The good news for internationally-focused public servants looking for a change is that your skills abroad are in great demand here at home.
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Funded by the State Department and administered by TWC, the Foreign Affairs and Information Technology (FAIT) fellowship program provides current graduate and undergraduate students pursuing an IT-related degree with the chance to apply technology solutions to diplomacy.
I was a detailee in the Bureau of Consular Affairs in the summer of 2008 when the office managing director walked by my desk and told me to ask my boss to be at TF3 in 30 minutes. “And make sure he takes the Colombia hostages file,” she added. My boss had gone out ofRead… Read more »
As I get ready to head back overseas after spending three years in the U.S., I am already wondering about the technological advances (or lack thereof) that I will encounter as I re-enter Embassy life. As an example, I curiously posted a question in an online forum whether our medical records (which are required toRead… Read more »