POSTPONED - Going Abroad in 2017 - Opportunities to Work, Study, and Volunteer with the U.S. Government

NOTE: Due to spacing issues, unfortunately the event had to be postponed until further notice.

Alternatively, you can see the same presentation tomorrow instead, Oct. 6 at Baruch College – 55 Lexington Ave., Room 14-285 at 5:00 p.m. 

We apologize for any inconvenience.


Join the Young Professionals in Foreign Policy and NYU's Student Association for Global Affairs SAGA for Information Session featuring NY Metro Diplomat in Residence Usha Pitts about opportunities with U.S. Government sponsored programs that will prepare you for an international career, including:

  • Internships with the State Department
  • Funding for study abroad
  • Employment for bilingual Americans (Spanish, Portuguese, Chinese, Arabic, French, others)
  • Scholarships for language students (Chinese, Arabic, Urdu, Swahili, Russian, others)
  • The Peace Corps
  • Fellowships: Pickering, Rangel, Boren, Gilman
  • The Foreign Service

Application deadlines start this month, so make sure to RSVP and attend our information session at 6 pm on October 5 at NYU's Woolworth Building  to learn more. These programs accept undergraduates and graduates across all majors, but you must be a U.S. citizen to apply.

usha.jpgUsha Pitts has been an American diplomat for 18 years, serving tours in Cuba, Russia, Panama, Brazil, Italy and Austria. She has degrees in Latin American Studies from the University of Massachusetts and International Development from the George Washington University. Committed to ensuring our diplomats represent the true face of America, Ms. Pitts informs and recruits a diversity of American citizens to careers with the State Department. She also teaches a course at City College on practical diplomacy. A former employee of the World Bank and former U.S. representative to two UN agencies, Ms. Pitts is available to answer general questions about careers in the international public sector.

October 05, 2016 at 12pm - 2pm
15 Barclay St
Room: TBD
New York, NY 10007
United States
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