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UNE’s Federal Affairs program promotes collaboration and partnerships with federal agencies to increase both domestic and international education, research, internship and career opportunities for students and faculty.

The Office of IFCA focuses especially on promoting UNE’s participation in federal international education programs, as well as expanding international career and internship opportunities with federal departments, agencies and NGOs including, but not limited to:

U.S. Department of Education:
 Office of Post Secondary Education (OPE): International and Foreign Language Education
U.S. Department of Commerce:
International Trade Administration (ITA)
National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)
Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEP): ExporTech
Economic Development Administration (EDA)
 Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA)
    Undergraduate Research Programs:
NIST: Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship

2009 USDOC International Career Workshop at Universidad del Este
          2010 USDOC International Career Workshop at Universidad del Este
U.S. Department of State:
Bureau of Education and Cultural Affairs
Under Secretary for Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs
Office of Western Hemisphere Affairs
  U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID)

          January 2010 U.S. Department of State International Careers Workshop at UNE
          November 2011 Visit of U.S. Department of State Diplomat in Residence, Jeffry Olesen
                              For further information about international careers with the U.S. Department of State,
                              please visit:

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services:
National Institutes of Health
National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases
*Event: 2011 Conference "Diabetes in Children and Adolescents in Puerto Rico"
National Science Foundation (NSF)

U.S. Department of Agriculture

U.S. Department of Defense


Tel. (787) 257-7373,
Ext. 2242, 2237

Physical Address
Centro de Empleo UNE
Ave. Principal Sabana
Carr. 190
Barrio Sabana Abajo
Carolina, P.R. 00984-2010
Mailing Address
P.O. Box 2010
Carolina, P.R. 00984-2010
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