Internships, Fellowships and Opportunities
CISS enriches the experience of its students by connecting them to events, activities and opportunities that enhance their learning and sharpen their professional skills.
Below is an indicative list of the kinds of opportunities available to CISS students:
Young Strategic Leaders' Congress
The Kokoda Foundation is holds twice yearly Young Strategic Leaders' Congresses to foster networking and professional development opportunities for students and young professionals in the security sphere. CISS encourages its students to attend.
The Harvard Project for Asian and International Relations Annual Conference
As Harvard's largest annual student connection in Asia, the Harvard Project for Asian and International Relations creates a forum of exchange and facilitates discussion of the most important economic, political, and social issues relevant to the Asia-Pacific region. Since 1991, the annual HPAIR conferences have brought together students from the world's foremost universities and leaders in the fields of government, business, culture, and academia. CISS students are encouraged to be involved.
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Dual degree program with the Elliott School of International Affairs, George Washington University
The University of Sydney and the Elliott School of International Affairs at George Washington University in Washington, DC run a dual-degree masters program. CISS students who enrol in the program first complete the requirements for their MIntSec degree and then travel to Washington, DC to complete one additional year of coursework at the Elliott School. Upon fulfillment of both sets of degree requirements, students are awarded two masters' degrees: a Master of International Security (MIntSec) from the University of Sydney and a Master in International Studies (MIS) from the Elliott School.
Applications to this program must be submitted through the Elliott School. To find out more, please see the MIS page on Elliott's website or contact (Deputy Director, Elliott School MIS Program).