Photo Contest

Showcase your photography skills and submit your favorite photo captured from an internship or study abroad program. 

About the contest

Since 2009, the School of Politics and Global Studies has held an annual internship photo contest highlighting student experiences and their incredible talents. We are currently accepting submissions! The contest is open to all current undergraduate and graduate SPGS students. 

Submit your photo by Feb. 19th at 5 p.m. to be considered. 

Photos are submitted during the spring semester and voted on during the ASU's Open Door event on Feb. 24th. Winners will be awarded at the School's ceremony in April. 

Photos can capture...

  • Culture/place: media, heritage, religion, local, popular participation, identity, populations
  • Economics: business, goods, services, capital, trade, poverty, inequality, negotiation, market
  • Politics and governance: institutions, nationalism, internationalism, law, corruption, democracy, authority, legitimacy, policy, diplomacy
  • Urban systems: building, sustainability, development, boundaries, population movement
  • Environment: climate, biodiversity, pollution, environment degradation, ecological pressures
  • Violence, conflict, and human rights: genocide, terrorism, humanitarian intervention, crisis, atrocity, justice, disaster, colonialism, protest

Submissions must include a completed photo release form and submit your photo below: 

2024 Submission Form 

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