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Beyond The Classroom

2018 Social Enterprise Boot Camp

The second-annual Social Enterprise Boot Camp provided students with intensive trainings focused on enhancing skills essential for launching and leading a community project, non-profit or mission-driven business.

SAISLeads 2018

The week before the official start of the school year, Johns Hopkins SAIS hosted its annual SAISLeads retreat for second-year Master of Arts (MA) students who are interested in pursuing leadership roles during their graduate studies.

Faculty Ink

Take a look at the latest publications by the faculty of Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS)

International Criminal Court Moot Team Competes in The Hague

After clinching the top spot in the Regional Round for the Americas and Caribbean, our student team went on to compete in the international rounds of the 2018 International Criminal Court (ICC) Moot Competition in The Hague, the Netherlands.

Examining Germany’s Geopolitics Through a Trip to Berlin

The school’s Berlin Trek over spring break gave students the opportunity to discuss German foreign policy with officials at the Chancellery, learn about geopolitics in the Western Balkans, and to hear perspectives from members of the Brandenburg state Parliament.

A Firsthand Experience in the U.S. Military from the 19th Century to Present

"Participating in the Maryland Campaign of 1862 Staff Ride was a rich learning experience and a sobering reminder of the costs of war."

Language Immersion in Myanmar

Student Tianlei Huang takes part in an intensive 60-hour Burmese language training program at the Decent Myanmar Training School in Yangon, Myanmar.

A Firsthand Look at Shanghai and Hong Kong’s Finance Industry

Over the winter break, Energy Resources and Environment student CoCo Gong joined the school’s five-day Asia Trek along with students from the Hopkins-Nanjing Center (HNC) and Washington, DC campus to learn about companies and connect with alumni in the finance industry.

Gaining Valuable Insights on a Beijing Career Trek

Beijing Career Trek connects students to employers with multinational corporations, such as PricewaterhouseCoopers, Weber Shandwick, and Bloomberg, to prominent international organizations, such as the United Nations Development Programme, and Greenpeace.

Exploring Global Careers in the Heart of Europe

Career Trek to Vienna, Austria capitalizes on the school’s sizable alumni network in Vienna to provide insights into fields including international development, energy, and central banking.