Are you a communication expert and have you ever dreamed of working in the US? Do not miss this amazing opportunity to join the Milken Institute and work in their prestigious Santa Monica headquarter!


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Organizations: The Milken Institute is a renowned California think tank that deals mainly with economics. The fundamental goal that has been pursued ever since its foundation in 1991 is to create better living conditions and economic conditions in the United States and in the world. The Milken Institute is a non-profit and independent organization, one of its many mission is to increase world well-being by promoting both long-term and collaborative solutions that increase access to capital. The Institute's work is inspired by the formula developed by Michael Milken, the founder and president of the study center: "Prosperity is the same as the effect of financial technology that acts to multiply the value of human capital, social capital and real assets". The Milken Institute is very active in the research field and has published over the years numerous studies and texts not only relating to human capital, access to capital but also studies on the health economy and medical research. An important activity of the Institute is represented by the Milken Institute Global Conference, an annual forum focusing mainly on economic and social issues


Duty Station: Santa Monica


Open to: Graduates in Marketing, Communication, Journalism and related fields


Timeframe: Not specified


Deadline: Not specified


Job Description: The Milken Institute is looking for an expert in communication to be part of its team, the ideal candidate must have a deep intellectual curiosity and a strong sense of ethics in work, the candidate will work in a dynamic and environment multicultural, in particular he will take care of the following activities:

- Manage the communication and social media sector

- Contributing to the management of internal and external communications

- Organize and plan events and campaigns

- Provide support for communications management across the various departments of the Milken Institute

- Prepare documents and reports

- Provide administrative support to the Executive Director and the Communications Department


Requirements: The ideal candidate must have the following requirements:

- Possess a Bachelor Degree in Marketing, Communication or Journalism or related fields

- Excellent communication and writing skills

- Great organizational skills

- Great work skills within a team

- Great knowledge of the Office Package

- Great knowledge of social media (Facebook, Linkedin, Snap, Twitter and Instagram)

- Excellent knowledge of English is both written and spoken

- Knowledge of Google Analytics and similar programs is considered a plus

- Knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite is considered a plus

- Knowledge of HTML and CSS is considered a plus


Wage: Non specified


Application Process: All candidates interested  will need to fill in the online application (see Useful Links) by attaching their updated CV


Useful Links:

Milken Institute Official Website

Job Offer

Application Form

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Useful Informations: The Visa Waiwer Program program allows citizens of 38 countries, including Italy, to enter the United States for business or tourism purposes for stays of up to 90 days without having to apply for an entry visa. For all other purposes, it is necessary to apply for the entry visa. You must obtain an Electronic System for Travel Authorization (ESTA) to enter the US under the Visa Waiver Program. The authorization, which lasts two years or until the passport expires, must be obtained before boarding the aircraft, airplane or naval vessel, traveling to the United States by accessing, at least 72 hours before departure, by The website for the Electronic Travel Authorization System (ESTA)


Useful Contacts:

Milken Institute

1250 Fourth Street

Santa Monica, CA 90401

Phone: 310.570.4600

Fax: 310.570.4601


Edited by Jasmina Poddi


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The Knight-Hennessy Scholars program will annually identify a group of 100 high-achieving students from around the world with demonstrated leadership and civic commitment to receive full funding to pursue a wide-ranging graduate education at Stanford, with the goal of developing a new generation of global leaders.


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Organisation: Stanford University, located between San Francisco and San Jose in the heart of California's Silicon Valley, is one of the world's leading teaching and research universities. Since its opening in 1891, Stanford has been dedicated to finding solutions to big challenges and to preparing students for leadership in a complex world. Today, Stanford has 2,153 members of the professoriate faculty. Faculty at Stanford are expected to be among the best teachers and researchers in their fields. There are 562 faculty members appointed to endowed chairs. Stanford's current community of scholars includes: 19 Nobel laureates, 4 Pulitzer Prize winners and 4 Wolf Foundation Prize winners. The schools offered by Stanford University are: Business, Earth Sciences, Education, Engineering, Humanities and Sciences, Law, Medicine. Stanford research is remarkable in both its breadth and depth. Stanford research programs reflect the expertise, creativity and initiative of the faculty who set the research agenda. Stanford faculty have a long tradition of engaging with their colleagues and students within Stanford's seven schools and working across disciplines. Stanford has 18 independent laboratories, centers and institutes that provide a physical and intellectual intersection between schools and disciplines. These institutes are in line with Stanford's longstanding tradition of crossing boundaries to tackle large problems, engaging faculty and their students in collaborations that range from international and economic studies to challenges facing the environment, energy and health.


