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Professional Studies

You can usually take higher education courses if you’re 18 or older. They’re regularly taught in universities, colleges and professional institutions such as art schools or agricultural colleges - nearly all of which have their own websites. You can get a wide range of skills, for example, diplomas, bachelor degrees, foundation degrees and post-graduate degrees.

A professional studies program is an excellent educational choice for anyone who is interested in pursuing a rewarding career after leaving higher education. This type of program is meant to teach students whatever they need to know about entering and succeeding in the workplace.

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International Community - Based Research

FSD - Foundation for Sustainable Development
Campus Full time 9 - 52 weeks September 2017 Bolivia Cochabamba Uganda Kampala Kenya Nairobi Argentina Buenos Aires India Udaipur Nicaragua Managua + 10 more

FSD Research Internships allow participants to engage with FSD community partners in researching local issues and developing potential solutions. With community-based participatory research, the research question is defined and findings are analyzed together with the community. [+]

Best Course Studies in Professional Studies 2017. FSD Research Internships allow participants to engage with FSD community partners in researching local issues and developing potential solutions. With community-based participatory research, the research question is defined and findings are analyzed together with the community. The goal is knowledge creation which serves to inform community action. Research Internships have a strong emphasis on community-based participatory research in order to ensure the researchers work side by side with community members. What is Community-Based Participatory Research? Community-based participatory research (CBPR) is a framework or approach for conducting research that is characterized by the relationships between the communities and researchers. This type of research is collaborative and requires partnership development, cooperation, negotiation, flexibility, and commitment to addressing local issues. CBPR works to accomplish objectives and development through empowerment and ownership. OVERVIEW All FSD Research Internships begin months before an intern's arrival. FSD site teams work with our community partners to help them identify research priorities and develop a community-based research proposal. Research interns can apply to conduct research one of these research proposals alongside one of our community partners who have agreed to host interns. Upon acceptance to the internship program, research interns are encouraged to conduct background research about the issue they will be investigating in-country as well as study participatory research methods that might be useful. When interns arrive in the field, FSD local site teams will lead an in-country orientation, providing each intern with invaluable guidance and insight that will help them... [-]

International Development Gap Year

FSD - Foundation for Sustainable Development
Campus Full time 9 - 56 weeks September 2017 Bolivia Cochabamba Uganda Kampala Kenya Nairobi Argentina Buenos Aires India Udaipur Nicaragua Managua + 10 more

FSD Gap Year program is an intense, immersive program for pre-college students (17+) looking to gain international development training and experience. It’s an exciting way to explore and learn before starting college. [+]

FSD Gap Year program is an intense, immersive program for pre-college students (17+) looking to gain international development training and experience. It’s an exciting way to explore and learn before starting college. Our Gap Year program was specifically designed for high school graduates and allows you to gain hands-on experience prior to beginning your studies at a university level. The Gap Year program has a strong emphasis on community ownership and follows the principles of Asset-Based Community Development. Participants receive extensive training in sustainable development principles and gain professional skills in project planning and budgeting, program evaluation, community assessment, and proposal writing. Participants apply their new and existing skill sets as they collaborate with their local colleagues on identifying, designing, and implementing a project to benefit the community. OVERVIEW All FSD Gap Years begin months before your arrival. FSD site teams work with our partner organizations in the community to help them identify priorities and develop volunteer descriptions. Prospective participants can apply to these specific descriptions after learning about these community development organizations. Once we receive an application, we begin work with our international teams to ensure you are a good match for the program - which includes an interview with our international site team and connecting you to materials that will help you prepare for your travel and internship abroad. When participants arrive in the field, FSD local site teams will lead an in-country orientation, providing each volunteer with invaluable guidance and insight that will help them throughout their... [-]

Classroom to Boardroom - Two-day Intensive Masterclass

Imperial Education for Excellence
Campus Full time 2 days September 2017 United Kingdom City of London

In today’s highly competitive and globalised marketplace, employers have more choice of applicants and will favour those with well-rounded employability skills. You need not only to ensure that you secure a good performance in a relevant degree programme you also need to prepare for the challenges and opportunities that await post graduation and transition to the global workforce. [+]

