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Tips for Quality Recommendation Letters

5 Tips for a Quality Letter of Recommendation: Blog Post Written by Carmen Iezzi Mezzera, Executive Director of Associate of Professional Schools of International Affairs (@apsiainfo)

Letters of Recommendation provide valuable insights into a candidate. Recommenders offer first-hand testimony that

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Good News for International Studies Master’s Candidates

Advanced degrees in international studies, and specifically international security studies, are becoming more desirable in the professional field. In September of 2020, National Student Clearinghouse presented a study that showed master’s programs had risen by 6% in 2019 across all …

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Fellowship Timelines

Korbel graduate students often are interested in the fellowships and nationally competitive merit award during their time at Korbel or following graduation to begin their careers. The Office of Career and Professional Development at the Korbel School is here to …

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Assessing Organizational Culture

One of the most important things to consider when beginning your job search as you prepare to graduate from the Josef Korbel School of International Studies is what kind of culture you want your future employer to have. Organizational culture …

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5 Tips to Prepare for a US Government Security Clearance in Advance

Re-sharing an article written by Carmen Iezzi Mezzera, Executive Director of the Association of Professional Schools of International Affairs 

Many highly rewarding careers require a security clearance. While the process can be daunting, advance preparation will ensure that you are …

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Don’t forget about the LinkedIn Group for Korbel!

The Josef Korbel School of International Studies has a deep network of alumni working across the world for a wide array of organizations. From federal and foreign governments, to local NGOs, the Korbel alumni community is one that current students …

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101 Interview Questions Top Internship Programs Ask

Today, more than 40 percent of all entry-level full-time hires in the U.S. are sourced through internship programs. Which means that, for those looking to work for the most desired and admired employers in the country, internships are no longer …

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