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Presentation about ieiMedia study-abroad programs to Associated Collegiate Press Spring 2013 convention in SF

Presentation about ieiMedia study-abroad programs to Associated Collegiate Press Spring 2013 convention in SF

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  • 1. Don’t just see the world, cover it! Rachele Kanigel
  • 2. Why study abroad?• You’re young, unencumbered, open• You have the time• You may be able to get someone else to pay (parents, grandparents, financial aid, scholarships)
  • 3. Why report abroad?• The BEST way to learn about another culture• You can ask nosy questions• You can get beyond the tourist attractions and meet real people• It’s great experience for any kind of journalism you may do in the future
  • 4. Summer 2013 Programs  Istanbul, Turkey  Jerusalem, Israel  Urbino, Italy  Armagh, Northern Ireland
  • 5. Istanbul, Turkey June 20-July 18, 2013 • Focus: International Reporting • Get 3 transferable journalism credits from San Francisco State University* Non-credit internship program available forrecent graduates and grad students
  • 6. Jerusalem, Israel June 25-July 25, 2013 • Focus: International journalism • Get 6 transferable journalism credits from Hebrew University of Jerusalem
  • 7. Armagh, Northern Ireland June 27-July 28, 2013 • Focus: Interdisciplinary Storytelling – Creative writing, playwriting, journalism • Get 3 transferable journalism credits from Southeast Missouri State University
  • 8. Urbino, ItalyJune 6-July 4, 2013 • Focus: iPad magazine • Get 3 transferable journalism credits from Iowa State University
  • 9. Faculty • All courses team-taught by a mix of journalism professors and top media professionals • Faculty includes Pulitzer Prize winners and foreign correspondents
  • 10. Housing Students live in dorms or hostels
  • 11. Students • Programs are open to students and recent graduates from all schools • All majors welcome; journalism coursework and/or experience on student or professional publication desirable
  • 12. Students have come from more than 80 public andprivate schools, including: • University of Illinois • Amherst College • University of Nevada, Reno • Arizona State University • Gonzaga University • University of Montana • Iowa State University • Indiana University • University of Maryland • University of Wisconsin • Carleton University • San Diego State University • Humboldt State University
  • 13. Benefits • Students gain practical experience in international reporting, working with interpreters • Participants really get to know a place • Faculty:student ratio of 1:5 • Impressive resume line
  • 14. Alumni • Alumni have gone on to jobs with major media outlets, including Chicago Tribune, Hartford Courant, New York Magazine, WBRE TV, Center for Investigative Reporting • At least two now work as journalists abroad, in Cairo and Istanbul
  • 15. Cost• All programs $4,995 plus airfare• Price includes housing, instruction, travel insurance, activities, interpreters (meals in Urbino)• Applications accepted through March 15, 2013• Scholarships of up to $1,000 available in Jerusalem only
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