Host Organization: Lviv UNESCO City of Literature (UNESCO Creative Cities Network)
The UNESCO Creative Cities Network (UCCN) was created in 2004 to promote cooperation with and among cities that have identified creativity as a strategic factor for sustainable urban development. Lviv office was established in 2016, hosted the world PEN Congress in 2017 and currently runs a wide range of projects to support the cultural development in the city and state, reflect the diversity and richness of the world’s languages and literatures, as well as promote the value of dialogue and freedom of speech.
Department Profile: International Cooperation and Intercultural Communication
Internship format: In person (pending Stanford, host country, and host organization travel policies)
The intern is expected to:
- Collaborate and participate in the projects and events that will be implemented in the summer of 2022
- Assist the work of the coordinator of international events
- Suggest an idea/project/topic for a small-scale event (workshop, seminar, round table) to be held in summer in the Lviv Mediateka
Number of Opening(s): 1 or 2
Work Hours and Internship Start/End Dates: (Monday to Friday, June
20 –August 12, 2022): Full time, Five days a week.
Work Attire: Casual or Semi-formal---only at times of the events (openings, exhibitions, presentations etc.)
Local Language: Ukrainian (all the office members can speak English)
Not required: Basic reading capacity will be an advantage. The office can provide a tutor in the Ukrainian language and will cover the expenses.
Additional desired intern qualifications:
- Passionate about culture, literature, intermedia productions
- You need to log in with your SUNet ID at the upper right corner on the application platform before you can start the application process.
- For summer 2022, proof of vaccination will be required for all undergraduate travel, with no exceptions. The final decision to proceed with the international learning opportunities is dependent upon factors such as a continued decline in case numbers and increase in vaccinations in specific locations. Policies regarding travel (domestic or international) and international internships will be updated as University policies evolve. Visit Health Alerts for Stanford travelers for the most current travel guidance and restrictions due to COVID-19.
- Travel Reservations Requirement: All interns are required to utilize Stanford Travel, a centralized booking program, when booking airfare, hotels, or rental cars for their internship experiences.
- Students must be enrolled at Stanford in the quarter when they apply for an internship opportunity (Winter), and will need to be enrolled in undergraduate study in the quarter when grant funding is disbursed (Spring). Applicants participating in off-campus Stanford programs are welcome to apply, but it is the responsibility of the applicant to compile, collate, and submit a complete application.
- Internship participants must certify that they are in good academic standing, and may not participate in the program or receive or retain internship stipends if they are on suspension.
- International students must consult with Bechtel about interning in the U.S. or abroad in the summer.
- The Program is open to all undergraduate students. Seniors and coterm students are eligible as long as they do not confer their undergraduate degrees until after they complete their internships to remain eligible.
- Participants must be current Stanford students during the internship period. Graduating seniors must postpone graduation paperwork until the internship ends, but may participate in commencement. For summer graduation requirements, including details regarding enrollment requirements and information about participation in the June commencement ceremonies, students should contact their major department's student services office and Registrar's Office for graduation quarter petition.
- Preferably, before beginning their internships, selected candidates should have taken at least one course regarding the internship region. The course can be taken in the quarter prior to the internship.
- Interns must commit to full-time work (a minimum of 35 hours per week) for at least 8 weeks.
- To be eligible for a stipend, students must maintain health insurance for the duration of their internship.
For more internship positions provided by the Stanford Global Studies Internship Program, please see our internship listing.
Stanford reserves the right to cancel or modify any award before or during the internship for any reason, including natural disasters, emergencies, or compliance with the University travel policy at healthalerts.stanford.edu.
For more information, please see Eligibility and Stipend.