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This spring the Foreign Policy Association is partnering up with the American Foreign Service Association and expanding its popular Foreign Policy Association University (FPA U) to the Washington, D.C. area.

Starting in March, seminars will be offered on the following topics: 

Careers in International Development with Kate Warren – Director of Global Recruitment Services at Devex
(Wednesday March 23, 6-8:30pm in Washington D.C. & Wednesday March 30, 6-8:30pm in NYC) 

Get insider tips on: 

  • Current career opportunities in international development
  • Realities vs. misconceptions of working in international development
  • Resume and cover letter tips, networking advice and other valuable guidance
  • And more

Landing a Job in the Foreign Service with Shawn Dorman – Former Foreign Service Officer, editor and publisher of Foreign Service Books and associate editor of the Foreign Service Journal

(Tuesday April 5, 6-8:30pm in NYC & Tuesday April 12, 6-8:30pm in Washington, D.C.) 

Get insider tips on:  

  • How to choose the right career track
  • Realities vs. misconceptions of life as an FSO
  • How the State Department hiring process works
  • How to prepare for the FSO exams
  • Who is the “Total Candidate”
  • And more

*Note: The State Department will have Diplomats in Residence who are active Foreign Service recruiters at each seminar.* 

Landing a Job at the United Nations with Katarina Holm-Didio – Cross-cultural career consultant with experience in recruiting and human resources at the UN
(Thursday May 12, 6-8:30pm in NYC & Wednesday May 18, 6-8:30pm in Washington, D.C.) 

Get insider tips on:

  • Which bodies make up the U.N. and which are hiring
  • Realities vs. misconceptions of getting a job at the U.N. – Do I need to take a test? Do I need a master’s? What will I earn?, etc.
  • Non-traditional points of entry into U.N. employment
  • And more    

 All attendees receive:

  • Course specific FPA U Tool Book
  • Automatic enrollment in the Foreign Policy Association’s Global Jobs email alerts
  • Light food and drink during a networking session

Space is limited, so find out more and register at  WWW.FPAU.ORG

All seminars are $49 for members of co-sponsoring organizations and $65 for non-members

About FPA UFPA U provides internationally minded individuals with the tools needed to realize successful careers in global affairs. No other institution gives you the practical information you need to prepare for, break into, or navigate a career in international affairs. Learn More.

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