The Global Policy Institute is a multidisciplinary research, teaching and community education institute at the University of Southern California. We focus on university programs that involve faculty, students, policymakers and members of the public.
Our institute focuses on global issues and hosts programs that involve faculty, graduate and undergrad students, policy-makers and members of the public.
Meet the Fellows
Fellows are students passionate about international relations. Our fellows have studied and worked all over the world and come from diverse backgrounds.
GPI has compiled resources that can aid students interested in international relations and foreign affairs in their professional and academic development.
Browse through active internship, fellowship and professional opportunities through our resource page
GPI fellows have compiled a list of live opportunities for students interested in pursuing career paths or professional opportunities in the field of foreign affairs and international relations.
Learn about how to submit your work to GPI or other undergraduate research journals and outlets
Interested in writing about foreign affairs or publishing your research? We’ve compiled a list of publishing opportunities at USC and other universities across the U.S. You can also review GPI’s submission instructions.
Our fellows work to develop programming that brings together faculty, students and policymakers to discuss key global challenges. From crisis briefings to panels, from professional development events to our monthly book club, the Global Policy Institute aims to create an environment that promotes community education and informed understanding.
Recent Editorial Work
Global Policy Institute fellows draft articles each week on global issues and challenges. Fellows choose topics of interest to them related to traditional and human security, economics, the environment, technology, international organizations and global institutions.
Read more of our work here.
Meet Germany’s new chancellor — and the challenges he faces.
A new submarine deal signals a strategic shift in the Indo-Pacific region.
A “pink tide” of left-wing parties are ascending across the region. Who’s next?
Will the rise of nationalism and religious conservatism, lead to a Poland’s exit from the European Union?
A former Pentagon official claims the U.S. has ” no competing fighting chance” against China in AI. How did it get this way?
Ghana’s new anti-LGBT bill is sparking fear and outrage among human rights supporters.
COVID-19 is impacting climate change, and vice versa. In both scenarios, wildlife is feeling the impacts.
Was Glasgow a success? GPI fellows analyze the wins and losses of COP26.
“At USC, we help shine a light on global problems and bring those conversations to campus.”
“GPI gives me the opportunity to apply my studies and deepen my understanding of global affairs.
“GPI bridges the gap between complex global policy problems and student-led discussions.”
Looking for ways to get involved? Join us!
We recruit a new class of fellows at the start of each semester. Our spring semester application is not yet live. However, you can find more information about our application process.