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Are you a student looking to become involved in the international affairs community? Carnegie Council offers a variety of opportunities for students of all levels who are located in NYC or abroad!

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International Student/Teacher Contest, 2017: The World's Greatest Ethical Challenge
Essay topic:
In your opinion, what is the world's greatest challenge, and how does it affect your local community and/or the world? What are the ethical issues involved and how can we work together to overcome this problem? Contest open to teachers and students anywhere in the world, deadline December 31, 2017. To learn more, click here.

International Student Photo Contest, 2017: Climate Change
Send us your photos that show examples of climate change OR examples of combating or adapting to climate change. All students of every nationality are eligible. Non-students will be disqualified. The minimum age is 13. Deadline: December 31, 2017. To learn more, click here.

Here are the winning entries from around the world for Carnegie Council's international student/teacher essay and student photo contests. We think you'll be as impressed as we are with the talent and ideas presented here.

Connect with students, scholars, and professionals on our Global Ethics Network, a free online community  for people interested in international affairs. You can post an essay, read and comment on global projects, and make new contacts around the world.

The mission of the program is to cultivate the next generation of ethical global leaders in business, academia, government, and the nonprofit sector. Through public programming, exclusive social gatherings, and special events featuring prominent speakers, CNL gives young professionals and students the chance to connect with like-minded individuals from various sectors and backgrounds.

Are you a current student at a college or university in the New York metro area who is looking to get more involved with Carnegie Council? Student Ambassadors are our campus liaisons that help us connect with students, publicize events, and plan new partnerships. If interested, send a note of interest and resume/CV to