Download file Summer 2010 Internship Calendar of Events 

June 1
Into to internship – all day

June 2
12:30 Brown Bag Lunch with Derrick Dortch, Career Services

June 3
Leadership Institute – All day intern training

June 4
Ambassador Breakfast Briefing, 10:00-11:00 AM
Open House, 4:00-7:00 PM (Arrive by 2:00 to help with logistics)

June 5
IWP graduation, 2:00 – 5:00 p.m., Mayflower Hotel
(volunteers needed to help with logistics; arrive at Institute by 12:00)

June 7
1:00-2:30 PM Library of Congress tour and registration

June 9 
12:30-2:30 PM Brown Bag lunch with Dr. Lenczowski, Topic: The Arts of Statecraft 

June 10 
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 

June 11 
6:00-10:00 PM Movie Night “Katyn”, Lecture by Dr. Chodakiewicz 

June 14 
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?

June 15 
12:30-2:00 PM Brown Bag lunch with Dr. Chodakiewicz, methodology seminar
3:00-5:00 PM Holocaust Museum tour with Dr. Chodakiewicz 

June 16 
12:30 Brown Bag Lunch Dr. Pilon, Topic: Public Diplomacy

June 17
4:00 – 5:00 PM Debate: U.S. Immigration Policy 

June 22
4:30 PM lecture, Dr. Sebastian Gorka, The New Terrorist Threat: Why Al Qaeda is Different

June 23
12:30-2:00 PM Brown Bag Lunch with Jim Picard, Director of Intelligence Operations, CACI

June 24
4:00 – 5:00 PM Debate: China’s Strategic Posture  

June 28
White House tour (tentatively)

June 30
12:30 Brown Bag Lunch with Prof. Gene Poteat, President, AFIO

July 1
4:00 PM Lecture with Dr. Andrew Essig, Topic: International Organizations
Debate: Debate: U.S. Involvement in ICC, Time TBD

July 6
Tour of the CIA Museum, 10:00 AM 

July 7
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 

July 8
4:00 – 5:00 PM Debate: Just War Tradition in Counterinsurgency or Asymmetric Warfare 

July 12
9:00-11:00 AM Tour of National Cathedral with Linda Strating, meet on location

July 13
12:30-1:30 General Jack Nicholson will speak to interns

July 14 
– 12:30-2:00 PM Brown Bag Lunch General Jajko, Topic: Military Strategy
– 4:30 – Lecture with Prof. Brian Kelley (tentative)

July 15
4:00 – 5:00 PM Debate: U.S. – Israeli Relations 

July 19
11:00 AM–1:00 PM Guided Tour of Newseum by Shelby Coffey, Director of Newseum  

July 20
4:30-5:30 Burton Gerber will speak 

July 21
12:30-1:30 Brown Bag Lunch with Lt. Gen. Harry E. Soyster USA (ret) 

July 22
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

July 29
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.

Friday, January 29, 2010
– Intern Ambassador Breakfast
– IWP Movie Night: Valkyrie with Dr. TierneyPlease click here for more information. 

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?