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Congressional Foreign Policy Masterclass

The Wilson Center Congressional Foreign Policy Masterclass Series provides senior staffers the opportunity to go in-depth with our regional experts on a pressing foreign policy issue. This comprehensive course during a congressional recess provides a non-partisan environment for senior staffers to meet and network with fellow colleagues from across the aisle.  

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Applications for the Russia-Ukraine Masterclass are now open! The Russia-Ukraine Masterclass will take place on Thursday, May 16 and Friday, May 17. Applications will close on Friday, April 26.

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The Wilson Center invites senior-level congressional staff to participate in the Congressional Foreign Policy Masterclass (Chiefs of Staff, Deputy Chiefs of Staff, Legislative Directors, Senior Legislative Assistants and Professional Committee Staff). If you have questions about this requirement, please feel free to contact us! Applicants should possess a strong understanding of the legislative process and have experience working with a foreign policy portfolio.

The Russia Masterclass was an overall wonderful engagement, and I am very thankful to have been given the opportunity to take part  - House Democratic Staffer

[The Korea Masterclass] was one of the best programs I’ve done on the Hill!” – House Republican Chief of Staff