SDG 17 - Partnership for the Goals

Strengthen the means of implementation and revitalize the global partnership for sustainable development

Barbados: Caribbean Literature, Language, and Culture

This course for undergraduate IUI students interested in studying gender, culture, and the African diaspora specific to the Anglophone Caribbean. It provides an inrtedisciplinary perspective on Caribbean literature, gender and sexuality, culture, and history, with a focus on Barbados.

Croatia: Social Work Practice in Post-War Communities

This international service-learning experience will provide students with an opportunity to learn and work with community development groups active in community reconstruction efforts, practice social work macro-practice, interact with community development actors and work with multidisciplinary teams.

Finland: Providing Digital Services to International Users

This program in Informatics provide technological and conceptual knowledge in skills such as HTML, CSS, and information architecture that will be practiced and refined in collaborative course projects. Students are introduced to an educational model that encourages high-level content discussion and sharing. We encourage creativity and innovation using international standards for delivering digital services. Most of our efforts are based on international collaboration, and we learn how to work across borders to achieve our objectives and reach our agreed-upon goals.

Kenya: School of Medicine - Two Month Medical Rotation

Based out of Moi University School of Medicine, this rotation occurs in the classrooms, clinics, and wards of a tertiary referral hospital (Moi Teaching and Referral).  Key experiences of the rotation include participating in ward rounds in medicine and pediatrics, being exposed to the work of AMPATH, as well as living in the medical student dorms. AMPATH is an ongoing program providing medical care to Kenyans in the hospital catchment area; students may observe both the AMPATH-associated medical clinics as well as ancillary development programs (Family Preservation Initiative, Orphans and Vulnerable Children, etc.). 

Germany: Summer Internship Program (Mannheim)

Students will participate in an 8 week, full-time engineering internship placement. The program is part of an exchange between IUI and the Duale Hochschule Baden-Wuerttemberg. Students will focus on industry innovation. IUI students will also support student interns traveling to the U.S. as part of the partnership.

Worldwide: International Human Rights Law Internships, School of Law

McKinney School of Law students do internships in the field of international human rights law. The substantive areas of their work have touched on many of the SDGs, and can potentially touch on all of them. Since 1997, our program has had international human rights law internship placements in over 75 countries on six continents.