Ohio State Journal of Politics and International Affairs Call for Papers

The Ohio State University Journal of Politics & International Affairs (JPIA) is seeking qualified student submissions to be published in the Fall 2017 issue.

JPIA is a student-run journal that publishes papers written by undergraduate students in the areas of Political Science, International Studies, Economics, Public Affairs, Sociology, and related fields. Publication in the Journal is an opportunity to reach a wider audience outside of the class, as well as a learning experience through the editing and feedback process.

We seek to publish high quality papers that address current events and relevant subjects in the area of politics and international affairs. Ideal submissions are both informative and argumentative, with well-developed theses and strong mechanics.

The Journal typically publishes original research, theses, and essays written for upper-level courses although all majors and class ranks are invited.

If this opportunity is of interest to you, we highly encourage you to submit a paper for publication on our website at http://u.osu.edu/jpia/submit-manuscript/.

The deadline is October 13th, 2017, and submissions are reviewed on a rolling basis. We have recently updated our submission guidelines, which can be found here: http://u.osu.edu/jpia/submission-guidelines/, and ask you to carefully review them before submitting.

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Reminder: Entry-Level Position at Frontier Group (Great Opportunity for Seniors)

Frontier Group uses the power of ideas and information to achieve a cleaner environment and a fairer and more democratic society.

We produce timely, high-quality research reports on the nation’s pressing challenges: environmental protection, sustainable energy, good government and more. We help shape effective public policy strategies that address those problems. And we work to make sure the public and decision-makers hear our message through the media.

As a policy associate, you will:

  • Write compelling reports on social problems and solutions, using a variety of methodologies including literature reviews and data analysis.
  • Help advocates in the field craft a message that will change minds, spur action and generate media attention.
  • Write op-eds, blog entries and journal articles that insert our findings into the public debate.
  • Participate in trainings, presentations and panels.
  • Learn the skills of canvassing and managing a fundraising operation, and run a canvass office for a partner organization during the summer months.
  • Learn recruiting skills and participate in recruiting new Frontier Group staff

Location: Denver, CO, Boston, MA, and Santa Barbara, CA

Apply Today! Go to http://workforprogress.org/apply/?pos=Policy+Associate&org=Frontier+Group&id=101 to submit a resume, cover letter with references, and writing sample. In your cover letter, please be sure to mention where you saw our job advertised and what location you are interested in.

Economics M.A. Program at San Diego State University Now Accepting Applications for Fall 2017!

San Diego State University is now accepting applications for their M.A. program in Economics – FALL 2017.

Why is the M.A. program in Economics at SDSU right for you?

A core sequence of courses in econometrics, microeconomics, and research methods. Most students finish the degree in three (3) semesters.

Generous scholarship funding for qualified students, covering tuition and expenses (includes out-of-state students).

Opportunities for research/teaching assistantships

A chance to independently teach your course, after one year of Masters level coursework

A proven track record of placing our graduates at consulting firms, in the financial industry, community colleges, state governments. Some locations include:  Adobe Systems, Deloitte, the IMF, the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, San Diego Community College District, and the San Diego Padres.

Excellent preparation for a Ph.D. in Economics, with recent graduates admitted to Ph.D. programs, such as NC State, Oregon, Vanderbilt, UC Irvine, and UC Santa Barbara.

To find out more information, please visit economics.sdsu.edu
To apply for admission, please visit arweb.sdsu.edu/es/admissions/grad/index.html

Applications are due no later than March 1, 2017. Admission and Scholarship decisions are made on a rolling basis, so we encourage you to apply early!

Further questions, please contact:
Dr. Hisham Foad hfoad@mail.sdsu.edu
Dr. Kangoh Lee klee@mail.sdsu.edu