Kevin McDermott, a high school senior from Seneca Valley, recently created an informational brochure on international careers for his senior graduation project. As part of that project, Kevin interviewed a former Foreign Service officer, Patricia Franz.
On Monday, April 25th, the Council hosted expert and author Ross Harrison, a Professor at Georgetown University and the University of Pittsburgh, for an engaging discussion focused on the Syrian crisis. He provided a thorough overview of the conflict to date, and offered his personal outlook for the future.
We recently nominated 2015 Global Travel Scholar Ahmir Allen for the Generation NEXT column in the New Pittsburgh Courier. Check out his interview here.
Yesterday, the Council hosted a networking reception and guided tour for Young Professionals at the Carnegie Museum of Art. Attendees were led through the exhibit, Silver to Steel: The Modern Designs of Peter Muller-Munk, with curator Rachel Delphia.
Spring intern Yemi Olaiya discusses the ongoing territorial dispute between Argentina and Great Britain over the Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas) and what might unfold with newly elected Argentine President Mauricio Macri in office.
The Education Team was hard at work this week bringing global education to students throughout the community.
Spring intern Matthew Davenport examines the rumblings over a recent nuclear weapon test as the epicenter of a complicated relationship between North Korea and its most important ally, China.
Spring intern Matthew Davenport discusses the Spanish political crisis following the national elections last December.
Did you miss our breakfast briefing on Friday? Find out what Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland’s Vice President & Senior Regional Officer Guhan Venkatu and PNC’s Senior International Economist Bill Adams discussed in a recent Pittsburgh Tribune-Review article.
Many students are thinking about college applications, career plans, or a summer internship. To help start the search process, we’ve compiled a list of internship, study abroad, and travel experiences in international affairs across a wide range of organizations.