Husker Trade Talks

So... you're working on your degree, then what?

There are opportunities in international trade for everyone, whether your interests range from sustainability to gender equality, agriculture, development, technology, journalism or supply chain management.

Join us for Husker Trade Talks, featuring free lunch (or breakfast!), policy discussions and career insights from international trade experts at the top of their field.

Experts will join virtually from Washington, D.C., Washington state, and places in between. Learn about internships, navigating the job market, networking, and whether graduate or law school is the right next step for you.

RSVP Early! We reserve 20 spots each month.


Spring 2022 Dates & Topics

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Breakfast Provided

Friday, February 25, 9:00am-10:00Am | Howard L. Hawks Hall: Room 111

Can international trade advance sustainability goals?

Learn about the connection between international trade and sustainable development, as well as Katrin Kuhlmann's career path where she will differentiate between the work of her nonprofit law and development center, New Markets Lab, and the higher-level policy work she does through Georgetown University -- both critical efforts!

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Katrin KuhlmanN
A former trade negotiator, visiting professor of international trade and development law at Georgetown Law, and senior associate with the Global Food Security Program at the Center for Strategic and International Studies.

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Lunch Provided

Friday, March 4, 11:30am-12:30pm | Howard L. Hawks Hall: Room 111

How to learn about trade and get paid for it!

Learn about what it's like to have learning be your specialty - transforming complex issues into digestible and engaging writing. Ask Edward Alden all of your latest questions about U.S. trade and foreign policy. Alden is a columnist at Foreign Policy magazine, senior fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations fellow, and a visiting professor at Western Washington University.

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Edward Alden
Alden is a columnist at Foreign Policy magazine, senior fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations, and a visting professor at Western Washington University.

Husker Trade Talks are limited to 20 attendees

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Breakfast Provided

Friday, April 1, 8:00-9:00am | Howard L. Hawks Hall: Room 111

How trade policy is made: working on CAPITOL hill

Ever wonder who is driving policy decisions? You may be surprised to learn just how many 20-somethings are helping shape policy development, researching issues and relaying constituent concerns and perspectives to their bosses, members of Congress. Learn about what kinds of jobs exist on Capitol Hill and get tips on how to get your foot in the door.

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Ken Levinson
Executive director of the Washington International Trade Association, and former government affairs director and U.S. Senate staffer, working with international trade, foreign policy, national security, and tax policy.

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