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June 2016

June 23

"Summerfest 2016" (#1) Career/Networking Event

Johns Hopkins University (SAIS)

1740 Massachusetts Avenue, NW

Washington, DC

Alumni, students and staff from five top graduate programs in international affairs invite you to attend a reception this summer in Washington D.C.  Join us to hear more about graduate programs and career opportunities, and to network with professionals in international affairs.

Representatives from the following graduate international affairs programs will be available:

  • Columbia University – School of International and Public Affairs (SIPA)
  • Georgetown University – Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service
  • Johns Hopkins University – The Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS)
  • Princeton University – The Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs
  • Tufts University – The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy

RSVP here!

           

July 2016

July 14

"Summerfest 2016" (#2) Career/Networking Event

Johns Hopkins University (SAIS)

1740 Massachusetts Avenue, NW

Washington, DC

Alumni, students and staff from five top graduate programs in international affairs invite you to attend a reception this summer in Washington D.C.  Join us to hear more about graduate programs and career opportunities, and to network with professionals in international affairs.

Representatives from the following graduate international affairs programs will be available:

Columbia University – School of International and Public Affairs (SIPA)
Georgetown University – Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service
Johns Hopkins University – The Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS)
Princeton University – The Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs
Tufts University – The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy

RSVP here!

July 15

PPIA Public Service EXPO

Marvin Center

George Washington University

800 21st St NW

Washington, DC 20052

The EXPO brings together representatives of some of the nation’s top graduate programs in public policy and international affairs and employers seeking highly qualified individuals who are committed to public service.

 July 20

"Summerfest 2016" (#3) Career/Networking Event

Columbia University (SIPA)

420 W 118th St.

New York, NY

Alumni, students and staff from five top graduate programs in international affairs invite you to attend a reception this summer in New York City.  Join us to hear more about graduate programs and career opportunities, and to network with professionals in international affairs.

Representatives from the following graduate international affairs programs will be available:

  • Columbia University – School of International and Public Affairs (SIPA)
  • Georgetown University – Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service
  • Johns Hopkins University – The Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS)
  • Princeton University – The Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs
  • Tufts University – The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy

RSVP here!

July 21

APSIA Virtual Fair via Brazen

RSVP here!

Summer Information Session with the Walsh School of Foreign Service

Georgetown University - Mortara Center Conference Room

3600 N Street NW, Washington, DC

Please join us on Thursday, July 21 for a speaker event and open house for SFS Graduate Degree Programs.   Attendees will hear about application guidelines and recommendations from a panel of Admissions Officers and have the opportunity to speak with representatives from the eight degree programs. 

  • Master of Science in Foreign Service (MSFS)
  • Master of Arts in Security Studies (SSP)
  • Master's in Global Human Development (MGHD)
  • Master of Arts in Arab Studies (MAAS)
  • Master of Arts in Asian Studies (MASIA)
  • Master of Arts in Eurasian, Russian and East European Studies (REES)
  • Master of Arts in German and European Studies(MAGES)
  • Master of Arts in Latin American Studies (MALAS)

RSVP here!

September 2016

September 13

APSIA Fair New York City

Council of Foreign Relations

September 14

APSIA Fair Washington, D.C.

George Washington University

September 15

APSIA Fair Toronto

University of Toronto

September 22

APSIA Fair Chicago

Location: TBA

September 22

Idealist Fair Boston

September 26-30: Georgia/South Carolina/North Carolina Tour

September 26

  • Kennesaw State University, Information Session, 12:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. - Leadership Room, Carmichael Student Center, 395 Cobb Ave., Kennesaw, GA
  • Atlanta Reception (6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.) at The Center for Civil and Human Rights, 100 Ivan Allen Jr. Blvd., Atlanta, GA 30313

Admissions representatives from Columbia, Georgetown, Johns Hopkins, Princeton, and Tufts will host a reception and a graduate school panel on the application process, admissions requirements, financial aid, career opportunities in the field of public policy and international affairs. Register today!

