Career Talks! Podcast: Student Conferences

Listen to our podcast interview with Plamen Mavrov, a now alumnus of our Master’s of Science in International Affairs program, who participated in two student conferences as a graduate student. He presented papers at the Transatlantic Policy Symposium held at Georgetown University and the European Student Conference, a conference hosted by the European Horizons, a Transatlantic Think Tank at Yale University.  In his interview, he talks about his experience in these conferences, offers advice to students interested, and concludes with how it will help with his career in the Foreign Service.…

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Stanford U.S.-Russia Forum Now Accepting Applications

The Stanford U.S.-Russia Forum (SURF) is now accepting applications for its 2018-19 program and would like to invite students from Georgia Tech to apply. SURF is a platform for Russian and American university students to address the most pressing issues our nations face today. In the fall, participants attend a week-long conference in Russia, conduct collaborative research in working groups over the academic year, and ultimately present their work at a capstone conference at Stanford University and Washington D.C. in the spring. The working group format fosters consensus-building and leverages…

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The Stanford U.S.-Russia Forum Applications Open

The Stanford U.S.-Russia Forum (SURF) is now accepting applications for its 2018-19 program and would like to invite students, your peers, and colleagues from Georgia Tech to apply. SURF is a platform for Russian and American university students to address the most pressing issues our nations face today. In the fall, participants attend a week-long conference in Russia, conduct collaborative research in working groups over the academic year, and ultimately present their work at a capstone conference at Stanford University and Washington D.C. in the spring. The working group format…

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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…

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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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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…

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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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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…

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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:…

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