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IRCC 2017 JHU Completed: November 6-10, 2017

November 17, 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!