At Carnegie Mellon University, the study of politics through the discipline of political science with support from other social science disciplines is centered in the Institute for Politics and Strategy (IPS). IPS carries on a respected tradition of interdisciplinary political science at Carnegie Mellon as it also builds upon the university’s rich heritage of applying basic science to issues of public policy. IPS oversees many different academic programs and centers. The academic programs include the undergraduate major in International Relations and Politics (IRP), the minor in International Relations and Politics, the minor in Politics and Public Policy, the Accelerated Master’s Program of International Relations and Politics (IRP/AMP), CMU’s Washington Semester Program (CMU/WSP), and the Master of Information Technology Strategy Program (MITS). The affiliated research centers include the Center for International Relations and Politics (CIRP) and the Institute for Strategic Analysis (ISA).
IPS administers the Carnegie Mellon University Washington Semester Program. In this semester-long program, students live, work, and study in Washington, DC, coming into direct contact with political, business, and community leaders and learning about the most pressing policy issues of the day.
IPS is seeking to hire an Administrative Coordinator for the Washington Semester Program. In this role, your responsibilities will include:
We are looking for someone who has an understanding of the protocol for engaging with military personnel and government officials. The position is based in Washington, DC, and will require regular travel around the city and occasional travel to the Pittsburgh campus.
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