 Where: Stanford, USA


Open to: students with First/Bachelor's Degree


When: depending on the year of graduation

 Earned first degree in      Apply no later than       Enroll no later than

2013                                  Fall 2017                       Fall 2018

2014                                  Fall 2018                       Fall 2019

2015                                  Fall 2019                       Fall 2020

2016                                  Fall 2020                       Fall 2021

2017                                  Fall 2021                       Fall 2022


Deadline: 27/07/2017


Job Description: Each year up to 100 high-achieving students who are independent thinkers, display purposeful leadership, and have a civic orientation will receive full funding to pursue a graduate education at Stanford:

- Full funding includes tuition, stipend, graduate program and related academic expenses, with additional financial support available                                    

- Pursue any graduate degree at Stanford, from PhDs in arts, education, engineering, humanities, or social sciences to professional degrees in business, law, or medicine

- Build skills in leadership and communication that will empower you to work across disciplines and to scale creative solutions for complex challenges

- Students who earned a bachelor's degree in 2013 or later are eligible to apply to the pioneer class of Knight-Hennessy Scholars


Requirements: You are eligible to apply to the Knight-Hennessy Scholars program if you are applying to enroll in any full-time graduate degree program at Stanford or if you plan on pursuing one of Stanford’s many joint- and dual- graduate degree options. You are eligible to apply to the Knight-Hennessy Scholars program if you apply during your final year of study for your first/bachelor's degree or within four years of earning your first/bachelor’s degree. You are eligible for the Knight-Hennessy Scholars Program as long as you meet the requirements of the Stanford graduate program(s) that you wish to pursue.


Wage: not specified


Application process: There are two applications: one is for the Knight-Hennessy Scholars Program, and the other is for your Stanford graduate degree program. Go on this page and follow the instructions. You must complete not only your Knight-Hennessy Scholars application, but also the entire application process for your graduate degree program - including any standardized test that your discipline requires and, if needed, an English proficiency test


Useful Links:                                                                       

Knight-Hennessy Scholars


 Useful Contacts:                                                                                          

 Littlefield Management Center, Second Floor                                                            

 365 Lasuen Street (also listed as 365 Lasuen Mall)                                        

 Stanford, CA  94305-5005  USA                                                                        


Edited by Barbara Parisse


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Published in Education

The Bretton Woods Committee seeks the help of 2-3 interns each semester to support the Committee’s programs and operations.


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Organization: The Bretton Woods Committee is an American organization created in 1983. The original goal of the Committee was to improve the awareness of the World Bank, International Monetary Fund, World Trade Organization, and other major development banks and their actions to accelerate economic growth, lessen poverty, and increase financial stability. The members of the Committee  are leaders at the top of the business, finance, academic, and non-profit sectors, including many industry CEOs, who believe that international economic cooperation is essential and it is possible only through strong and effective International Financial institutions. Today, the main goal of the Committee is to encourage economic growth, alleviate poverty, and improve financial stability.


Duty Station: Washington, USA


Open to: Graduate student or recent graduate in international business, finance, economics, development, political science, or related fields


Timeframe: not mentioned



Fall Internship: August 15

- Spring Internship: December 15

- Summer Internship: April 30


Description:  during the internship candidates will have to:

- Research and create background materials for Committee staff and leadership on key issues and institutions in international trade, finance, and development

- Assist in the planning and execution of Committee programs including researching and developing program themes and topics, drafting background and promotional materials, creating speaker preparatory materials and logistics support

- Support the Committee's membership recruitment strategy by researching high-level leaders in the fields of international finance, trade, and development

- Track relevant U.S. legislation as it pertains to the work of the Committee

- Manage the Committee’s digital communication strategy including content creation and process development to improve the Committee’s website and social media communications

- Assist in the preparation of the Committee’s internal and external communication tools including its quarterly newsletter and other member communications

- Support the daily administrative tasks of the office including data entry, mailings, etc.

