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PATHWAYS TO FOREIGN AFFAIRS OPPORTUNITIES

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List of Career Examples

  • OMB National security Division 
  • DOJ Natsec Division
  • Think Tanks
  • Federally Funded Research Development Center (IDA, Rand)
  • Government contract support (SAIC, Deloitte, BAH, Accenture)
  • Other federal departments that have natsec portfolios (economic, defense and diplomacy)
  • Non profit organizations (Open Society, CFR)
  • Defense Industries (Lockheed, Northrop, Raytheon) support natsec 
  • Hill Staff/ Hill Committee Staff
  • Intel
  • Academics/Professors (as can cross over to national security careers)
  • Government agency and government contract support companies (local and non-local)
  • Internships at State or DoD (during Junior year summer because students get security clearances a year before actually beginning to look for full time jobs)

Looking for a post grad FELLOWSHIP or SCHOLARSHIP that does NOT explicitly require US citizenship? 

Here are 42 + dates to apply by! 

  • Princeton in Africa Fellowship (October 27, 2021)
  • Soros Fellowship for New Americans for immigrants and children of immigrants (October 28, 2021
  • Hertz Fellowship (October 29, 2021)
  • American Scandinavian Society Fellowship (November 1, 2021)
  • Emerson National Hunger Fellows (November 1, 2021)
  • Public Policy and International Affairs Junior Summer Institutes (November 1, 2021)
  • Princeton in Asia Fellowship (November 1, 2021) 
  • Yenching Academy (November 15, 2021) 
  • Goldwater Scholarship (November 15, 2021) 
  • Gaither Junior Fellows Program (November 30, 2021)
  • The Science, Mathematics And Research for Transformation (SMART) Scholarship for Service Program (December 1, 2021)
  • Gates Cambridge Scholarship (December 2, 2021) 
  • Ford Foundation Dissertation Fellowship (December 9, 2021) 
  • Ford Foundation Predoctoral Fellowship (December 16, 2021)
  • Trudeau Scholarship (December 21, 2021) 
  • Ertegun Scholarship (January 7, 2022) 
  • Coro Fellowship (January 11, 2022) 
  • Department of Energy Computational Science Graduate Fellowship (January 12, 2022) 
  • Pershing Square Graduate Scholarship (January 12, 2022)
  • Huntington Public Service Award (January 14, 2022)
  • Urban Fellows Program (January 15, 2022)
  • Davis Projects for Peace (January 18, 2022) 
  • President's Engagement Prizes (January 28, 2022)
  • President's Innovation Prize (January 28, 2022)
  • Queen Elizabeth Scholarship (January 30, 2022)
  • Udall Scholarship (February 7, 2022)

  • Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) Fellowship in East Asian Languages (February 9, 2022)

  • Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) Fellowship in Middle Eastern Languages (February 9, 2022)

  • Humanity in Action Fellowship (February 14, 2022)

  • Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) Fellowship in South Asian Languages (February 20, 2022)

  • Sobti Family Fellowship (April 4, 2022)

  • Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) Fellowship in African Languages (April 30, 2022)

  • AIF Banyan Impact Fellowship (formerly AIF Clinton Fellowship for Service in India (May 31, 2022)

  • Rhodes Scholarship (August 1, 2022)

  • Leland International Hunger Fellows (September 1, 2022)

  • Schwarzman Scholarship (September 20, 2022)

  • Knight-Hennessy Scholars (October 5, 2022)
  • Luce Scholars (October 9, 2022)
  • DAAD German Academic Exchange Service(October 11, 2022)
  • National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Program (October 17, 2022)
  • Princeton in Latin America Fellowship (November 10, 2022)
  • Josephine de Karman Fellowship (January 31, 2023)

 

Always review eligibility requirements of the individual programs.


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