As part of the Association of Professional Schools of International Affairs (APSIA)’s 2022 Diversity Forum, students and young professionals are invited to join us for small group conversations around careers, graduate school, and navigating the workplace, speed-dating style.
Tuesday, August 9, 2022
2:00 – 3:30pm ET
Online via Zoom
Register at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/374470751097
Rotating every 15 minutes, attendees will have the chance to talk about the following topics:
- Getting International Experience – Jobs, Internships, Fellowships Abroad, Locally, and Online with Leland Lazarus, Special Assistant and Speechwriter to the Commander of U.S. Southern Command
- Channeling Interests into a Career with May Thach, Organizing Manager, National Asian Pacific American Women’s Forum
- Paying for School with Rima Kawas, Senior Advisor, Middle East & North Africa & Private Sector Engagement, International Republican Institute
- Should I Go to Grad School? with Jesús Hidalgo, PhD, Graduate Programs Advisor, University of Washington Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies
- Navigating Biased Workplaces and Structures Authentically with Tara Duprey, Acting Director of Employer Relations at George Washington University
Curious about how you can impact the FBI while still in college? Come learn about the FBI’s Honors Intern Program, open to university-level students. The session will go over the basics of the internship and the application process, and we will also have a Q&A session with the presenters.
Tuesday, August 16 at 2 pm PST. Register here.
1. Be on time, as we will start promptly. Note that the meeting time is in Pacific Standard Time.
2. Review the FBIJobs.gov to familiarize yourself with the career opportunities and the site
3. Have 1-2 questions prepared for the presenters.
“Experience” Hands-On Diplomacy as a U.S. Foreign Service Intern.
Spend two summers in an experiential-learning program designed to expose undergraduate students to U.S. diplomacy and the work of the Department of State. Established in 2014, this merit and needs-based opportunity is available to undergraduate sophomore and junior students with a 3.2 GPA or higher, who are available to participate in two consecutive summer internships as rising juniors and seniors.
The program includes two paid summer internships:
- Three weeks of academic and professional training in Washington, D.C. followed by seven weeks working in a policy office at the U.S. Department of State
- A ten-week assignment in a U.S. Embassy or Consulate abroad
Typically, you can apply on USAJOBS the third week in August. You can download more information or sign up for email notifications under Join Our Talent Network to be notified when the application period is open.
This is a unique opportunity to experience diplomacy first-hand and decide if a diplomatic career is right for you.
Serving in the Peace Corps is a great way to immerse yourself in a new culture, utilize your language skills, and have the experience of a lifetime. This information session is specifically targeted toward language students and will touch on the amazing work Peace Corps Volunteers accomplish abroad. It will also focus on opportunities Volunteers can take advantage of once they return from service.
Thursday, August 4 at 4:30 pm
Click HERE to register in Handshake.
Join the Association of Professional Schools of International Affairs (APSIA) for an introductory webinar on best practices when applying for graduate school.
August 4 at 10 am ET
In this monthly series, APSIA’s International Admissions and Operations Manager will answer questions about:
- Selecting a graduate program
- Preparing an application
- Paying for school
- Career opportunities
Click HERE to register!
“Each year, LSAC Law School Forums serve as invaluable opportunities for candidates to learn about law school and connect with law school representatives. By attending an LSAC Law School Forum — whether in-person or online — you’ll be able to connect directly with law school representatives from across the country, learn about financial aid and the law school admission process, and get answers to any questions you may have.
If you’re thinking about law school, we encourage you to attend one — or multiple! — of these engaging live events. Candidates interested in JD and LLM programs, as well as those who are considering law-related master’s degrees and certificate programs, are encouraged to attend.
- Meet with admission professionals from 100+ law schools
- Attend live workshops where you can get your questions answered
- Learn about the LSAT® directly from LSAC’s test developers”
Click HERE for the schedule of events with dates and locations and other information.
“The Herbert Scoville Jr. Peace Fellowship Program invites recent college and graduate school alumni to apply for full-time, six-to-nine month fellowships in Washington, DC. Outstanding individuals will be selected to work with nonprofit, public-interest organizations addressing peace and security issues. Applications are especially encouraged from candidates with a strong interest in these issues who have prior experience with public-interest activism or advocacy.”
Click here for deadlines, eligibility and the application.
The National Security Agency, the CIA and the US State Department are all presenting virtual information sessions. See details and sign up below if interested in exploring different jobs and internships that they offer.
National Security Agency
Tuesday, July 26 at 4:30 pm
Central Intelligence Agency
Wednesday, July 27 at 4:30 pm
US State Department
Thursday, July 28 at 4:30 pm
This opportunity is kindly referred by an alum. They are looking to hire ASAP.
Job title Research and Media Analyst
The Mayor’s Office of Research and Media Analysis is responsible for monitoring media coverage related to the mayor, his policies and actions, and performing research in support of the mayor’s communications priorities.
About the Role:
- Monitoring news sites and social media in real-time and disseminating breaking stories
- Transcribing the Mayor’s remarks for public release
- Compiling early morning or evening press clippings
- Creating reports on broadcast news coverage
- Searching for relevant stories in television broadcasts, radio, traditional media outlets, and community Papers
- Additional research projects in support of short- and long-term communications needs
Apply HERE if interested.
The Google US Policy Fellowship program offers students interested in Internet and technology policy the opportunity to work at public interest organizations at the forefront of debates on tech policy issues.
Candidates must demonstrate a commitment to Internet and technology policy, an excellent academic record, professional/extracurricular/volunteer activities, first-rate analytical, communications, research, and writing skills, an ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and efficiently, and to work smartly and resourcefully in a fast-paced environment.
Open to all majors. Fellows receive a stipend of USD 12,000 for the 2022 fall fellowship.
Deadline: August 12, 2022 https://www.google.com/policyfellowship/