Into to internship – all day
12:30 Brown Bag Lunch with Derrick Dortch, Career Services
Leadership Institute – All day intern training
Ambassador Breakfast Briefing, 10:00-11:00 AM
Open House, 4:00-7:00 PM (Arrive by 2:00 to help with logistics)
IWP graduation, 2:00 – 5:00 p.m., Mayflower Hotel
(volunteers needed to help with logistics; arrive at Institute by 12:00)
1:00-2:30 PM Library of Congress tour and registration
12:30-2:30 PM Brown Bag lunch with Dr. Lenczowski, Topic: The Arts of Statecraft
3rd Annual Wreath Laying at the Vicitms of Communism Memorial, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
4:00 – 5:00 PM Debate: Military Intervention in Iran
6:00-10:00 PM Movie Night “Katyn”, Lecture by Dr. Chodakiewicz
Arlington Cemetery tour with Linda Strating, time TBD
12:00 PM Lecture with Prof. Henry Sokolski, Nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty: Becoming More Sentimental or More Practical?
12:30-2:00 PM Brown Bag lunch with Dr. Chodakiewicz, methodology seminar
3:00-5:00 PM Holocaust Museum tour with Dr. Chodakiewicz
12:30 Brown Bag Lunch Dr. Pilon, Topic: Public Diplomacy
4:00 – 5:00 PM Debate: U.S. Immigration Policy
4:30 PM lecture, Dr. Sebastian Gorka, The New Terrorist Threat: Why Al Qaeda is Different
12:30-2:00 PM Brown Bag Lunch with Jim Picard, Director of Intelligence Operations, CACI
4:00 – 5:00 PM Debate: China’s Strategic Posture
White House tour (tentatively)
12:30 Brown Bag Lunch with Prof. Gene Poteat, President, AFIO
4:00 PM Lecture with Dr. Andrew Essig, Topic: International Organizations
Debate: Debate: U.S. Involvement in ICC, Time TBD
Tour of the CIA Museum, 10:00 AM
12:30 Brown Bag lunch with Douglas Streusand, Topic: Terrorism and Counterterrorism
4:00-5:30 Admiral Dave Rogers will speak on interagency/international operations
4:00 – 5:00 PM Debate: Just War Tradition in Counterinsurgency or Asymmetric Warfare
9:00-11:00 AM Tour of National Cathedral with Linda Strating, meet on location
12:30-1:30 General Jack Nicholson will speak to interns
– 12:30-2:00 PM Brown Bag Lunch General Jajko, Topic: Military Strategy
– 4:30 – Lecture with Prof. Brian Kelley (tentative)
4:00 – 5:00 PM Debate: U.S. – Israeli Relations
11:00 AM–1:00 PM Guided Tour of Newseum by Shelby Coffey, Director of Newseum
4:30-5:30 Burton Gerber will speak
12:30-1:30 Brown Bag Lunch with Lt. Gen. Harry E. Soyster USA (ret)
12:00 PM Debate: U.S. Response to North Korea
4:30 Lecture with Ambassador Vince Obsitnik, former U.S. Ambassador to the Slovak Republic
12:30 – Amb. Julie Finley will speak to interns
Tuesday, January 19, 2010
– Intern orientation, 10:30 AM at IWP.
– Norwegian DCM to speak at IWP on “The Use of Engagement, Mediation, and Dialogue as Diplomatic Tools,” 4:00 PM.
Wednesday, January 20, 2010
Brown bag lunch with Derrick Dortch, IWP Career Services Consultant, 12:30.
Friday, January 22, 2010
– Intern Ambassador Breakfast.
– Welcome back reception for students, 5:30 PM. (IWP interns welcome, as well!)
Monday, January 25, 2010
Trip to the Library of Congress. Interns can arrive at IWP at 8:30 or at the Library of Congress at 9:45.
Wednesday, January 27, 2010
Brown bag lunch with Dr. Waller at 12:30. Dr. Waller will speak about political warfare.
Thursday, January 28, 2010
Intern debate, 4:00.
IWP interns are welcome to sit in on classes, but must obtain the permission of the professor before attending. Professor deGraffenreid has extended an open invitation to interns to attend any and all of his Spring 2010 classes. Please click here for a complete course schedule.
