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October 2018

CANCELLED: Federal Reserve Board Career Chat

October 9 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm EDT
ICC 302-P

Career Chat with the Division of Supervision & Regulation at The Federal Reserve Board Wilson Co (SSP '09), Senior Cybersecurity Analyst in the Division of Supervision & Regulation at the Federal Reserve Board will be hosting an informal career chat with students. Come learn about Wilson's current experience working for the Federal Reserve Board, as well as his prior experiences at Booz Allen Hamilton, KPMG, and Deloitte.RSVP on WalshWorks

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C4ADS Information Session

October 9 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm EDT
ICC 700/ECR

Join SFS alumni Taemin Ahn (BSFS '17), Michael Lohmuller (SSP '14), and Cecile Neumeister (BSFS '15) for an information session about C4ADS. C4ADS is currently recruiting for Spring 2018 Analyst Interns, as well as full-time analysts who speak Arabic, Farsi, Chinese, Spanish, French, or other critical languages. C4ADS is a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing data-driven analysis and evidence-based reporting on global conflict and transnational security issues. Their current research portfolio includes wildlife trafficking, natural resource exploitation, nuclear proliferation networks,…

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POSTPONED: BGA Information Session

October 10 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm EDT
McGhee Library

This event has been postponed.BowerGroupAsia (BGA) is a government affairs and public policy consulting firm that specializes in supporting the world’s largest and best companies in the Asia-Pacific. BGA headquarters in Washington functions as a driver for client relations, and acts to support BGA field offices and affiliates globally. BGA’s staff comprises over 90 experts located in 21 offices across the Asia-Pacific and at our headquarters in Washington, D.C. BGA is a fast-growing company and frequently needs to fill growth…

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LinkedIn Lab

October 10 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm EDT
Arrupe Hall

This interactive workshop will focus on building your brand through your LinkedIn profile. A member of our coaching team will guide you through all of the features of LinkedIn to help you create a virtual professional image that matches your resume and overall brand. **Please bring your laptop to this session so that you can explore the LinkedIn site. RSVP on WalshWorks

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ExxonMobil Information Session

October 10 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm EDT
ICC 700/ECR

ExxonMobil is the largest publicly traded international energy company, using technology and innovation to help meet the world’s growing energy needs. Through the summer internship in Public & Government Affairs in Houston, TX, career opportunities exist in communications, public relations, global operations, and policy, among other areas.RSVP on WalshWorks

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Dataminr Information Session

October 11 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm EDT
McGhee Library

Stop by this information session to learn more about what moves Dataminr, the world's real time information discovery company! Dataminr has hired several GSFS students in the past three years.RSVP in WalshWorks

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Careers in Intelligence: sql Squirrels: The Importance of Tech Literacy for Operations

October 11 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm EDT
TBA

As the double-edged sword of technology continues to exponentially affect our day to day lives, traditional intelligence operations must quickly adapt to this rapidly changing environment. Technology affects operations at all levels and impacts all five of the intelligence disciplines. Future Intelligence Officers and National Security leaders must stay abreast of current and emerging technology trends to compete with our adversaries and enhance operations as well as avoid tactical and strategic mistakes. Hosted by Chris Cruden, Intelligence Industry Career Coach.…

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Book Talk: Victor Cha on “The Impossible State, Updated Edition: North Korea, Past and Future”

October 12 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm EDT
Arrupe Hall- Multipurpose Room

The Asian Studies Program and the Mortara Center invites Georgetown University students, faculty, and staff to a discussion about North Korean history, economy, and culture with Professor Victor Cha and Professor Abraham Newman as moderator. Dr. Cha's updated edition of The Impossible State, Updated Edition: North Korea, Past and Future (HarperCollins Publishers) provides "our best look yet at its history and the rise of the Kim family dynasty and the obsessive personality cult that empowers them, illuminates the repressive regime’s complex…

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The U.S.-Russia Business Council Information Session

October 15 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm EDT
ICC 305-A

Student Worker:The U.S.-Russia Business Council (USRBC), based in Washington, D.C., with an office in Moscow, is a U.S.-based trade association representing the interests of its more than 150 U.S. and Russian member companies on commercial matters. USRBC focuses on U.S.-Russian commercial relations, engaging in advocacy efforts with both the U.S. and Russian governments on behalf of its members. USRBC assists member companies with strategic advice, including providing information and analysis to support business decisions and facilitating access and networking opportunities…

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Prevalent Information Session

October 16 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm EDT
Arrupe Hall

Prevalent Inc (prevalent.net) is a leading third-party risk management and cyber security company based in Warren, New Jersey with offices in Northern, Virginia / Washington, D.C. and Boston, Massachusetts. Through our technology platforms, we work with the world’s leading companies and industry groups so that our customers have the necessary intelligence into their third-party relationships to take appropriate risk management and security measures.RSVP in WalshWorks

