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Edward R. Murrow Journalists - Dinner Hosts Needed - Nov. 6
WorldChicago is hosting a delegation of 23 journalists from the Middle East and North Africa in early November through the! We're looking for hosts to have them over for dinner in their homes on Thursday, November 6th. The Murrow Program brings 125 young journalists from around the world working in newly emerging independent media outlets to the US. During their program, participants will explore the role of a free press in a democracy and learn from American journalists through seminars and a symposium in Washington, DC, and through meetings in Chicago and other cities. Interested in hosting for dinner a few courageous young journalists working to promote freedom of the press in the Middle East? The group can be divided into smaller groups of 3-6 journalists for dinners. To learn more or sign up to host please contact John Baum at email@example.com or at (312) 254-1800 ext. 100.
INTERNATIONAL VISITOR LEADERSHIP PROGRAM - MEAL HOSTING AND/OR PROFESSIONAL MEETINGS
International Visitor Leadership Program: If you are interested in meeting with these visitors professionally and/or socially for meals in your home, please contact Maria Krasinski (312) 254-1800 x102 or firstname.lastname@example.org. read more...
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WorldChicago is now accepting applications from emerging leaders from Bosnia-Herzegovina, Croatia, and Slovenia for our Tech Innovation, Entrepreneurship, Education Fellowship Program Sponsored by US Department of State. Ten emerging leaders from the above countries will be selected to participate in the program in May of 2015. Selected participants will complete 4 week fellowships with leading tech-related startup companies in a variety of fields, government agencies and NGOs that promote innovation and entrepreneurship, and university and non-university technology incubators. Application deadline for the Spring 2015 program is here for more information and to apply. Please email John Baum, Vice President WorldChicago, with any questions.. Please click
Mission Statement: WorldChicago’s mission is to facilitate professional and personal interactions for international leaders during official visits to Chicago; to enhance respect and communication through international exchanges and alliances; and to promote the City of Chicago, the State of Illinois, and Cook County as important centers of business and culture.
WorldChicago hosts events, programs and meetings for over 1000 international delegates each year. Our Education Initiative brings many of these delegates into Chicago classrooms providing local students with unique international exchanges and experiences. WorldChicago offers Chicago-area citizens ways to be involved, including professional hosting, expertise sharing and social dinner-hosting. We offer full-day cultural experiences; home stay hosting; the opportunity to attend WorldChicago events to network and meet other internationally-minded Chicagoans. We also offer interesting and meaningful mentoring, internship, and volunteer opportunities. WorldChicago is a non-profit organization that achieves these goals through federal government and private programs and individual donations. More About Us
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WorldChicago is a nonprofit organization that organizes professional and cultural exchange programs for U.S. Department of State and other federal government-sponsored international visitors. WorldChicago seeks college students, graduate students, and recent grads with an interest in international affairs to fill various volunteer internship roles on a full or part-time basis for 3 to 4 months.
Applicants must possess excellent writing, communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills. Research, event planning, marketing, and social media experience a plus. Internships are unpaid, but WorldChicago is able to offer course credit.
Internships follow three primary tracks: International Programs, Youth Programs, and Events & Outreach
To apply for an internship, please submit a current resume and one-page cover letter (Word or PDF) that addresses why you are applying for the internship; your relevant experience; which internship category you would prefer to work in; and the skills or experience you are most interested in gaining through the internship.
Energizing the US-Korea Partnership: Enhancing Nuclear Energy Cooperation Between the US and ROK
Monday, October 27
5:30–9:00 PM (Registration at 5:30 PM)
University Club of Chicago – Michigan Room (2nd Floor)
76 East Monroe Street
Chicago, IL 60603
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