They believe the world can be a better place – and they are prepared to do the hard work needed to actively bring about that brighter future.
APSIA students are ready to solve the world’s problems. They are flexible enough to navigate the world as it is now and in the future.
Working behind the scenes, GPS’s Professional Development Committee is dedicated to dreaming up how to make students stand out in the workforce
Read more about these and other policy-relevant internships at fordschool.umich.edu/careers-internships/field-reports
As part of an ongoing series, we give students the creative liberty to opine on their favorite memories from the School and “why GPS” is a solid fit to pursue their graduate education
Eighteen students at the Bush School of Government and Public Service at Texas A&M University will aid that effort by designing and preparing proposals for the International Rescue Committee (IRC).
I recently participated in negotiations to solve a major global issue. And while I can’t say I was completely successful, significant headway was made.
Cameron Hickert, an International Studies undergraduate at the University of Denver’s Josef Korbel School of International Studies, was named a Schwarzman Scholar earlier this year.
Ayesha Hamza, a second-year International Studies MA candidate, was recently awarded the nationally competitive Critical Language Scholarship.
Matthew Matsuyama, 2018 MIA candidate, spared time from his studies in Tokyo to opine on his Boren Fellowship, including how its readying him for a civil service career
Larissa Basso, a Ph.D. candidate at University of Brasilia, is visiting GPS on a Fulbright Fellowship to explore the politics of energy decarbonization under Professor David Victor
Through the eyes of Luke Sanford, learn what being a Ph.D. candidate in GPS’s joint program with the UC San Diego Department of Political Science entails today
Andrew Watrous spent the summer of 2016 in Washington, DC, as a Harold W. Rosenthal Fellow in International Relations. He was one of 30 students nationwide selected for the program.
For Sanford MPP student Bahari Harris, having an impact on others’ lives is crucial.
Hear from some of PSIA’s alumni about their unique student experiences at the school.
Three students selected as GPS’s 2016-17 Dean’s Fellows share the experiences that qualify them for this special distinction
Three students affirm GPS’s emphasis on quantitative methods positioned them for success in internships related to STEM, plus granted them confidence to pursue careers in the sector
Earlier this summer, the Bush School chapter of the Alexander Hamilton Society (AHS) received the award for “Most Improved Chapter” in the nation for the 2015-2016 school year.
With financial support from the dean’s office, the Department of International Affairs, the Department of Public Service and Administration, and the Mosbacher and Scowcroft Institutes, Bush School stu
Meet Jill Huang, a second year Johns Hopkins SAIS student from China. Jill is president of the Student Government Association and she is concentrating in China Studies.
Meet Marguerite “Mame” Tall, a Master of International Economics and Finance (MIEF) student from Senegal.
Early in the internship I helped organize a workshop for over 60 Labor Department officials to analyze and discuss the national challenges facing foreign-born workers in the labor market. Their anecdo
Lauren Corke (GHD’16) describes her journey to the Global Human Development Program, through Peace Corps service in Africa to working on Professor Steven Radelet’s new book about the global poor.
Bernadette Hobson, MALAS’16, came to Washington, D.C., from California to pursue her passion for sustainable development in Mexico.
Alex Rued is a member of the 2016 Class of the Master of Arts in Asian Studies. She reflects on her time spent with “some of the world’s most brilliant and enthusiastic academics and practitioners.”
Hijab Shah is a member of the Security Studies Class of 2016. She reflected on her time in the program and the inspiration that she gained from SFS faculty mentors.
Ryan Millerick is a member of the Class of 2016 in the Master of Arts in German and European Studies. He reflects upon his experiences exploring transatlantic studies in the School of Foreign Service.
I left my house in the dark this morning. The electricity went out at 7:30, which I later learned was because I made the very American mistake of having the air conditioner and hot water heater on at
LBJ School students released a report on food related issues in the Austin community in collaboration with the city’s Office of Sustainability.
LBJ School students participated in a Policy Research Project that unearthed a broad range of attitudes regarding U.S. intelligence and resulted in various recommendations to improve intelligence.
In 2015, Dr. Catherine Weaver and 18 Master of Global Policy Studies students examined issues around the open data movement.
Meet Sid Ravishankar, a rising 2nd year student concentrating in Strategic Studies with a minor in South Asia Studies.