Carnegie Council’s International Student Essay Contest: Is it Important to Live in a Democracy?

Carnegie Council announces its tenth annual International Essay Contest, open to students of all nationalities anywhere in the world. ESSAY TOPIC: Is it important to live in a democracy? The essay should include a definition/explanation of the concept of democracy (written in your own words) and then explain why democracy is or is not important. CONTEST REQUIREMENTS: Style: Op-ed style (not academic, footnoted papers) Length: 1,000 to 1,500 words Format: Blog post on www.globalethicsnetwork.org. English language entries only. Limit: One entry per person. For sample essays, have a look at last year’s…

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Accomplishment Survey Winner – 2018

Every spring, we launch the Accomplishments Survey to learn about the internships, research, leadership and other activities with which they have been involved. Local companies are invited to donate gift cards as incentive prizes. This year, Tiff’s Treats made a gift card donation, and one student that completed the survey was randomly selected as the winner. The winner for 2018 is John Crawford, a first-year International Affairs student from Valdosta, GA. Thank you, John, for completing the survey. The Nunn School applauds your accomplishments and appreciates you sharing your successes…

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International Relations Career Challenge is Accepting Applications

This summer a special event will take place – an anniversary intake of the International Relations Career Challenge (IRCC), a five-day program for young professionals willing to build a career in the international development field. We hold these conferences in different universities worldwide, and young professionals of different nationalities and backgrounds may attend. Our attendees receive numerous benefits from the program: they learn how to apply university knowledge to real-life projects in the field, expand  professional network by meeting experienced professionals (e.g., last year we had 16 speakers, including the…

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Energy Expo @ Georgia Tech

As Atlanta rapidly becomes a hub for energy innovation and entrepreneurship, we bring together energy researchers and industry experts across the country to show off the latest technologies and challenge policy makers to have the same innovation. Join us for an interactive conversation on the technology, policy, and business topics relevant to the Southeast’s energy space, and become a part of Atlanta’s future! The Energy Expo is a conference and presentation showcase, and is open to the public. The Energy Expo is hosted by the Energy Club at Georgia Tech,…

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Call for Essays: 2018 Drucker Challenge: “How to Stay Human in a Robot Society”

The “Global Peter Drucker Challenge” is an international essay contest for young professionals and students organized by the Peter Drucker Society Europe. The Peter Drucker Society Europe is pleased to share with APSIA members and IA-IR students the theme for the 2018 Global Peter Drucker Challenge: “How to Stay Human in a Robot Society”. Entrants will, through their personal narratives, address one of the below sub-themes or a sub-theme of their own making: -How can we maintain the human face of society in the context of AI? -Can Peter Drucker’s human-centered…

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John Quincy Adams Society Foreign Policy Essay Contest

The National Interest and the John Quincy Adams Society have just announced a foreign policy essay contest for students – undergraduate, graduate, and PhD. The winning essay will appear in TNI and receive $1,000. The first twenty entrants will receive a one year subscription to TNI. Entrants must answer, in 900-1500 words, the following prompt: “In what area of the world could the United States reduce its military involvement? Explain your reasoning.” Submissions are due April 8. More details here.

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