Get ready for your MISTI experience! MISTI training sessions and resources are designed to familiarize you with culture, society and workplace norms.

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Culture Courses

Academic offerings in the academic 2016-2017 year:

21H.161 - The Middle East in the Twentieth Century is the preferred class of MIT-Arab World. The other courses may be taken with a final project relating to Jordan.

Course No. Course Name
17.568
Comparative Politics and International Relations of the Middle East
21H.160
Islam, the Middle East, and the West
21H.161
The Middle East in the Twentieth Century
21H.262
Palestine and the Arab-Israeli Conflict
21H.365
Co-Existence and Conflict in the Middle East
21H.381/WGS.222
Women and War

Additional Resources

Arabic language background is required.
Prior to internship, at least one year of Arabic studies, with plans for an additional year upon return. Potential for online language classes funded by MISTI prior to internship is an option.
Non-native speakers will also take Arabic classes during internship.

Training Sessions

April 4, 2016 5:00pm View Event Details
Required for MISTI students interning in Jordan and Morocco
April 19, 2016 9:30am - 4:00pm View Event Details
Required training for students interning in Jordan and Morocco
May 3, 2016 5:00pm View Event Details
Required for students interning in Jordan and Morocco

Passports

Every student needs a valid passport. Passports must be valid for a minimum of six months after the end of your placement.

Flight

Flights

Students should fly into the Queen Alia International Airport (AMM).

You will be reimbursed up to $1400 for the flight.

 

Lodging and Accommodation

Lodging options may vary depening on placement.