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Foreign Service Opportunity School

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What you will learn

Foreign Service Opportunity School

3 days, $75 (meals included)

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 conservatives 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
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Details

Starts Wednesday, August 1

Wed. 1 10:00 - 5:00 PM EST
Thu. 2 9:00 - 5:30 PM EST
Fri. 3 9:00 - 2:00 PM EST

Location:

Leadership Institute
Steven P.J. Wood Building
1101 N Highland St
Arlington, VA 22201 Map

Cost

$75.00 $25.00 discount for early registration until 7/21/18 Your Cost: $50.00

Manager

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Ben Woodward

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What graduates say

Morton Blackwell

Morton Blackwell

President of the Leadership Institute

"Expand the Leadership."

Your faculty

Marshall Bailly

Marshall Bailly

Executive Director, Leadership Initiatives

Marshall grew up in the small town of Paw Paw, Michigan and is the eldest of four, with one brother and two sisters. By the time he graduated high school, Marshall had come to strongly value independence and self-determina...

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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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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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Phillip Linderman

Phillip Linderman

Principal Foreign Service Officer in the Consulate General in Nuevo Laredo, Mexico

Phillip Linderman has been assigned as Principal Officer in the Consulate General in Nuevo Laredo, Mexico.

A Foreign Service Officer since 1990, Linderman has served in diplomatic postings in Port of Spain, Trinidad...

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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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Ana Quintana

Ana Quintana

Policy Analyst, Latin America and the Western Hemisphere – The Heritage Foundation

Ana Rosa Quintana is Policy Analyst, Latin America and the Western Hemisphere at The Heritage Foundation's Allison Center for Foreign Policy Studies. She leads the foundation's efforts U.S. policy toward Latin America. She...

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Luke Strange

Luke Strange

Director of Government Relations for Foreign and Defense Policy, AEI

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