INSA Paper on Intelligence Career Options

Given the opacity of the U.S. Intelligence Community, many young people who are interested in intelligence work have a hard time determining what career options exist.  Few know the full range of available career paths or understand how they can apply their skills and experience to intelligence work; fewer still realize that they can pursue rewarding intelligence careers in both the public and private sectors. To shed some light on intelligence career paths, the Intelligence and National Security Alliance (INSA) has produced a short paper entitled, “Civilian Careers in the…

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GT Lorraine Courses for Nunn School Students

If you’re studying abroad at GTL for the Fall 2018 or Spring 2019 semesters and you aren’t sure what classes you should take to fulfill your degree requirements, use this guide of sample courses and recommendations to help you make the most of your study abroad experience! Applications are now open for the Spring 2019 semester at http://lorraine.gatech.edu/apply.  

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Careers in Diplomacy – State Department Info Session – Washington, DC

Date: Tuesday, July 24, 2018 Time: 5-30pm-7-00pm Location: Elliott School 1957 E Street, NW, Washington, DC, Lindner Family Commons, Room 602 ~~~~~~~~~~~~~ America’s diplomats are selected every year from the approximately 15,000 people who take The Foreign Service Officer Test (FSOT). The FSOT is offered three times a year, and is open to American citizens between the ages of 20 and 59 from any educational or professional background. It is free. The FSOT is held in October, February, and June. You can register at careers.state.gov. But becoming a diplomat is not…

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Career Talks! Podcast: Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program

Take a listen to this podcast where Sara Morrell, a third-year International Affairs major,  and Associate Professor Margaret Kosal discuss the Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program, Research Option. Sara is currently competing a research thesis under the guidance of Professor Kosal. They talk about what the thesis entails, Professor Kosal’s role as mentor, how this will help Sara’s goal of working for a think tank, and the benefits of performing in-depth research as an undergraduate student. Career Talks! Podcast is a new feature, to capture the experiences and share the advice…

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Career Talks! Podcast: Legislative Internships

Take a listen to this podcast where, Aarij Abbas, a fourth year Economics and International Affairs major, shares with us his experience as a Legislative Intern with Georgia Link Public Affairs Group. In his interview, he goes into detail about the application process, a typical work day, and what was most enjoyable about this experience. Aarij advises students to apply because this opportunity has given him a new career option. Career Talks! Podcast is a new feature, to capture the experiences and share the advice of our students about opportunities…

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Interdisciplinary Skills Career Panel

The IAC careers class is hosting an interesting group of professionals in a panel on using interdisciplinary skills in the workforce. The panel will be held on April 16th at 5:30PM in Stephen Hall 102. Panelists include Rob Schmidt Barracano, Director of Production; Gavin Holmes, Designer and Animator; Lauren Payne, Motion Graphics Designer; and Alex Trachtenberg, Senior Project Manager – Regenerative Places and Spaces at the Southface Energy Institute. RSVP here: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSe4maAN-2JQnA0J08YMWqkSpY61PV3n88zPPk6uxHe1GVOoIg/viewform

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Career Talk – Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance | April 5

Chioma Nwachukwu, BSINTA 2002, will be on campus to speak with students about her work with GAVI, the Vaccine Alliance, a public–private global health partnership committed to increasing access to immunization in poor countries. Currently the Senior Manager, Advocacy and Public Policy at Gavi, Chioma’s career has spanned three continents. She’ll be speaking on the realities of working in the global health, development. and community engagement spheres. Come learn more about internship opportunities with GAVI in Geneva, Switzerland and in Washington, DC. Get her advice on starting your career in…

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