Brigham Young University

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Youth Summit on the Transatlantic Digital Economy

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Youth Summit on the Transatlantic Digital Economy

European Horizons, a Yale-based think tank, is looking for students from across the United States and Europe to apply for the Youth Summit on the Transatlantic Digital Economy (DEYS) at the Collège d’Europe in Bruges, Belgium, 20–22 November 2016.

We are seeking students who have interests in technology, specifically the digital economy, and in international relations, specifically in transatlantic relations.

The application deadline for students who attend university in the United States is 22 September 2016 at 23:59 EST. The application deadline for students who attend university in Europe is 13 October 2016 at 23:59 GMT. For more information, please visit our our web site.

Career and Internship Positions

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Career and Internship Positions

Innovations for Poverty Action (IPA) applies rigorous to develop, test, and scale up proven solutions to real-world problems faced by the poor in developing countries.

We are currently accepting applications for a variety of positions in the U.S. and across the globe.

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FSSO Presents

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FSSO Presents

“Policy Making and Implementation in the Department of State” featuring Quinn Mecham, an assistant professor of political science at BYU, on Tuesday, 25 March at 1:00 p.m. in 257 HRCB.

Have you wondered how policy is made and implemented at the Department of State? Or wanted to find out about the inner-workings of Foggy Bottom?

Mecham was a member of the policy planning staff of the U.S. Department of State (2009–10), focusing on the Arab Gulf, political Islam, and global religious affairs.

There will be ample time for Q&A and light refreshments.

FSSO Presents

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FSSO Presents

Get an inside perspective and learn how to make it in Washington with careers in diplomacy and development.

Ian M. Houston will discuss “Representing the U.S. Foreign Service and International NGOs: Practical Knowledge and Career Management” on  Thursday, 20 March, 3:00–4:30 p.m., in 238 HRCB.

Houston is the executive director of the American Foreign Service Association (AFSA) and represents the views of the men and women of the U.S. Foreign Service as the senior operational director at AFSA. At AFSA, Houston has been a strong advocate for several Foreign Service professional issues, growing the size of the diplomatic corps, and in managing overall operations including financial, and reporting to an elected governing board. Read More…

Kennedy Center Lecture

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Kennedy Center Lecture

Dodge Billingsley will discuss “South Korean Armed Forces Engage a Shifting Defense Paradigm” on  Wednesday, 26 February at noon in 238 HRCB.

Billingsley, a fellow at the David M. Kennedy Center for International Studies at BYU, is also the director of Combat Films and Research and a senior faculty member at the Naval Post Graduate School’s Center for Civil Military Relations.

He has been a long-time observer of many wars and contested regions and has spent considerable time with U.S. and foreign militaries worldwide, including Chechen insurgent forces, Turkish Special Forces, and Republic of Korea Marines. He embedded with the U.S. Marines for the invasion of Iraq in 2003 and embedded again with the U.S. Army’s 4-6 Infantry for the closure of Al Asad Air Base and the withdrawal of U.S. forces from Al Anbar Province, western Iraq in December 2011. Read More…