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Student Stories

A Myriad of Opportunities Within Arm's Reach

I was able to leverage the Johns Hopkins SAIS name and talk about my MIEF quantitative coursework to get internships at the US Securities and Exchange Commission and the US Department of the Treasury.

Beyond the Classroom

"The school's close proximity to the Brookings Institution, where I interned, was very convenient in allowing me to have access to the resources I needed throughout the summer."

My Journey Through Johns Hopkins SAIS

"I tell people I graduated from Johns Hopkins SAIS with two very important degrees–a Master in International Public Policy and my adorable nine months old son."

Gaining Valuable Leadership Skills

"I had the opportunity to help plan and lead two week-long study trips to Israel/Palestine for fifty of my classmates, which was one of the best experiences I had as a student."

Building Expertise on US-China Relations

Master of Arts in International Studies student, Morgan Brown, reflects on how the Hopkins-Nanjing Center has helped her gain valuable expertise on US-China relations.

The Value of a Johns Hopkins SAIS Education

"Johns Hopkins SAIS equipped me with the tools, frameworks and shared language to approach development work as an effective practitioner."

Building My Network in the Heart of Europe

Johns Hopkins SAIS is truly an international program, with campuses spanning across three continents, with a diverse faculty and student body, both in their backgrounds and perspectives.

Confronting Global Challenges Through Protective Face Masks

Leah always wanted to create something that would bring different cultures together in a creative way. She never thought that it would be in the form of face masks to protect people during a global pandemic.

A Valuable and Flexible Opportunity to Gain Expertise in International Relations

During the course of her career and prior education, Sanaa Vika discovered a passion for international relations, which is particularly relevant in her current role as an executive assistant to the defense attaché at the Royal Norwegian Embassy in Washington, D.C.

Gaining the Skill Set for a Career Transition

"I wanted to transition toward a career with an NGO or non-profit organization, and the school has provided me with the necessary resources and tools to achieve that goal."