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IRCC 2017 JHU Completed: November 6-10, 2017

The International Relations Career Challenge (IRCC) 2017 course was successfully held on November 6-10, 2017 in Washington DC, United States. The event was hosted by the Zanvyl Krieger School of Arts & Sciences, Advanced Academic Programs, Johns Hopkins University at Washington, DC, United States, a globally recognised educational institution for professionals passionate to build international development career.

Participants from different countries and background actively participated in the challenge. It was attended by young professionals with 15 different nationalities, including Argentina, Australia, Canada, China, Colombia, Finland, India,  Morocco, Netherlands, Palestine, Serbia, Singapore, South Korea, Philippines and United States. Professional background of the attendees included international relations, politics, human rights, conflict resolution, languages, law, economics, finance, climate change.

The IRCC 2017 JHU program was attended by a number of experienced professionals with substantive experience in various international development organisations worldwide. The speakers were advising students on the career start in the competitive field of international relations, outlining development opportunities and educating students on how to practically apply knowledge gained in universities to real assignments in international organisations.

The list of speakers attending the IRCC 2017 JHU program can be viewed here.

Congratulations to the Tanzania team recognised as the winning team for the IRCC 2017 JHU! The team consisted of six bright professionals, including Ishani Debnath (Johns Hopkins University, London School of Economics and Political Science, Stony Brook University), Kahhow Lee (Johns Hopkins University, New York University), Isabella Viola (Boston College), Nikola Pilipovic (Johns Hopkins University, University of Niš), Valentijn Punt (New York University, Leiden University, University of Southern California, State University of New York at Stony Brook) and Emily Hines (University of Oxford, St. Francis Xavier University).

As the IRCC organisers, we always aim for continuous improvement and collect feedback from the program graduates at the end of the program. We are glad to announce that the IRCC 2017 JHU intake became the first one to reach 100% satisfaction rate of students. The detailed feedback can be viewed on this page.

The pictures of the IRCC 2017 JHU can be viewed here.

 

Thank you all for attending!

Applications for the IRCC 2017 at JHU are now open!

We are excited to announce that the International Relations Career Challenge 2017 opens its new application cycle!

The IRCC 2017 will take place in the Zanvyl Krieger School of Arts & Sciences of the Johns Hopkins University from November 6, 2017 to November 10, 2017.

Learn what you can expect from the IRCC and apply here!

IRCC 2017 KCL Completed: February 20-24, 2017

The International Relations Career Challenge (IRCC) 2017 course was successfully held on February 20-24, 2017 in London, United Kingdom. The event was hosted by the Department of Political Science of the King’s College London, a globally recognised educational institution for professionals passionate to build international development career.

Participants from different countries and background actively participated in the challenge. It was attended by young professionals with 18 different nationalities as participants and a number of high-level speakers from various international organisations worldwide.

The pictures of the IRCC 2017 KCL can be viewed here.

Thank you all for attending!

Interview with the IRCC 2016 Winning Team

We are happy to share with you the video of the IRCC 2016 winning team members – Ms.Sandhiya Pachiappan, Mr. Dieter Alexander Lehmann Morales and Ms.Halle Elizabeth Price – where they provide advice and recommendations to future IRCC program participants. Enjoy!

Applications for the IRCC 2017 are now open!

We are excited to announce that the International Relations Career Challenge 2017 opens its application period!

The IRCC 2017 will take place in the King’s College London, United Kingdom from 20 February 2017 to 24 February 2017.

Learn what you can expect from the IRCC and apply here!

The IRCC Video is Now Online

We are happy to share with you our video about the International Relations Career Challenge. It was shoot during the IRCC 2016 course in the Columbia University, New York, United States on May 23-27, 2016.

Enjoy!

 

 

IRCC 2016 Completed: Columbia University, New York

The International Relations Career Challenge (IRCC) 2016 course was successfully held on May 23-27, 2016 in New York, United States. The event was hosted by the School of International and Public Affairs of the Columbia University, a globally recognised educational institution for professionals passionate to build international development career.

Participants from different countries and background actively participated in the challenge. It was attended by young professionals with 15 different nationalities, including Belgium, Brazil, China, Dominican Republic, Ghana, India, Kyrgyz Republic, Lebanon, Mexico, Nepal, Russia, South Africa,  Spain,  United Kingdom and United States. Professional background of the attendees included international relations, healthcare, education, human rights, law, economics, finance, communication and journalism.

Congratulations to the team of Burundi for winning the IRCC 2016! The team consisted of Ms.Sandhiya Pachiappan, Mr. Dieter Alexander Lehmann Morales and Ms.Halle Elizabeth Price.

The pictures of the IRCC 2016 can be viewed here.

Thank you all for attending!

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Online webinar: How to Get a United Nations Internship

Are you a current student or a recent graduate who are willing to start a career in the international relations area? The United Nations Internship Program is a perfect start for you!

Watch our webinar recording to learn:

  • A proven action plan to become a United Nations intern
  • How to get a job in the UN after completing an Internship
  • Why the UN Career Challenge is a great starting point to your Internship.

Find out more here.