- Other duties as assigned


Qualifications: To be eligible for this internship, candidates must have:

- Previous office experience

- A healthy awareness of companies, government actors, and other organizations involved in global finance, trade and development activities

- A self-driven nature and demonstrated ability to multi-task with minimal supervision

- Demonstrated excellence in oral and written communication skills in English

- Excellent knowledge of MS-Office. Knowledge of social media, Drupal, and/or basic HTML helpful but not required

Wage/fees: The internship pays a $500 stipend


Application process: Interested candidates should send a resume, cover letter addressed to Office Manager Melissa Smith, and writing sample (2 pages maximum) by This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Please include your desired beginning and end dates and available number of hours per week in your cover letter


Useful links:


Bretton Woods Committee


 Edited by Barbara Parisse

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Are you an art lover? The Solomon R. Guggenheim of  New York is looking for graduates, recent graduates, and experts in the fields to be included in the staff. Don’t  miss this opportunity and fly to New York!


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Organization : The Solomon R. Guggenheim is the prestigious museum of modern art and contemporary art based in New York, founded in 1937, among other works exhibited in the museum we can find those by Chagall, Kandinskij, Picasso and Toulouse-Lautrec. The museum itself is built into a work of Frank Lloyd Wright, considered today among the most important twentieth-century architecture.


Duty Station : New York


Open to : Graduates, graduates, experts in the industry and all those who meet the requirements


Timeframe : 3 months



Guggenheim internship is structured in three round, four months each:

Spring: January–April
Summer: June–August
Fall: September–December


Deadline : 

SpringNovember 1
Summer:   January 30
Fall:   June 1


Job description : The objective of this Internship is to offer a greater acquisition of skills with direct experience in the fields of arts. Interns will be divided, according to their own personal experiences, and assigned to different areas of the museum. At the end of each session, it’s including a trip, i.e. organization will pay a trip. The Guggenheim Museum doesn't provide housing but upon request  may suggest residences and dormitories in New York


Qualifications : Not specified


Wage : 1000$ Full-Time

Application process : To apply for one of our internships, please follow the checklist of materials below: 

- Guggenheim application form

- Cover letter

- Resume/curriculum vitae

- List of relevant coursework/modules undertaken

- Two letters of recommendation (academic or professional)

- Writing sample (3–5 pages only) *Please note: when applying to design-related departments, candidates should instead submit a design portfolio or small visual sample of work.


Useful links :

Guggenheim Official Website

Vacancy Page  

Application Form


Contact information :

Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum

1071 Fifth Avenue

New York, NY 10128-0173


Edited by Jasmina Poddi


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Published in Other Opportunities

by Sasha McNair


Cooperation and collaboration amongst countries is vital to international diplomacy. UNESCO creates a platform where countries can come together, express themselves freely, celebrate their heritage, and ensure equal access to education. Understandably, the United States was an active member of this organization from the beginning. As a leader in the global economy during the 1940s, they helped lay the groundwork for UNESCO’s goals and became an extremely large contributor to the organization as a whole. However, what happened when they decided to withdraw their support in 1984? What specific events led them to turn their backs on an organization that they helped to build? The answer lies within a political structure that fears radicalization in the struggle for power.

UNESCO was established as a “meeting of diverse minds,” however when it was founded, the countries had an extremely westernized point of view. By 1984, UNESCO had grown from 30 countries to 153 and the new members wanted their voices to be heard. This only became a problem for the United States with the development of new communication strategies for developing countries, specifically those involving the press. Many countries feared for the safety of their journalists, and therefore made plans to limit their media outlets. Although this was a valid concern in some cases, many member states were using this as an opportunity to hide their government activities, therefore eliminating any form of global transparency. The United States were averse to these limitations and in fact threatened to withdraw their support if they were accepted. The aversion came from a fear that if there was not some form of transparency between countries, the United States and their political power would be threatened.

Another condition that led to the withdrawal of the United States was the view that UNESCO was overstepping boundaries in politics. Understandably as the overall make-up of the organization shifted, so did its political agenda. UNESCO’s core values from the beginning included a commitment to the economic, social, and cultural wellbeing of the world. However, this value system made it susceptible to radicalization and the United States felt that the organization was moving in the direction of a completely radicalized system. Their objection started with UNESCO’s involvement in the Israeli occupation of Jerusalem. The organization condemned Israel for destroying Jerusalem’s cultural heritage site and the US felt as if they should not be involved in such a political conflict. Although protecting heritage sites is an important part of their mission, they thought such a conflict should be handled by the United Nations, themselves.

The threat of the loss of global transparency with the direction of radical politicization within the organization are vital pieces to the larger puzzle to explain the United States’ withdrawal from UNESCO. They continued their hiatus for many years, not renewing their membership from 1984-2003. However, the most important point to remember is that a decision to disengage from these global organizations is always political. It’s a question of control and the effort to maintain political power that leads certain countries to make these decisions.      

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