Registration Info for Fall 2020 | Phase II

Dear Student, If you have a registration question, please thoroughly read all of the info below. If your question is not answered below, I will respond after August 10. Please note that I will only be addressing registration issues until August 21 and will be available again for long-term academic planning and career/internship advice, as well as incoming major changes, after August 21. –APPOINTMENTS– I am out of the office not and responding to emails/phone calls between August 4-10. If you’d like to make an appointment, my availability is listed…

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Charles B. Rangel International Affairs Graduate Fellowship | Apply by October 14

The Rangel Graduate Fellowship is a premier U.S. Department of State program created to attract diverse talent to its Foreign Service. The program encourages the application of members of minority groups historically underrepresented in the Foreign Service, women, and those with financial need. The fellowship seeks individuals committed to promoting positive change in the world as U.S. diplomats for the Foreign Service. Selected fellows will receive support for graduate school, internships, and professional development. The fellowship provides a pathway to a uniquely rewarding career as a Foreign Service Officer representing…

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PPIA Alumni Panel | July 30

Join the Public Policy and International Affairs program for an engaging opportunity to learn about the Columbia | SIPA experience from PPIA JSI alumni who have completed its 21-month MIA/MPA program! During this event, a panel discussion will take place followed by a Q&A with the audience to answer any questions about applying, student life, career opportunities and more. Nunn School Alumna, Ayanda Francis (EIA, 2014) is one of the featured presenters. She has shared a bit about her experience with the PPIA Junior Summer Institutes before on the blog.…

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Fall 2020 Internship, The COEFFICIENT Group (Remote; Washington, DC)

ABOUT THE POSITION COEFFICIENT is a strategic consulting practice that combines legal, government relations, and corporate advisory services specialized in managing energy and environmental risks and investments. The firm merged decades of bipartisan policy, investment, and legal expertise in energy, climate, environment, and financial markets to address growing corporate demands to balance policy uncertainty and technological innovation with sustainability goals. The Intern will report directly to the COEFFICIENT Partners, and will support the larger team with operations, business development, and project deliverables. The main focus of the Intern’s responsibilities will…

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Student Internship, National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (Washington, DC)

NGA views student employees as our future workforce; therefore, work assigned to students is professional in nature and is conducted in a learning environment that provides each student real-world experience and an opportunity to be evaluated for potential long-term employment. Student Internship assignments are open to associate, undergraduate, graduate, and post-graduate students and are based on entry-level professional job descriptions, which will involve a great deal of independent and team oriented work under the guidance of a supervisor and mentors. Students who perform successfully and meet program requirements are invited…

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East Asia Research Intern, Quincy Institute (Remote; Washington, DC)

ABOUT THE POSITION The Quincy Institute (QI) Internship Program provides an opportunity for undergraduate, graduate students, and recent graduates from diverse backgrounds to engage in career exploration and development. The mission of QI’s Internship Program is to provide students and recent graduates a meaningful and practical work experience related to the student’s field of study or career interest. Interns will have the opportunity to attend internal meetings, attend external as well as QI events online or in-person (pandemic permitting). This is a paid part-time position (15-19 hours/week) from early September…

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National Security Alumni Network Internship, Foundation for Defense of Democracies (Remote; Washington, DC)

ABOUT THE POSITION The Foundation for Defense of Democracies (FDD) is a nonpartisan policy institute dedicated exclusively to promoting pluralism, defending democratic values, and fighting the ideologies that threaten democracy.  The organization was founded shortly after 9/11 by a group of visionary philanthropists and policymakers to engage in the worldwide war of ideas and to support the defense of democratic societies under assault by terrorism and militant Islamism.  FDD combines policy research, investigative journalism, strategic communications, and democracy and counterterrorism education. Based in downtown Washington, D.C., the Foundation for Defense of…

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Policy Internship, Consortium for Ocean Leadership (Remote; Washington, DC)

Given the ongoing situation around COVID-19, some of these responsibilities will shift to ensure the safety and security of the intern (e.g., not attending hearings in person). For the near future, COL staff are working remotely so the intern may work from any location. There may ultimately be travel to D.C. if appropriate. The policy internship is designed to further professional development for current or recently graduated students through work with COL’s Public Affairs team. The intern learns about the federal legislative process and becomes more familiar with current science…

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Fall Internship, Office of Congressman Ken Buck (Washington, DC)

The Washington D.C. office of Congressman Ken Buck (CO-04) is currently accepting internship applications for the Fall of 2020. Typical duties will include answering phones, researching legislation for the Member and legislative staff, attending virtual hearings and briefings, and answering constituent letters on a variety of issues. The ideal candidate for this paid internship will be team-oriented and have strong written and verbal communication skills. Students and recent graduates interested in learning more about our country’s legislative process are encouraged to apply. The Congressman sits on the Judiciary Committee and…

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INTA Chair statement to students | 7.23.2020

Thursday, July 23, 2020   Dear Nunn School Students,   I hope that this note finds you safe, healthy, and eager to focus on your academic pursuits during this coming Fall.  At this point, there still remains considerable uncertainty and anxiety surrounding the semester.  Rest assured, however, that the faculty and staff at the Nunn School have been working hard over the past months to ensure that you will have a safe, flexible, accessible, and substantive learning experience.   As you will find, the instructional mode for Fall 2020 courses…

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