School of International Service Calendar
FPA Bootcamps: Foreign Policy Jobs: From K Street to the Hill (Updated 11/27/12)
6:30 pm – 9:00 pm, Monday, December 10 (2012), Abramson Family Founders Room, SIS Building
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.
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:
o The Course Specific Tool Book
o Enrollment in the Foreign Policy Association Global Jobs email alerts
o Light food and drink during networking/Q&A session
Who should attend this seminar?
o Undergraduate and Graduate Students considering or preparing for a career in foreign policy.
o Young Professionals interested in beginning a career in foreign policy.
o Mid-Career Professionals transitioning to a career in foreign policy.