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.
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.