- Listing Type: Summer Programs
- Destination: United States
- Program Delivery: Residential
- Provided By: Independent Provider
- Session Start: July
- Session Length: Two Weeks
- Entering Grade: 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
- Category: Leadership
- Selective: No
- Ages: 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19
- Minimum Cost: > $3,000
The Young Diplomat and Leader Academy is a pre-college summer program designed for students who are interested in international politics and foreign affairs. Classes about international relationships and diplomatic history will be offered, as well as opportunities for to acquire leadership and public speaking skills.
Our Young Diplomat and Leader Academy is a perfect fit for teenagers who have a serious interest in international politics and foreign affairs, the diplomats and leaders of tomorrow. Located in Boston, the city full of history and cultural trails, students will learn about diplomatic history and protocol, negotiations and strategy from Boston professors or local professionals, in order to prepare for a college major in International Relations and potentially a career in the Foreign Service. Students will also be able to acquire leadership and public speaking skills along the way that is crucial for their future development. From understanding the current challenges to international security, such as terrorism, nuclear proliferation or environmental degradation, to acquiring public speaking and negotiation skills, the Young Diplomat and Leader Academy will have you fully prepared to take on the problems affecting today’s world. If you’re passionate about making a difference, this program is perfect for you!