PICS Career Event: Careers in Foreign Service


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  • Speaker: Michelle Jones, Diplomat in Residence, Ford School of Public Policy
  • Host Department: Program in International and Comparative Studies (PICS)
  • Date: 09/24/2014
  • Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

  • Location: SSWB/International Institute--Room 1644

  • Description:

    This event is an information session for students interested in careers or internships with the U.S. Department of State. For resources on careers, please visit the PICS career website and click the Resources at the U.S. Department of State dropdown menu.  

    Michelle Jones is the Diplomat in Residence, representing the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Foreign Service. Diplomats in Residence are Foreign Service officers who guide and advise students, professionals, and members of the community on Foreign and Civil Service careers, fellowships, and internships. Dr. Jones is a Michigan native and most recently served as cultural affairs officer at the U.S. Embassy in Kabul, Afghanistan. Previous diplomatic assignments included Canada, Trinidad and Tobago, Poland, and Bangladesh. She has a PhD in English from the University of Alberta, Canada.

    Lunch will be provided.