How learning about North Korea made me more Korean

Seo Yoon Yang, COL & WH ’25, Chattanooga, TN

Visiting my homeland for the first time in almost five years as an adult, living alone in Seoul, South Korea–one of the busiest cities in Asia–this summer, I reconciled my Korean …

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Boot Camp Series for Current & Incoming Master’s Students – How Hiring Works in North America

Are you a current or incoming master’s student ready to plan for the upcoming year? Are you already thinking about internships and full-time jobs and how to stand out in a competitive job market?

If so, this boot camp series …

By Dianne Hull
Dianne Hull Senior Associate Director, Graduate Students & Postdocs
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My Summer at the Organization of American States

Michael Nolan, COL ’24, Philadelphia, PA

This summer, I interned at the Organization of American States, in the Inter-American Committee Against Terrorism. The Organization of American States is the oldest currently active international organization in the Americas and was also …

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So you received an offer? Don’t rush your decision!

Scenario: You’ve been offered a job opportunity. That’s fantastic news and a testament to your hard work and dedication. Plus, you can finally stop worrying about what you’ll do this summer or after graduation, so it feels great to just …

By Anne Dickinson
Anne Dickinson Senior Associate Director, The College
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A Small Country With a Big Heart: Bangladeshi BRAC’s Rohingya Refugee Initiative

Areebah Ahmed, COL ’26, Dallas, TX

This summer, I had the incredible opportunity to travel over 8,000 miles to my mother country, Bangladesh. Over the time I was there, I traveled back and forth between Dhaka, where my mother is …

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A Historic Summer in Senegal 

Jesús Luis Zúñiga IV , SP2 Masters in Non-Profit Leadership, 2024

I expected a busy summer full of new experiences, interesting work, and good food when I was invited to intern in Dakar with UNESCO’s International Institute for Education Planning (IIEP) …

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Empowering Change: My Summer with Islamic Relief USA

Safa Elzanfali, COL ’24, Bayonne, NJ

This summer, my journey took me beyond the confines of a traditional internship. I had the privilege of joining the dynamic team at Islamic Relief USA (IRUSA) as a Public Affairs Intern. As I …

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Bonjour Paris!  

Saruul Erdem, Master of Education, 2024 

During this summer, I had the incredible opportunity to work at the International Institute for Educational Planning (IIEP), UNESCO, in the beautiful city of Paris, France. Being affiliated with UNESCO, IIEP holds a prominent …

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A Summer at the United States Mission to the United Nations

Paige Reinfelder, COL ’23, Freeport, Maine

From a young age, I have loved learning about history, international relations, and languages, and the thought of turning these passions into a career has long driven my future goals. Though my ideal career …

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Working For My Home Country of Portugal while Living in the United States

Joao Estaca, COL ’24, Lisbon, Portugal

This summer I worked as an intern at the Portuguese Embassy in Washington DC. This was my first experience working in a government job, especially tied to my home country. I had thought of …

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