Careers in International Affairs (Google eBook)

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Georgetown University Press, 2008 - Education - 433 pages
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Careers in International Affairs, now in its eighth edition, is the ultimate job hunting guide for anyone hoping to work in the U.S. government, international organizations, business, or nonprofits. This thoroughly revised edition provides up-to-date descriptions and data about careers in the global workplace and how to find them -- along with nearly 300 organization profiles. In addition to a remarkably broad and deep list of organizations and contacts, Careers in International Affairs offers insight and guidance from a career counselor, a graduate student, and practitioners in the international affairs community on networking, interviewing, finding a mentor, and choosing the best graduate school. The book also presents numerous firsthand perspectives on various career sectors from those who have found their own international niche -- from young professionals to senior policymakers. It is designed to encourage international job seekers to think about what they know and what talents they have to offer, to widen their horizons and reveal all the possibilities, to help them realize that the future could hold several careers, and to remind them that it is never too early -- or too late -- to consider the variety of options that await them around the world. Careers in International Affairs is published in cooperation with Georgetown University's School of Foreign Service, the oldest and largest school of international affairs in the United States.
  

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Since 1967 Georgetown University's School of Foreign Service has published "Careers in International Affairs." On the school's web site it states, S/ince 1919 the School of Foreign Service has devoted ... Read full review

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This book was EXACTLY what I needed. It helped me focus my search, gave pros and cons of various kinds of international jobs, interesting stories from people who have held those jobs, and gave me up ... Read full review

Contents

INTRODUCTION TO THE INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS
3
INTERVIEWING
13
NETWORKING
27
FINDING AND WORKING WITH A MENTOR
38
THE UNITED STATES GOVERNMENT
53
Careers in the U S Foreign Service
103
Reflections on Joining the Foreign Service
121
Careers in Intelligence Analysis
131
Starting Out at the United Nations
206
Getting Started in Banking
231
BUSINESSRELATED ORGANIZATIONS
267
Getting Started in BusinessGovernment Relations
287
INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT AND RELIEF
320
Careers in Relief
332
NONPROFIT AND EDUCATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS
338
UNIVERSITY RESEARCH INSTITUTES
382

Program
152
INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS
158
Getting Started in Research Institutes
408
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