left
Young NonProfit Professionals Network
U.S. Center for Citizen Diplomacy
Working World
Women in International Security
Public Affairs and Communications Jobs Listing
Job Search
Peacebuilders Forum
Partners of the Americas Jobs Listing
Heartland Alliance for Human Needs and Human Rights
Overseas Jobs
CIA Career Opportunities
United Nations Jobs
Election Observer Mission to El Salvador
Higher Education Jobs
Foreign Policy magazine job board
Public Affairs Jobs
CNNMoney Jobs listing
CNN article on overseas jobs
Alliance for Peacebuilding (must join)
World Bank Young Professionals Program
Careers in Intelligence Community
Intelligence Careers

U.S. Government Internships

State Department Internships
CIA Internships
Virtual Student Foreign Service eInternship
State Department Consular Fellows Program

U.S. Internships

American Academy of Diplomacy
Friends Committee on National Legislation
Citizens for Global Solutions
Seeds of Peace

Graduate Programs

Ranking of Top IR Grad Schools
Graduate School Tips

Graduate Programs in International Affairs
Association of Professional Schools of International Affairs
Peace and Conflict Studies Programs
Foreign Policy magazine guide to graduate schools of international affairs
Noodle graduate school search tool
Affordable Colleges Online - Graduate Degree Guidebook
Foreign Affairs magazine on-line international relations graduate school guide
Foreign Policy Association Graduate School Guide
Top MA in IR programs
Graduate School Guide
Masters Programs
Disadvantages of Pursuing Ph.D.

International Volunteering Opportunities
Students Partnership Worldwide
Idex - volunteer in 5 top Asian destinations – India, Nepal, Thailand, Sri Lanka, & Vietnam
International Volunteer Service
Global Volunteer Network
Global Crossroads
Volunteers in Asia
Foundation for Sustainable Development
Reto Juvenil International - Costa Rica
Oxfam International
American India Foundations Service Corps Fellowship
Global Youth Connect Human Rights Delegations
Cross-Cultural Solutions
Projects Abroad
Dave's ESL Cafe
Volunteer Basecamp
Volunteering Abroad

Internships Abroad
Association for International Practical Training
CDS International
CIEE Exchanges
InterExchange Working Abroad
International Internship Programs
Congress Bundestag Youth Exchange Program
Internships in Germany
Various International Internships
American Academy of Diplomacy
UNICEF Internships

Teaching Abroad
JET Program (Japan)
Teaching in China
Teaching Assistant in France
The Starter's Guide To Teaching English In Asia
ESLinsider's Online TEFL Courses

Study Abroad

Drake International Center
Council on International Educational Exchange
Center for Global Education
American Institute for Foreign Study
Institute for the International Education of Students
School for International Training
Central College Abroad
International Partnership for Service Learning
Semester at Sea
Peterson's Study Abroad
Going Global: A College Student's Roadmap to Studying Abroad

Specialized Educational Opportunities

Bonn International Model United Nations
United Nations Intensive Summer Study Program
European University Center for Peace Studies (Austria)
U.S. Department of State Critical Languages Fellowship
Diplomatic Academy Vienna


Thomas Pickering Foreign Affairs Fellowship
National Security Education Program
David L. Boren Graduate Fellowships
Rotary International Study Abroad Scholarships
Gilman Scholarships (study abroad)
International Scholarships Online
Amnesty International/Patrick Stewart Human Rights Scholarship
Institute for International Public Policy Fellowship Program
Graduate Scholarships and Fellowships
Scholarship postings
Public Policy and International Affairs Program
Jeff Zimpleman Iowa Sister States Scholarship

General Web Sites on International Affairs

Websites on Politics, Government and International Relations
Global Issues Gateway
The Diplomat
Foreign Policy magazine
Council on Foreign Relations
Foreign Affairs

International Media Sources on the Web
Arab Internet Media Network
China Digital Times
Global Voices - Citizen's Media
China Geeks
China Media Project
China Digital Times
Caixin Online (English)

International Resources in Central Iowa

Directory of International Groups in Central Iowa
International Traders of Iowa
University of Iowa Center for Human Rights
Stanley Foundation
Welcome to Iowa Guide

Students Receiving Fulbright Scholarhips

2018-2019 Meghan Walters          Bulgaria, teaching English
2017-2018 Kelly Leatherman        Malaysia, teaching English
2017-2018 Nathan Jacobson         Bulgaria, teaching English
2017-2018 Elena Dietz                 Indonesia, teach English

2016-2017  Emily Enquist             Bulgaria, teach English
2016-2017  Taylor Donaldson        Morocco, teach English
2015-2016  McKenzie Leier           Malaysia, teach English
2015-2016  Alessa Strelecki          South Korea, teach English
2015-2016  Brianna Shawhan       Bulgaria, teach English
2014-2015  Erin Hassanzedah       South Korea, teach English
2014-2015  Nicole O'Connor         Malaysia, teach English
2014-2015  Nora Sullivan             Bulgaria, teach English
2013-2014  Steven Schaaf           Jordan, research on women in judiciary
2013-2014  Amelia Piecuch          Chile, research on new fishing law  
2013-2014  Amanda Laurent        South Korea, teach English
2013-2014  Kathryn Bell              Columbia, teach English
2012-2013  Kate Albrecht            Poland, teach English
2012-2013  Lindsay Wharton       Finland, research on education and labor relations
2012-2013  Anna DeVries            Indonesia, teach English
2011-2012  Pamela Pearson        Rwanda, research
2011-2012  Rachel Shulruf          Brazil, teach English
2011-2012  Ellen Bastian            Russia, research
2010-2011  Marina Yakhnis         Urkaine, research
2009-2010  Karli Jo Storm          Azerbaijian, teach English
2009-2010  Alexa Horwart          Indonesia, teach English
2009-2010  Amy Benes              South Korea, teach English
2008-2009  Linda Yang               Hong Kong, teach English
2008-2009  Kathryn Seckman     Morocco, research
2007-2008  Lauren Smith           South Korea, teach English
2006-2007  Brittany Buchholtz    Jordan, Women’s Issues
2006-2007  Jessica Ernst            Thailand, teach English
2006-2007  Linda Knoll               Mexico, business initiative
2005-2006  Lauren Derebey        South Korea, teach English
2004-2005  Shalene Breci           South Korea, teach English
2004-2005  Mira Yusef                Philippines, Women’s Issues

Drake alumni who have served in the Peace Corps

Harrison Yu (2018) 
Anna Chott (2015)
Taylor Harris ((2013)
Cara Pratt (2012)
Lukas Olynyk (2012)
Nora Kreml (2012)
Alexandra Huber (2012)
Taylor Wilmoth (2011)
Matthew Hirschinger (2010)
Owen McMullen (2009)
Sharon Wegner (2006)
Kelly Daly (2006)
Karen Slegesky (2005)
Jill Morehead (2000)
Kara (Martinez) Johnson (1998)
Crist Chensvold (1997)
Matthew White (1990)
Johnny Carson (1965)