The Geneva Externship Program is a 13 credit, semester-long course that combines field placements with leading International Organizations (IOs) and Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) in Geneva (11 credits, pass/fail) with a contemporaneous Seminar (two credits, graded) intended to provide substantive context for the externships.
The goals of the Program are that students:
In addition to the field placement, students are expected to do the following as part of the Seminar:
Supervisors are asked to submit two performance evaluations during the course of an externship. In addition, approximately half-way through the semester, a faculty member will conduct a Site Visit at the placement. The Site Visit is an opportunity to meet with the supervisor to discuss the nature and level of the work done by the office, the assignments given, the adequacy of supervision, and the student's performance.
It is the responsibility of the student to ensure these evaluations are submitted.Click here to complete the Midterm Evaluation
Click here to complete the Final Evaluation
As a condition of enrolling for overseas externship credit, students must complete an Overseas Travel Waiver. This requirement applies whether or not the U.S. State Department has issued a travel alert or travel warning for the country to which you plan to travel. See the Overseas Travel Requirements page for more complete information, and a link to the Overseas Travel Waiver.
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