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II Career Event: U.S. Department of Labor

Thursday, February 18, 2016
12:00 AM
2609 SSWB

Career Event: 

International Work in the Fields of Human Rights and Labor

Randall Hicks, U.S. Department of Labor's Bureau of International Labor Affairs, will speak about his international work in the fields of human rights and labor, as well as his career path into federal service from his time at the University of Michigan (PhD Anthropology). Dr. Hicks will answer questions on the benefits and challenges of working for the Federal Government, and will provide insight into the range of opportunities available to students in Washington, D.C.

Randall Hicks is an International Relations Officer at the U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of International Labor Affairs. He works in research and policy initiatives on human rights issues in the global economy.  He conducts research and authors reports on child labor, forced labor, and human trafficking in Latin America and regularly travels to the region to engage foreign governments on these issues. He was an NSEP Boren Fellow and Fulbright-Hays Fellow, and uses both Spanish and Quechua in his work. In addition, he taught at U-M in LACS and PICS.

This event is co-sponsored by the Program in International and Comparative Studies.

Randall Hicks, International Relations Officer, Office of Child Labor, Forced Labor, and Human Trafficking