Ohio State University Journal of Politics & International Affairs

The Ohio State University Journal of Politics & International Affairs is looking for submissions for the upcoming journal. JPIA is a student-run journal that publishes papers written by undergraduate students in the areas of Political Science, International Studies, Economics, Public Affairs, Sociology, and related fields. Publication in the Journal is an opportunity to reach a wider audience outside of the class, as well as a learning experience through the editing and feedback process. The journal seeks to publish high quality papers that address current events and relevant subjects in the area of politics and international affairs. Ideal submissions are both informative and argumentative, with well-developed theses and strong mechanics.The Journal typically publishes original research, theses, and essays written for upper-level courses although all majors and class ranks are invited.

If this opportunity is of interest to you,  submit a paper for publication on our website. The deadline is March 2, 2018, and submissions are reviewed on a rolling basis. Click here for submission guidelines.

The Wisconsin International Review (WIRe) writing opportunity

The Wisconsin International Review is UW’s premier foreign policy magazine. We are dedicated to providing Wisconsin students the opportunity to write on any topic of interest related to current affairs around the world. The WIRe serves as a platform to publish original pieces from students interested in foreign, economic, environmental, national security policy, and more. Check us out at the thewire.wisc.edu!

We are currently accepting writer applications for the upcoming year! Writing for the WIRe only requires writing two articles per semester, each at least 450 words on any topic related to international relations and/or foreign policy. The application should not take longer than 30 minutes and is due at 11:59 PM on Saturday, September 30th.  To apply, visit: https://tinyurl.com/wire2017

We at the WIRe look forward to reading your applications and future articles! If you have any questions, email thewireuw@gmail.com

Fall 2017 Public Service Fair


PSF Fall 2017 FlyerA reminder that the College of Letters & Sciences will host the Fall 2017 Public Service Fair on Monday, September 11th from 3:00 – 6:00pm at Varsity Hall in Union South.  Over 60 local non-profit groups will be in attendance to meet one on one with students seeking ways to get involved with volunteer, intern and part-time/full-time opportunities. Typically employer organizations focus on: human rights, mentorship, education, youth development, healthcare, social and economic justice. Click here for more information, and view attending employers here.

Mandatory Senior Thesis

For students planning to write a senior thesis during the 2017-2018 school year, you are required to submit an application by Monday, May 1st.  Students who do not submit an application will not be permitted to write a senior thesis in Fall 2017.  All applications will be reviewed, and you will be informed of the status of your application by May 15th, 2017.

Apply here.

Please direct questions to Prof Amy Gangl via email (agangl@wisc.edu) or by scheduling a meeting at https://calendar.wisc.edu/scheduling-assistant/public/profiles/qpUbyNpU.html

Undergraduate Symposium Accepting Applications

The Undergraduate Symposium is accepting applications from all undergrads in any area of study until March 1st, 2017.  Presenting your work at the Undergraduate Symposium provides an opportunity to expand skills in presenting research and creative endeavors, as well as an experience to add to your resume.

Presentation formats include work in performance, video/film, art talks, poster presentations, and oral presentations.  A goal of the Undergraduate Symposium is to showcase the breadth of intellectual talent of undergraduate students.

Apply here.

AEI 2017 Summer Honors Program

AEI’s Summer Honors Program is a fully funded educational and career development opportunity for undergraduate students interested in public policy and politics. Each year, the program brings together top students from around the country to discuss policy topics in small seminars, join daily lunches with policymakers and business leaders, and advance their careers through high-level networking opportunities. Instructors this year include AEI scholars Charles Murray, Fred Kagan, John Yoo and Michael Strain, teaching about everything from democratic capitalism, to the Constitution, to the Middle East, and more. The application deadline is March 15, 2017.

Learn more and apply here.