April 24: Political Science/IDCE sponsor discussion of internships, career opportunities in diplomacy

“Discussing Internships and Career Opportunities in Diplomacy”
By Evyenia Sidereas, The U.S. State Department’s Diplomat in Residence for New England

  • Thursday, April 24,; 12 to 1 p.m.
  • JEFF 222 (Jefferson Academic Building)

Evyenia-Sidereas-Talk-April14-14This talk will be followed by a Q&A session for students who might be interested in pursuing careers in the Foreign and Civil Service. Internships and career opportunities are limited to U.S. citizens, but all students are welcome to attend the discussion.

For paid and unpaid Internship programs, please visit http://www.careers.state.gov/students

Evyenia Sidereas joined the U.S. Department of State as a Foreign Service Officer in 1999. Her wide-ranging overseas assignments have taken her to Thailand, Kosovo, Egypt and Iraq. Most recently, Ms. Sidereas has served in Washington, DC as a Senior Watch Officer in the Department’s Operations Center, and as Acting Director of the Maghreb Affairs Office, coordinating the State Department’s policy development on North Africa.

A native of Chicago, Ms. Sidereas attended DePaul University, and obtained her master’s degree from the London School of Economics. Prior to joining the Foreign Service, Ms. Sidereas was a research assistant at a non-governmental organization working to promote human rights. She speaks Greek and Arabic.

Refreshments will be provided; free and open to all in the Clark community.

The talk is co-sponsored by the Political Science Department, through “The Francis A. Harrington Public Affairs Fund” and IDCE