Elliot Carter ’14

Major: History. Hometown:Bethesda, Maryland.

Black Fellow in International Policy

Global Zero | Washington, D.C.

Week 7:
Global Zero

February 6, 2014 | One of the last things I did during my fellowship  was prepare a report on the outcomes of my social media work. Here are some excerpts from the section where I described content models I developed, and remarked on how they did… New Content Models 1. Sciencey / educational photo essay with anti-nuke message: Remarks: This […]

Week 6:
Global Zero

January 29, 2014 | With only two weeks left in my fellowship, I am spending more time reflecting on what I have accomplished thus far and what I still want to accomplish while I’m here. This past week I made progress on a writing assignment that is very important to me, and managed to get a lot of smaller […]

Week 5:
Global Zero

January 23, 2014 | I have spent a lot of the past week continuing to develop the concept of my editorial blog post. I noted in a previous post about how my major in History has prepared me to think about issues and events in terms of arguable thesis, and that continues to help my approach. One new area […]

Week 4:
Global Zero

January 14, 2014 | My work level this past week ratcheted up another level as I tried to balance my time between my creative work and some other tedious (but very time consuming) stuff I have been tasked with. On the creative front I designed a new mini-series of info graphics to roll out on the social media platforms. […]

Week 3:
Global Zero

January 7, 2014 | Things got rolling here at full speed when everybody came back from holiday vacation.  I am still continuing with my social media work, but have also been  given the green light to go ahead on an editorial idea I mentioned in my first post. Also, sat down with my supervisor over lunch today and did […]

Week 2:
Global Zero

December 19, 2013 | The second week is over and I’ve got lots of new updates about Global Zero! I have been given some new responsibilities on the social media front.  I am now the point man for three lesser known websites, Tumblr, Pinterest, and Instagram.  I have been given the keys, so to speak, and it will be […]

Week 1:
Global Zero

December 11, 2013 | My first week at Global Zero has been very exciting! The office environment is wonderful. It’s a pretty small staff of about 12, they’re all young and very high performance people. The office culture is pretty relaxed (people sit on big yoga balls instead of chairs!) I work in a big room with 2 other […]