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Accepting Leadership Applications NOW – Team El Salvador Leadership

Team El Salvador Practicum 2014-2015 Call for Leadership Applications Team El Salvador (TES) is seeking three student leaders to lead the Team El Salvador 9 Practicum during its 2014-2015 program year. Do you want to gain skills in leadership? International Development? Environmental ...

TODAY: Amnesty International Executive Director to Speak at MIIS – 6:00pm

Tonight at 6:00pm Steve Hawkins, the Executive Director of Amnesty International, will speak to MIIS students. Don't MIIS this amazing event! Reception to fallow in the McCone Atrium “Bringing Human Rights Home” Before joining Amnesty International USA as its Executive Director, Steven ...

Dr. Itamara V. Lochard – GSIPM DEAN’S SEMINAR SERIES #23

How does a digitized 21st century and the word "Cyber" impact your field of studies? Please join Dr. Itamara V. Lochard with the Monterey Cyber Security Initiative (MCySec) to learn how they address the role of information and computer technology on ...

Need help with journalistic writing? Mark Schapiro is here to help! Updated w/correct email address

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Spring 2014 Colloquium: A transformative opportunity for students exploring various degree paths

The Global Problems and Solutions Colloquium is an unambiguous demonstration of the Monterey model for transformative professional education serving graduate students across the GSIPM degree programs. As we start a new year together, we are pleased to share an update ...

DPMI Plus Colloquium Presentations; Listen From Around The World

DPMI Plus Fall 2013 Colloquium Schedule Friday, December 13th, 10:00am-12:20pm PST Join via webinar or in-person in the McCone Boardroom 10:00: Richard Hansen, MPA 2013 Kiva - Peru 10:20: Ashley Anderson,  MPA 2013 UNHCR - Geneva 10:40: Dawn Kleint, MPA 2013 UNHCR - Geneva 11:00: Cristina Lopez, MPA 2013 Pact ...

Applications to January DPMI Trainings in Rwanda and Monterey Due October 31

Development Project Management Institute What: Professional certificate training in international development project planning, facilitation, and partnership Where: Monterey, California or Kigali, Rwanda! When: Monterey (January 6-24, 2014) or Rwanda (January 14-23) Who: Aspiring international development and social change practitioners interested in developing a practical skill-set ...

DPMI Rwanda and DPMI Plus Winter/Spring Applications Due October 31

Are you interested in a career in international social change and development? Would you like to gain a new professional skill-set this January? Consider applying for the Development Project Management Institute (DPMI) professional certificate training January 6-24, 2014 in Monterey ...

IPSS January Pre-Departure Workshops Announced

The International Professional Service Semester (IPSS) program at MIIS recently announced it's January 3-20, 2014 workshop schedule. A summary of workshop offerings is as follows: “High-Value Organizational Consulting" (IPSS 8530A) Jan. 3, 4, 5; 12-5pm “Designing and Evaluating Interventions" (IPSS 8531) Jan. ...

Green Festival in San Francisco in November

Explore the Green Festival in San Francisco on November 9-10 at the SF Concourse. This event is part of a sustainability initiative and unique it is kind. Think of Green Festival® as a walk through a sustainable community. It begins with finding ...

MIIS in the news and headlines

Every week, MIIS and its faculty is featured in news and articles. Here are the latest ones: Fred Wehling quoted in Crossing the red line: The taboo of chemical weapons Jeffrey Lewis's Op-ed in The New York Times: Even a Flawed Plan Will ...

How to Make a Living and Change the World, Launch of PCDN’s Online Event Series with Dr. Craig Zelizer

Given the PCDN's community desire for increased interaction and learning, the network is pleased to announce their new online event series. Regular series of online webinars with leading scholars and practitioners from around the world, related to core themes of ...

NYTimes Article on ‘The Global Elite’s Favorite Strongman’ Highlights Issues To Be Covered in DPMI Rwanda Training

Those interested in taking the Development Project Management Institute training in Rwanda January 14-23, 2014 are encouraged to check-out the September 4 New York Times Magazine article, "The Global Elite's Favorite Strongman". The in-depth biographical piece provides insight on the life ...

Congratulations to 49 Spring-Summer Immersive Learning Students on Internship Completion

Update on Semester-Long Immersive Learning Program Participants: GSIPM is proud to congratulate 49 special program winter-spring 2013 fellows on completing their immersive learning fellowship assignments this month, while also wishing the best to the 35 summer-fall 2013 fellows who have recently ...

Adjunct Prof. and Director of the East Asia Nonproliferation Program at CNS Jeffrey Lewis quoted in Voice of Ameria

In an July 31, 2013 online article of Voice of America, Jeffrey Lewis commented on the announcement from North Korea that long-range rockets will be launched soon. He was quoted saying that he expects "regular launches for the foreseeable future" ...

Saferworld Is Looking for a Project Officer-Egypt in London

Saferworld is currently looking for a Program Officer who will work in and on Egypt, supporting the Program Coordinator with drafting reports and policy recommendations as well as projects for women's security and safety. Knowledge of Arabic definitely as asset. ...

Internship Opportunity in Washington, D.C. in Fall 2013

The Society for International Development (SID) is looking for an intern to support SID with outreach, social media activities and preparations for SID's Annual Gala Dinner. "A stipend of $1,250 is provided upon completion of this short-term internship. Additionally, the ...

GSIPM Adjunct Professor Jeffrey Lewis quoted in Washington Post

In one of the recent issues of the Washington Post this week,  Prof. Jeffrey Lewis commented on the situation of the intercepted vessel in Panama which had loaded old weapons from Cuba to be repaired in North Korea. He stated ...

More Fellowship Opportunities with ACCORD!

The African Centre for the Constructive Resolution of Disputes (ACCORD) is looking for a Junior Research Fellow, for the Great Lakes Region Project. Deadline is Friday, July 26! For more information on job vacancies and internship possibilities, click here.

Hurry Up! Fellowship Opportunities with ACCORD!

The African Centre for the Constructive Resolution of Disputes (ACCORD) is looking for a Junior Research Fellow for the Knowledge Production Department. The selected candidate will be assigned to Durban, South Africa. Deadline is Friday, July 26. So get your ...