Warning: Creating default object from empty value in /home3/pisk/public_html/wp-content/themes/swatch/swatch/functions/admin-hooks.php on line 160
Archive | Trips RSS feed for this section

Harken eng/sci professionals (& students)!

Prof. Andrzej Nowak from the University of Nebraska is looking for young engineers interested in going to Poland to attend the Second World Congress of Polish Engineers with pretty much all expenses paid. Details follow: When: June 25-July 5th, 2013. Where: Warsaw University of Technology, Poland (obviously). Cost: Successful applicants have all internal costs covered […]

2 Comments Continue Reading →

Great opportunity for poli sci students!

The following documents include deets on a Polish International Parliamentary Exchange Program: Program description (EN/PL) Program details (PL) Application (PL) From the program description above: “Work at the Polish parliament, take courses at Warsaw University, travel and enjoy Warsaw”. Deadline: May 31, 2013 Runs: September 16-December 13, 2013. Requirements: Canadian citizen, fluent in Polish, with […]

Leave a comment Continue Reading →

Go East!

An open call for collaboration on the Greatest New Polonia Thing! Hello cupcakes! I’m so sorry I’ve been AWOL all summer. Chalk it up to the fact that it’s really hard to find a public washroom where I am. Sorry. But I’m back and better then ever. I’ve got My Big Project Hat on (which […]

3 Comments Continue Reading →

SLP now accepting applicants!

SLP: Leadership training.

Update: Only 1,700 PLN (~$500 CAD) in travel costs is reimbursed. Briefly put, Szkoła Liderów Polonijnych is an intensive, two-week leadership program bringing together leaders within Polonia. This project has been running for over a decade now, and only recently started working with international Polonia on such a larger scale. It is run in editions […]

1 Comment Continue Reading →

No ride preventing you from coming to PISK Camping?

I’ve heard a few people mention how badly they want to come up for this Polish-Ontarian event of the season but that lack of transportation is holding them back. Suggestion: get a rides discussion going on the event page! Why bother? Because you’re paying $25/day for great company, toothsome homestyle cooking, and uncontaminated air (you […]

1 Comment Continue Reading →

Quo Vadis Chicago 2012

Have you been to Chicago? How about spending a weekend in the Windy City full of exciting events, amazing places and of course inspiring people!! By attending Quo Vadis Chicago 2012 you get the opportunity to network with Polonia’s finest, meet new people and learn from our incredible guest speakers! Our program includes stay at […]

Leave a comment Continue Reading →

Memory 1: PISK Camp, version 1.0

This year we’re going to organize the 4th edition of the PISK Summer Camp (and the 7th in total). Putting together this event, I got to reminisce a little bit about all other camps we’ve organized over the years. And so a thought struck me: why not put my memories in writing and publish them […]

1 Comment Continue Reading →

Golf Like a Sir

Recent graduate? Don’t know why you can’t find a job with your spectacular CV and charming disposition? It’s cuz you can’t golf, dummy. Everyone knows that in order to find that cushy corporate job, you need to know how to golf. PISK is now offering a transitory course for its members into the world of […]

2 Comments Continue Reading →

PISK TV: Iskra Project Launched!

Just a super quick note that PISK’s high school outreach program, the Iskra Project, has just announced the opening of registration for their upcoming Iskra University Prep Conference, happening at McMaster University in Hamilton on August 11-12, 2012. For senior high school students: Summed up quickly, the conference will give you a chance to meet […]

Leave a comment Continue Reading →

It’s here! It’s here!

The other day, I was sitting at the office, trying to stay awake during a night shift, something which was made all the easier by the fact that somewhere, hidden in a cubicle or strategically placed under a filing cabinet, was a chirping cricket. It was incredibly annoying, and I spent the better part of […]

Leave a comment Continue Reading →