Event: Pickering Fellowship and Foreign Service Info Sessions

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Thomas R. Pickering Foreign Affairs Fellowships Information Session
12:30-1:20pm
MGH 171E (inside suite 171)

Join Ambassador Gadsden for information about the Thomas R. Pickering Foreign Affairs Fellowship Programs, which provide funding to participants as they are prepared academically and professionally to enter the United States Department of State Foreign Service. The Pickering Foreign Affairs Fellowship Programs seek to recruit talented students in academic programs relevant to international affairs, political and economic analysis, administration, management, and science policy. The goal is to attract outstanding students from all ethnic, racial, and social backgrounds who have an interest in pursuing a Foreign Service career in the U.S. Department of State. Women, members of minority groups historically underrepresented in the Foreign Service, and students with financial need are especially encouraged to attend. All are welcome.

Careers in the U.S. Department of State Foreign Service Information Session
3:30-4:20pm
MGH 173R (inside suite 171)

Join Ambassador Gadsden for information about career opportunities within the United States Department of State Foreign Service, options available, preparation to become a competitive candidate, etc.

RSVP to attend either or both sessions at https://expo.uw.edu/expo/rsvp/event/384. These sessions are being offered as part of the Undergraduate Scholarship & Fellowship Fair on Oct. 10, 10am-2pm. For complete Fair details, please visit http://expd.washington.edu/scholarshipfair.

Event: Careers in the State Department

Careers in the State Department & the FSOT: Presentation by Brooks A. Robinson, a Senior Foreign Service Officer and Diplomat in Residence at UC Berkeley
Monday, April 2nd

12:30pm-1:20pm

Thomson Hall 317

No registration required

Considering a career in with the U.S. Department of State?  Brooks A. Robinson, a Senior Foreign Service Officer and Diplomat in Residence at the University of California, Berkeley, will give a presentation on careers in the State Department.  For further information on State Department career and internship opportunities, please explore http://careers.state.gov.

 Are you thinking about taking the Foreign Service Officer Test, the first step in the selection process leading to a career with the Department of State as a diplomat?  Mrs. Robinson will also discuss the test itself, test-taking strategies, how to prepare, and what qualities the test seeks to evaluate.  This is designed for anyone considering taking the exam, even if they have not yet registered.