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WMU Global and International Studies Program

Still looking for a fall elective?
Interested in learning about International Organizations? INTL 3500 this fall will explore the development and purpose of international organizations, their unique methods to achieve their goals and their role in the global arena. The course will finish up with a United Nations Security Council simulation. INTL 3500: International Organizations and Simulation (3 credits). Meets Mondays and Wednesdays, 2 to 3:15 pm. More info...

International organizations seek to shape world events and international policies for a variety of reasons. This course will explore the development of these organizations, describe their goals and methods and their role in the global arena. The course includes a role-playing simulation on international cooperation and governance. Students will represent countries on the United Nations Council and engage in negotiation and policy-making.

Alternate Fall Welcome Ambassadors needed
First Year Experience is looking to hire Alternate Fall Welcome Ambassadors to fill in for Ambassadors who were hired but can no longer fulfill their volunteer duties. You will be required to attend training and Fall Welcome Week from August 28 to September 4. The experience will allow you to connect with current and first-year students, gain valuable training on the university, move in early to the residence halls, get free food and t-shirts, as well as volunteer hours and an appreciation gift card to the campus bookstore. If you are interested in this position or have any questions, please email Val Horwath at for an application!

Interested in an internship this fall or next spring?
Want to know how you can make yourself more marketable? Service learning and internship opportunities in the community are always available and a good idea to get some hands-on experience you can add to your resume. Contact us if you need help exploring what opportunities might be available to you. For global and international studies majors and minors, credit is also available in the form of INTL 4980. Internship info...

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