Thank you for your interest in The SAIS Observer!

The SAIS Observer is a weekly student life and current events paper, which also runs a website with blogs, videos, photo essays, and posts on current issues in international relations, associated to (and written by students from) different concentrations. A cross-campus (Nanjing, Bologna and DC), cross-concentration publication, The SAIS Observer offers student journalism opportunities for every beat, be it reviewing your favorite restaurant, commenting on you country’s politics or helping to create every issue as a member of the editorial team.

Voluntary submissions are always welcome.  Please submit any works (journalistic or otherwise) or questions to

Interested in joining us officially? Send the following to to

  • Resume
  • Statement of interest (250 words max), and 
  • Writing sample (1000 words max)