Events - Weekly
April 2013 >>
|Sunday, April 14|
|Monday, April 15|
STUDY ABROAD 101
Come find out the basics of study abroad at our Study Abroad 101 information session. You will learn your options for when to go abroad during your Princeton career, how to get credit for courses, the approval process, and how financial aid fits in with your study abroad plans. This small group setting makes it easy to get your specific questions answered.
36 University Place, Room 330 · 4:30 p.m.– 5:30 p.m.
|Tuesday, April 16|
EASTERN EUROPE: BOSNIA, BULGARIA, GREECE, AND THE CZECH REPUBLIC CULTURAL AWARENESS DINNER
FOR STUDENTS TRAVELING ABROAD DURING SUMMER OR FALL 2013. Princeton faculty, staff and student returnees will facilitate discussion on various topics including cultural differences, gender norms & roles, work etiquette and social issues. There are limited spots available, so you MUST sign up via WASS ahead of time in order to attend (click on the event title to sign up).
Forbes College Private Dining Room · 6:00 p.m.– 8:00 p.m.
|Wednesday, April 17|
APPLYING TO ACADEMIC FELLOWSHIPS: PLANNING THE INTERVIEW
Juniors and graduating seniors are eligible to apply for many academic fellowships with deadlines this fall 2013. Learn how to prepare your interview story and gain insight into the application process from Dr. Deirdre Moloney, Director of Fellowship Advising. Following this presentation, you can meet with staff to discuss individual interviewing techniques. Co-sponsored by Career Services and Fellowship Advising, Office of International Programs
Career Services, 36 University Place, 2nd floor · 4:30 p.m.– 5:15 p.m.
YOUNG RHODES SCHOLARS PANEL
Come to this session to hear about the experiences of young Rhodes Scholars, many of whom are now studying or working at Princeton. Panelists include Dr. Clara Blattler and Dr. Renee Hlozek, postdoctoral researchers in geosciences and astrophysics, and Dr. Rachel Mazyck, Executive Director of College Directions, a college readiness non-profit organization. Michael Lamb and Christian Sahner, Rhodes Scholars and Princeton graduate students, are co-organizers and moderators. This is a great opportunity to learn more about what Oxford graduate life is like in a variety of academic fields and about the longer term impact of the Rhodes Scholarship on Scholars’ lives and careers. The Scholars are eager to address any questions you have about the application process. Students who are planning to apply this fall 2013 and students who just wish to learn more about the Rhodes are encouraged to attend.
Frist Multipurpose Room C · 7:00 p.m.– 8:30 p.m.
GENERAL INTERNATIONAL PRE-DEPARTURE ORIENTATION
All undergraduates traveling abroad this summer or fall should attend ONE General International Pre-Departure Orientation, offered at 4:30 p.m. on 4/4 and 4/8 and at 7:30 p.m. on 4/9 and 4/17.
The General International Pre-Departure Orientation is meant to complement individual program pre-departure meetings and will cover the following topics: Passport, visa, and travel documents; money matters; health and safety; University Travel Abroad Database; International SOS travel assistance; and the Princeton Friends Abroad sign-up list. All students will receive: the Princeton University International Travel Handbook and an International SOS card.
Frist 302 · 7:30 p.m.– 8:30 p.m.
|Thursday, April 18|
CHURCHILL, HERTZ, NSF and NDSEG FELLOWSHIP INFORMATION SESSION
Undergraduates in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) and some other fields are encouraged to attend this information session on graduate funding opportunities. Please note that the NSF Program offers multi-year graduate funding to both STEM students and to those pursuing graduate work in social sciences fields and linguistics. Princeton faculty who are representatives of these awards, and those who have been on selection panels, will participate and be available to address your questions. The Hertz and NDSEG offer multiyear graduate program funding in the United States for those pursuing research careers in STEM fields. The Winston Churchill Foundation offers scholarships for graduate study in STEM fields at Churchill College, Cambridge University, England. Contact Dean Peter Bogucki in the School of Engineering and Applied Science (email@example.com) with specific questions after visiting the Churchill website: http://www.winstonchurchillfoundation.org.
McCosh 60 · 4:30 p.m.– 6:00 p.m.
|Friday, April 19|
|Saturday, April 20|