Tuesday, February 2, 2010
“Comeback at UNESCO: From Defeat to Success” – A talk by Amb. Louise Oliver, 4:30 PM. Please click here for more information.
Wednesday, February 3, 2010
Dr. Jerrold Post will give a talk for IWP interns at 12:30.
Friday, February 5, 2010
Intern Ambassador Breakfast – CANCELLED
Monday, February 8, 2010
Trip to the International Spy Museum
Tuesday, February 9, 2010
Dr. Andrew Essig from DeSales University will give interns a lecture on international organizations.
Wednesday February 10, 2010
LTC Tony Shaffer will speak to IWP interns at 12:30.
Friday, February 12, 2010
Intern Ambassador Breakfast
Monday, February 15, 2010
President’s Day – no intern activities
Friday, February 19, 2010
– Intern Ambassador Breakfast
Monday, February 22, 2010
Tour of the U.S. Secret Service
Wednesday, February 24, 2010
In the second lecture in a series on multilateral diplomacy organized by Ambassador Louise Oliver, Ambassador David A. Gross will discuss, “How Effective Multilateral Diplomacy can save the Internet and the World” at 4:30 PM. Please click here for details.
Friday, February 26, 2010
– Intern Ambassador Breakfast
– Interns are invited to attend Professor deGraffenreid’s Friday night class at IWP, where Bill Gertz, Wash Times National Security Editor, will speak
Monday, March 1, 2010
Tour of Secret Service
Wednesday, March 3, 2010
Brown bag lunch with IWP Professor Ken deGraffenreid at 12:30, lecture on CI.
Thursday, March 4th, 2010
4pm Intern Debate – US participation with ICC and Hague
Friday, March 5, 2010
– Interns are invited to Professor deGraffenreid’s Friday night class, where he will lecture on CI – this will be a good follow-up to the brown bag lunch lecture of March 3.
-Amb. Breakfast briefing
Tuesday, March 9, 2010
Holocaust Museum, 1 PM
Wednesday, March 10, 2010
– Tony Shaffer Brown Bag lunch 12:30
– 4:00 PM: Dr. Essig from DeSales University will lecture, and give a general overview of the role of international organizations in world affairs.
Thursday, March 11, 2010
– 1pm Debate – Interventionism and Covert Ops
– For the third lecture on multilateral diplomacy in a series organized by Ambassador Louise Oliver, Julie Finley will discuss: “OSCE: Does it Matter?” at 4:30 PM. Please click here for details.
Friday, March 12, 2010
– Amb. Breakfast Briefing
Tuesday, March 16, 2010
4:30 Major General Anderson lecture
Wednesday, March 17, 2010
– 12:30 Brown Bag Lunch: Dr. Lyman Stebbins will discuss Iran’s Modern history
Thursday, March 18, 2010
– 10:30 AM White House tour
– 4PM Debate Present day validity of Geneva Conventions
Friday, March 19, 2010
– Amb. Breakfast Briefing
– IWP Movie Night
March 22-26: IWP Spring Break
No intern activities the week of Spring Break. This should give you some time to catch up on other work. We ask that you still work with your professor and come in for your administrative duties.
Thursday, April 1, 2010
Debate 4PM –Is America an Empire?
Friday, April 5, 2010
Trip to the Newseum, Tour begins at 11:00 am at the Sixth Street Entrance, marked Freedom Forum
Thursday, April 8, 2010
3PM Debate – Is China the next superpower?
Friday, April 9, 2010
Interns are invited to attend Professor deGraffenreid’s Friday night class at IWP where Prof. McCaslin will guest lecture on Reilly, Ace of Spies (class will include a video).
Monday, April 12th, 2010
National Gallery of Art – leave IWP at 10:30
Monday, April 19th, 2010
CIA Museum – we will meet at IWP and leave at 10:15 AM.
Tuesday, April 20th, 2010
Arlington Cemetery – We will split into two groups; group 1 will go leave at 10:30 and come back at 12:30; group 2 will leave at 2 and come back at 4PM.
Wednesday, April 21st, 2010
12 Noon staff/intern appreciation lunch
Thursday, April 22nd, 2010
– 3 PM Debate – IS UN affective in Peace Keeping operations?
– 5:30 PM OPEN HOUSE