Upcoming:

Perry World House presents its Second Annual Global Career Week, October 16-20, 2017

Are you interested in foreign policy or human rights? Do you want tips and insights straight from global diplomats? Are you wondering how to get started in international development -- or how to find an internship abroad? We will tackle all of these questions and more during Perry World House's Second Annual Global Career Week. We look forward to seeing you there! 
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Monday, October 16, 2017:
12:00-1:00PM: Global Career Week Keynote & Conversation (Lunch provided)
"Creating Global Impact: Insights from a Penn Alum"
  • Shadrack Frimpong, Founder & CEO, Cocoa360 (C’15, President’s Engagement Prize Winner)
Tuesday, October 17, 2017:
12:00-1:30PM: Careers in Foreign Policy & Global Affairs, co-sponsored with Christopher Browne Center (Lunch provided)
  • Derek Chollet, Executive Vice President and Senior Advisor, The German Marshall Fund; PWH Visiting Fellow
  • Bob Scher, Former U.S. Assistant Secretary of Defense for Strategy, Plans, and Capabilities; PWH Visiting Fellow
  • Loren DeJonge Schulman, Deputy Director of Studies and Leon E. Panetta Senior Fellow, Center for a New American Security
  • Michael Horowitz, Professor of Political Science and Associate Director, Perry World House (moderator)
Wednesday, October 18, 2017:
4:30-6:00PM: Diplomatic Cables from Philadelphia: The Careers of Global Diplomats, co-sponsored with the Consular Corps of Philadelphia (Followed by a reception)
  • Sandeep Chakravorty, Consul General of India, New York
  • Alberto Hart, Consul General of Peru, Paterson, NJ
  • Alicia Kerber-Palma, Head Consul of Mexico, Philadelphia
  • Natalie Roche, Deputy Consul General of Australia, New York
  • William Burke-White, Inaugural Director, Perry World House (moderator)
Thursday, October 19, 2017:
12:00-1:15PM: Careers in Human Rights, co-sponsored with Penn’s Global Human Rights Certificate (Lunch provided)
  • Adotei Akwei, Managing Director, Government Relations, Amnesty USA
  • Margaret O’Sullivan, Executive Director, Nationalities Service Center
  • Anne Richard, Former Assistant Secretary of State for Population, Refugees, and Migration; PWH Visiting Fellow
  • Eileen Doherty-Sil, Adjunct Associate Professor and Associate Director of the Political Science Undergraduate Program, University of Pennsylvania (moderator)
Friday, October 20, 2017:
12:00-1:00PM: Finding an International Internship, co-sponsored by Penn Abroad (lunch provided)
  • Interested in pursuing an internship abroad? Find out what resources exist at Penn to help with your search and placement. Hosted by Penn Abroad.
1:00-2:00PM: Internships in Asia
  • This session will look specifically at finding international internship opportunities in Asia.
Global Career Week is co-sponsored by the following student organizations:
PennSID, IRUSA, Global Impact Collaborative, Penn Timmy Global Health, Pi Sigma Alpha Political Science Honor Society, GAPSA, Global Health Society, Penn Undergraduates for Refugee Empowerment, Fels Student Association, the International Affairs Association, the Assembly of International Students, and the Society for African Internationals at Penn.


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