Undergraduate Student Opportunities

 

Conduct RESEARCH in Africa, Asia, and Latin America

Gain RESOURCES to prepare you and fund your research

Build RELATIONSHIPS with faculty and peers

 

Now more than ever, the world needs individuals with the desire, skills, and adaptability to engage in important global issues amid ever changing landscapes. The Kellogg Institute provides Notre Dame undergraduates with exceptional opportunities in international research and global experiential learning, preparing students with the training and skills needed to adapt and engage in meaningful work, whether in the field or in an office, abroad or from home. Learn more about Kellogg opportunities to challenge yourself, advance your academic goals, connect with partners from around the world, and engage in meaningful work on global issues.

 

Upcoming Meetings & Events - Fall 2022

(More events will be added throughout the semester)

 
September

 

Kellogg Developing Researchers Program Information Meeting
Want to be a part of the newest undergraduate program at the Kellogg Institute? Attend this meeting to learn more about our newest research program and how to apply. Selected students will gain research skills by participating in a variety of workshops, and will be placed in a research assistant pool to work on short term research projects with Kellogg Faculty Fellows.
Thursday, September 1, 6:00pm
1050 Jenkins and Nanovic Halls

 

Student Dinner with Kellogg Institute Visiting Fellows
The Kellogg Visiting Fellows program invites outstanding scholars from around the world to pursue and share their research on the themes of democracy and human development. Undergraduate students of the Kellogg Institute can join this group of scholars for dinner and informal conversation.
Wednesday, September 7, 6:30pm
C103, Hesburgh Center for International Studies
KI student program participants may register for this event.
REGISTER HERE

Kellogg International Scholars Program Meeting
International Scholars meet throughout the academic year to learn from each other and share research interests as well as learn about opportunities available to them.
Wednesday, September 21, 6:30pm
Hesburgh Center for International Studies Auditorium
All ISP students must register for this event.
REGISTER HERE

Kellogg Developing Researchers Program Orientation
Newly accepted students of the Program will come together to meet each other and learn about the opportunities available to them. All students of KDR should attend.
Monday, September 26, 6:30pm
C103, Hesburgh Center for International Studies

 

ISP Chicago Alumni Event
Wondering how you might tap into the International Scholars alumni network? Hoping to gain advice from former scholars who are out in the world? Join Chicago ISP alumni for dinner and conversation; 8 of our Chicago ISP alums will join us virtually. 
Thursday, September 29, 7:15pm
Sign up now for this.

Chicago alumni include:
October 

 

 

Information Meeting
Interested in international development, global health, microfinance, women’s empowerment, international education, or research? First-years, sophomores and juniors should plan to attend this meeting to learn more about Kellogg’s research programs, the international development studies minor, and funding and training for international summer experiences. Current students and previous award recipients will talk about their experiences and offer advice about how to get engaged with the Kellogg Institute.
Monday, October 3, 5:00pm
Auditorium, Hesburgh Center for International Studies
Speakers

 

 

What is Research?
Kellogg Director Aníbal Pérez-Liñán will join undergraduate students to talk about “What is Research” and answer questions that they may have regarding their research. Students of the Kellogg Developing Researchers Program are expected to attend and all students are welcome.
Wednesday, October 5, 6:30pm
C103, Hesburgh Center for International Studies

 

Breakfast with Katherine Corcoran
Katherine Corcoran, the 2017-2018 Hewlett Fellow for Public Policy at the Kellogg Institute, is a freelance journalist and author of In the Mouth of the Wolf: A Murder, A Coverup and the True Cost of Silencing the Press (Bloomsbury Publishing, 2022), which she worked on while in residence with the Kellogg Institute. It is the story of the life and death of valiant Mexican journalist Regina Martínez and what happens to a society when critical voices are silenced.
 
Previously she was associate director for International Media Relations in the Office of Public Affairs and Communication at the University of Notre Dame, her alma mater. Before that, she served as an Associated Press (AP) bureau chief where she led an award-winning team that broke major stories about cartel and state violence and abuse of authority in Mexico and Central America. She is currently codirector of Cronkite Noticias, the bilingual reporting program at Arizona State University’s Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication, and of MasterLAB, an investigative editor training program in Mexico City.
Kellogg students can register for this event here.

Tuesday, October 11, 9am

 

International Development Studies Senior 3-minute Presentation Day
As part of the IDS capstone course with Professor Abby Córdova, our seniors will talk about their research projects (in 3 minutes or less) and attendees will have the opportunity to ask questions. This is a great way for students interested in international development studies to get ideas for their own projects and meet students who can be great resources as they think through their research ideas.
Thursday, October 13, 5:00pm
Jenkins Nanovic Halls, Room 1050

 

November 

 

 

Kellogg International Scholars Meeting
International Scholars meet throughout the academic year to learn from each other and share research interests as well as learn about opportunities available to them. 
Wednesday, November 2, 6:30pm
C103, Hesburgh Center for International Studies
All ISP students must register for this event.

 

International Development Studies Meeting
The focus of the meeting will be the field research projects, and several faculty members as well as seniors will be at the meeting to talk about your ideas, share advice and answer questions.  This is a networking event so you will have the opportunity to move around the room and meet with faculty and students you think could be helpful to you for your project. All IDS students should attend. Dinner will be provided.
Monday, November 14, 6:30pm
C103, Hesburgh Center for International Studies
All IDS students must register for this event.

 

December

 

Breakfast with Professor Nicholas Kerr
Nicholas Kerr is an assistant professor of comparative politics at the University of Florida. Kerr studies African politics with a focus on comparative political institutions, democratization, electoral integrity, gender and politics, and public opinion. His research examines how multiparty elections in electoral democracies and competitive autocracies shape popular evaluations of political legitimacy.

Kellogg students can register for this event here.

Tuesday, December 6, 9am

 

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