Best Course Studies in Professional Studies 2017. Masterclass description ‘Classroom to Boardroom’ | Two-Day Intensive Employability & Career-enhancing Masterclass In today’s highly competitive and globalised marketplace, employers have more choice of applicants and will favour those with well-rounded employability skills. You need not only to ensure that you secure a good performance in a relevant degree programme you also need to prepare for the challenges and opportunities that await post graduation and transition to the global workforce. Employers are often looking for skills that go beyond academic qualifications and experience. Employability skills are those skills necessary for getting, keeping and being successful in a job. So even if you have already secured your dream job, you still need to equip yourself with these skills to keep your job and promote to the next levels. The core aim of this Masterclass is to bridge the gap between education and the workplace. At each Masterclass, we aim to develop skills and talents to empower both the participants and creative industries. Accordingly, the programme covers a range of relevant skills including, in particular, the following: Public Speaking and Presentation Skills Team Building Leadership Skills Persuasion Confidence Time Management Problem Solving CV & LinkedIn Clinic & Interview Skills Personal Branding The above skills and expertise will enable you to get along with your fellow colleagues and develop respect, solve problems, make critical decisions and ultimately become a strong asset for the organisation. A distinctive feature of our hands-on and practical Masterclass is that there... [-]

Santiago – Full-Time Semester Internship

IES Abroad
Campus Full time 1 semester August 2017 Chile Santiago

An IES Internship abroad develops your professional skills, your ability to communicate across cultures, and provides substantive work experience to jump-start your career in today’s competitive job market. [+]

Overview Intern abroad this semester in Santiago — the economic, political, and cultural capital of Chile. Beyond the bustling city center, Santiago is surrounded by mountain ranges on either side and is an easy drive to the Pacific coast. A summer internship in Santiago is the perfect way to explore this South American metropolis and its nearby natural wonders, increase your Spanish language skills, and gain experience in education, health, business, and government, to name a few. Commute to your internship via the Santiago Metro, South America’s largest metro system. Step out for a stroll at lunch and visit the Mercado Central to enjoy some congrio frito (fried local Chilean fish) and puree de papas (mashed potatoes). An IES Internship abroad develops your professional skills, your ability to communicate across cultures, and provides substantive work experience to jump-start your career in today’s competitive job market. You’ll be guaranteed an unpaid, for-credit semester-long internship placement at a local business or organization, where you’ll work for at least 32 hours a week. Before you leave to start your internship in Santiago, we will work with you to fine-tune your résumé, perfect your cover letter, and hone your communication and interview skills as we prepare you for working in a new cultural environment. We will work with you to help find the closest match between your expressed preferences and professional goals with what’s available via IES Internships in Santiago. When you arrive, the staff at our Santiago Center will welcome you for orientation.... [-]

Rome - Full-Time Semester Internship

IES Abroad
Campus Full time 1 semester September 2017 Italy Rome

An IES Internship abroad develops your professional skills, your ability to communicate across cultures, and provides substantive work experience to jump-start your career in today’s competitive job market. Our 14-week program in Rome guarantees an unpaid, for-credit internship placement at a local business or organization, where you’ll work for at least 25 hours a week. [+]

Best Course Studies in Professional Studies 2017. Overview Live and intern in Rome—the capital and largest city in Italy. Built on nearly 3,000 years of history, Rome is home to almost 3 million residents. In addition to the world-famous art, architecture, food, and fashion, you’ll find a bustling finance, start-up, and technology scene. Commute to your internship in Rome via the Metropolitana (railway), bus, tram, or by foot for a picturesque stroll. For lunch, stop into a tavola calda to enjoy a fresh, hot meal and coffee, followed by a scoop of gelato on your walk back to work. An IES Internship abroad develops your professional skills, your ability to communicate across cultures, and provides substantive work experience to jump-start your career in today’s competitive job market. Our 14-week program in Rome guarantees an unpaid, for-credit internship placement at a local business or organization, where you’ll work for at least 25 hours a week. Before you leave to start your internship in Rome, we will work with you to fine-tune your résumé, perfect your cover letter, and hone your communication and interview skills as we prepare you for working in a new cultural environment. We will work with you to help find the closest match between your expressed preferences and professional goals with what’s available via IES Internships in Rome. When you arrive, the staff at our Rome Center will welcome you for orientation. This includes an introduction to the city, housing, commuting, and professional and cultural expectations. The Rome... [-]

