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Washington Summer Practicum


While in Washington pursuing your internship, you have the opportunity to enroll in an evening seminar that meets on Tuesday and Thursday evenings from 6:00pm to 8:45pm.  The featured course for Summer 2016 is Who Will Rule the 21st Century?, taught by Senior Fellow and Director of the Foreign Policy program at the Brookings Institution, Dr. Michael O'Hanlon:

Who Will Rule the 21st Century? 
PAI 700 Section M001

2017 Syllabus

This seminar examines the economic success, military strength and rise and fall of great powers within the international system to help students assess the emerging power structures of the 21st century and determine how they think the United States as well as other countries can best adapt to—or alter—the tectonic shifts that are already evident and only likely to intensify.

Professor Michael O'Hanlon (bio) instructs this course.     


Washington Practicum
PAI 700 Section M005 

Students can earn up to three credits working as an intern for an agency or organization that focuses on public and international affairs.

The Global Internship requires consent of the Public Admistration and International Affairs Department.

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Professor Ryan Williams (bio) instructs this course and serves as sponsor for your internship.