Working in Diplomacy: Careers with the U.S. State Department


Thursday, September 23, 2021, 5:00pm to 6:00pm



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Are you interested in pursuing a career in Diplomacy? Curious about State Department internships or graduate fellowships? Want to use your Arabic, Mandarin, Spanish or Portuguese skills to serve as a Consular Fellow? Considering the Foreign Service Officer Test offered in October? Interested in a virtual internship taking place during the school term? Hear from Diplomat in Residence for New England, Bill Gannon, and retired Ambassador Mark C. Storella. All majors are welcome – international affairs, languages, business and finance, computer science and information technology, and more!

Bill Gannon has served 21 years with the U.S. State Department, most recently as the Special Agent in Charge of the Diplomatic Security Service, Boston Field Office. He visited 50 countries in a two-year span while serving as a Supervisory Special Agent on Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice’s Protection Detail.  Ambassador (ret.) Mark C. Storella was a United States Foreign Service Officer for over three decades serving as Ambassador to Zambia, Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Population, Refugees, and Migration, and Dean of the Leadership and Management School of the Foreign Service Institute. Amb. Storella is a Harvard College graduate and currently serves as Professor of the Practice of Diplomacy at the Boston University Frederick S. Pardee School of Global Studies.

Co-hosted by Career offices at Boston University, Brown University, Harvard University, Tufts University, Wellesley College, and Yale University.