Milan – Full-Time Semester Internship

IES Abroad
Campus Full time 1 semester August 2017 Italy Milan

Imagine having an internship in Milan — home to the Borsa Italiana (stock exchange) and Milan Fashion Week, and the design and business capital of Italy. Here you can spend the semester honing your craft at an atelier or in public relations for an international fashion house, not to mention internship opportunities in ecommerce, luxury companies, and music. [+]

Overview Imagine having an internship in Milan — home to the Borsa Italiana (stock exchange) and Milan Fashion Week, and the design and business capital of Italy. Here you can spend the semester honing your craft at an atelier or in public relations for an international fashion house, not to mention internship opportunities in ecommerce, luxury companies, and music. With five major train stations and high-speed links to other Italian cities, you feel like you’re at the center of everything. For your daily commute to your internship, utilize the Milan Metro, the city tram, or Il Passante, the underground railway. While exploring the city, make sure to do a tour of Milan’s other specialty – food! On your lunch break, enjoy a plate of risotto alla milanese and if it’s around the winter holidays, follow it with a slice of panettone – mangia! The benefits of an interning abroad are many. An international internship develops your professional skills, your ability to communicate across cultures, and provides substantive work experience to jump-start your career in today’s competitive job market. You’ll be guaranteed an unpaid, for-credit semester-length internship placement at a local business or organization, where you’ll work for at least 25 hours a week. Before you leave to intern in Milan, we will work with you to fine-tune your résumé, perfect your cover letter, and hone your communication and interview skills as we prepare you for working in a new cultural environment. We will work with you to help find the... [-]

London – Full-Time Semester Internship

IES Abroad
Campus Full time 1 semester September 2017 United Kingdom London

An IES Internship abroad develops your professional skills, your ability to communicate across cultures, and provides substantive work experience to jump-start your career in today’s competitive job market. [+]

Best Course Studies in Professional Studies 2017. Overview London is the world’s leading city for international finance and a major driver of the global economy. Don’t forget that it’s also a major player in the arts, business and marketing, education, media and communications, politics, and not-for-profit organizations, making a semester internship in London an ideal opportunity. Take the Tube to work or a double decker bus. Grab some fish and chips for lunch. Build a global network of professional contacts while taking in everything that London has to offer. An IES Internship abroad develops your professional skills, your ability to communicate across cultures, and provides substantive work experience to jump-start your career in today’s competitive job market. Our 14-week program in London guarantees an unpaid, for-credit internship placement at a local business or organization, where you’ll work for 32-40 hours a week. Before you go to intern in London, your internship coordinator will work with you to fine-tune your résumé, perfect your cover letter, and hone your communication and interview skills as we prepare you for working in a new cultural environment. We will work with you to help find the closest match between your expressed preferences and professional goals with what’s available via IES Internships in London. When you arrive, the staff at our London Center will welcome you for orientation. This includes an introduction to the city including housing, commuting, and professional and cultural expectations. The London Center is your central place for instruction, support, and meeting other... [-]

Dublin – Full-Time Semester Internship

IES Abroad
Campus Full time 1 semester September 2017 Ireland Dublin

An IES Internship abroad develops your professional skills, your ability to communicate across cultures, and provides substantive work experience to jump-start your career in today’s competitive job market. [+]

Overview Dublin is a global leader in the arts and entrepreneurship. It’s also a major media and publishing center with excellent opportunities in business, finance, communications, social outreach, and more. This capital city’s breadth of growing industries makes a semester internship in Dublin the perfect experience for a variety of interests. Take a scenic walk, borrow from Dublinbikes, or use the DART line to commute to your internship. For lunch, enjoy a traditional corned beef sandwich or Irish stew. Build a global network of professional contacts while taking in everything this amazing city has to offer. An IES Internship abroad develops your professional skills, your ability to communicate across cultures, and provides substantive work experience to jump-start your career in today’s competitive job market. Our 14-week program in Dublin guarantees an unpaid, for-credit internship placement at a local business or organization, where you’ll work for at least 32 hours a week. Before you head off to intern in Dublin, your internship coordinator will work with you to fine-tune your résumé, perfect your cover letter, and hone your communication and interview skills as we prepare you for working in a new cultural environment. We will work with you to help find the closest match between your expressed preferences and professional goals with what’s available via IES Internships in Dublin. When you arrive, the staff at our Dublin Center will welcome you for orientation. This includes an introduction to the city including housing, commuting, and professional and cultural expectations. The Dublin Center... [-]

