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New York Events

Monday, October 03, 2016 at 07:00 PM · 12 rsvps
Neuehouse in New York, NY

Workshop: Mastering the Art of the Job Interview

Interviewing for any kind of job can be nerve-wrecking, especially in international relations where positions can be very specialized. What are some strategies to ensure you put your best foot forward when interviewing?

Please join YPFP for a workshop led by Melis Tusiray on interview skills in international relations. This workshop will equip you with skills, strategies and tips to ensure you can interview effectively for a job you love.

Dues-paying YPFP members can sign in below to RSVP. Deadline for registering is October 2 at noon. Space is limited. Open to all YPFP members regardless of gender. 

Melis Tusiray is the President and Founder of Hey Ladies, an organization that provides affordable and practical career support to women who work. In addition to her role at Hey Ladies, Melis is the Director of Programs at American Friends of Bucerius, a German-American nonprofit focused on issues in global governance and international law. She has served previously as a Sudan Desk Officer with the US State Department's Special Envoy to Sudan, as Managing Editor at the Georgetown Journal of International Affairs, and as a consultant to the German development institution, Gesellschaft fuer Internationale Zusammenarbeit. She holds degrees from UCLA and Georgetown University.


Wednesday, October 05, 2016 at 06:00 PM · 2 rsvps
Woolworth Building in New York, NY

Going Abroad in 2017 - Opportunities to Work, Study, and Volunteer with the U.S. Government

Join the Young Professionals in Foreign Policy and NYU's Student Association for Global Affairs SAGA for Information Session featuring NY Metro Diplomat in Residence Usha Pitts about opportunities with U.S. Government sponsored programs that will prepare you for an international career, including:

  • Internships with the State Department
  • Funding for study abroad
  • Employment for bilingual Americans (Spanish, Portuguese, Chinese, Arabic, French, others)
  • Scholarships for language students (Chinese, Arabic, Urdu, Swahili, Russian, others)
  • The Peace Corps
  • Fellowships: Pickering, Rangel, Boren, Gilman
  • The Foreign Service

Application deadlines start this month, so make sure to RSVP and attend our information session at 6 pm on October 5 at NYU's Woolworth Building  to learn more. These programs accept undergraduates and graduates across all majors, but you must be a U.S. citizen to apply.