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What you will learn

Foreign Service Opportunity School -- Online

Many decisions relating to the United States and its interests are made by career Foreign Service Officers, not elected officials. Unfortunately, this means those decisions often are not truly representative of election results or U.S. interests.

The Foreign Service Opportunity School has prepared many people to pass the U.S. Foreign Service exam and gain entry to the diplomatic corps. School faculty explain the complex testing process and teach you how you can improve your chances to become a professional Foreign Service officer. A heavy emphasis will also be placed on other careers in the field of international relations.

Topics covered include:
  • About the Foreign Service
  • Countering liberal dominance at the State Department
  • Increasing your chances of passing the Foreign Service Exam
  • Other careers in international relations
Attendees who complete the training will receive a complimentary study guide.

Details

Starts Thursday, October 1

Thu 1:   9:00 AM  - 5:45 PM EDT
Fri 2:   9:00 AM  - 5:00 PM EDT

Location

This training is online.

Cost

$60.00 $20.00 discount for early registration until 9/27/20 Your Cost: $40.00

Manager

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Your faculty

Mariah Bastin

Mariah Bastin

Public Affairs Specialist - U.S. Department of State

From August 2018 – March 2019, Mariah served as a United Nations Affairs Officer in Vienna, Austria where she was a member of the U.S. Delegation to the United Nations. Today, Mariah works as a Public Affairs Special...

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James Jay Carafano

James Jay Carafano

Vice President for the Kathryn and Shelby Cullom Davis Institute for National Security and Foreign Policy, and the E. W. Richardson Fellow – Heritage Foundation

James Jay Carafano, a leading expert in national security and foreign policy challenges, is The Heritage Foundation's Vice President, Foreign and Defense Policy Studies, E. W. Richardson Fellow, and Director of the Kathryn...

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Francis Dong

Francis Dong

Dr. Francis H. Dong maintains an active consultancy in strategic planning, adult education, training and development, finance, international business, management, and public policy. He interacts and consults with chief exe...

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Dan Fisk

Dan Fisk

Chief Operations Officer – International Republican Institute

Daniel W. Fisk returned to IRI in January 2015 as chief operations officer. He first joined the Institute in September 2009 to coordinate the Institute's governance programs and from 2010-2014 served as vice president for ...

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Louis Mazel

Louis Mazel

Louis Mazel

Senior Advisor

Bureau of Africa Affairs, U.S. Department of State

Louis Mazel currently serves as a Senior Advisor in the Bureau of Africa...

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Gary Nordlinger

Gary Nordlinger

President, Nordlinger Associates

Gary Nordlinger teaches at the Graduate School of Political Management of George Washington University.

Mr. Nordlinger is a leading expert at using quantitative research to design winning communica...

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Pam Pryor

Pam Pryor

President and Owner of Grazie, LLC

Pam Pryor has taught speech communication on the university level and been a television news anchor and reporter. After having her own radio talk show in Oklahoma City, she moved to Washington, DC where she served as Repre...

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