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HIGH-SPEED INTERNSHIP FEATURES LESSONS IN JAPANESE TRANSPORTATION AND WORK CULTURE
A summer internship with the Central Japan Railway Company (JR Central) is giving students incredible insights into one of the world’s leading high-speed-rail operators as well as the professional culture of Japan. The internship, developed by University of Wisconsin–Madison alumnus and JR Central Chairman Emeritus Yoshiyuki Kasai, allows two to three students to spend eight weeks in various roles with the company.
- 02/26/18 A Tip or Two from Peace Corps Meetup with returned volunteers
- 02/26/18 Conversation à Barriques Weekly French conversation for all levels
- 02/26/18 UW Russian Folk Orchestra Weekly Practice
- 02/27/18 The Politics of Blackness. Racial Identity and Political Behavior in Contemporary Brazil. Presented by: Gladys Mitchell-Walthour, Assistant Professor of Public Policy & Political Economy Department of Africology, University of Wisconsin Milwaukee
INTERNATIONAL DIVISION NEWS
The University of Wisconsin–Madison has once again been ranked first among large schools on the Peace Corps 2018 Top Volunteer-Producing Colleges and Universities list. There are 85 Badgers currently volunteering worldwide.
Mariah Nelson was a freshman in college when she realized her language skills were valuable and worth pursuing. She had studied Spanish throughout elementary, middle and high school, which gave her a rudimentary understanding of the language. Her basic Spanish … Continue reading