SAVE THE DATE – Johns Hopkins SAIS: Taste of Diversity & Inclusion

On Thursday, September 19th Johns Hopkins University Paul Nitze School of Advanced International Studies is hosting their second annual Taste of Diversity & Inclusion Open House. Please share the following invitation with the students/interns/young professionals in your network! The registration link for prospective students to sign up on Monday, August 19th.

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New Resources for Those Interested in Careers in International Affairs

The Association of Professional Schools in International Affairs recently published a one-page resource focused on outlining the various career paths in international affairs.  Check it out here!

The Ralph J. Bunche Center has also created a resource for undergraduate students from underrepresented who are interested in internationalizing their undergraduate experience. The handout “maps” out funded opportunities from Freshman to Senior year and beyond. Check it out here!

Please share these widely!

Latinos 40 under 40 list – Diversity in National Security

The Diversity in National Security Network is working to highlight the contributions of diverse practitioners in U.S. national security and foreign policy.
This work started with first a call to Bring More Diversity to the National Security Arena, followed by a series of lists featuring Black American and AAPI National Security & Foreign Policy Next Generation Leaders. This project continues by seeking to highlight the work of Latinos in national security and foreign policy.

We are seeking nominations for Latinos in these relevant areas including, but not limited to: military and defense, diplomacy, cybersecurity, regional expertise, media and communications in national security, etc. Honorees are currently working on national security and/or foreign policy issues; identify as Latino; and write or speak on relevant issues, are currently in a relevant fellowship, or otherwise working on National Security and/or Foreign Policy issues at an expert level.

Please nominate national security & foreign policy experts that identify as Latino by 11:59PM EST on August 12, 2019.Nominees should be mid career, have demonstrable expertise in national security and/or foreign policy, and are working or have worked in national security or foreign policy.

Please follow @NatSecDiver on Twitter or visit our website to join the community and learn more about diverse national security and foreign policy practitioners.

PPIA Public Service Weekend Application Now Open

The PPIA Program is thrilled to continue hosting Public Service Weekends, in partnership with NASPAA, to introduce more students to the broad range of opportunities available in the field of public service. Visit the links below to learn more about each host site’s eligibility requirements, conference highlights, and access the application. The application requires a 300-500 word essay, resume, and unofficial transcript(s).
Deadline: Thursday, September 12 at 11:59 PM EST
The New School – Milano School of Policy, Management, and Environment, New York City, NY, Sep. 27-28, 2019
University of California, Los Angeles – Luskin School of Public Affairs, Los Angeles, CA, Oct. 4-6, 2019
University of Minnesota – Twin Cities – Humphrey School of Public Affairs, Minneapolis, MN Oct. 11-13, 2019
University of California, San Diego – School of Global Policy and Strategy, San Diego, CA, Oct. 11-13, 2019
Deadline: Thursday, October 3 at 11:59 PM EST
University at Albany – SUNY Rockefeller College of Public Affairs and Policy, Albany, NY, Oct 25-27, 2019
Georgetown University – McCourt School of Public Policy & Walsh School of Foreign Service, Washington, DC, Nov. 22-24, 2019

2019 Conference on Diversity in International Affairs Another Success

Thursday, May 9 was the beginning of another successful Conference on Diversity in International Affairs, an annual event co-hosted by the Global Access Pipeline, the Council on Foreign Relations, and the International Career Advancement Program. Nearly 300 attendees convened at the Council’s DC office to discuss a variety of issues related to foreign policy, diversity and inclusion, and more.

For videos, pictures, and more about the 2019 Conference, visit