Introducing the OIE Freshman Cohort Initiative

“The Office of International Education is reaching out to all freshmen! Through a recent survey of GT undergraduate students, we found that 84% of first-year students say they are very likely to study abroad while at Georgia Tech. We want to help make that a reality, and the key is early planning. To help freshmen get a jump start on exploring GT’s international programs, we are launching a special Freshman Cohort Initiative. First-year students are encouraged to make an online account at https://gatech.via-trm.com/traveler/users/sign_up to review international program options, sign up for study abroad…

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Georgia Tech Graduate Programs Fair

  Join us on October 27 for the Georgia Tech Graduate Programs Fair! Browse Georgia Tech graduate programs and attend 25-minute breakout sessions to learn about the graduate school application process, writing a personal statement, and the graduate student experience.  The event will be held from 11am – 1pm on Thursday, October 27, in the Student Center Ballroom. Registration required.  Register at http://www.grad.gatech.edu/grad-fair!

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Graduate Student Open House – School of Public Policy

Georgia Tech’s School of Public Policy will be hosting a Graduate Open House on Thursday, October 27th at the D.M. Smith Building on campus. There will be discussion on the program and career paths, discussions with students, faculty, and alumni, and free food! Please RSVP here: https://goo.gl/forms/on68mp4piDlfCt4U2 if you plan on attending, or stop by from 10 am to 4 pm.   For more information, contact Jade Charnigo at Jade.Charnigo@pubpolicy.gatech.edu

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Best Practices for Applying to Graduate School

Are you considering a graduate degree in International Affairs? Join us to view the Association of Professional Schools in International Affairs’ (APSIA) webinar on best practices for applying to graduate school. Get tips and tricks on how to strengthen your application! Where? Clough Commons, Room 131 When? Thursday, October 27, 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. RSVP: http://bit.do/GraduateSchool  

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USAID Career Talk – October 25

USAID has recently initiated a Diplomats-in-Residence program.  Diplomats in Residence (DIRs) are career USAID Officers and Specialists located throughout the U.S. who provide guidance and advice on careers, internships and fellowships to students and professionals in the communities they serve. Newly appointed USAID Diplomat-in-Residence John Mark Winfield, along with Kimberly Castillio, the DIR coordinator, will join us to discuss entry-level opportunities, including the Payne Fellowships, and what it’s like to work at USAID. Join us on Tuesday, October 25 at 12noon, in Habersham 136 to learn more. RSVP at: http://bit.do/USAIDCareers.…

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New Feature – Career Talks Podcasts!

We are introducing a new feature, to capture to experiences and share the advice of our students about the opportunities they have taken advantage of while a student here in the Nunn School. Lizzie Clark, a Junior INTA major, just returned from a year abroad studying Russian with a CLS scholarship and Arabic with a Boren Scholarship. Take a listen to what she has to say about these experiences!      

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