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PICS Career Event. Careers and Internships with the U.S. Department of State

Lou Fintor, Diplomat in Residence, U.S. Department of State
Wednesday, September 30, 2020
12:00-1:00 PM
Off Campus Location
Lou Fintor, Diplomat in Residence, will discuss federal career opportunities and internships within the U.S. Department of State Department and Foreign Service.

The U.S. Department of State offers over 1,000 summer internships and hosts a variety of career paths at its embassies and missions throughout the world, at its headquarters in Washington, D.C., and at facilities in approximately 20 other cities throughout the United States. Join us to learn more about opportunities with the U.S. Department of State!

Please note: This session will be held virtually EST through Zoom. This webinar is free and open to International Studies students, but registration is required. Once you've registered the joining information will be sent to your email.

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Louis (Lou) Fintor is a U.S. State Department Diplomat in Residence at the Ford School. Fintor joined the State Department in 2002 as a press officer in the Bureau of Public Affairs' Office of Press Relations. He subsequently served as embassy spokesperson in Kabul (2005-06), Baghdad (2006-07), Islamabad (2007-08), and Sana'a, Yemen (2012-14) before returning to Kabul in 2016. He also completed press officer assignments at Embassy Paris (2011); Consulate-General Istanbul (2011); Embassy Dhaka, Bangladesh (2008); the former U.S. Office Pristina, Kosovo (2008); U.S. Mission to NATO (2007); and U.S. Embassy Budapest (2003 and 2004). Fintor holds degrees in journalism from both the University of Michigan and American University.

If there is anything we can do to make this event accessible to you, please contact us at Please be aware that advance notice is necessary as some accommodations may require more time for the university to arrange.
Building: Off Campus Location
Location: Virtual
Event Type: Livestream / Virtual
Tags: Career, Foreign Service, International, International Studies, Internship, State Department, U.s. Department Of State Department
Source: Happening @ Michigan from Program in International and Comparative Studies, International Institute

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