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UM International Career Pathways Series Events This Week

If you are interested in international career opportunities, check out these two UM International Career Pathways Series this week!

Careers and Internships in US Government Foreign Affairs - Tuesday
Marketing Your International Experience Workshop - Thursday

Careers and Internships in US Government Foreign Affairs
Tuesday October 5
6:00-7:00 PM
1120 Weill Hall (Ford School Building)

Interested in a career formulating, representing, or implementing US foreign policy?

This panel features UM's Diplomat-in-Residence, Michael McClellan along with Prof. John Ciorciari from the Ford School (and former Treasury official), Ambassador Melvyn Levitsky from the Ford School (retired Ambassador to Brazil and Bulgaria), Lin Jones (master’s student who did an internship in Beijing with the US Trade Rep), and Mayela Montenegro (master’s student, who did State Dept internship in Zimbabwe). They will talk about the foreign and civil service opportunities within the State Department and other federal agencies. Please note that US government agencies require U.S. citizenship.

State Department internships are open to undergraduates (all majors) who will have completed their sophomore year by the time they go (current sophomores may apply) as well as graduate students in all disciplines. Students must return to their studies after the internship. For more information, see the International Center’s article at: http://internationalcenter.umich.edu/swt/work/options/usgovt.html

Application deadline for State Department summer internships is November 1—apply online at: http://www.careers.state.gov/students/programs.html#SIP


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Marketing Your International Experience Workshop
Thursday October 7
4:30-6:00 PM
Johnson Room in the Lurie Engineering Center (North Campus)
Location--http://www.engin.umich.edu/facilities/maps/luriecenter.html

How do you maximize your international experience when talking to employers? When they ask about your time abroad, is 'It was awesome!' all you can say??
Develop strategies and techniques in this interactive workshop to help you successfully market your study, work, internship or volunteer abroad skills and experience to employers.

Presenters are from the LSA Center for Global and Intercultural Study (CGIS), International Programs in Engineering (IPE), and the Engineering Career Resource Center (ECRC)

These programs are UM International Career Pathways events.

Posted by kkowatch at October 4, 2010 03:47 PM

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