September 27

  • University of Georgia, Information Session, 12:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. - Tate Student Center, Room 137, 45 Baxter St., Athens, GA 30602
  • Clemson University, Information Session, 4:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m., Brackett Hall, Room 211, 321 Calhoun Drive, Clemson, SC 29631
  • Furman University, Information Session, 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., Johns Hall, Room 109, Greenville, SC 29613

September 28

  • Davidson College, Information Session, 12:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m., Alvarez College Union, Room 209, Faculty Drive, Davidson, NC 28036
  • Winston-Salem State University, Information Session, 4:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m., Donald Julian Reaves Center, Campus Hall 100, Winston-Salem, NC 27110
  • Wake Forest University, Information Session, 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., Benson University Center, Room 409, Winston-Salem, NC 27109

September 29

  • North Carolina Central University, Information Session, 1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m., Biomedical/Biotech Research Institute, 202 Auditorium, Durham, NC 27707
  • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Information Session, 4:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m., FedEx Global Education Center, Room 1009, 301 Pittsboro St., Chapel Hill, NC 27516
  • Duke University, Information Session, 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., Rhodes Conference Room, Sanford 223, 201 Science Drive, Durham, NC 27708

September 30

  • North Carolina State University, Information Session, 1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m., Honors Commons Bldg, Multipurpose Room (2nd Floor), 2221 Dunn Ave, Raleigh, NC 27607

September 24-28: Middle East Tour

September 24 - New York University Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Graduate School Fair, 2:00 to 4:00 p.m.

Roundtable Discussions, 4:30 to 6:00 p.m.

You can register for the above at the New York University Abu Dhabi website.

September 26 - Georgetown University in Qatar, Doha, Qatar

Information Session, 12:30 to 1:30 p.m., Faculty/Staff Lounge

Informal Discussions with Program Representatives, 1:30 to 2:30 p.m., Atrium

International Affairs Graduate Study Panel and Information Session, 5:45 to 6:45 p.m., Faculty/Staff Lounge

September 27 - The American University in Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Information Session, 3:00 to 5:00 p.m., Room  C227

September 28 - American University of Sharjah, Sharjah, United Arab Emirates

Presentation, 3:00 to 4:00 p.m., Lecture Hall B, Main Building

September 27

Idealist Fair Washington, D.C.

 

October 2016

October 4

Idealist Fair Minneapolis

Graduate School Reception - Mexico City

Piso 51, Av. Reforma 505, Cuauhtémoc, Mexico City 06500, Mexico

Alumni, students and staff from five top graduate programs in international affairs invite you to attend a special reception from 6:30 to 9:00 p.m.  Join us to hear about graduate programs, career opportunities and to network with professionals in international affairs.

Representatives from the following graduate international affairs programs will be available:

Columbia University – School of International and Public Affairs (SIPA)
Georgetown University – Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service
Johns Hopkins University – The Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS)
Princeton University – The Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs
Tufts University – The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy

RSVP here!

October 5

Idealist Fair Chicago

October 12

Group of Five Schools Virtual Information Session

Alumni, students and staff from five top graduate programs in international affairs invite you to attend an online virtual information session from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. (EDT).  Join us to hear about respective curriculums, career and networking opportunities, as well as, admissions requirements. There will be question and answer periods throughout the presentation.

Representatives from the following graduate international affairs programs will be participating:

Columbia University – School of International and Public Affairs (SIPA)
Georgetown University – Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service
Johns Hopkins University – The Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS)
Princeton University – The Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs
Tufts University – The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy

RSVP here!

October 17

Idealist Fair Los Angeles

October 17-20: Ohio Tour

October 17

  • Xavier University, Information Session, 12:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m., Schiff Family Conference Center, Room 4-5, Cintas Center, 1624 Musketeer Drive, Cincinnati, OH
  • University of Dayton, Information Session, 3:35 p.m. to 5:00 p.m., Kennedy Union, Room 222, 300 College Park, Dayton, OH

October 18

  • Ohio State University, Information Session, 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m., 22 Townshend Hall, Conference Room, 1855 Neil Avenue Mall, Columbus, OH
  • Denison University, Information Session, 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., Barney Davis Board Room, 100 W College Street, Granville, OH
  • Kenyon College, Information Session, 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., Pierce Hall, Room 210, 201 College Park Street, Gambier, OH

October 19

  • College of Wooster, Information Session, 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m., APEX, Gault Library, 1140 Beall Avenue, Wooster, OH
  • Case Western Reserve University, Information Session, 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., Clark Hall 206, 11130 Bellflower Road, Cleveland, OH

October 20

  • Hiram College, Information Session, 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., Alumni Heritage Room, Teachout-Price Hall, 6832 Hinsdale Street, Hiram, OH
  • Baldwin Wallace University, Information Session, 2:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m., Malicky Center Building, Room 10, 33 E. Bagley Road, Berea, OH

October 19

Idealist Fair San Francisco

October 24-28: Southeast Asia Tour

Singapore

October 24

  • National University Singapore, Morning Information Session, Exact time and location TBA
  • Singapore Management University, Information Session, 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
  • Graduate School Reception, 6:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Join us to learn more about a graduate degree in international affairs. Location: KUVO, 321 Orchard Road, #02-01, Orchard Shopping Centre, Singapore. RSVP here!

