Fallfest 2020


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Date & Time
Tue, 27 Oct 20–Thu, 17 Dec 20
Online

The top graduate schools for international affairs are participating in three Virtual Fallfest Forums. Prospective students can meet admissions representatives, alumni, and current students who will talk about career opportunities as well as admissions requirements for graduate school. This event will begin with a panel discussion by alumni from each of the programs. The represented graduate international affairs programs will include: • Columbia University - School of International and Public Affairs (SIPA) • Georgetown University - Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service • Johns Hopkins University - School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) • Tufts University - The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy. To register for the Tuesday, 27 October 2020 session, click here. To register for the Tuesday, 17 November 2020 session, click here. To register for the Thursday, 17 December 2020 session, click here.  


Study Abroad & International Internship Info Session


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Date & Time
Tuesday, 1, Dec 1:00 PM
Zoom online

Do you have questions about a specific study abroad or international internship program? Are you confused about the application process or want to know what funding options are available to you? Join one of our bi-weekly info sessions to speak live with someone on Zoom.

To join on Tuesdays from 1:00-2:00 p.m., click here. To join on Thursdays from 11:00 a.m. to noon, click here.

Our team is excited to chat with you!


Utah State Legislature Internship


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Date & Time
Tuesday, 1, Dec 5:00 PM
Online

This program is open to any qualifying student who has an interest in learning more about the legislative and policy making process. To be considered, students must have a minimum 2.7 GPA and be juniors or seniors in good Honor Code and academic standing. Legislature interns must be available to work full-time (Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.) and some evenings from 4 January through 5 March, 2021. All students will receive from five to fourteen political science credits. Up to three internship credits from other disciplines can be included in the total with the permission of that department. Every participating student also receives a $2,775 stipend for their work during the 45-day session. The application deadline has been extended, and is open until filled. If interested, contact Scott Dunaway. For additional information about the program, visit their web site.


The Spirit of Party vs. the Constitution


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Date & Time
Wednesday, 2, Dec 12:00 PM
Zoom online

Our constitution and our political parties simply do not fit together well. The constitution demands a kind of political coalition that our parties no longer want to provide. What is to be done? Jeremy Pope is Professor of Political Science at BYU. He is the co-director of the Center for the Study of Elections and Democracy. Register to attend the event on Zoom here.


Study Abroad & International Internship Info Session


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Date & Time
Thursday, 3, Dec 11:00 AM
Zoom online

Do you have questions about a specific study abroad or international internship program? Are you confused about the application process or want to know what funding options are available to you? Join one of our bi-weekly info sessions to speak live with someone on Zoom.

To join on Tuesdays from 1:00-2:00 p.m., click here. To join on Thursdays from 11:00 a.m. to noon, click here.

Our team is excited to chat with you!


AMA with Jeff and Lynnett Rands


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Date & Time
Thursday, 3, Dec 1:00 PM
Zoom online

Jeffrey Rands currently serves as a Stabilization Officer working on diplomatic efforts related to political instability, security sector stabilization, and countering violent extremism in the Middle East. Since 2010, Rands has done consular work in Qatar, worked on trade agreements in South Korea, helped the Egyptian government secure IMF loans and American corporations invest in Egypt, and was a counter-narcotics officer within the International Law Enforcement Section in Afghanistan. Prior to joining the Foreign Service, he was a business strategy consultant and received a BA in International Relations from BYU and an MBA in Finance from the University of Chicago. Lynnett Rands served as a diplomat at U.S. Embassy Kabul covering the Women and Civil Society portfolio within Strategic Engagement in the Public Affairs Section. She chaired the cross-sectional Embassy Gender-Working Group that coordinated efforts to address gender issues in Afghanistan, working closely with UN Women and USAID with their programs, and managing multi-million dollar U.S. grants for programs benefiting women, youth, and other civil society organizations. Rands received a BA in Political Science from BYU where she participated in Washington Seminar and Model UN and then received a JD from the J. Reuben Clark Law School where she now works as the Dean of Communications
Register to attend the event on Zoom.  


Public Affairs Career Lecture Series


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Date & Time
Thursday, 3, Dec 5:00 PM
Zoom online

Emily O'Loughlin, Principal at Mckinsey & Company management consulting firm, will address students at the Public Affairs Career Lecture Series this week. Speakers are chosen to represent all five professional tracks of the political science major. Each lecture will be followed by a brief Q&A session. Zoom Meeting ID: 958 0126 0852 Zoom Passcode: Fall298  


Race and Christianity


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Date & Time
Fri, 04 Dec 20–Fri, 11 Dec 20
Online

Each Friday will include a series of virtual lectures and afternoon workshops on The Christian Imagination: Theology and the Origins of Race and After Whiteness: An Education in Belonging by award-winning author, professor, and minister Willie James Jennings. Willie James Jennings is Associate Professor of Systematic Theology and Africana Studies at Yale Divinity School. Pre-registration for these events is required. To learn more about these events or to pre-register, click here.


Study Abroad & International Internship Info Session


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Date & Time
Tuesday, 8, Dec 1:00 PM
Zoom online

Do you have questions about a specific study abroad or international internship program? Are you confused about the application process or want to know what funding options are available to you? Join one of our bi-weekly info sessions to speak live with someone on Zoom.

To join on Tuesdays from 1:00-2:00 p.m., click here. To join on Thursdays from 11:00 a.m. to noon, click here.

Our team is excited to chat with you!


Scholarship Info Session


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Date & Time
Thursday, 10, Dec 11:00 AM
Zoom online

Come learn about the application process for several of the scholarships listed here. The same information is shared each Thursday, so if you miss coming one week, join us the following Thursday. Be sure to share this information with everyone you know who may be interested! To join the info session, click here.
Meeting ID: 885 7639 7316
Passcode: 8yJgAV Questions about the event? Contact kennedycenter@byu.edu.



Study Abroad & International Internship Info Session


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Date & Time
Thursday, 10, Dec 11:00 AM
Zoom online

Do you have questions about a specific study abroad or international internship program? Are you confused about the application process or want to know what funding options are available to you? Join one of our bi-weekly info sessions to speak live with someone on Zoom.

To join on Tuesdays from 1:00-2:00 p.m., click here. To join on Thursdays from 11:00 a.m. to noon, click here.

Our team is excited to chat with you!


Study Abroad & International Internship Info Session


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Date & Time
Tuesday, 15, Dec 1:00 PM
Zoom online

Do you have questions about a specific study abroad or international internship program? Are you confused about the application process or want to know what funding options are available to you? Join one of our bi-weekly info sessions to speak live with someone on Zoom.

To join on Tuesdays from 1:00-2:00 p.m., click here. To join on Thursdays from 11:00 a.m. to noon, click here.

Our team is excited to chat with you!