Discovering Similarities and Differences between Teaching and Learning for Native American/Indigenous and European LDM Students
Host Organisation: Salish Kootenai (Tribal) College, Pablo, Montana (USA)
Proposed period: mid-June- mid- August 2014 (2 months each)*
Profile of the interns and description of tasks:
Intern applicants should be Master or Doctoral-level students. They should have a conversational level of English and basic knowledge of research and academic writing skills. Most importantly, they must demonstrate a sincere interest in social mobility and social inclusion and working with locally-defined minorities. They should have an interest in exploring not only Native American culture but their own cultural journey and identity as related to access and success. Students are preferred from disciplines in education/pedagogy, sociology, psychology, cultural anthropology, social work, cultural studies, philosophy, etc. Intern applications will be asked to complete essay applications and participate in Skype interview conferences with the host and also SiS project staff.
Successful interns will be supported by the host institution by means of providing housing and a small stipend.
Interns will receive letters of recommendation from the SKC President and also SKC college credits if desired which can be placed on their transcripts and negotiated with their home institutions and the SKC faculty.
*One position for the internship is dedicated to representative of Roma students.
The internship is part of the SiS Catalyst project, which has a focus on Science and Society activities with children. More information about the project can be found at www.siscatalyst.eu.
Please read the attached Letter from the Internship Coordinator in order to find out more about the programme if you are interested to apply.
To apply, please send your Motivation Letter and a CV in European format to [email protected] no later than midnight (CET) on 16 February 2014.
Please mention in your motivation letter if your university awards credits for internships as this will be considered an advantage. If so, please provide the contact details of the relevant member of staff at your university.
These internships are designed to encourage student/youth mobility. For this reason, we cannot accept applications from US citizens.
The Europass CV form can be downloaded here: