Career Talks! Podcast: Internships in Nonprofits

Take a listen to this podcast where  Grace Huber, a Disaster Services Intern, talks about her opportunity working with with Points of Light. Learn about what non-profits are looking for and how a Georgia Tech degree can help you succeed in your internship. Career Talks! Podcast is a new feature, to capture the experiences and share the advice of our students about opportunities they have taken advantage of while a student here in the Nunn School. These podcasts will be developed periodically, and highlighted on our Advising Blog and in the…

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Career Talks Podcast: Opportunities in the State and Federal Government

Take a listen to this podcast where Evan Long, a rising fourth-year International Affairs major, shares his insight as Congressional Intern in the Office of Representative Rob Woodall and Legislative Director of Searles Consulting. He offers advice for students interested in interning in DC as well as his insight on federal and state legislation. Career Talks! Podcast is a new feature, to capture the experiences and share the advice of our students about opportunities they have taken advantage of while a student here in the Nunn School. These podcasts will…

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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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Coming Soon! Annual Accomplishments Survey

We have gift cards from these generous sponsors! You can win them in a drawing if you complete the Accomplishments Survey! Watch for the announcement next week! The Accomplishments Survey is done annually, each spring.  It’s our way of capturing all that you have accomplished over the past academic year.  We want to know what you have been doing, so we can brag about you to your friends, professors, potential employers and prospective students! We realize that April is an extremely hectic time, but the survey shouldn’t take more than…

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Outstanding Undergraduate Award 2017, Trey Smith

The Sam Nunn School of International Affairs has awarded INTA Junior Murry “Trey” Smith the 2017 Outstanding Undergraduate Award to recognize his impressive academic performance and excellent service to the community.  An offensive lineman on the Georgia Tech football team, Trey has taken full advantage of Georgia Tech’s academic opportunities throughout his undergraduate career, and has gone above and beyond in his efforts to bring together students, athletes and faculty.   In addition to maintaining an excellent academic record while on the football team, Trey has been a leader in the…

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Intern Spotlight – Elvina Ganbarova (Winter 2016)

Elvina Ganbarova is a second year graduate student, pursuing a master’s degree. Born and raised in Kazakhstan, and Azeri by ethnicity, she lived in Azerbaijan for a couple of years before coming to the United States. Currently, she is the president of INTAGO (International Affairs Graduate Organization); it is a position that allows her to be actively involved in making sure that other graduate students in the program have a successful and fun academic career. Her own areas of interest include development/humanitarian causes and international security. She recently held an…

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Career Talks! Podcast: Internships to Careers with the Georgia Department of Economic Development

Career Talk: Internships at the Georgia Department of Economic Development by Nunn School Academic Services | Take a listen to this podcast discussion on what it’s like to intern at the Georgia Department of Economic Development. Nunn School student and current intern, Risha Parikh, talks about her experience. INTA Alum ’14 and current International Trade Manager, Priya Verma, explains the work of the Department and details what they’re looking for in prospective applicants. Transcript.

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Intern Spotlight – Gráinne Hutton (Fall 2016)

Gráinne Hutton is a recent International Affairs and Modern Language graduate with a language concentration in French and a certificate in European Affairs. She was born in England and moved to the United States when she was young, so she has always had an affinity towards European culture and lifestyle. Last year, Gráinne had the opportunity to work at theFrench Consulate in Atlanta. She was exposed to the many different facets of international diplomacy, such as helping organize events designed to foster French-American cooperation, writing and translating articles in English…

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New Feature – Career Talks Podcasts!

We are introducing a new feature, to capture to experiences and share the advice of our students about the opportunities they have taken advantage of while a student here in the Nunn School. Lizzie Clark, a Junior INTA major, just returned from a year abroad studying Russian with a CLS scholarship and Arabic with a Boren Scholarship. Take a listen to what she has to say about these experiences! Transcript.    

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Intern Spotlight – Caitlin Huber (Spring 2016)

Caitlin Huber is a senior International Affairs & Modern Language (Spanish) major, pursuing a certificate in Modeling, Scenarios and Military Games. She is a writer for the Borgen Project magazine and blog, an organization which advocates for US foreign policy to be focused on poverty alleviation around the world. During her freshman year, Caitlin got involved in the Foundation for International Medical Relief of Children (FIMRC) by going on a medical service trip to Peru. She now serves on the GT chapter executive board. She has also studied abroad in…

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