Barcelona – Full-Time Semester Internship

IES Abroad
Campus Full time 3 months August 2017 Spain Barcelona

Our 12-week internship program in Barcelona guarantees an unpaid, for-credit, internship placement of 30 to 40 hours a week in the field of your choice. Develop your professional skills, your ability to communicate across cultures, and gain real work experience that will jump-start your career in today’s competitive job market. [+]

Best Course Studies in Professional Studies 2017. Overview Get a head start on your career by gaining international work experience with a semester internship in Barcelona, the economic and cultural hub of the Iberian Peninsula. Barcelona is a major player in many industries, including commerce, education, technology startups, entertainment, media, and fashion. There are also excellent opportunities in international healthcare not-for-profit organizations, and the arts. Build a global network of professional contacts while taking in everything this beautiful Spanish city—located between the bright blue sea and majestic mountains—has to offer. Our 12-week internship program in Barcelona guarantees an unpaid, for-credit, internship placement of 30 to 40 hours a week in the field of your choice. Develop your professional skills, your ability to communicate across cultures, and gain real work experience that will jump-start your career in today’s competitive job market. Before you leave to intern abroad, we work with you to find the ideal internship placement that fulfills your career goals. We’ve placed students in a wide variety of organizations and businesses. If we don’t currently work with a business or organization in your field of interest, we will search for a placement that’s right for you. We want you to feel at home in Barcelona, so we do everything we can to help you integrate into life in the city. From placements and housing to cultural activities, our job is to make sure you have the best internship experience possible. On the weekends, enjoy Barcelona’s whimsical architecture, wonderful food,... [-]

Global Health Graduate Summer Program

University of Haifa, International School
Campus Part time October 2017 Israel Haifa

During the summer, the University of Haifa School of Public Health offers a graduate level program that is designed to train students to become the future leaders in the global public health arena. [+]

The goal of this program is to identify and develop a future generation of people who will lead health systems around the world.  They will come together in Israel, learn together, develop life-long relationships with colleagues from around the world and then return home to promote the best practices in health care and to work to develop the best health system for their own nation.

At the completion of the program, students will have acquired new skills in leadership and new knowledge of health care delivery.  Students will receive credits from the University of Haifa, which may well be applied to their home universities. They will also receive a certificate of completion of the program.... [-]


Masters in Exhibition and Museum Design

Palazzo Spinelli Group
Campus Full time 1500 hours October 2018 Italy Florence

The aim of the course is to provide theoretical and practical knowledge to work in the design of routes, equipment, installations and experiences for the enjoyment of cultural heritage with a specific focus on the area of museums. [+]

Best Course Studies in Professional Studies 2017. The aim of the course is to provide theoretical and practical knowledge to work in the design of routes, equipment, installations and experiences for the enjoyment of cultural heritage with a specific focus on the area of museums. Context There is a process of "democratization" of culture in progress in most European countries, the increasingly widespread use of interactive technology and personal devices. The same need is apparent for renewal and maintenance of the "cultural industries", and have contributed to the demand for new trends and strategies in cultural heritage. The design of museum spaces in the new cultural landscape will require professionals with soft and interdisciplinary skills, which combine classical culture with the knowledge of the new tools and new technologies, capable of designing immersive experiences and hypermedia. Objectives The aim of the course is to provide students with the theoretical and practical knowledge to be able to work in the design of routes, equipment, installations and experiences for the enjoyment of cultural heritage focusing in the area of museums. In particular, the training process, characterized by a strong interdisciplinary approach between architecture, design and communication of traditional and multimedia and is able to provide useful knowledge to the management and to utilize the skills involved in the development of complex projects. Professional Profile The course trains professionals to be able to design, plan and manage courses, exhibitions and installations of cultural heritage in museums and further afield. A figure in a... [-]