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  • Andrius Kulikauskas
    Markus, Thank you for this news which I share with some of our Worknets groups. Andrius Kulikauskas
    Message 1 of 1 , Oct 25, 2009
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      Markus, Thank you for this news which I share with some of our Worknets
      groups. Andrius Kulikauskas


      Mark Petz wrote:
      > Got this may be of interest to some you know.
      > ------------------------
      >
      > Subject - Virtual Volunteer for IPP
      >
      > Hello,
      > My name is Lynette Wilson. I’m a college intern, recruiting for the
      > International Professors Project.
      >
      > Below is a brief description of what the project is about. If you are
      > interested in volunteering, feel free to email me back and visit the
      > website for more information.
      >
      > The International Professors Project {IPP} is a 501 (c) 3 organization
      > driven solely by volunteers like you. A typical IPP volunteer spends
      > 2-5 hours a week utilizing online social networking and other various
      > resources to help identify future IPP volunteers. To begin your IPP
      > volunteer experience kindly log in to our website:
      > http://www.internationalprofs.org
      > <http://www.internationalprofs.org/>, and register yourself under the
      > “Join Us” option. Please be prepared to include your current
      > Curriculum Vita/Resume and other biographical information to complete
      > your IPP registration.
      >
      >
      >
      > Below is a brief overview of services we provide:
      >
      > 1. We identify individuals who are willing to teach in colleges and
      > universities in less developed countries around the world.
      >
      > 2. We create and foster discussion and research groups via online
      > resources. More specifically, we are continually connecting
      > individuals, groups and organizations to one another all while
      > identifying individuals in each academic area. We have found that
      > within these groups the following occurs:
      >
      > a. Communication between members is fostered
      >
      > b. Unique perspectives on common problems are gleaned, due to
      > individuals international membership
      >
      > c. Collaboration opportunities are created
      >
      > d. Educational materials and resources are exchanged
      >
      > e. Research initiatives are launched
      >
      > f. Concepts and ideas for larger initiatives are cultivated
      >
      > g. Mentorship and opportunities for our International Students
      > (students in graduate programs located in less developed countries)
      > are fostered
      >
      > h. Position papers are written by our International Students based on
      > content of group discussion
      >
      > 3. We are currently extend ing our mission to tie other foundations,
      > non-profit organizations and university centers into our network, to
      > which we would provide our volunteer services.
      >
      >
      >
      > Regards,
      >
      > Lynette F. Wilson
      > Email: wilsonlf2003@... <mailto:wilsonlf2003@...>
      > Website:http://www.internationalprofs.org
      > <http://www.internationalprofs.org/>
      >
      >
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