This track provides students with skills and understanding required to be successful in the field of international affairs. Students will have the opportunity to understand the role that governmental and nongovernmental agencies play in developing, fostering, and maintaining international relations and policies. Through a combination of site visits, panel presentations, and networking events, students will have the opportunity to build professional connections and gain insight into a variety of challenges currently facing world leaders.
Past Programming Activities
• Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars
• Guest speakers from U.S. Fund for UNICEF
• State Department
• Peace Corps
• World Bank
• Delegation of the European Union to the U.S.
“I was exposed to a variety of organizations, political leaders and career fields in the international affairs arena, allowing me to interact with professionals in the field."
-Alondra Garcia-Mendoza, Intern with The Institute of World Politics, Queens University of Charlotte, Fall 2016
“For many students the most stressful part of college is visualizing their transition to the workforce, this get more difficult when the labor market doesn’t seem to have many option on your field. For me, that’s the mayor contribution TWC give to their students, it helps us acquire a complete different perspective and develop the tools necessary succeed in this process.”
-Hiyen Rosario, Intern with Embassy of Ecuador, University of Puerto Rico - Rio Piedras, Fall 2016