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Events

The Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) is committed to preparing students for success through world-class resources and a supportive community. With our virtual jumpstart event series, that commitment begins even before the first day of class.

These virtual events connect prospective and incoming students with Johns Hopkins SAIS faculty, alumni, and admissions staff. In addition to giving you the opportunity to meet with sustainable energy experts, these interactive virtual sessions let you learn about the MA in Sustainable Energy (online) program from those who know it best.

The sessions take place on an established timetable, so early applicants have access to more opportunities. The sooner you apply, the sooner you’ll have the chance to secure your place among our community of global leaders. Start your application here.

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Information Session

Info Session Video
(On-Demand)

Find out what it’s like to be a student in the MA in Sustainable Energy (online) program via this introductory session led by Program Director Johannes Urpelainen and admissions staff. Go beyond the course listing and get a comprehensive overview of the Johns Hopkins SAIS community and how the coursework expands your skillset.

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Application Workshop

Open to: Anyone who is interested in applying for the MA in Sustainable Energy
Format: Presentation
Upcoming session: On-demand, watch now.
How to register: No registration required

Learn how to craft the best possible application with our Application Workshop, hosted by our admissions staff. This recorded presentation dives into admissions criteria, and tips on how to craft your resume, personal statement, and analytical essay.


Jumpstart Events

New Student Meet-Up

July 23, 2024
Open to: Accepted students
Format: Zoom meeting, video encouraged
Upcoming session: July 23, 2024 at 6 P.M. (EST)
How to register: Accepted students will receive their invitation via email

Connect with students from around the world who will be joining you in class. This casual event is a unique opportunity to exchange ideas and start expanding your network. Participants will also get a preview of what to expect from the MA in Sustainable Energy (online) program over the upcoming terms.


Faculty Roundtable

TBD
Open to: Accepted students
Format: Zoom meeting, video encouraged
Upcoming session: TBD
How to register: Accepted students will receive their invitation via email

Meet Program Director Johannes Urpelainen and other Johns Hopkins SAIS faculty, and hear an exclusive talk about some of the most pressing issues related to sustainable energy, global policy, and climate change. Attendees will be able to participate in a live Q&A about energy and environmental policy and about the master’s program.


Student Events

Johns Hopkins SAIS Open House

TBD
Open to: Current and newly matriculated students
Format: In person or online
Upcoming session: Next Event in 2025
How to register: Current students will receive their invitation via email

Join staff, faculty, and current students to explore all the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies has to offer. The open house takes place at our brand new, state-of-the-art facility at 555 Pennsylvania Avenue in Washington, DC. Sessions include faculty speakers, exploring your program, student services, alumni panels, and more!


Student Roundtable

Fall Semester
Open to: Current students
Format: Online
Upcoming session: Fall Semester
How to register: Current students will receive their invitation via email

Network with alumni and peers across cohorts at this once-annual event that focuses on careers in the field. In breakout sessions, attendees will hear about projects and initiatives undertaken by fellow students and program alumni. Participants will also have the opportunity to form connections with peers, including those from other cohorts.


Presenters

Johannes Urpelainen

Johannes Urpelainen

Prince Sultan bin Abdulaziz Professor of Energy, Resources and Environment at Johns Hopkins SAIS and the Founding Director of the Initiative for Sustainable Energy Policy (ISEP)

Johannes received his PhD in Political Science from the University of Michigan in 2009 and spent the next eight years at Columbia University. He is the award-winning author of four books and over a hundred refereed articles on environmental politics, energy policy, and global governance. He teaches action-oriented classes on energy and environmental policy to equip the next generation of global leaders with deep knowledge, advanced analytical skills — and a passion for transformational social change. As one of the world’s top energy policy experts, Johannes frequently advises governments, international organizations, and the private sector on energy and environment.

Lynne Green

Lynne Green

Admissions Counselor, AllCampus

Lynne Green has over 12 years of experience within higher education. She holds an MBA and MHRM degree and is an advocate for ongoing education. Her combined experiences in business operations, IT and higher education help her to understand students' needs in the workplace. She strives to provide excellent support and service throughout the admissions process.

Apply Now

The next application deadline is July 8, 2024 and you can apply online today! If you have questions in advance of these events, our admissions counselors are available to help. Start a chat now, call +1 888-513-5303 (toll-free), or email saisonline@jhu.edu.