INTLSTD 170 - International Studies Special Topics
Fall 2022, Section 001 - Network Your Way to an International Internship and Career
Instruction Mode: Section 001 is   Hybrid (see other Sections below)
Subject: International Studies (INTLSTD)
Department: LSA II: International and Comparative Studies
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Waitlist Capacity:
Mandatory credit/no credit.
May be elected twice for credit.
Primary Instructor:
Start/End Date:
Partial Term 8/29/22 - 10/14/22 (see other Sections below)
NOTE: Drop/Add deadlines are dependent on the class meeting dates and will differ for full term versus partial term offerings.
For information on drop/add deadlines, see the Office of the Registrar and search Registration Deadlines.


This class is about exploring your curiosity, discovering your purpose and working on a plan of action to live it. In particular, one way to explore your curiosity and live your purpose is to pursue an internship that will be meaningful to you, and our class will help you develop skills and tools to navigate your step-by-step plan of action.

This mini course will provide you with a pocket of time to think about your interests, strengths, goals and passions, and develop concrete, practical skills that will allow you to pursue them. Furthermore, you will learn how to:

  • articulate your personal brand and how to tell your unique story;
  • network globally, using a four-step framework;
  • write your resume and cover letters and how to maximize your LinkedIn profile;
  • find a company whose mission matches yours;
  • find and ask for opportunities, including internships.

I look forward to having you in our class, and helping you pursue your purpose and goals!


Course Requirements:

This course does not have exams but does have work outside of class.

Intended Audience:

Students majoring or minoring in International Studies or those that want to declare. It is open to all levels from freshman to senior.

Class Format:

All aspects of this course will be fully compatible with remote online learning. This course will meet in person on August 29, September 26, October 3 and October 10 and via Zoom on September 12 and September 19. When a session is conducted via zoom, your video must be on. Class engagement is key and learning from one another is a primary goal in teaching networking.

Meets 08/29/22-10/14/22 (Drop/Add Deadline: 09/12/22)


INTLSTD 170 - International Studies Special Topics
Schedule Listing
001 (LEC)
M 6:00PM - 8:00PM
Partial Term 8/29/22 - 10/14/22
Note: Drop/Add Deadline: 09/12/22

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