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Berlin Security Beat

Want to listen to the scientists? Here’s your chance! The “Berlin Security Beat” features top political scientists unpacking international security ... Read More

Frederick Douglass Global Fellowship

The Frederick Douglass Global Fellowship honors the legacy of the abolitionist and statesman with a fully funded summer study abroad ... Read More

US Treasury Department Fellowship

The US Treasury Headquarters Fellowship Program - is designed to provide for the recruitment and selection of exceptional employees for ... Read More

US Foreign Service Internship Program

The U.S. Foreign Service Internship Program includes two paid summer internships: one in a policy office at the US Department ... Read More

American Diplomat Podcast

On The American Diplomat – The Stories Behind The News podcast, Ambassador (retired) Pete Romero and Ms. Laura Bennett (a ... Read More

5 Tips for a Quality Letter of Recommendation

Letters of Recommendation provide valuable insights into a candidate. APSIA's Executive Director offers five tips for securing a quality letter ... Read More

Shawn Brimley Next Generation National Security Leaders Fellowship

The Center for a New American Security selects a bipartisan group of 20-25 emerging national security leaders between the ages ... Read More

Boren Awards

Boren Scholars and Fellows study a wide range of critical languages, including Arabic, Chinese, Portuguese, and Swahili. Boren Awards are available ... Read More

Scoville Peace Fellowship

The Herbert Scoville Jr. Peace Fellowship provides full-time six to nine-month paid fellowships for recent college and graduate school alumni ... Read More

Oak Ridge Institute STEM Internships and Fellowships

The Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education connects the most talented and diverse college students, recent graduates, postdocs, and ... Read More

Eurasia Foundation’s Young Professionals Network

The Eurasia Foundation (EF) identifies young professionals who share EF’s commitment to international engagement across the Eurasian region and connects ... Read More

Brooke Owens Fellowship Program

The Brooke Owens Fellowship Program works to identify, recruit, and place more than 150 extraordinary undergraduate women and gender minorities ... Read More

Cox-State Department Diplomacy Seminar

The Cox-State Department Diplomacy Seminar is a competitive, fully funded professional exploration program for undergraduate students from groups historically underrepresented ... Read More

MapGive Volunteer Opportunities

MapGive is a U.S. Department of State initiative that encourages and increases volunteer participation in the global mapping community and ... Read More

Atlantic Council Millennium Fellowship

The Millennium Fellowship is the Atlantic Council’s leadership accelerator aimed at equipping young leaders to tackle the defining global challenges ... Read More

Japan Exchange and Teaching Program

The Japan Exchange and Teaching (JET) Programme, is aimed at promoting grass-roots international exchange between Japan and other nations. It ... Read More

10 Reasons to Work for the Federal Government

A handout from the Partnership for Public Service with ten reasons to work for the Federal Government ... Read More

Tips on Building a Federal Resume

Federal resumes differ from traditional resumes in a number of ways. This handout explains some of the biggest differences between ... Read More

Project GO Grants

Project Global Officer (Project GO) is a Department of Defense initiative aimed at improving the language skills, regional expertise, and ... Read More

Global Health Corps Fellowships

Paid fellowship roles for young professionals under 30 years old in many professions with health organizations in Malawi, Rwanda, Uganda, ... Read More

Japan Foundation Grants

Case Studies Japan supports travel to Japan for faculty members and graduate students so they may conduct field research in ... Read More

Practice Foreign Service Officer Test

The practice Foreign Service Officer Test (FSOT) is to provide you with a realistic preview of the computer-based FSOT and ... Read More

Heritage Foundation Young Leaders Program

The Young Leaders Program is a 12-15 week internship program that provides a full educational program while at The Heritage ... Read More

White House Fellows Program

White House Fellowships offer exceptional young men and women first-hand experience working at the highest levels of the federal government ... Read More

McCain Institute Next Generation Leaders Program

The McCain Institute is committed to identifying, training, supporting, networking and fostering the growth of the next generation of global ... Read More

Generation Study Abroad

Generation Study Abroad is an initiative of the Institute of International Education to mobilize resources and commitments with the goal ... Read More

AEI Summer Honors Program

The Summer Honors Program is a fully funded competitive educational and professional development opportunity for undergraduates from schools across the ... Read More

Rangel International Affairs Summer Enrichment Program

The Charles B. Rangel International Affairs Summer Enrichment Program is a six-week summer program designed to provide undergraduate students with ... Read More

StarTalk

STARTALK’s mission is to increase the number of U.S. citizens learning, speaking, and teaching critical need foreign languages. STARTALK offers ... Read More

13 dimensions sought by the State Department

What qualities do we seek in a Foreign Service Officer candidate? The successful candidate will demonstrate t13 dimensions that reflect ... Read More

10 Reasons to Study Abroad

Study abroad is one of the best ways students can acquire global skills and open up personal and professional opportunities ... Read More

Tips to Prepare for a Security Clearance in Advance

Five tips to help students prepare for a US government security clearance in advance ... Read More

Overview of Careers in International Affairs

Printable look at the range of careers in international affairs ... Read More

What in the World Podcast

What in the World? makes issues of U.S. foreign policy understandable and relevant. Explained by experts of color and women, ... Read More

Sanford School Ways and Means Podcast

Ways & Means is a podcast that features bright ideas for how to improve society produced by the Sanford School ... Read More

Council on Foreign Relations Podcasts

Podcasts featuring experts from the Council on Foreign Relations ... Read More

Center for Strategic and International Studies Podcasts

The Center for Strategic and International Studies regularly produces original expert-guided podcasts on a range of critical issues ... Read More

Brookings Institution Podcasts

The Brookings Podcast Network is a platform for high-quality, informative, and relevant discussions with policy experts about their ideas and ... Read More

United States Diplomacy Center

The National Museum of American Diplomacy tells the story of the history, practice, and challenges of American diplomacy. With simulations, ... Read More

Council on Foreign Relations Model Diplomacy

A free simulation program to step into the roles of decision-makers on the US National Security Council or UN Security ... Read More

Find a local Diplomat in Residence

Diplomats in Residence (DIRs) are career Foreign Service Officers and Specialists located throughout the U.S. who provide guidance and advice ... Read More

Request State Department Speakers

Request a speaker from the State Department on current issues in international affairs, careers, and other relevant topics through their ... Read More

Public Service Loan Forgiveness

Loan forgiveness may be available for those employed by a US federal, state, local, or tribal government or not-for-profit who ... Read More