Rangel Fellows Overwhelmingly Choose SIS for Grad School Preparation for the Foreign Service
Earlier this fall, five of the ten Charles B. Rangel Fellows currently enrolled in graduate programs at SIS shared stories from their summer internships with the State Department around the world. Whether they interned in Brazil or Mozambique or Thailand, themes about important professional skills quickly emerged from the stories they shared. Flexibility; understanding norms of different cultures; strong writing skills; foreign language ability; and a good sense of humor all proved to be vital for these students.
Nearly half of the Fall 2012 cohort of Charles B. Rangel Fellows chose to study at the School of International Service with nine out of 20 fellows across the country entering graduate programs at the School. With an additional Rangel Fellow entering SIS in the Fall 2013 cohort, SIS currently hosts 25% of all enrolled Rangel Fellows in the country for the 2013-14 academic year.Read more