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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WEBINAR – Applying 101: Preparing a Competitive Application for Graduate Study

This one-hour webinar will review all the steps you can take NOW to begin preparing to apply to a top school of international and public affairs. It will provide insight into how admissions committees review applications and what they are looking for in applicants, and review helpful tips (Do’s and Don’ts) for presenting your best application to a top school.  We will review each part of a typical application and have plenty of time for Q&A. Specific topics include: Starting the Process Do your Research & Get Organized What are “We” Looking For?…

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