APSIA's August 2021 Newsletter: Heading Back to School
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August 2021 Newsletter:
Heading Back to School
APSIA's Virtual Open Houses This Fall!

Interested in a specific topic of study or want to learn more about fields within International Affairs? Attend our virtual open houses throughout the months of September, October, and November!

Hear from a few schools that offer topic-focused programs in a more intimate setting. Learn what YOU can do with an APSIA degree!

Topics include Diplomacy and International Cooperation; Regional programs focused on Africa, Asia, and the Middle East; Women, Peace, and Security; and many more!

Sign up for any and all of the topics you want explore!

Register here.

APSIA Facebook Live: Professional Development While in Graduate School 

On August 11, 2021, APSIA hosted a Facebook Live event with Dr. Henry Schwalbenberg of Fordham University to discuss professional development for students in graduate school.

The 30-minute presentation covered various tips for graduate students hoping to expand and improve their skills and better prepare for life after graduation.

Dr. Schwalbenberg offered invaluable advice based on the experiences and recommendations of his former students, highlighting specific internship opportunities and speaking to the mindset of potential future employers. 


A full recording of the Facebook Live event can be found here.

Join us for one of our introductory webinars on best practices when applying for graduate school.

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
September 13, 2021
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM ET

Register Here
October 6, 2021
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM ET

Register Here

For a full list of our upcoming events,
please visit the APSIA events page
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Featured Resource: APSIA Webinar on Careers in International Trade
Interested in a career in international trade? Make sure to check out this webinar hosted by APSIA and Women in International Trade where we welcomed D. Bonni van Blarcom of Customs and Border Management Services LLC, Carolina Costa of RELX Group, Lisa Schroeter of Dow, and Danica Starks of the US Department of Commerce to explore the skills needed for a career in international trade.
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Featured Opportunities 

Visiting Fellowship, The Global Taiwan Institute 
Deadline: September 7, 2021

Informational Webinar, Diplomatic Fellowships:
The Graduate School Experience

Occurring: September 8, 2021

Paid Remote Internships, Girl Up Program
Deadline: Rolling

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What Can You Do with an APSIA Degree?
Alumna Spotlight: Clara Summers

Clara Summers graduated from American University’s School of International Service with an MA in International Peace and Conflict Resolution and a Graduate Certificate in Environment, Peace, and Conflict Resolution. Clara serves as the Climate & Energy Manager for the National Caucus of Environmental Legislators (NCEL).

Her portfolio includes the power sector writ large (e.g. renewable energy and efficiency), transportation, land use, climate resilience, and a just transition. Having spent part of her childhood and adulthood in Indonesia, Clara has witnessed firsthand the cumulative and ongoing impacts of climate change.

To read more about Clara Summers, please click here.

Member School Highlight:
American University School of
International Service

Since its founding in 1957, American University’s School of International Service (SIS) has answered President Dwight D. Eisenhower’s call to prepare students of international affairs to “wage peace."

SIS offers a range of academic options to meet its students’ needs and interests: dual degrees, graduate certificates, online programs, executive degrees, practicum programs for career preparation, and extensive study-abroad opportunities.

To learn more about American University's School of International Service,
please click

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