Now That’s INTAresting: Zara Albright

In this episode, we speak with Zara Albright who received a BS and MS in International Affairs from the Nunn School as part of the 5 Year BS/MS Program. Zara is currently pursuing a PhD from the Department of Political Science at Boston University. Listen to Zara’s experiences with studying abroad, interning, and pursuing a PhD! Take a listen! Read the transcript   Highlights with Zara: Tailor your BS/MS degree to what you are interested in! Studying abroad gives you a great, on-the-ground perspective in international affairs! Take advantage of…

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Now That’s INTAresting: Lucia Lombardo

In this episode, we speak with Lucia Lombardo–a graduate of the Nunn School with a Bachelor of Science in International Affairs, a Certificate in European Affairs, and a Minor in Environmental Science (EAS). Listen to hear about Lucia’s experiences with the European Union study abroad program, internships, grad school, and more! Take a listen! Read the transcript   Highlights with Lucia: Minors can change your academic and career path and open up new possibilities! If you have the opportunity, go on a study abroad program! Don’t let the technical aspect…

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Now That’s INTAresting: Kathryn Allred

In this episode, we speak with Kathryn Allred—a Nunn School alum—who graduated with a Bachelor of Science in International Affairs (INTA) and a Minor in Women, Science, and Technology (WST). Listen to learn more about Kathryn’s experiences with non-profit organizations, the Peace Corps, and a focus on education! Take a listen! Read the transcript   Highlights with Kathryn: Look beyond just big-name organizations; smaller organizations can still be making a huge impact! Find organizations that align with your values and interests! Learning what you want to do is just as…

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Now That’s INTAresting: Aarij Abbas

In this episode, we speak with Aarij Abbas–a Nunn School graduate with a Bachelor of Science in Economics and International Affairs (EIA) and a Minor in Biology. Listen to hear about Aarij’s experiences with internships, the Peace Corps, communications positions, applying for a Minor in Biology and a BS in EIA, and more! Take a listen! Read the transcript   Highlights with Aarij: Look for internships, careers, and other opportunities in areas that interest you! Be open to all opportunities! Don’t limit yourself! It is okay to not know exactly…

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Now That’s INTAresting: Madi Wickett

We are shifting to talk with Nunn School students and alumni who have received minors in STEM-related fields to learn how a combination of International Affairs and STEM fields can shape a career path! In this episode, we speak with Madi Wickett, a graduating Spring 2021 senior with a BS in International Affairs and Modern Languages (IAML) and a Minor in Computing and Intelligence. Listen to learn more about how Madi’s internships, positions as a Student Assistant, and Computer Science-related coursework has helped to shape a career path at the…

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Now That’s INTAresting: Kayleigh Nortje

In this episode, we speak with Kayleigh Nortje, a Fall 2020 Georgia Tech graduate with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (BA) and a Minor in Global Development! Kayleigh discusses how the Global Development Minor and building connections can shape future academic and career paths through various volunteer opportunities, study abroad, and internships! Take a listen! Read the transcript   Highlights with Kayleigh: Find what you are passionate about and follow that in volunteer activities or internships! Use LinkedIn and Career Buzz to find internships or jobs! Connections with…

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Now That’s INTAresting: Erin Kowalsky

On this episode of Now That’s INTAresting, we talk with Erin Kowalsky, a graduating senior, earning a Bachelor of Science in Environmental Engineering and a Minor in International Affairs from the Nunn School. Erin talks about how receiving an INTA minor can assist in internship opportunities and shape future career paths through discussions of study abroad, internships, and research. Take a listen! Read the transcript   Highlights with Erin: Understanding politics and culture is important when working internationally! There are a variety of courses offered with the International Affairs Minor.…

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Now That’s INTAresting: Ahmet Korkaya

In this episode, we speak with Ahmet Korkaya, a Biomedical Engineering and International Affairs Minor student who will be graduating this Fall. Ahmet talks about experiences within the Nunn School that have shaped current and future academic as well as career goals, discussing research, study abroad, and specific INTA courses that have been impactful! Take a listen! Read the transcript   Highlights with Ahmet: Speak with and learn from your peers! Get involved in organizations that are interesting early in your time at Georgia Tech! Broaden and find breadth for…

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Now That’s INTAresting: Sona Chandra

On this episode of Now That’s INTAresting, we speak with Sona Chandra, a graduate of The Wallace H. Coulter Department of Biomedical Engineering at Georgia Tech with a B.S. in Biomedical Engineering and a Minor in International Affairs from the Nunn School. Sona talks about how receiving an INTA minor has shaped future career paths, especially within the field of healthcare and entrepreneurship, citing achievements such as co-founding Oshi Health and being named on Forbes 30 Under 30 List! Take a listen! Read the transcript   Highlights with Sona: Study…

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Now That’s INTAresting: Anais Acree and Fais Syed

In this episode of Now That’s INTAresting, we switch up topics to talk about the Summer Sessions with two students–Anais Acree and Faiz Syed–to discuss their experiences studying at Georgia Tech over the Summer 2020 semester. With many classes being offered in an online format this fall, we hope that hearing these students’ experiences from the summer–during which classes were held exclusively online–will provide some insight and helpful hints/tools for the coming semester. We also speak with them about the iGniTe and the Transfer Student Programs that they participated in…

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