Join us for Film Fest DC!

Today is the start of 28th annual Film Fest DC, Washington, DC’s International Film Festival. The Boren Forum is organizing viewing groups for the below films and would love if you would join us! These films are a great opportunity to meet fellow Boren alums, brush up on your language comprehension skills, reminisce about your time abroad, or learn about a new culture or region!

Saturday April 19, 5:15 pm, Avalon Theatre

Remote Control  

Mongolia, Germany, 2013, 90 minutes, digital, Color

In Mongolian with English subtitles

Viewing led by Boren Forum Director Michael Baumann 

To attend, e-mail mbaumann@borenforum.org 

 

Sunday April 20, 5:15 PM, Avalon Theatre

From Tehran to Heaven Iran, Germany, 2013, 75 minutes, digital, Color

In Persian with English subtitles

Viewing led by Boren Forum Director Michael Baumann 

To attend, e-mail mbaumann@borenforum.org   

 

Monday April 21st, 6:30 PM, E Street Cinema

Return to Homs 

Syria, Germany, 2013, 90 minutes, digital, Color, official site

In Arabic with English subtitles

Viewing led by Boren Forum Director Lauren Reese

To attend, e-mail lreese@borenforum.org

 

Thursday April 24th, 8:45 PM, E Street Cinema

Lakshmi

India, 2013, 109 minutes, digital, Color

In Hindi with English subtitles

Viewing led by Boren Forum Director Lauren Reese

To attend, e-mail lreese@borenforum.org  

 

We hope you can join us!

Register now! Annual Spring Career Event — April 2nd

6th Annual Spring Career Event | Wednesday, April 2 | 3:00–7:00 PM
SAIS Kenney Auditorium, 1740 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC
Cost: $10.00

Register now for the Boren Forum’s 6th Annual Spring Career Event with the Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS). The evening will begin with a panel discussion on Cyber in a Dynamic Security Environment, followed by a meet-and-greet with recruiters from federal agencies, the private sector, and non-profit organizations. Deadline to Register is Friday, March 28.

The tentative schedule is as follows:

2:30 – 3:00 pm Check in
3:00 – 5:00 pm Panel Discussion and Q&A (Kenney Auditorium)
5:00 – 7:00 pm Meet-and-Greet with Agency Representatives (Herter Room, adjacent to Kenney Auditorium)

Register Now!

Please contact Kim Fassler or Michael Baumann for more details.

Spring Career Event & Resume Workshop

6th Annual Spring Career Event | Wednesday, April 2 | 3:00–7:00 PM
SAIS Kenney Auditorium, 1740 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC
Cost: $10.00

Register now for the Boren Forum’s 6th Annual Spring Career Event with the Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS). The evening will begin with a panel discussion on Cyber in a Dynamic Security Environment, followed by a meet-and-greet with recruiters from federal agencies, the private sector, and non-profit organizations. Deadline to Register is Friday, March 28.

The tentative schedule is as follows:

2:30 – 3:00 pm Check in
3:00 – 5:00 pm Panel Discussion and Q&A (Kenney Auditorium)
5:00 – 7:00 pm Meet-and-Greet with Agency Representatives (Herter Room, adjacent to Kenney Auditorium)

 

Pre-Event Resume Workshop | Wednesday, March 26 | 6:30–9:00 PM
*Location Change: Room 806, Rome Building, 1619 Massachusetts Avenue NW, SAIS
Cost: Free with Event Registration

The Boren Forum will be hosting a workshop on resume writing and professional development tips to help ready your resume for the DC job market. It’s the perfect opportunity to fine tune your resume in advance of the 6th Annual Spring Career Event.

Space is limited to 20 participants.  You must first register for the Spring Career Event and choose the option to attend the workshop by March 21. We recommend you bring a copy of your resume and materials to take notes.

 

Register Now!

 

Please contact Kim Fassler or Michael Baumann for more details.

Share Your Study Abroad Experience with CNN

In advance of First Lady Michelle Obama’s upcoming visit to China, CNN iReport is looking for people to share their stories of study abroad.  The deadline for submissions is Monday, March 17. Share your experience. Generation Study Abroad, an initiative of the Institute of International Education (IIE) will also be highlighted in the report. The initiative seeks to double the number of students who study abroad by 2019.  

Annual Open House 2014

Alumni-at-2013-Open-House-2-400x300 Attend the Annual Boren Forum Open House, Tuesday February 11th, at 6-9pm at the Goethe Institut.  Meet fellow members and Board members,  and bring a guest! Don’t forget to RSVP by Sunday, Feb. 9th.

Call for Photos

Do you have awesome photographs from your time abroad as a NSEP award recipient? Help commemorate 10 years of the Boren Forum by showcasing your photographs at our Open House.

Post your photographs to the Boren Forum Facebook Page by Sunday night and see them on display the night of the event.  

Include with your post: your name, award type and year, language and country of study, and where the photo was taken. The slideshow will be made available online following the event. We look forward to viewing and sharing your submissions!

 Volunteer Photographer

Attending the Open House and want to be more involved? The Boren Forum is looking for someone to help document the event. Please contact Lauren Reese if you would like to volunteer.

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