Jakarta, Indonesia

October 25

October 26

  • University of Indonesia, 11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Information Session, Meeting Room A, PAU Building 2nd Floor, Campus UI Depok. Free Registration : nesti.rahayu31@ui.ac.id
  • Universitas Pelita Harapan, Afternoon Information Session, Exact time and location TBA

Bangkok, Thailand

October 27

November 2016

November 1

Georgetown University LGBT Graduate School Panel

Please join Georgetown University LGBT alumni, current students, admissions representatives, and student organizations to learn more about graduate programs and LGBT student life at Georgetown.

This event, exclusively for LGBT prospective students and allies, will give attendees the opportunity to hear from a panel of current students and alumni, participate in round tables with their program of choice, and network with representatives from the following Georgetown schools:

  • McCourt School of Public Policy
  • McDonough School of Business
  • School of Continuing Studies
  • School of Medicine
  • Walsh School of Foreign Service

For full agenda and directions to the event, please RSVP here!

November 7-11: Southern California Tour

November 7

  • University of San Diego, Information Session, 12:30 p.m. to 2:00 p.m., UC Forum A-B
  • UC San Diego, Information Session, 6:00 to 7:30 p.m., Social Sciences Building - SSB 104

November 8

  • Pomona College, Information Session, 12:00 noon to 1:30 p.m., Doms Lounge
  • Claremont McKenna College, Information Session, 4:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m., Freeburg Forum (LC62) - Kravis Center

November 9

  • Mount St. Mary's University, Information Session, 12:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m., Hannon Theater
  • Pepperdine University, Information Session, 4:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m., SAC 137
  • Occidental College, Networking Reception and Information Session, 7:30 p.m. to 10:00 p.m., Johnson Hall's Global Forum

November 10

  • UC Los Angeles Information Session, 9:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m., UCLA Career Center, 3rd Floor Conference Room, Strathmore Building, 501 Westwood Plaza, Los Angeles 90095
  • University of Southern California, 1:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m., Wallis Annenberg Hall, Room 203
  • Loyola Marymount University, 5:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., Political Science Village

November 7

Georgetown University SFS Information Session - Berlin, Germany

Are you interested in a career in foreign affairs or completing graduate studies in Washington, D.C.? From 5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. (CET) Admissions Representatives from the School of Foreign Service (SFS) will be discussing curriculum, application tips, funding possibilities, professional development, and student life at DAAD Berlin. RSVP here!

November 8

APSIA Fair Berlin

Hertie School

Quartier 110

Friedrichstraße 180

Berlin, Germany 10117

November 9

APSIA Fair Paris

Sciences Po

27 Rue Saint-Guillaume

Paris, France 75007

November 10

Georgetown University SFS Information Session - Paris, France

Are you interested in a career in foreign affairs or completing graduate studies in Washington, D.C.? From 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. (CET) Admissions Representatives from the School of Foreign Service (SFS) will be discussing curriculum, application tips, funding possibilities, professional development, and student life at the Goethe-Institut. RSVP here!

The session will be followed by an alumni reception where you can meet graduates of our programs and find out from them what it is like to attend Georgetown.

November 16

APSIA Virtual Fair II via Brazen

November 22

Group of Five Schools Virtual Information Session

Alumni, students and staff from five top graduate programs in international affairs invite you to attend an online virtual information session from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. (EDT).  Join us to hear about respective curriculums, career and networking opportunities, as well as, admissions requirements. There will be question and answer periods throughout the presentation.

Representatives from the following graduate international affairs programs will be participating:

Columbia University – School of International and Public Affairs (SIPA)
Georgetown University – Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service
Johns Hopkins University – The Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS)
Princeton University – The Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs
Tufts University – The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy

RSVP here!

December 2016

December 7

Group of Five Schools Virtual Information Session

Alumni, students and staff from five top graduate programs in international affairs invite you to attend an online virtual information session from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. (EDT).  Join us to hear about respective curriculums, career and networking opportunities, as well as, admissions requirements. There will be question and answer periods throughout the presentation.

Representatives from the following graduate international affairs programs will be participating:

Columbia University – School of International and Public Affairs (SIPA)
Georgetown University – Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service
Johns Hopkins University – The Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS)
Princeton University – The Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs
Tufts University – The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy

RSVP here!