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Palo Alto Networks Coffee Chat

October 16 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm EDT
ICC 700/ECR

Interested in learning more about non-intelligence careers in cybersecurity policy? Danielle Kriz, Senior Director of Global Policy at Palo Alto Networks (and MSFS ’96) will discuss cybersecurity policy careers related to international trade and business. Danielle has two decades of global technology, cybersecurity, and trade policy experience in industry and government and has participated in international dialogues on cybersecurity and engaged in the development of cybersecurity policies in the U.S., European Union, China, India, Japan, Korea, and Brazil, among other…

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CCAS Expert Talk: Dr. Sa’ed Atshan on The Politics of Humanitarianism in the Palestinian Territories: 2010-2018

October 16 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm EDT
CCAS Boardroom

The Politics of Humanitarianism in the Palestinian Territories: 2010-2018Dr. Sa’ed Atshan is an Assistant Professor of Peace and Conflict Studies at Swarthmore College.  He previously served as a Postdoctoral Fellow at the Watson Institute for International Studies at Brown University.  He earned a Joint Ph.D. in Anthropology and Middle Eastern Studies and an MA in Social Anthropology from Harvard University, and a Master in Public Policy (MPP) degree from the Harvard Kennedy School.  He received his BA from Swarthmore in 2006. He has been awarded multiple fellowships, including…

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Masters in Development Seminar (Martin Ravallion)

October 17 @ 2:30 pm - 3:45 pm EDT
ICC 700 (Executive Conference Room)

Martin Ravallion, Edmond D. Villani Professor of Economics, Department of Economics

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U.S. Dept. of State Coffee Chat

October 17 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm EDT
McGhee Library

Chanan Weissman (MSFS '11), Special Advisor at the U.S. Department of State and U.S. Representative to the Open Government Partnership (OGP), will be hosting an informal career chat with students. Come learn about Chanan's current experience working as a Special Advisor, as well as his prior experiences as a Presidential Management Fellow and Foreign Affairs Officer.RSVP in WalshWorks

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Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security – Solutions for Syria

October 17 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm EDT
Mortara Center for International Studies, 3600 N Street NW, 36th St NW, Washington, DC 20007, USA, 1201 36th St NW United States

Solutions for Syria: A Roundtable Discussion with Syrian Journalists and Civil Society Leaders Wednesday, October 17, 2018 4:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. Georgetown University Mortara Center for International Studies 3600 N Street NW Washington, DC 20007 Syrian women and civil society are courageously working through the crisis to build peace and promote free expression, accountability, and inclusion. As part of the Institute for War and Peace Reporting’s Syrian Women’s Advocacy Tour, women journalists and civil society leaders share not only…

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EPS Seminar: Covering Climate Change in the Age of Donald Trump

October 18 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm EDT
Mortara Center for International Studies, 3600 N Street NW, 36th St NW, Washington, DC 20007, USA, 1201 36th St NW United States

Join the Energy and Climate Policy Seminar for a discussion with Lisa Friedman, a reporter for the New York Times.

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Women in Intel Workshop

October 18 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm EDT
TBA

Hosted by Anna Branam, Intelligence & Security Industry Career Coach Moderated talk with Ms. Catherine Johnston, Principal Deputy Assistant Director of National Intelligence for Systems Resource Analysis on her rise through a historically male-dominated field. Ms. Johnston previously served as the Defense Intelligence Agency's Director of Analysis, National Intelligence Officer for East Asia, and Asia Mission Manager for the CIA's Directorate for Science & Technology and is eager to share her experiences and perspectives with Georgetown students interested in a…

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Professional Presence – An Evening at J.Crew

October 18 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm EDT
J.Crew, 3222 M St NW, Washington, DC 20007, USA, 2701 M St NW
Washington, DC United States

Should I wear this to my interview? Am I overdressed for coffee? If these thoughts have come up for you recently, the SFS Graduate Career Center may be able to help. Join the J.Crew stylist team and GCC Staff for an evening at J.Crew on M Street. Learn how to enhance your professional presence and develop confidence in how you network with others. Refreshments will be served. All participants receive a 20% discount at J.Crew.RSVP in WalshWorks

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Professor Lisa Wedeen’s Talk

October 18 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm EDT
CCAS Boardroom

Join the Center for Contemporary Arab Studies in a talk with Professor Lisa Wedeen, Mary R. Morton Professor of Political Science and the CollegeCo-Director, Chicago Center for Contemporary TheoryFaculty Associate, Department of AnthropologyUniversity of ChicagoProf. Wedeen will focus on Uncertainty: Fake News, Post-Truth, and the Problem of Judgment in Syria.

