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Foreign service career brief

Foreign service career brief

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Published by U.S. Dept. of State, Bureau of Personnel, [1991?] in [Washington, D.C.?] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Diplomatic and consular service, American.

  • Edition Notes

    Shipping list no.: 91-359-P.

    StatementU.S. Department of State, Bureau of Personnel.
    ContributionsUnited States. Dept. of State., United States. Dept. of State. Bureau of Personnel.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 folded sheet :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14679753M

    The Senior Foreign Service (SFS) comprises the top four ranks of the United States Foreign ranks were created by the Foreign Service Act of and Executive Order in order to provide the Foreign Service with senior grades equivalent to general- and flag ranks in the military and naval establishments, respectively, and to grades in the Senior Executive Service. The essential guide to the Foreign Service, published in by FS Books, a division of the American Foreign Service Association. Essential reading for anyone considering a Foreign Service career. A unique introduction to the Foreign Service, used in colleges and universities nationwide.

      But becoming a Foreign Service Officer, also known as a diplomat, is a job you really should consider if you’re a man who enjoys travel and learning about other cultures, is looking for adventure, and, as the State Department puts it, “you’re passionate about public service” and have a desire to “promote peace, support prosperity, and. Books shelved as foreign-service-exam: Ghost Wars: The Secret History of the CIA, Afghanistan, and Bin Laden from the Soviet Invasion to Septem

    So, You Want to Be a Diplomat? Leslie (Les) McBee, Diplomat in Residence (DIR) at Cal from , offers his insights about how to prepare for an international affairs career and life as a diplomat. Les came to Cal from a posting as Consul General for the south of France, Corsica, and Monaco. 1.   Dangerous Postings: Life in the Foreign Service American forces are evacuating thousands of U.S. citizens from war-torn Lebanon. But smaller evacuations take place quite often and receive barely a.


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