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Foreign Policy Jobs: from K Street to The Hill
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Foreign policy is one of the most versatile fields with multiple career tracks offering a wide range of experiences. However, breaking into this field can be a daunting task.

When: 4/21/2013
6:30 PM
Where: American University - Abramson Family Founders Room, SIS Building
4400 Massachusetts Ave NW
Washington, District of Columbia  20016
United States

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In this seminar you will learn:

· Where to look for foreign policy job opportunities: What are and are not worthwhile outlets?

· What foreign policy recruiters look for in a candidate: How can I properly market my academic and professional experience?

· About the numerous different types of career opportunities in foreign policy: What kinds of positions could I work in and where? What companies and institutions hire foreign policy professionals?

· Of gateway experiences or work into the field: What internships, jobs, or academic programs will land me a job in foreign policy?

· What it is like to work in the foreign policy field: I got the job, what can I expect out of it?

All attendees receive:

• The FPA Foreign Policy Jobs Tool Book

• Enrollment in the Foreign Policy Association Global Jobs email alerts

• Light food and drink during networking/Q&A session

• A complementary six-month digital subscription to Foreign Affairs Magazine

Who should attend this seminar?

• Undergraduate and Graduate Students considering or preparing for a career in foreign policy

• Young Professionals interested in beginning a career in foreign policy

• Mid-Career Professionals transitioning to a career in foreign policy



Brad Traverse - Instructor
Founder, The Brad Traverse Group
David Kirk - Instructor
Director, Young Atlanticist Program at the Atlantic Council
Daniel Whitman - Guest Speaker                                                                                    
Assistant Professor of Foreign Policy at the Washington Semester Program at American University
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