“My Louisiana Love”

Join us on Campus for the screening of Monique Verdin’s latest documentary My Louisiana Love about a young Native American woman who returns to her family in Southeast Louisiana to find a man-made environmental crisis threatening their way of life:

Ms Verdin is a member of the Indigenous Rising delegation currently participating at the COP21, UN Framework Convention on Climate Change. The presentation and debate are part of Dr. Jean Studzinska’s IR221 course, “Introduction to International Relations”.

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Speaker series with Alejandro Jara Weitzmann

## Speaker series with Alejandro Jara Weitzmann Schiller Paris hosted yet another fascinating speaker this Wednesday. This time, and on the timely theme of environmental issues, we invited Alejandro Jara Weitzmann, the Latin American Representative of the think-tank **OSI Observatoire Social International and SAS GDF SUEZ** to give a talk on “Sustainable Development Goals and Social Dialogue.” In his talk he covered [COP21 agenda issues](, challenges arising from recent global summits and social questions, corporate social responsibility and new opportunities for dialogue and engagement with civil society. As always, and in line with Schiller’s pledge to engage and **connect students with the real world**, the talk wrapped up with a discussion on how to start a **career** in these different sectors: NGOs, international organizations, think tanks, and the private sector; all of which Mr Jara-Weitzmann has extensive experience working in. It opened up a lively debate, and we are extremely grateful for this opportunity. Tags: [speaker series](

TOTAL SA Career Visit

## TOTAL SA Career Visit SIU’s **Careers Session** week came to a close yesterday, and what a week it was! We had the pleasure of welcoming the **Head of University Relations** and the **Director of Human Resources**, Marketing and Services from Total Campus SA, to talk about career opportunities. Ms. Monique Simon and Mr. Christophe Mouret also provided an interesting insight into the multi-faceted work Total does, not only in **Oil** and **Gas** exploration, but also in **Solar** and bio-fuel procurement. On behalf of the staff and students we wish to thank our guests for the time they shared with us. Tags: [career series](

Speaker Series

## Speaker Series Last Friday our guest speaker Mr. **Javed Hamid** (Former Director of East Asia and Pacific Region at the **World Bank’s International Finance Corporation** [(IFC)](, Economist at the World Bank and Analyst at the Brookings Institution) gave a presentation on International Careers, in which he emphasized multiculturalism in the workplace. A truly inspiring talk! Thanks to all that came! Tags: [speaker series](

Career Series

As part of Schiller’s Career Series, on Tuesday October 27, students from Schiller International University’s three European campuses – Paris, Heidelberg and Madrid will be meeting in Paris to welcome [Total]( and learn about their business activities and career opportunities. **Monique Simon**, Head of University Relations at Total, and **Christophe Mouret**, Director of Human Resources for Marketing & Services, Africa and Middle East will present the company, career opportunities and field a Q&A session. We look forward to the event!! []( []( Tags: [career series](