Girl Security x International Security Essay Contest

Girl Security strives to increase female representation in foreign affairs positions. They have collaborated with the quarterly journal International Security to host an essay contest for female international affairs students. They invite essays on all topics related to international relations, global and regional security, and military and diplomatic history! There is no specific “essay prompt” – Girl Security wants you to write about what interests you most. In general, essays may fall into four broad categories (although essays might address more than one category): Policy. Analyses of contemporary security policy…

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GT Campus Sustainability: Sustainability Next Award

At Georgia Tech, we know the impact our students, faculty, and staff make to our campus, Institute and community are game-changing. In recognition of those impacts and the importance of sustainability as a core value and principle in the new Institute Strategic Plan, the Office of Campus Sustainability and partners seek to recognize the contributions of the campus community demonstrating sustainability in action. The deadline to nominate or apply is April 9, 2021, at 11:59 pm EST.   Nomination and Application Process The Sustainability Student Champion Award recognizes a student…

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2021 Ideas to Serve Competition

The Ideas to Serve Competition is now open! Ideas 2 Serve focuses on the in-depth understanding of a social/environmental issue a student is passionate about, supporting an in-depth discovery of that particular problem. Students can apply to compete in two separate tracks: Solutions Discovery or Problem Discovery. Information Session | Thursday, March 18, 2o21 at 11 am To access the BlueJeans call, click here. The application deadline is April 6, and the (virtual) finals are on April 19. For more information on I2S, click here.

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Spring 2021 Undergraduate Research Symposium

Undergraduate students are invited to apply to the 2021 Research Symposium for the opportunity to share their research with classmates and faculty.  This is the institute’s largest colloquium and prizes  will be given for the following: Top poster and oral presenters from each college Outstanding Undergraduate Researcher (OUR) from each college Top presenters who have participated or are currently in the Explore Living Learning Community program. To apply to the event, click here. The event will take place on April 22, 2021, and the deadline to apply is March 26,…

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NATO and CEPA Present: The Future of Hybrid Warfare Contest

The Center for European Policy Analysis (CEPA) and the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), two non-partisan organizations dedicated to ensuring secure Atlanticism for future generations, have come together to create an opportunity for current students to input their opinion on the future of hybrid warfare. Submissions are due March 31, 2021. Contest Description: NATO and CEPA believe that over the next seventy years, hybrid threats facing the transatlantic Alliance are likely to grow in complexity, intensity, and scope. Information operations, cyber-attacks, subversion, low-level conflict, and other hybrid challenges that can…

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Naval Horizons Challenge | Submit by January 15

A new opportunity is on the horizon for STEM college students!  The Naval Horizons challenge is designed to introduce STEM college students to cutting-edge science and technology topics that impact the U.S. Navy and Marine Corps. Students are invited to watch the video series, select one topic and share their ideas on the current state of the art and a futurist vision of the Navy and/or Marine Corps in the year 2040.  They will also have the option to submit a  statement of interest that will be used to connect…

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Call for Student Papers: Journal of Public and International Affairs | Submit by January 1

Submissions for the 2021 edition of the Journal of Public and International Affairs are now open!  The Journal of Public and International Affairs, now entering its 32nd year, is an academic journal where graduate students from APSIA schools publish policy papers and articles on U.S. domestic policy, international relations, development studies, and economic policy.  This year, JPIA is giving special consideration to submissions that analyze issues through a Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) framework. Authors may choose to center social inequalities, race and representation, sexual orientation and gender identity, or another DEI-related…

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Virtual International Crisis War Game | November 14

In partnership with the U.S. Naval War College (NWC) and the Hoover Institution at Stanford University, the Georgetown University Wargaming Society (GUWS) will be hosting their International Crisis War Game, which provides insights into the relationship between new technologies, domestic politics, conventional military capabilities, and nuclear threats. You do not need to have any prior wargaming experience or subject matter expertise to take participate: the game is aimed at generalists (like many political leaders), but those with deeper knowledge will also find this wargame interesting. Due to COVID restrictions, this…

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Eurasia Foundation Young Professionals Network, 2020-2021

Eurasia Foundation (EF) invites emerging Eurasia specialists to apply for the 2020-2021 Young Professionals Network (YPN) fellowship. The Network was created to honor EF’s late chair, Sarah Carey, who was an indispensable advisor to young people interested in the Eurasia region. The YPN program identifies young professionals who share EF’s commitment to international engagement across the region and connects them with more established professionals from a variety of fields. Over the course of nine months, YPN provides opportunities for young people in Washington, DC to discuss developments in the Eurasia…

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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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