Register for Explore SIA 2017

Join the Penn State School of International Affairs for our Explore SIA day on October 17, 2017! 

  • Sit in on our Global Cultures and Leadership course, taught by Professor Sophia McClennen, a scholar of international affairs, noted author and expert on political satire, frequent guest at Vox and other news outlets, weekly Salon columnist, and associate director of the School of International Affairs.
  • Meet the staff behind our incredible Career Services Office, which works tirelessly to connect students with internship, employment, and networking opportunities, and maintains a 97% career success rate for our graduates.
  • Learn more about our flexible and interdisciplinary Master of International Affairs degree, which offers nine optional concentrations, the option to create your own concentration, and the ability to take courses from across Penn State's world-renowned graduate disciplines.
  • Join our professors for faculty breakout sessions to learn more about their expertise as former diplomats, military leaders, intelligence analysts, and leading scholars and how our curriculum can prepare you for careers in private industry, international relations and diplomacy, government agencies and think tanks, non-profits and NGOs, and more.
  • Tour our home in the state-of-the-art Lewis Katz Building, which was designed with students in mind and features classroom technology that allows you to record lectures and have guest lecturers videoconfrence in from all across the globe.


2:00 p.m. — Welcome & Admissions Presentation

2:30-3:45 p.m. — "Global Cultures and Leadership" with Professor Sophia McClennen

3:45-4:15 p.m. — SIA Student Panel

4:15-5:00 p.m. — Faculty Breakout Sessions

5:00-5:30 p.m. — Networking Session (includes hors d'oeuvres)

Register today!