Survey of Current Issues in African Migration: A Fieldwork Practicum

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Survey of Current Issues in African Migration: A Fieldwork Practicum

The International Organization for Migration (IOM) is the leading international agency in the field of migration, spearheading programs on brain drain and diaspora engagement, refugee resettlement, counter-trafficking, voluntary return and reintegration, migration health, labor migration, and border management. This fieldwork practicum provides unique access to IOM’s technical cooperation and capacity-building projects in Ghana and exposes students to the complexities of implementing humanitarian and development programs. You may work in Accra or rural areas alongside professionals in the field. (IRP/ANT 400/600/PAI 600)

Subjects

  • Anthropology
  • Internship Programs
  • International Affairs/Relations

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