2019 Accomplishments Survey — We Have A Winner!

Congratulations to Taylor Reitano (Junior, IAML) for being selected as the winner of the gift card for completing the 2019 Accomplishments Survey! This year, the prize was a $50 Gift Card from American Express. Thank you Taylor, for completing the survey. Your participation is essential to collecting data to develop better programming for our students. Sincerely, The Sam Nunn School of International Affiars Academic Services

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Careers in Global Business | Online Chat with Andrew Harris

Please join us for the Careers in Global Business Online Chat with the 2019 Ivan Allen College Distinguished Alumni Award Recipient, Andrew Harris (MSIA, 2010) Andrew Harris is Amazon’s head of public policy for Southeast Asia, Australia, and New Zealand responsible for advocacy in support of Amazon, on a wide range of matters from trade to consumer protection. Formerly, Harris served as Amazon’s senior manager of public policy including trade policy and Internet governance.  Before joining Amazon, Harris served first as a surface warfare officer in the U.S. Navy, then…

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Career Talks! Podcast: White House Internship Program

This Career Talks podcast features Zachariah Swint, a recent alumnus of the International Affairs and Modern Language program. Zach interned with the White House Office of Intergovernmental Affairs as part of the first class of interns under the Trump Administration. He discusses the application process, the tasks and responsibilities of his role and offers advice to students that are interested in the White House student programs. Career Talks! Podcast is a new feature, to capture the experiences and share the advice of our students about opportunities they have taken advantage…

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Career Talks! Podcast: Civic Engagement

This Career Talks podcast features Will Thomas, a fourth-year International Affairs and Modern Language major, with a concentration in German. Will interned with Let America Vote and the Stacey Abrams for Governor campaign last fall. He talks about his greatest accomplishments at each organization and how making himself indispensable led to promotions. He also draws parallels between his work and the Ivan Allen College Ambassadors Program. Career Talks! Podcast is a new feature, to capture the experiences and share the advice of our students about opportunities they have taken advantage…

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Career Talks! Podcast: Career Fairs

Our Career Talks podcast features Allison Stanford, an alumna of our Master’s of Science in International Affairs and Bachelor’s of Science in International Affairs and Modern Languages with a concentration in German. Allison attended the Fall 2017 All Majors Career Fair looking for job opportunities outside of the federal government due to the shortage in job postings. She ended up making a connection with recruiters from the National Air and Space Intelligence Center (NASIC). Attending the career fair led Allison to a job interview, job offer and position as an…

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Career Talks! Podcast: Student Conferences

Listen to our podcast interview with Plamen Mavrov, a now alumnus of our Master’s of Science in International Affairs program, who participated in two student conferences as a graduate student. He presented papers at the Transatlantic Policy Symposium held at Georgetown University and the European Student Conference, a conference hosted by the European Horizons, a Transatlantic Think Tank at Yale University.  In his interview, he talks about his experience in these conferences, offers advice to students interested, and concludes with how it will help with his career in the Foreign Service.…

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Career Talks! Podcast: International Rescue Committee Fundraising Internship

Take a listen to this podcast where Madison Kelley, a fourth-year International Affairs student, talks to us about her experience with the International Rescue Committee (IRC). Madison is completing her second internship with IRC as a Fundraising Intern. In her interview, she talks about the work of the organization, what she does as an intern, and how this internship is getting her closer to her goal of one day working for an international nonprofit. Career Talks! Podcast is a new feature, to capture the experiences and share the advice of our…

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Career Talks! Podcast: Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program

Take a listen to this podcast where Sara Morrell, a third-year International Affairs major,  and Associate Professor Margaret Kosal discuss the Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program, Research Option. Sara is currently competing a research thesis under the guidance of Professor Kosal. They talk about what the thesis entails, Professor Kosal’s role as mentor, how this will help Sara’s goal of working for a think tank, and the benefits of performing in-depth research as an undergraduate student. Career Talks! Podcast is a new feature, to capture the experiences and share the advice…

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Outstanding Undergraduate Award 2018, Emma Browning

The Sam Nunn School of International Affairs has awarded IAML Senior Emma Browning the 2018 Outstanding Undergraduate Award to recognize her impressive academic performance and excellent service to the community. Emma has taken full advantage of Georgia Tech’s academic opportunities throughout her undergraduate career, and has displayed impressive leadership skills and a genuine desire to serve. Emma’s leadership and commitment to academic excellence has a profound impact on those around her; a professor of hers describes her as “precisely the type of student leader for which the award was designed… Emma has…

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Career Talks! Podcast: Legislative Internships

Take a listen to this podcast where, Aarij Abbas, a fourth year Economics and International Affairs major, shares with us his experience as a Legislative Intern with Georgia Link Public Affairs Group. In his interview, he goes into detail about the application process, a typical work day, and what was most enjoyable about this experience. Aarij advises students to apply because this opportunity has given him a new career option. Career Talks! Podcast is a new feature, to capture the experiences and share the advice of our students about opportunities…

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