Past Events

Speaker: 
Merrill Csuri

Merrill Csuri is Manager of the Principles for Responsible Management Education (PRME) Secretariat of the United Nations Global Compact office in New York as well as Senior Advisor to the PRME Champions leadership group. Merrill has worked in sustainable tourism and public education related to science, natural history, and international affairs, most notably at the National Geographic Society and American Museum of Natural History. Merrill holds degrees in international relations and policy from the University of Pennsylvania and the Monterey Institute of International Studies.

Event Date: 
2013-11-06
Event Time: 
12:00 pm
Location: 
I.R. Conference Room, 639 Williams Hall
Speaker: 
Iris Kappo

Do you want to intern with the International Trade Administration of the U.S. Department of Commerce?The International Relations Program is pleased to welcome Iris Kapo, an International Trade Specialist at U.S. Commercial Service in Philadelphia.

RSVP with Mark Castillo: mcastil@sas.upenn.edu

Event Date: 
2013-11-04
Event Time: 
5:00 pm
Location: 
I.R. Conference Room, 639 Williams Hall

A national summit among students held in West Point Academy, the Student Conference on US Affairs is a ripe opportunity to propose and debate policy recommendations for the world's most pressing issues vis-a-vis the nation.

The IR Program is proud to announce we will be accepting applications for full funding to attend the conference. If interested, submit a cover letter and resume to Dr. Plantan by September 20th, 2013.

Event Date: 
2013-10-30 - 2013-11-02
Event Time: 
(All day)

Michael Feinberg is the founder of KIPP (Knowledge is Power Program). He is a Penn I.R. Graduate (C' 91). Come to a talk with the founder of KIPP about education, opportunity, and career path.

RSVP to Donna Shuler (dshuler@sas.upenn.edu) to secure a spot.

Event Date: 
2013-10-25
Event Time: 
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Location: 
Cherpack Lounge (Williams Hall 5th Floor)
Speaker: 
Kent Calder

Dr. Calder is the Director of the Edwin O. Reischauer Center for East Asia Studies and the Director of the Japan Studies Program at the Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies. His expertise include Japan's domestic policies and Asia-Pacific security relations. He is a former Special Advisor to the Assistant Secretary of State for East Asia and Pacific Affairs, including Korea. Currently he is a member of the Editorial Board of Asian Security. 

RSVP to Donna Shuler (dshuler@sas.upenn.edu) to secure a spot.

Event Date: 
2013-10-21
Event Time: 
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Location: 
Williams 639 (I.R. Conference Room)

Save the date! October 18th, 2013 (Friday). Details TBA.

Event Date: 
2013-10-18
Event Time: 
(All day)
Speaker: 
International Trade Specialist, Iris Kapo

International Trade Specialist, Iris Kapo, will generously donate her time to speak with IR majors interested in civil service with the Department of Commerce.

If interested, RSVP to Mark Castillo: mcastil.penn@gmail.com

Event Date: 
2013-10-07
Event Time: 
12:45 pm - 1:45 pm
Speaker: 
To RSVP, email Elizabeth: piwprogram@gmail.com

Thinking about working in D.C. post-graduation, but not sure where to start?

Penn in Washington is launching a new program to advise College seniors on how to navigate the hiring process inside the Beltway. Through weekly emails, topical events, small group meetings and one-on-one advising, we will explore the diverse professional career options in D.C. and help you find the path to landing your first job in our nation’s capital.

Event Date: 
2013-10-07
Event Time: 
6:00 pm
Speaker: 
Diplomat in Residence, Patricia Guy

Diplomat in Residence, Patricia Guy, will meet with students to discuss various career and internship tracks with the State Department, and how one should prepare him/herself in leading to them.

Location details will be announced soon.

Event Date: 
2013-10-04
Event Time: 
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Speaker: 
Dr. Tin Huu Mai, Chairman, U&I Investment Corporation

Join us as we welcome Eisenhower Fellow Dr. Tin Huu Mai to the IR Program for an hourlong luncheon. Dr. Mai's expertise is in private sector think tanks; specifically how they can best be utilized as instruments of public policy with respect to trade and development in the domain of agriculture.

If interested, RSVP to Mark Castillo: mcastil.penn@gmail.com

Event Date: 
2013-10-04
Event Time: 
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Location: 
639 Williams Hall

635 Williams Hall • 255 S. 36th Street • Philadelphia, PA 19104-6305 • (P) 215.898.0452 • (F) 215.573.3207