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Careers in International Affairs

Maria Pinto Carland (Editor), Candace Faber (Editor)


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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.

Georgetown University Press, 9781589011991, 420pp.

Publication Date: March 29, 2008

About the Author

Maria Pinto Carland is counselor to the Master of Science in Foreign Service program at Georgetown University. She was an administrator at the Patterson School of Diplomacy and International Commerce and University of Toronto; a curatorial assistant at the Metropolitan Museum and Art Gallery of Ontario; and program officer at the US-United Nations Association and Foreign Policy Association.Candace Faber is a 2007 graduate of the Master of Science in Foreign Service program at Georgetown University, where she also served as editor-in-chief of the Georgetown Journal of International Affairs. She is a political officer with the United States Foreign Service.