2018 German Bundestag Internship Program

This Internship Program provides the opportunity for American graduates to learn first-hand about German politics by working in the office of a member of the German Parliament (Deutscher Bundestag). The program runs from March 1st to July 31st. During this time participants are enrolled as students at the Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin. The application deadline is June 30, 2017. You can find more information about the program at www.bundestag.de/ips.

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IGNITE Fellowships – Apply by June 6 (Atlanta, various, US)

A  premier fellowship program for civically engaged young women who are on the path to become the next generation of political leaders. Every year IGNITE recruits a new cohort of diverse and passionate women in communities across the United States and provides them with resources, training and networks to launch political careers. These young women serve as ambassadors for IGNITE’s mission and vision and play a valuable role in our efforts to spread a national message that it is time for young women to step into political power. IGNITE Fellows…

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Fall 2017 PURA Applications Open

President’s Undergraduate Research Awards (PURA) fund student salaries to conduct undergraduate research with Georgia Tech faculty and offset travel expenses for undergraduates to present their research at professional conferences. Between two hundred and three hundred competitive awards are offered each year. Fall 2017 PURA Applications are now open.  The deadline to apply is Friday, May 12, 2017.  Salary Awards offer a $1,500 stipend to undergraduate students who are conducting research with a Georgia Tech faculty member or Georgia Tech Research Institute scientist. Both faculty members and students can initiate research…

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Young Policy Leaders Fellowships, European University Institute

The European University Institute, in the context of the programme leading to a School of Transnational Governance, offers 3 to 12 months fellowships for the academic year 2017-18 to policy makers, civic leaders, civil servants, journalists or young scholars with a key interest in policy issues. Candidates have to be potential leaders in their respective fields and be involved in policy issues, notably at the level of politics, civil service, media, academia or non-governmental organisations.  The Fellowships are open to candidates from all backgrounds and of any nationality. The programme…

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Call for Applications: Fulbright Canada Youth Institute on Canada in the World

Fulbright Canada fosters mutual understanding and progress by creating opportunities that bring people from diverse backgrounds together to collaborate on challenging policy issues of our day. From September 30 to October 8, 2017, Fulbright Canada will be hosting the Youth Institute on Canada in the World, a Canada 150 initiative supported by Global Affairs Canada and the Canadian Foreign Service Institute. The Institute will bring 20 Canadian and American undergraduate students to Ottawa and Quebec City for a week of debate, discussion, policy formulation, and cultural activities. Canadian diplomats, senior…

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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. Transcript.

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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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