Applications for Summer 2016 internships at the Department of State are available on-line. To qualify for the Council’s International Affairs Fellowship, students first must be selected for a Washington, DC-based summer internship with the Department of State. Please note that the State Department's application deadline has been extended to October 23, 2015.
Ambassador James J. Blanchard, former Ambassador to Canada (1993-1996) and Governor of Michigan (1983-1991), donated $1 million to establish a public service award and lecture series at Michigan State University.
On July 8, the Council of American Ambassadors is co-sponsoring a reception honoring the U.S. Marine Corps Embassy Security Guards. The guests of honor are the graduates of the most recent USMC Embassy Guard Detachment Commanders class and their spouses.
Monica Damberg-Ott, a Cultural and Educational Programs Coordinator in the Office of Public Diplomacy for the State Department’s Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs, Angie Smith, a regional policy officer for the Near Eastern Affairs region in the Bureau of International Information Programs, and Shanna Surendra, Desk Officer for Portugal and Malta, were selected as the 2015-2016 Davis Public Diplomacy Fellows.