Schwarzman Scholars


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Date & Time
Thu, 01 Apr 21–Thu, 30 Sep 21
Online

Apply for a one-year, fully-funded master’s program at Tsinghua University in Beijing, designed to build a global community of future leaders who will serve to deepen understanding between China and the rest of the world. The Schwarzman Scholars experience is anchored in a rigorous and immersive Master of Global Affairs degree program.
  • Application period: Apr 2021 - Sep 2021
  • Selections: Nov 2021
  • Classes begin: Aug 2022
  Click here to learn more about the application process.

GRE/GMAT Info Session


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Date & Time
Tuesday, 11, May 3:00 PM
Online

Students are invited to a free GRE/GMAT live broadcast. The instructor, Phil Hatch, received a perfect score on the GRE, a perfect score on the LSAT, and 790 out of 800 on the GMAT. In this class, he'll explain what to expect on test day, how to prepare for the tests, and explain math, verbal, and strategy skills. Register for the GRE session from 3:00-5:00 p.m. here. Register for the GMAT session from 6:00-9:00 p.m. here. Registrants will receive a recorded version as well.

GRE/GMAT Info Session


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Date & Time
Wednesday, 12, May 3:00 PM
Provo

Students are invited to a free GRE/GMAT class held in-person at the Provo City Library room 302. The instructor, Phil Hatch, received a perfect score on the GRE, a perfect score on the LSAT, and 790 out of 800 on the GMAT. In this class, he'll explain what to expect on test day, how to prepare for the tests, and explain math, verbal, and strategy skills. Register for the GRE session from 3:00-5:00 p.m. here. Register for the GMAT session from 6:00-9:00 p.m. here. They will be limiting the number of students at the live session. Social distancing will be observed and they encourage students to wear masks.

Foreign Service Officer Generalists


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Date & Time
Thursday, 13, May 11:00 AM
Zoom online

Scott Smith, the Diplomat in Residence for the Rocky Mountain Region, will be the speaker at the BYU Career Services State Department Series. Smith was born and raised in Indiana. He obtained his BA in Spanish, French, and Political Science from Franklin College. After graduating, Scott participated in an exchange program in Japan. At the conclusion of that program, he returned to the United States and earned his Master’s degree at Georgetown University. One of Smith’s professors there was a retired Foreign Service Officer, which is when he first became interested in a career with the State Department. Scott entered the Foreign Service in 2002 as a Public Diplomacy officer. He has served in Bogota, Tokyo, Guatemala City, Washington D.C., La Paz, Sao Paulo, Havana, and Caracas. To register for this event, click here.

SLCFR Meeting


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Date & Time
Wednesday, 19, May 7:00 PM
Zoom online

Annie Pforzheimer will be the featured speaker at the next meeting of the Salt Lake Committee on Foreign Relations (SLCFR). Pforzheimer is a non-resident Senior Associate with the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS), an Adjunct Professor at the City University of New York, and a commentator on foreign policy who has appeared on PBS NewsHour. A retired senior career diplomat, she was the acting Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Afghanistan until March 2019, and from 2017-18, the Deputy Chief of Mission in Kabul. She is a graduate of Harvard University and holds an MA from the National War College.
To receive the registration email for this meeting, you must be a member of SLCFR. To join the committee, please visit www.slcfr.org

Freshman Discovery Diversity Program


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Date & Time
Monday, 24, May 5:00 PM
Online

Join Citi and develop skills for global leadership with training and experiential learning opportunities in an inclusive culture of fairness.
Freshman Discovery is an introductory experience focused on helping freshmen of diverse backgrounds understand the financial services industry, gain technical skills and kickoff the career planning process. The program is designed for Black, Hispanic and/or women of all majors. If selected, students will participate in a virtual week-long program in June. The program includes peer networking, case studies, business overviews, technical skills training and access to professionals and recruiters across the firm
In order to be considered, interested candidates must submit a resume and cover letter.
To learn more or to apply, click here.
 

Race: Myths and Realities


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Date & Time
Wednesday, 26, May 12:00 PM
Zoom online

Tune in every Wednesday at noon during winter semester 2021 for lectures centered around the topic of "Race: Myths and Realities." You can view the lectures on campus at overflow.byu.edu or off campus via Zoom. Registration links will be provided prior to each individual lecture event. Questions? Email kennedycenter@byu.edu.  

HACU-Oracle Scholarships


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Date & Time
Friday, 28, May 5:00 PM
Online

The Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU) is partnering with the Oracle Corporation to offer two scholarships of $2,150 each. Students at HACU-member institutions can apply for the scholarship to be awarded for the 2021-22 academic year. College students must be full-time undergraduate students, enrolled at a two- or four-year HACU member institution within the U.S. or Puerto Rico. The scholarship is open to all majors with a cumulative GPA of 3.0. To learn more or to apply, click here. Deadline: Friday, 28 May, 2021.

Foreign Policy Leadership Development Program


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Date & Time
Tue, 01 Jun 21–Tue, 29 Jun 21
Online

Students interested in a career in U.S. foreign policy may wish to attend the John Quincy Adams Society’s digital Foreign Policy Leadership Development Program this June. Participants will hear from nationally-known experts on international relations like John J. Mearsheimer and Stephen M. Walt, get the opportunity to connect with professionals in several foreign policy career fields, meet peers with similar interests, and develop campus leadership skills. This program is free to all participants and will occur every Tuesday and Thursday night in June from 5:00-6:00 p.m. Those who complete the program will receive a certificate they can list on their resumes. The only requirement is that participants plan to be enrolled either at BYU or in further education this coming fall. The Society will have other programs for those who are entering the workforce. To learn more or to register for this program, click here.

Ellings-Korduba Fellowship Program


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Date & Time
Monday, 13, Dec 5:00 PM
Online

The Ellings-Korduba Fellowship Program offers twelve-month fellowships to advanced undergraduates whose degrees focus on issues of strategic importance to the United States in Asia. The National Bureau of Asian Research will award the fellowships, plus a stipend for a summer program, to fellows each year from universities across the U.S. Qualified applicants will: be a U.S. citizen, be an advanced undergraduate student with a focus on Asia and policy, desire to advance public policy toward Asia through improved expertise and understanding, and/or contribute to policy-relevant scholarly research. To learn more or to apply, click here.