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JMU Cross Cultural Program: Leadership and Global Engagement

The JMU Cross Cultural Summer Program: Leadership and Global Engagement takes place at James Madison University (JMU) in Harrisonburg, Virginia. During the program, students engage in exploring different aspects of leadership and global citizenship. Academic components include a variety of classes and lectures offered by JMU professors and guest speakers. Cultural programs include visiting historical places in Washington D.C. and interaction with the local community.

Program Dates

TBA for Summer 2020.

Program Director

Felix Wang, Associate Executive Director of the Center for Global Engagement


Location Description

Harrisonburg is an independent city in the Shenandoah Valley region of Virginia, and it provides visitors with unimaginable culinary options, a flourishing arts community, endless outdoor adventures, a lively downtown and a diverse mix of performances, annual events and festivals. Close proximity to Washington, D.C. provides opportunities for excursions with rich cultural and historical learning.

Accommodations and Additional Items to Consider

Program participants will live on-campus in double occupancy rooms in a dormitory. For the students’ convenience, each room is equipped with linens and air conditioning. The dormitory is nearby the dining facilities.

Each student or their institution is responsible for travel expenses to the nearest airport (Washington Dulles Airport). The program fee includes housing, all meals, excursions, entrance fees, airport pick up and local transportation.

Applicant Criteria and Application Process

Applicants must have a GPA minimum of 2.0.

This list serves as an application preview. To apply, students will need to complete the following:

  • Application Questions.
  • Essay.

Further details and instructions about these application requirements will be available upon log-in. 

Application Deadline of May 1, 2020

INU Internship at James Madison University

This program is for incoming students from partners within the International Network of Universities.

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