Prospective students are encouraged to connect with SSP to learn more about our program and the application process. SSP offers a number of ways for applicants to engage with our admissions staff, including informational interviews, online chats, and graduate admissions fairs both across the U.S. and abroad.
SSP Admissions will be resuming on-campus interviews on September 8. We are continuing to monitor the COVID-19 situation and will make adjustments accordingly. We are still offering virtual and phone interviews as well. All informational interviews are scheduled online. All times are based on Washington D.C (U.S. Eastern) Time.
Interviews are not required for admission; they are for informational purposes only and have no bearing on an application or admission. Prospective students meet with members of the SSP admissions team.
SSP attends numerous off-campus events in the Washington DC area and participates in graduate school fairs domestically and internationally. Check back as we announce more sessions.
SSP Admissions Coffee Chats: Capitol Hill | Thursday, October 28, 8:00 – 11:00 a.m ET
Have questions about SSP, Georgetown University, or the application process? Our Assistant Director of Admissions and Alumni Engagement, Robert Pinn, will be talking with prospective students on the Hill on Thursday, October 28. Register for a time slot to join us for small group and one-on-one conversations.
NCSC XLIX Model United Nations – Marketing Fair | Saturday, October 30, 8:00 – 10:00 a.m ET
Have questions about SSP, Georgetown University, or the application process? Our Assistant Director of Admissions and Alumni Engagement, Robert Pinn, will be talking with prospective students at this year’s National Collegiate Security Conference.
National Model United Nations Conference, Washington DC – Opportunity Fair | Friday, November 5, 1:30 – 3:00 p.m ET
Have questions about SSP, Georgetown University, or the application process? Our Assistant Director of Admissions and Alumni Engagement, Robert Pinn, will be talking with prospective students at this year’s NMUN-DC Conference. Representatives from German and European Studies will also be available to speak with students.
Assistant Director of Admissions, Robert Pinn, will be traveling to Georgia from Monday, November 1 – Thursday, November 4th to visit the following cities and institutions:
Savannah – Monday, November 1
- Savannah State University
Valdosta – Tuesday, November 2
- Valdosta State University
Athens – Wednesday, November 3 – Thursday, November 4
- University of Georgia
If you’d like to connect one-on-one with Robert while he’s in Georgia (Savannah, Athens, and Atlanta), please email him at Robert.Pinn@Georgetown.edu to learn more about SSP over coffee.
Applying to Graduate School in DC – Pinnacle Room, Baldwin Hall | Wednesday, November 3, 5:00-7:30 PM ET
**please note this event is only for UGA Students**
Assistant Director of Admissions, Robert Pinn, from the Security Studies Program (SSP) in Georgetown’s Walsh School of Foreign Service (SFS) will be hosting an information session applying to graduate school in Washington, DC. and answering your questions about SSP and SFS.
Our tour of Georgia continues online, and SSP will be at the following virtual events:
Georgia Tech Virtual Graduate Showcase | Friday, October 22, 3:00-5:30 PM ET
**please note this event is only for Georgia Tech Students**
Georgia Tech students, have questions about SSP, Georgetown University, or the application process? Our Assistant Director of Admissions and Alumni Engagement, Robert Pinn, current SSP students, and alumni will be connecting with prospective students at the Virtual Graduate School Showcase.
Meeting ID: 969 9603 4541
Georgia State University | Spring 2022
Details Coming Soon!
During the application season, SSP regularly holds online information sessions. Below please find our upcoming events and registration links. Don’t forget to check back regularly as we add more sessions!
Balancing Graduate School | Thursday, October 28, 5:15 – 6:15 p.m ET
Do you ever ask yourself “How do I balance graduate school, work, family/friends, sleep, a healthy lifestyle, etc.?!” Our SSP students have been there and are eager to share their experiences with you. Join current SSP’ers to learn how they’ve balanced the program among everything else they have going on!
Over 100 adjunct faculty teach SSP courses, and these seasoned practitioners know a thing or two about how to put theory into practice! In this information session, adjunct faculty members Eugenia Guilmartin, Charles Carithers, and Elana DeLozier shared their experiences teaching in SSP and answered questions about the classroom.
The SSP Women’s group offers peer-to-peer mentorship for women in our program. Whether you’re interested in national security, intelligence, defense, or private sector careers, this group offers the women of SSP a chance to discuss their experiences and goals.
Whether you are just exploring your graduate school options or you know that Georgetown is the place for you, join the SSP Admissions Team as we provide you with an overview of our program!
SSP works with the best practitioners in the business to teach our students how to put theory to practice. In this information session, a few of our adjunct faculty members – Sebastian Bae, Paula Doyle, and Olga Belogolova – share their experiences teaching in SSP and answer your questions about the classroom!
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