How To Become A Foreign Service Officer

Posted on [created] by Blog Manager in Diplomacy, Professional/Career Development
Protect and serve? Turns out you don’t have to be a police officer or even a soldier to do just that. Foreign Services Office jobs (which can be in consular, economic, management, political, or public diplomacy ... Read More »

YPFP and the Boren Forum Host First Partnership Series on U.S. Intelligence

Posted on [created] by Blog Manager in Professional/Career Development, Security/Intelligence
For three consecutive Mondays in August -- when most of Washington has fled the city for more temperate locales -- a group of 25 members of Young Professionals in Foreign Policy (YPFP) and the Boren Forum gathered in ... Read More »

World Bank Youth Summit 2013: Ending Extreme Poverty by 2030

Posted on [created] by Blog Manager in Global Development, Professional/Career Development
World Bank Summit 2013 brought together promising young entrepreneurs from all over the world to engage in a conversation about battling youth unemployment, ending world poverty, and making the world a better place by ... Read More »

When Every Experience Matters

Posted on [created] by charles.prince in Professional/Career Development
Michelle and I met up at a great restaurant in McPherson Square. She was able to take a few minutes from her shift to sit down and speak with me. Michelle has been waiting tables at this restaurant for almost a year. ... Read More »

Have it Bad? You don’t know Jack!

Posted on [created] by charles.prince in Professional/Career Development
  Note: The entry below is based off of a conversation.  Names, places, and locations have been changed to maintain that person’s confidentiality.   I met with Jack for a drink in our neighborhood’s beer garden.  He has ... Read More »

How Selling Window Blinds Will Help Get You That International Affairs Career

Posted on [created] by charles.prince in Professional/Career Development
  By: Benjamin Bodnar, YPFP, Job Link Staff Note: The entry below is based off of a conversation.  Names, places, and locations have been changed to maintain that person’s confidentiality.   After getting out of the ... Read More »

Disruptive Thinkers

Posted on [created] by (not verified) in Professional/Career Development
Guest post by Ben Kohlmann The rebel secretly quite wants the world and the system to remain as it is. Its permanence, after all, is the guarantee of his continuing ability to "rebel." The revolutionary, in contrast, ... Read More »

Millennials and the Evolving Work Schedule

Posted on [created] by Daniel Perez in Professional/Career Development
In this great post on Time Magazine’s website, we see a growing recognition in major news sources ... Read More »