Project Updates

IREX Showcases Global UGRAD 2014-2015 Participant Virtual Exchange Projects

In celebration of International Education Week 2014, Global UGRAD participants designed Virtual Exchange Projects to demonstrate the impacts of their Global UGRAD program experience, utilizing technical skills they have gained through the program

Resilient Faculty Seek Higher Ed Reform in Iraqi Kurdistan

Over 75 faculty from 10 universities in Iraqi Kurdistan crowded into a hall in Erbil waiting for workshop sessions to begin, many of whom had traveled hours to participate.

Pursuing a Passion for Radio Leads to Employment in the West Bank

What determines whether an internship leads to a job offer? The answer lies with both the student and employer. Internships offer an opportunity for students to try different careers and for employers to match candidates to positions.

Connecting Youth with ICT in Kazakhstan

Shanyrak, an orphanage in a remote part of Atyrau, Kazakhstan, has nearly 45 young people under the age of 18.

2015 Mandela Washington Fellowship Applications Coming Soon

Applications for the 2015 Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders will open on October 7, 2014.

Meet the Mandela Washington Fellowship Interns

One hundred Mandela Washington Fellows were competitively selected to participate in an eight-week internship in the United States follo

Learning Life Skills in the West Bank

What does an intern gain from an internship? Answers such as ‘career experience’ or ‘a resume boost’ view employment as the ultimate outcome of an internship.
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