Educational Opportunities

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Here you will find educational opportunities relevant to undergraduate English students.

Scottish Universities’ International Summer School (SUISS) -  This program runs from the 8th July – 17th August 2024 at the University of Edinburgh.

Please note that we offer a wide range of full and partial scholarship opportunities. 

We provide the following residential courses, which can be taken for university credits, and sought
at undergraduate and postgraduate level: Creative Writing; Modernism, Contemporary Literature
and Scottish Literature; and Contemporary British and Irish Theatre and Performance.

The courses are supplemented by a wide-ranging social and cultural program, and will include
readings by contemporary Scottish authors and performances at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival.

The Canadian Associaton of Journalists (CAJ) Fall 2023 Internship - The Canadian Association of Journalists (CAJ) is pleased to announce the launch of the Fall 2023 edition of its popular mentorship program. Thirty top Canadian journalists working in radio, television, digital, and print publications from across the country have stepped up to donate their time to mentor early – and mid-career CAJ members.

The deadline for applications to this round of the mentorship program is 5:00 pm ET on Friday, October 6, 2023. For full details on the program, including mentor bios and a link to the application form, visit our mentorship website page.

Dr. Carl Peters and Dr. Rene Arseneault are two Canadian researchers currently seeking students and postdocs to gather more data for the first-ever academic project management framework they have designed. Previous student testers have already shown increased efficiency when using their specialized framework (which is freely accessible at this link). 

They are also offering project management certificates at a 20% discount. While participation is entirely optional, taking advantage of this opportunity will greatly benefit students and enable them to conduct further research on this topic. Pathfinder Academy (

Zero Work is a single weekend for frustrated students to get the clarity, tools, and motivation they need to design a great career, whether they’re in first year or graduate school, co-op or not! Unlike the Zero Experience, this is directly about careers and work success, and is powered by UW’s Centre for Career Development (CCD).

Apart from its core two workshops, Zero Work also includes CCD advisors for firesides, provides dozens of essays on resume design and career success, guided networking opportunities, etc. The program is happening for its fifth consecutive term in just two weekends, and applications are closing March 3rd.

Creative Writing Summer School - The American University of Paris is offering Summer 2023 workshops in Creative Writing. Please click the link below for more information about these workshops in poetry, fiction, and creative non-fiction. It also includes application information for our 500 EUR travel stipends.

American University of Paris Summer Workshops

Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL) Iberia - English language instruction is in high demand across the globe. We’ve helped people from across the globe find work as language academy instructors, private tutors, English as a Second Language (ESL) educators, and online teachers. Whether you’re a young (or young at heart) traveler looking to support your next adventure or you’re looking for a rewarding long-term career, TEFL Iberia is a great first step towards success. Enroll today to experience the wonders of teaching English for yourself!

International Conference on Games and Narrative (ICGaN) - Call for Proposal - This conference explores the many ways in which games utilize, exploit, and develop narrative forms. Along the way, we add to long-held discussions and debates about the nature of narrative in games: how gameplay facilitates and challenges narrative construction, how growing digital media create space for novel narrative forms, how game designers and players enact and shape their identities in narrative expression.

Dates of Conference: Wednesday, May 17th, 2023, to Monday, May 22nd, 2023

Hybrid Event: In-person at the Games Institute, University of Waterloo and Online