Events and Activities

Wednesday, March 4

International Women's Day
International Career Toolkit Series
Time:
1:30 pm
Presenter:
Representatives from: UN Women, Peace Corps, Hekima Place
Location:
3610 Posvar
Sponsored by:
African Studies Program, Asian Studies Center, Center for Latin American Studies, Center for Russian and East European Studies, European Studies Center, European Union Center of Excellence, Global Studies Center, International Business Center, Study Abroad Office and University of Pittsburgh Peace Corps Recruiter
Contact:
Sarah Angel Markwardt
Contact Email:
saa133@pitt.edu

Are you interested in global issues? Join representatives from UN Women, Peace Corps, and Hekima Place to discuss international women’s issues and learn how you can get involved with organizations working to address inequality throughout the world. 

Thursday, March 5

How to Apply for USA Jobs
International Career Toolkit Series
Time:
12:00 pm
Presenter:
Tamara L. Ivosevic & George P. Buck
Location:
4217 Posvar Hall
Sponsored by:
African Studies Program, Asian Studies Center, Center for Latin American Studies, Center for Russian and East European Studies, European Studies Center, European Union Center of Excellence, Global Studies Center, International Business Center and Study Abroad Office along with Hispanic Employment Program Committee
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Sarah Angel Markwardt
Contact Email:
saa133@pitt.edu

How to Apply to USAJobs

Thursday, March 5th at noon in Posvar 4217

The US government provides some amazing job opportunities. But how can you make your application get noticed in such a competitive and daunting system? Two members of the HEPC (Federal Hispanic Employment Program Committee) will give a presentation to help students to better navigate the USAJobs website and application system and give tips on how to submit a more competitive application.

Tuesday, March 17

4th Annual Model African Union
Time:
(All day)
Sponsored by:
African Studies Program and Global Studies Center along with World History Center, Office of Admissions and Financial Aid and Department of Africana Studies
Contact:
Eric Swetts
Contact Email:
ems137@pitt.edu

The African Studies Program and the African Student Organization, with support from the Department of Africana Studies, Global Studies Center, World History Center, and Office for Admissions and Financial Aid (OAFA), are proud to announce the 4th Annual Model African Union for high school students! This unique experiences provides students in grades 9-12 the opportunity to research and represent a given African country's interest in Parliamentary-style proceedings!

We do not charge any fees for schools to participate, and are one of only a handful of high school African Union simulations in the country! Additionally, we provide a light breakfast and African lunch for all students. We also provide African entertainment during lunch.

With 9 schools and nearly 100 students having participated last year, this event continues to grow and evolve. Join us!

If you are a teacher and have interested students, or if you are a university student and are interested in volunteering, please email ems137@pitt.edu.

Thursday, May 14

Cultures Day at Harrold Elementary School
Time:
(All day)
Presenter:
African Studies Program
Location:
Harrold Middle School
Sponsored by:
African Studies Program
Contact Email:
AfricanStudies@pitt.edu

Are you interested in teaching 7-8 grade students about Africa? Please join us for our annual visit to Harrold Middle School as part of Cultures Day! This is an excellent volunteer opportunity and a great way to use your knowledge of Africa in a uniquely enriching way! The date is still TBD and will be updated when it is announced. Interested participants should email AfricanStudies@pitt.edu.

Date: Thursday, May 14, 2015