2017 Destination GPS: Digging into the outings

The UC San Diego School of Global Policy and Strategy (GPS) returned its annual Destination GPS series in 2017, bringing the School to the East and West Coast. Enjoy a rundown of the alumni affairs, plus current students' employer visits and alumni meetups in the cities surrounding them.

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  1. Destination GPS: Bay Area

  2. Ahead of the first Destination GPS of the year on Feb. 16, GPS students bounced around the Bay Area to connect with prospective employers and alumni working at them.
  3. Our students are pounding the pavement today in San Francisco, visiting prospective employers and GPS alumni as part of our annual Career Services outreach trip. Follow us on Twitter at twitter.com/gps_ucsd to see our "photo parade" of their whereabouts. Also, we hope you'll join us and students virtually TONIGHT for a special Facebook Live stream of Associate Professor John Ahlquist's presentation at Destination GPS: Bay Area. Swing by our page at 7 p.m. for his remarks on election reforms! And like us at facebook.com/gpsucsd. #GPSUCSD #UCSD #UCSanDiego #CareerServices #SanFrancisco #BayArea #networking #FacebookLive #employervisits #gradschool #gradstudents #gradlife #internationalaffairs #intled #publicpolicy #foreignpolicy
    Our students are pounding the pavement today in San Francisco, visiting prospective employers and GPS alumni as part of our annual Career Services outreach trip. Follow us on Twitter at twitter.com/gps_ucsd to see our "photo parade" of their whereabouts. Also, we hope you'll join us and students virtually TONIGHT for a special Facebook Live stream of Associate Professor John Ahlquist's presentation at Destination GPS: Bay Area. Swing by our page at 7 p.m. for his remarks on election reforms! And like us at facebook.com/gpsucsd. #GPSUCSD #UCSD #UCSanDiego #CareerServices #SanFrancisco #BayArea #networking #FacebookLive #employervisits #gradschool #gradstudents #gradlife #internationalaffairs #intled #publicpolicy #foreignpolicy
  4. See where else students ended up and which graduates they connected with, as chronicled via Twitter.
  5. After a day's worth of networking, GPS alumni and students made their way to TRES Tequila Lounge & Mexican Kitchen for more mingling and talk by Associate Professor John Ahlquist, "Slouching Towards Authoritarianism? Lessons from the Hungarian Electoral Reforms."
  6. Watch Ahlquist's remarks at Destination GPS: Bay Area, which were streamed via Facebook Live.
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  8. And view more photos from the outreach trip:

  9. Destination GPS: New York

  10. Next month on March 28, New York served as the first Destination GPS stop on the East Coast. Students again synced up some employers visits in the city, as well as meetings with alumni.
  11. Forget the beach! Our students are out and about on the East Coast this week, kicking off their employer visits in New York City, including stops at International Rescue Committee, Credit Suisse, Gain Theory, Control Risks and many other promising hirers. Next, students will be venturing to Washington, D.C., following this evening's Destination GPS event with local alumni and Professors Stephan Haggard and Susan Shirk-tune into their talk, "Trump in Asia," at 7 p.m. EST tonight, via Facebook Live at facebook.com/gpsucsd. . . . #GPSUCSD #UCSD #UCSanDiego #UCSDSpringBreak #SpringBreak #SpringBreak2017 #EastCoast #employervisit #networking #NYC #NewYork #NewYorkCity #IRC #CreditSuisse #GainTheory #ControlRisks #FacebookLive #HireGPS @theirc
    Forget the beach! Our students are out and about on the East Coast this week, kicking off their employer visits in New York City, including stops at International Rescue Committee, Credit Suisse, Gain Theory, Control Risks and many other promising hirers. Next, students will be venturing to Washington, D.C., following this evening's Destination GPS event with local alumni and Professors Stephan Haggard and Susan Shirk-tune into their talk, "Trump in Asia," at 7 p.m. EST tonight, via Facebook Live at facebook.com/gpsucsd. . . . #GPSUCSD #UCSD #UCSanDiego #UCSDSpringBreak #SpringBreak #SpringBreak2017 #EastCoast #employervisit #networking #NYC #NewYork #NewYorkCity #IRC #CreditSuisse #GainTheory #ControlRisks #FacebookLive #HireGPS @theirc
  12. Following a productive day in the Big Apple, GPS students, alumni and staff convened at The Park for more informal networking and words from 21st Century China Center Chair and GPS Research Professor Susan Shirk regarding her involvement in and the goals of the Task Force on U.S.-China Policy.
  13. Watch Shirk's talk at Destination GPS: New York, which was streamed via Facebook Live.
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  15. And view a full photo album from the outreach trip:

  16. Destination GPS: Washington, D.C.

  17. Sticking to the East Coast, the next Destination GPS event brought the School to Washington, D.C., on March 30, as well as additional employer visits for GPS students in the U.S. Capitol.
  18. It's a fine day to wander around Washington, D.C. 🇺🇸 Continuing their employer visits along the East Coast this week, our students and Career Services team are out and about in D.C., today. Follow us on Twitter at @gps_ucsd for more on their whereabouts and like us on Facebook at facebook.com/gpsucsd to watch Professor Stephan Haggard's remarks to the group and local alumni on Trump in Asia at 6:30 p.m. EST, delivered to you via Facebook Live! . . . #GPSUCSD #UCSD #UCSanDiego #UCSDspringbreak #springbreak #springbreak2017 #employervisits #hireGPS #WashingtonDC #DC #FacebookLive
    It's a fine day to wander around Washington, D.C. 🇺🇸 Continuing their employer visits along the East Coast this week, our students and Career Services team are out and about in D.C., today. Follow us on Twitter at @gps_ucsd for more on their whereabouts and like us on Facebook at facebook.com/gpsucsd to watch Professor Stephan Haggard's remarks to the group and local alumni on Trump in Asia at 6:30 p.m. EST, delivered to you via Facebook Live! . . . #GPSUCSD #UCSD #UCSanDiego #UCSDspringbreak #springbreak #springbreak2017 #employervisits #hireGPS #WashingtonDC #DC #FacebookLive
  19. Discover where all the students went and who they met in Washington, D.C., as chronicled via Twitter.
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