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Foreign Policy Jobs: From K Street to the Hill

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:

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

Event Speakers

Instructor: Brad Traverse, founder of The Brad Traverse Group

Instructor: David Kirk, Director, Young Atlanticist Program at the Atlantic Council.

Guest Speaker: Daniel Whitman, Assistant Professor, American University


PLEASE NOTE: You must register below to guarantee a spot, registering on Meetup does not qualify as a ticket!


Register here!

Note: For those unable to attend any of our Global Career Boot Camps, the course specific Tool Book for each Boot Camp can be purchased for $30 on the registration page. This will include the material covered at the event, from resume writing to field-specific advice. To purchase a Tool Book for any event, purchase the “Tool Book” ticket on that Boot Camp’s Eventbrite listing. You will receive a link to the downloadable Tool Book (PDF) via email within 48 hours of your registration.



This Global Career Boot Camp is sponsored by The American University School of International Service (SIS)Linktank, and SocialVents.


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