We’re only a few days from Orientation. Students are stopping by the office to “introduce” themselves. And even though this new class is just starting, we feel like they’ve been around for a while. We’ve gotten to know them during the admissions process so it’s very exciting to finally see all of them in person.
As we count down to Orientation, we’ll post the rest of the photo contributions from our new students so you may share their adventures before arriving at SIPA.
Our next submission comes from Bartosz Garbaczewski who will be pursuing his Master of International Affairs, concentrating in Energy and Environment and specializing in Advanced Economic and Policy Analysis.
This coming September I will officially join the family of Columbia University | SIPA – a family of incredibly diverse backgrounds and experiences! I look forward to meeting you all, and sharing personal interests and passions, as well as professional experiences in and beyond classrooms.
As we all arrive in NYC and arrange for housing for the upcoming academic year, here are some facts about myself, which I would like to share. I am originally from Poland where I spent the first twenty years of my life. Since the last nine years I studied, worked and lived in six countries around the globe including Germany, England, China, Canada, the Netherlands, and Qatar. My professional experience is in the energy industry, where I have spent four years working across downstream and upstream businesses in one of the world’s largest oil majors.
As a keen traveler, I am sharing three photographs, which I took in Qatar, Thailand and most recently in Sri Lanka.