International Parliamentary Scholarship of the German Parliament

The German Bundestag collaborates with the Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Freie Universität Berlin and Technische Universität Berlin to run its International Parliamentary Scholarships (IPS) scheme.  This gives well qualified young people with a strong interest in politics from the USA, France, Israel and Central, Eastern and South Eastern Europe and Arab region the opportunity to gain first-hand experience of Germany’s system of parliamentary government. The scheme involves fifteen-week placements with Members of the German Bundestag. The participants are introduced to the wide variety of tasks carried out in a Member’s office. For example,…

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Career Talks! Podcast: Presidential Management Fellowship Program

On this edition of Career Talks!, graduate student and 2017 Presidential Management Fellowship (PMF) Finalist, Steven Hawkins, shares his insights on the PMF program. He explains the process he went through to be selected, and offers tips on how to be competitive for this program. Learn more about the PMF program at www.pmf.gov.

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Nunn School Summer Grants 2017

Do you have an unpaid summer internship or a domestic academic seminar or conference you are attending?   Do you need financial support to defray costs related to accepting unpaid internships or 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 seven students received grants ranging from $500 to $1500 each. Eligibility: You must be a declared INTA, IAML or EIA undergraduate or MSIA or IAST graduate…

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Eversheds Sutherland Scholar Program

Eversheds Sutherland is an international law firm helping the Fortune 100, industry leaders, sector innovators and business entrepreneurs solve their biggest challenges and reach their business goals.   Eversheds Sutherland is now accepting applications to their summer program for college students who plan to attend law school.  In particular, the program is for graduating and rising seniors, with a focus on students from diverse backgrounds. Established in 2005, Eversheds Sutherland Scholars is an intensive three-week, 40-hour summer program for recent college graduates headed to law school or rising college seniors…

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Summer 2017 New Zealand Labour Party Campaign Fellowship

The Labour Party Campaign Fellowship is a unique opportunity to witness how democracy functions firsthand. The fellowship is based in Auckland, which is New Zealand’s largest and most diverse city. All fellows will report to the organising staff. Daily tasks include: leading phonebanks, coordinating volunteer schedules, leading trainings, organising doorknocking groups, attending local Auckland political events, and assisting the organisers with daily office functions. This is a great opportunity to assist the organisers in leading a team of local activists and to learn about the on-the-ground political climate in New…

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APRIL 1 DEADLINE: United Nations Intensive Summer Program

The United Nations Intensive Summer Study Program, designed for graduate students, advanced undergraduates, and mid-career professionals, immerses participants in the political dynamics of the United Nations. This week-long program familiarizes students with the inner workings of the UN by bringing them together with distinguished practitioners working in the field of multilateral diplomacy. Participants attend official sessions at UN Headquarters, such as meetings of the Security Council, as well as briefings at the United Nations Association of the USA and the United Nations Foundation. The Program will be held from June…

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BARBRI LAW PREVIEW $10,000 LAW SCHOOL SCHOLARSHIP

“BARBRI Law Preview and the American Bar Association recognize that getting a legal education can be an expensive journey. For this reason, we have partnered to offer one hard-working law student a $10,000 scholarship to help pay for the first year of law school. Your chance at the scholarship starts by completing this simple online application. This year, two lucky first year law students will have the opportunity to make their mark on the world. In addition to the $10,000 scholarship award, we are pleased to offer a second scholarship…

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Public Policy Fellowship – Google North America

2017 Google North America Public Policy Fellowship now accepting applications The intersection of innovation and technology has never been more exciting. Over the last few of summers, we’ve shared this excitement with students from all over the U.S. who have participated in Google’s Public Policy Fellowship. The students are given the opportunity to work  at a diverse group of organizations and think tanks at the forefront of addressing some of today’s most challenging policy questions. Whether working on data security standards at a leading consumer group or innovation economy issues…

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European Parliament Offers Fellowship Training Programme to Human Rights Defenders from Non-EU Countries

“The European Parliament has launched a call for application to its Sakharov Fellowship training programme, offering up to 14 human rights defenders selected from non-EU countries the opportunity to follow a two week intensive training in Brussels and the European Inter-University Centre for Human Rights and Democratisation (EIUC) in Venice.  It has been organised annually since 2016 to further an initiative taken by the Sakharov Prize Network at the 25th Anniversary Conference of the Sakharov Prize. Under the Sakharov Fellowship training programme, to run on  5-17 June 2017, human rights defenders will: enhance their…

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