The Institute of World Politics

About The Institute of World Politics

A graduate school of national security, intelligence, and international affairs in Washington, D.C., IWP develops leaders who understand global realities and the ethical conduct of statecraft - men and women committed to a cause greater than themselves.

IWP offers the following M.A. degrees:
- Strategic Intelligence Studies
- Statecraft and International Affairs
- Statecraft and National Security Affairs
- 17 graduate certificates: Topics include Cyber Statecraft, Counterterrorism, Conflict Prevention, Intelligence, Public Diplomacy, and more.
- Executive MA in National Security Affairs (7+ years of industry experience)
- Professional MA in Strategic & International Studies (5+ years of experience)
-Online M.A. in Statecraft and Strategy
- Online Certificate in Statecraft and Strategy

At IWP, you learn the arts of statecraft from true practitioner professors, and how each tool integrates into national strategy. Our alumni work in diplomacy, the Intelligence Community, humanitarian aid, political leadership, the private sector, government agencies, defense contractors, active duty military, as well as nonprofit organizations.


Events and Communications Intern

June 2020 - August 2020 Vancouver, British Columbia
“I really liked the team! They were really sweet and offered lots of room for creativity”

Research Assistant Intern

May 2018 - August 2018 Washington, DC
“I really enjoyed conducting research on Cyber Intelligence, specifically the implications of artificial intelligence on the processing, exploitation, and dissemination of intelligence analysis under the guidance of Professor Dean Lane. It was also a wonderful opportunity to audit "Comparative Intelligence Systems: Foreign Intelligence and Security Cultures" (IWP 622) under Professor John Quattrocki (Vice President, CACI’s National Solutions Group).”
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