Monday, June 2, 2014

Spaces still available in Global Semester in Washington, D.C. Internship Program: Science Diplomacy

Spaces still available in Global Semester in Washington, D.C. Internship Program: Science Diplomacy (for credit toward HONORS citation)!  Apply now!  Learn how to capitalize on your talents in social sciences and humanities and arts for high-powered careers in the international arena, including as negotiators and advocates for science and technology initiatives. And if you are a STEM student, learn how to make your informed voices heard in policy decisions that affect the future of us all!  The two instructors of Science Diplomacy are policy leaders in the science negotiation arena at Department of State—with undergraduate degrees in Fine Arts and English and MA degrees in political philosophy and law and diplomacy!  For applications and details: Go to! Spaces also available in stellar Energy and Environmental fall seminar in Federal Semester (equally friendly for all majors, with credit toward HONORS citation), .  Both these prestigious programs combine a once a week evening seminar in the fall semester with a spring internship for college credit in the Washington, D.C. area.  You may take the spring internship credits through your major!  The programs include professional development workshops, trips to D.C., conversations with policy makers, and lots of one-on-one assistance with internship applications, resumes, and interviews!  Students this year interned at White House, foreign embassies, Department of State, congressional offices, House committees, federal agencies galore, non-profit organizations, etc.  For best consideration apply ASAP!  We are considering applications on a rolling basis. Global Semester in Washington, D.C. is the sister program to Federal Semester.  Home for both: 2407 Marie Mount Hall. Director for both programs: Dr. Joan Burton.   The word science tends to scare off some students—but in these cases, it absolutely shouldn’t!  These programs offer a space for scientists and humanists and social scientists to collaborate and discuss with a view toward changing our future for the better!

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