Practicum Description

Where: Prague, Czech Republic and Vienna, Austria

When: January 15 – 26, 2018

What: This 2-week course in Prague will allow students to attend lectures at the Department of Nuclear Reactors at the Czech Technical University (CTU), conduct experiments on the research reactor, and go on site visits. There will also be a trip to the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) in Vienna, Austria. Not only will participants benefit from the fact that many MIIS alums work at the IAEA, but also that CNS has an office in Vienna, the Vienna Center for Disarmament and Nonproliferation (VCDNP).

There are 12 spots available for this practicum. Students who complete the J-term class will also be eligible to be considered for a longer internship at the Department of Nuclear Reactors.

Academic Credit: Option for no credit or two (2) units

This opportunity falls under Tier 3 of the Immersive Professional Learning Funding Guidelines. Apply by November 1st or December 1st to be considered for an award of $1,000 to offset the costs of this practicum.


October 6th Information Session Presentation

Application Deadline: Apply online by Oct. 17. 

Pre-departure Meeting: November  16th, 12-1pm  (McCone 215)

Contact/More Info: George Moore

Information Session: Tuesday, October 10 12:45-2pm in CF 452


Mandatory Intercultural  Competence (ICC) Workshop

Practicum participants are required to attend this workshop from  9am-12pm PST on Saturday, November 11 in the Irvine Auditorium. This session is for students only and will  be led by ICC faculty, Pushpa Iyer and Netta Avineri. Learn more about the MIIS approach to training on ICC.