Y20 Summit in Argentina Seeking U.S. Delegates

YPFP and Global Roundtable are proud to announce the recruitment process to select TWO delegates that will represent the United States at this year’s Y20 Summit in Córdoba, Argentina. WHAT IS THE Y20? The Y20 is a leadership summit that convenes young professionals from G20 countries for one week each year to develop policy solutions to current global challenges. Please see the official Y20 2018 website for more background on this year’s Y20 summit. WHEN AND WHERE IS THE 2018 Y20? The Y20 Summit will take place from August 13-18 in Córdoba, Argentina. Delegates…

Read More

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…

Read More

Nunn School Grants for Unpaid Summer Internships and Conference Travel

Do you have an unpaid summer internship or an academic seminar or conference you are attending? Do you need financial support to defray costs related to accepting unpaid internships or conference travel this summer? The Sam Nunn School of International Affairs is providing a fixed number of grants to support students participating in unpaid summer internships or attending academic seminars and conferences. Last year nine students received grants ranging from $350 to $1000 each. Eligibility: You must be a declared INTA, IAML or EIA undergraduate or MSIA or IAST graduate…

Read More

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,…

Read More

China Careers Summit at George Washington University

The US-China Strong Foundation, in cooperation with the Sigur Center for Asian Studies in the Elliott School of International Affairs at the George Washington University (GW), will be inviting 125 college juniors, seniors, and graduate students with China studies backgrounds to join us on the campus of the George Washington University in Washington, D.C. for the inaugural China Careers Summit from May 30 through June 1, 2018. The CCS will provide students practical guidance and information about the vast range of China-related jobs available to those with China expertise. Through a series of…

Read More

Gender and the Politics of Rights in the Middle East

During this event, speakers will discuss issues of human rights, gender, and activism in the Middle East. Schedule: 12:00 – 2:00 PM Lunch Panel: Human Rights, Humanitarianism and Political Activism Panelists Marwa Shalaby Director: Women’s Rights in the Middle East Program, Rice University “The Role of Women in Middle Eastern Parliaments and Politics” Mona Tajali Department of Women’s Studies, Agnes Scott College “From ‘Foot Soldiers’ to ‘Aspiring Leaders’: Women and Politics in Iran and Turkey” Abbas Barzegar Department of Religious Studies, Georgia State University “Rights and Religion on the Humanitarian Frontier” Moderator:…

Read More

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…

Read More

Call for Abstracts for Carnegie Council’s May 10 Student Research Conference

Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs is pleased to announce its fourth annual student research conference. It will be held in Carnegie Council’s New York City headquarters on Thursday, May 10, 2018 from 12:00 to 3:00 pm. Lunch will be served during a networking session, followed by presentations of original research by students from universities across the New York City metro area. Audience members will include students, professors, professionals, and the interested public. Presentations will be ten minutes long and must make a normative argument about international affairs and ethics. Topics…

Read More

Call for Applications: Y7 Summit

The Y7 is a leadership summit that convenes young professionals from G7 countries for one week each year to develop policy solutions to current global challenges. Learn more here. The Y7 will take place in the third week of April in Ottawa, Canada. Delegates will participate in online discussion groups (pre-Y7) and negotiating working groups (at the Y7) focused on three main issues: Gender equality Climate change and the environment Future of work At the end of the process, delegates draft and approve a communiqué outlining specific policy proposals. These recommendations…

Read More

2018 Hansen Summer Institute on Leadership and International Cooperation Fellowship – San Diego, CA

Description: The Hansen Summer Institute on Leadership and International Cooperation is an exciting international program funded by a generous grant from the Fred J. Hansen Foundation. Six Hansen Summer Institutes took place in San Diego, California between 2007 and 2015. The Institute provides a unique University-based leadership experience and program in international cooperation. For three weeks, young American men and women joined students from a variety of developing countries and regions of social strife. Between then and now, Hansen Alumni have remained in contact via a variety of social networking…

Read More