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Department of State Alumni Coffee Chat: Ambassador Hoza (BSFS ’79)

October 19 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm EDT
Cawley Career Education Center

Come for an informal discussion with Ambassador Hoza about what its like to work as a foreign service office, and hear first hand more information about the realities, the benefits, and the drawbacks of the career path. This is a great chance for anyone considering a career in the foreign service, who wants to know what its really like. Ambassador Hoza is a BSFS in 1979 graduate, and recently retired from the U.S. Foreign Service in 2017. He spent thirty-two years…

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Event Series Lecture with Sarah Wiliarty

October 22 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm EDT
Intercultural Center 241 (CCAS Boardroom)

The BMW Center for German and European Studies invites you to: Angela Merkel's Transformative Leadership: Is Gender a Help or a Hindrance? a lecture by: Dr. Sarah Wiliarty Associate Professor of Government Wesleyan University Dr. Sarah Wiliarty specializes in West European politics. Her recent book investigates how Christian Democratic parties have had to reformulate their policies in response to changing demands from women. She has ongoing research projects on women in political parties, media coverage of female candidates, and nuclear…

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NCTC Information Session

October 22 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm EDT
ICC 700/ECR

The National Counterterrorism Center (NCTC) leads our nation's effort to combat terrorism at home and abroad by analyzing the threat, sharing that information with our partners, and integrating all instruments of national power to ensure unity of effort. Join two NCTC representatives to learn more about All-Source Intelligence Analyst opportunities. RSVP in WalshWorks

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Knowing Your Worth: Setting the Stage to Negotiate

October 23 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm EDT
ICC 302-P

Don’t be caught off guard when you finally receive an offer for that internship or job you worked hard to earn. The ability to communicate your value and appropriately ask for the compensation you’re looking for will ensure your success with future employers.RSVP in WalshWorks

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CIA Application Workshop

October 23 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm EDT
Healey Family Student Center – Herman Room

Interested in a career at the Central Intelligence Agency? Come and learn more about how to create as successful an application as possible. Students are encouraged to bring a copy of their resume and their laptops to follow along. No other organization does what we do. We are the nation's premier agency for providing global intelligence in the ever-changing political, social, economic, technological and military landscapes. No matter your role at the Agency, you will be constantly anticipating challenges, problems…

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Intelligence & National Security Alliance (INSA) Information Session

October 23 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm EDT
ICC 302-P

Join INSA Vice President Larry Hanauer to learn more about the organization's work with the intelligence community. Additionally, INSA is hiring for multiple paid interns. You can learn more by attending this session and searching WalshWorks #73502.

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2017 Lepgold Book Prize: Fighting for Status by Jonathan Renshon

October 23 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm EDT

Join the Mortara Center in congratulating the 2017 Lepgold Prize winner, Professor Jonathan Renshon (University of Wisconsin-Madison) for his book, Fighting for Status: Hierarchy and Conflict in World Politics.There is widespread agreement that status or standing in the international system is a critical element in world politics. The desire for status is recognized as a key factor in nuclear proliferation, the rise of China, and other contemporary foreign policy issues, and has long been implicated in foundational theories of international…

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CIA: Calling All Linguists

October 24 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm EDT
Cawley Career Education Center

Attention all linguists, or students studying a foreign language. Join us and a CIA Senior Foreign Language Champion to hear about her experiences as an officer with the Agency, how her foreign language acumen has provided her a plethora of opportunities during her long tenure at the Agency. There will be time for her to answer your questions.RSVP is required via Handshake.

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Careers in Intelligence: Leading With and Within Intelligence

October 24 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm EDT
McGhee Library

A first for 2018, this workshop describes what it takes to be a modern leader in the intelligence industry at every step in their career. Hosted by Michael Cassidy, Intelligence Industry Career Coach

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[CERES] Impressions from Valdai 2018

October 25 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm EDT
McGhee Library, ICC 301

Join CERES for "Impressions from Putin’s 2018 Valdai Discussion Club" with:Dr. Angela Stent, Director of the Center for Eurasian, Russian and East European StudiesDr. Andrew Kuchins, Senior Fellow at the Center for Eurasian, Russian and East European StudiesDrs. Angela Stent and Andrew Kuchins will discuss their impressions of the 2018 meeting of the Valdai Discussion Club and will present the key takeaways from the meeting, which will take place in Sochi from October 15 to October 18, 2018.Thursday, October 2512:00…

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ROOM CHANGE! Leavey Program Room | Human Rights and the Question of Genocide in the Guatemalan Civil War

October 25 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm EDT
CCAS Boardroom ICC 241 Intercultural Center (ICC), 37th & O Streets NW, Washington, DC 20007, USA Washington, DC United States

This talk will focus on the 1982 "San Francisco Massacre" in Guatemala. Although an event that is already in the past for some, for many others the massacre is a wound that remains in the present: one of those great wounds that can never be erased.Looking at the past "as if one were actually present" (to borrow Saint Ignatius's words in his Spiritual Exercises), Fr. Ricardo Falla, S.J., will guide this discussion, focusing on Guatemala's past wounds and sharing his…

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