Korbel MA Students: Resources to Strengthen Data Analysis Skills

By Arianna Carlson, B.A. International Studies student and Jamie Polliard, OCPD Internship Program & Office Manager

Having strong data analysis skills is an important skill set for many careers in international relations. The ability to present complicated statistics in a …

By Jamie Polliard
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Korbel MA Students: Strengthening Grant Writing Skills

By Arianna Carlson, B.A. International Studies student and Jamie Polliard, OCPD Internship Program & Office Manager

A good grant writer must be an excellent researcher who not only finds the funding organization whose grants match with their non-profit, organization, or …

By Jamie Polliard
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Korbel MA Students: Concise Writing Takes Practice

By Arianna Carlson, B.A. International Studies student and Jamie Polliard, OCPD Internship Program & Office Manager

Concision is key. Whether you are writing an email, drafting a script, or preparing a briefing, being able to communicate clearly and concisely is …

By Jamie Polliard
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Korbel MA Students: COVID-19 and the Federal Workforce

The following was an article shared by the Association of Professional Schools in International Affairs (APSIA) – interesting data regarding  the impact and growth opportunities in the federal workforce.

COVID-19 and the Federal Workforce

What impact has the pandemic had …

By Jamie Polliard
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Korbel MA Students: Fun Resources to Advance Your Foreign Language Skills

By Arianna Carlson, B.A. International Studies student & OCPD Office Support Team Member, and Jamie Polliard, OCPD Internship Program & Office Manager

Another skill we consistenly see being in demand from employers in International Affairs – the ability to speak …

By Jamie Polliard
Jamie Polliard Internship Program & Office Manager Jamie Polliard
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Korbel MA Students: Resources to Expand Project Management Skills

By Arianna Carlson, B.A. International Studies student & OCPD Office Support Team Member,  and Jamie Polliard, OCPD Internship Program & Office Manager

Careers in international affairs require diligent leaders who bring a variety of skills that can help them manage …

By Jamie Polliard
Jamie Polliard Internship Program & Office Manager Jamie Polliard
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Korbel MA Students: How to secure a strong recommendation letter

Strong references are typically the second most important part of an application, right after your application essay, statement or cover letter. But, who should you ask? How should you ask? The key to securing strong recommendation letters really is about …

By Jamie Polliard
Jamie Polliard Internship Program & Office Manager Jamie Polliard
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Korbel MA Students: Insider’s Guide to the UN Updated – Release date March 30

NPR journalist Linda Fasulo’s guide to the United Nations has been revised and updated – due to be released March 30, 2021. This guide has established a reputation as one of the most authoritative and insightful books on its subject.

By Jamie Polliard
Jamie Polliard Internship Program & Office Manager Jamie Polliard
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Korbel MA Students: Explore Career Paths in International Affairs

There are so many options and directions you can take with a career in International Affairs!  We wanted to share this career guide compiled by the Association of Professional Schools of International Affairs (APSIA), a non-profit educational organization of graduate …

By Jamie Polliard
Jamie Polliard Internship Program & Office Manager Jamie Polliard
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Korbel MA Students: GoinGlobal and USA Careers

GoinGlobal and USA Careers are websites that allow you to search for jobs and internships globally by country or city.  In addition to vacancy listings, you can search country guides for job search information, for professional groups, and resources for obtaining a …

By Heather Rutherford
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