Intern Spotlight – Safa Arun (Fall 2014)

Safa Arun is a fourth year INTA major, also pursuing a Law, Science & Technology minor. She is most interested in the Middle East and continues to take Arabic since her freshman year of college. Safa spent a summer in Jordan on the Arabic LBAT, after which she interned at the American Chamber of Commerce in Amman. She has also been involved with a number of organizations on campus, and has served as Vice President in both AIESEC, a multinational student leadership organization, and Rethink, an on campus Disabilities Awareness…

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2014 PWFI Winner: Victoria Wall

The Possible Woman Foundation International (PWFI) provides education, experience and opportunities for women to create a better world for herself, her family and the world around her.  The foundation offers scholarship to women leaders of tomorrow who pursue non-traditional roles and occupations, and to connect them with women trailblazers and mentors in these challenging and diverse careers. Selected institutions in Georgia are invited to nominate students every year. This year, one winner of the scholarship is junior IAML student, Victoria Wall.  She shared a bit about her career aspirations and…

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Congratulations New 2014-2015 IAC Ambassadors!

Congratulations to the following Nunn School students who were selected for the 2014-2015 Ivan Allen College Student Ambassadors! Dyvonne Body – INTA Rebecca Fant** – IAML Anna Cathryn Finch** – EIA Anna Hunter*** – EIA Jimmy Kepner*** – IAML Eda Kosma** – IAML Weatherly Langsett – IAML Andres Marcuse-Gonzalez** – EIA Lauren Rhodes** – IAML Kenny Risner** – IAML Charlie Stalzer – EIA * – Years of Service IAC Student Ambassadors act as liaisons between the College and prospective students and their families, guests, alumni, business partners, and friends of…

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Introducing Will White, SGA Rep 2013-14

Hello fellow Sam Nunn students! My name is Will White, and I will be your SGA UHR representative for the upcoming year. I am a second year International Affairs student from Columbus, Georgia. My main goal during my tenure as INTA representative will be to help you have your voices heard on issues that matter to you. Please feel free to contact me with any questions you may have regarding the SGA. I will try my best to represent you, my fellow Sam Nunn students, in any way I possibly…

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Internship Spotlight – Molly Ward (Fall 2013)

Molly Ward is a second-year MSIA student from Lawrenceville, GA. She pursued her undergraduate degree at Georgia State University, where she became heavily involved in domestic politics and eventually became President of the Young Democrats club. From that experience, she gained a lot of knowledge about the workings of political systems and state politics and got to know important figures in the community. During her senior year, she did a year-long exchange program in Paris, France at the University of Versailles to study European politics and economics. With this background,…

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Nunn School Undergrads Lead 16th GT Model United Nations (GTMUN) Conference

Over 800 high school students from across the country took their seats at the Ferst Center on Monday, October 14th to participate in opening ceremonies for the Sixteenth Annual Georgia Tech Model United Nations (GTMUN) conference. Annually, the Sam Nunn School of International Affairs sponsors a two-day Model United Nations (MUN) conference. High school students from around the nation convene to debate a host of global dilemmas at the most technologically advanced MUN conference in the nation. The conference is entirely run by Georgia Tech undergrad students from across campus, who serve as the…

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Senator Chambliss Internship: Amanda Shojaee

Every spring, the Office of Senator Saxby Chambliss (GA) provides an internship to a Nunn School Student at his office in Washington, DC.  For more information on how eligibility and application procedures, please see the FAQS on the Chambliss Internship. Amanda Shojaee will be graduating from Georgia Tech next May with a degree in International Affairs. Some of her on campus involvement includes serving as a FASET leader, and as a Public Affairs committee member of the Student Government Association (SGA). She also served for one year as an Ivan…

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Spring 2013 Nunn School Award Winners

  INTA Outstanding Graduate Student Award: Jarrod Rifkind The Sam Nunn School of International Affairs chooses an outstanding graduate student based on faculty recommendations and academic records. The recipient receives a $1,000 cash award. The Michael Williams Minority Student Award: Ayanda Francis This award honors a minority student majoring in international affairs who has demonstrated excellence in scholarship and a commitment to public service and international affairs. The award carries a monetary prize of $1,000. International Affairs Professor Jarrod Hayes will present the award. 1996 Olympic Envoy Program Legacy Award:…

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Internship Spotlight – Camilo Caballero (Summer 2013)

Camilo Caballero is a senior INTA major, originally from Colombia, South America, who transferred to Georgia Tech during spring 2012.  Immediately he enrolled in courses around his interests in Latin America and European studies, and applied for an internship with the US Department of State.  In his second semester at Tech, he interned with the US Embassy in Spain and was awarded another internship the following spring with the US Embassy in Peru. Now a US Citizen, Camilo is committed to being a public servant.  From his volunteer work with…

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Internship Spotlight – Caitlin Manley (Spring 2013)

Caitlin Manley, a fall 2012 INTA graduate, from Atlanta, held leadership positions across a variety of organizations as a student, including Alpha Xi Delta National PanHellenic Sorority, Student Government Association, Delta Epsilon Iota Academic Honors Society, Colleges Against Cancer, and AIESEC. She also studied abroad with the Oxford Program as well as with the Argentina and Brazil Program. With an interest in international trade, Caitlin was one of a few Nunn School students to complete the Co-Op program, working with Action Capital Corporation in Atlanta, on accounts receivable financing. Additionally,…

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