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Foreign service careers

Foreign service careers

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Published by U.S. Dept. of State, Recruitment Division in Arlington, Va .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Diplomatic and consular service, American

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    StatementU.S. Department of State, U.S. Information Agency, U.S. Department of Commerce
    SeriesDepartment of State publication -- 9202
    ContributionsUnited States. Dept. of State, United States Information Agency, United States. Dept. of Commerce, United States. Dept. of State. Recruitment Division
    The Physical Object
    Pagination40 p. :
    Number of Pages40
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14937127M

    Careers in Foreign Services. Representing the United States is both a huge honor and a huge responsibility. When you are in a foreign country as a representative of the US, everything you do is a representation of the United States as a whole.


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Members interact with local governments as emissaries of the United States, staff United States embassies and consulates, and. "Foreign Service Officers must be well-informed and knowledgeable across many disciplines: current world and national affairs, economics, history, public affairs, and management, among others.

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It consists of over 13, professionals carrying out the foreign policy of Agency executive: Carol Z. Perez, Director General. Georgetown University Press. Career Diplomacy is an insider’s guide to the US Foreign Service as an institution, a profession, and a career.

This insider’s guide has sold more than 25, copies and is now in its third edition, published in July reer track, and visit the State careers Web site for more information on each track. SO YOU WANT TO JOIN THE FOREIGN SERVICE. WHICH CAREER TRACK IS RIGHT FOR ME.

By Kelly Adams-Smith When registering to take the Foreign Service Officer Test, applicants are asked to make the first big decision of their Foreign Service careers—the choice.

USAID fills all vacant Merit Promotion and Competitive positions through the automated application system at the U.S. Office of Personnel Management's (OPM) USAJOBS site. Please read the privacy statement associated with the USAJOBS site in order to find out more about what information the site requires, why, and how it is utilized.

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