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Learn More about Careers with the U.S. Department of State by Kelly Cuene

Updated: 10.15.10

Diplomat-in-Residence Kathy Johnson will be visiting Madison the week of November 15th and there are several events going on to meet her and/or learn more about federal government careers and foreign service:

Internships with the U.S. Department of State Tuesday, Nov. 16th @ 3:00pm-4:30pm 336 Ingraham Hall Presented by David Rodriguez

Careers with the U.S. Department of State Tuesday, Nov. 16th @ 4:30pm-5:30pm 336 Ingraham Hall Presented by Kathy Johnson

Come learn about career opportunities and student internships at the U.S. Department of State. Kathy Johnson, Diplomat-in-Residence at the University of Illinois-Chicago, will speak about the many programs available for students interested in pursuing a career with the State Department. Contact: Maj Fischer at mhfischer@international.wisc.edu.

Coffee with a Diplomat Wednesday, Nov. 17th @ 10:00am-11am 206 Ingraham Hall Interested in meeting a U.S. diplomat? Thinking about a career as a Foreign Service officer? Ever wondered what it is like to work in a U.S. embassy? If you answered yes to any of these questions, then come chat with Kathy Johnson, Diplomat-in-Residence at the University of Illinois-Chicago. Johnson has spent more than 20 years working as a management affairs officer at various U.S. embassies and consulates around the world. Coffee and snacks will be provided.

Foreign Service Officer Exam Prep Session Wednesday, Nov. 17th @ 1:00pm-3:00pm Memorial Union/TITU Interested in becoming a Foreign Service officer? Kathy Johnson, Diplomat-in-Residence at the University of Illinois-Chicago, will be offering a two-hour prep session for students interested in taking the Foreign Service Examination in February 2011. No registration is required.

Lecture: International Education and Exchange in a Globalized World Wednesday, Nov. 17th @ 3:30pm-4:30pm 5120 Grainger Hall Foreign Service Officer Kathy Johnson, Diplomat-in-Residence at the University of Illinois-Chicago, will lecture on the importance of international education and exchange in a globalized world on Wednesday, November 17th, from 3:30-4:30pm in Grainger 5120. Her talk will focus specifically on the benefits of encouraging students to study abroad, as well as the need to attract future leaders abroad to study in the U.S. Ms. Johnson has spent more than 20 years as a management affairs officer in various embassies and consulates around the world. She is visiting Madison the week of November 15th to help celebrate International Opportunities Month. This lecture is being sponsored by IAP-Study Abroad and the UW-Madison Grand Strategy Program.

Coffee with a Diplomat Thursday, Nov. 18th @ 9:30am-10:30am 206 Ingraham Hall Interested in meeting a U.S. diplomat? Thinking about a career as a Foreign Service officer? Ever wondered what it is like to work in a U.S. embassy? If you answered yes to any of these questions, then come chat with Kathy Johnson, Diplomat-in-Residence at the University of Illinois-Chicago. Johnson has spent more than 20 years working as a management affairs officer at various U.S. embassies and consulates around the world. Coffee and snacks will be provided.