March 2018 APSIA Newsletter                                                                View this email in your browser
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Best Practices in Applying to Grad School: 
March 20, 2018

APSIA’s International Admissions and Operations Manager will answer questions about:

• Selecting a graduate program
• Preparing an application
• Paying for school
• Career opportunities

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Panel On Careers in International Affairs
This event will be held at the University of California Berkeley
on April 9, 
2018 at 2pm. Please see the Berkeley Career Center for details!

Want to welcome APSIA to your campus? Email us to set up a virtual or in-person visit!
Internship Opportunity
Foreign Affairs is currently accepting applications for internships in New York City!

CFR’s volunteer internships give selected volunteer interns the opportunity to receive training in the area of foreign policy; as well as skills training in areas such as writing, research, and program planning. The Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) is a leading nonprofit membership organization, research center, and publisher, with headquarters in New York, an office in Washington, DC, and programs nationwide. 

Learn more and apply here!
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Fellowship Spotlight

The German Chancellor Fellowship for Tomorrow's Leaders

The application for the 2018 Humbolt Foundation Fellowship will open on March 15, and you can register to receive updates about the upcoming deadlines. Find out more about the requirements and benefits of the

The Alexander von Humboldt Foundation is searching for the leaders of tomorrow – from Brazil, China, India, Russia, and the USA. The German Chancellor Fellowship offers you an opportunity to take the next career step in Germany – irrespective of your field of work. In order to apply, develop your own project idea and find the host of your choice to mentor you. Once your host has confirmed, you can apply for a fellowship. The fellowship benefits include a monthly stipend, individual mentorship, travel expenses, and an extensive study tour with multiple site visits. 
              Student Experience Spotlight:                   UCSD Boren Fellows

An initiative of the National Security Education Program, Boren Fellowships provide unique funding opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students who wish to work in the federal national security arena, studying languages in world regions critical to U.S. interests, including Africa, Asia, Central and Eastern Europe, Eurasia, Latin America and the Middle East. Read the whole story here!

This year, six students from the UC San Diego School of Global Policy and Strategy (GPS) accepted the fellowship. The program provides fellows with funding for research and language studies abroad. In exchange, Boren fellows commit to working in the federal government for at least one year after graduation.

Juan Pablo Feregrino, MIA ‘19 - A drive for diplomacy and international management in Japan. His reason for applying to graduate school and the Boren Fellowship is the same, to become a diplomat. He previously studied abroad in Brazil while an undergraduate at UC Berkeley. At GPS, his focus is on Japan and international management. 

Peter Telaroli, MIA ’18 - Immersion in Thai culture alongside real-world energy policy applications. He chose to apply for the fellowship due to his interest in gaining a deeper understanding of the Thai language as well as policy and development in Thailand and around Southeast Asia. 
Member School Highlight

The UC San Diego School of Global Policy and Strategy (GPS) addresses the crucial societal challenges of the 21st century. The School’s pioneering research builds on internationally recognized expertise of the Americas and Asia, integrates analysis of public policy and markets, and explores global issues of conflict and cooperation.

Leveraging our West Coast location and UC San Diego’s renowned programs in science and technology, GPS develops new analytic tools with real-world applications, while rigorously training the next generation of global leaders. Through collaborations across campus and counterparts around the globe, GPS shapes cutting-edge solutions for a transforming world.

Find out more here!

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