Job Resources

YPFP JobLink was created specifically to cater to the needs of YPFP members by offering exclusive access to career opportunities and unlocking the powerful potential of one of the world's largest networks of foreign policy professionals. Our members want opportunity; our partners want talent. YPFP JobLink is our way of serving our members, helping our partners, and fulfilling our mission to help top-caliber young professionals reach their career potential.

JobLink Newsletter April 2014, Featured Interview

This month we spoke with Whitney Parker, former YPFP staff member and current head of digital marketing for Kroll, a global risk consultancy based in New York....Read More»

April Featured Article

Every month the JobLink Newsletter will analyze a certain skill/experience that can help you achieve success in your career.  Last month we focused on how doing your MA or other post-BA degrees abroad can add a competitive edge to your application.  This month we look at the importance comput...Read More»

Featured Interview, February

MB: Francisco during our last drink a few months ago we were discussing your job-seeking strategy. At that point you were interning with a personal member of Congress and interning with various other organizations for a little over a year....Read More»

Young Professionals Abroad: How to Make the Most of Your Travels

Travelling abroad provides a unique opportunity to gain perspective on the world. It is an experience that can give young professionals an advantage applying for entry-level openings in development, public policy, and foreign relations....Read More»

Intelligence Community Virtual Career Fair

The United States Intelligence Community (IC) invites you to attend the fourth annual IC Virtual Career Fair - a free online event - on Tuesday, February 26, 2013, from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. (Eastern). Space is limited. To guarantee entrance, pre-registration is highly encouraged....Read More»

July's Career in the Spotlight: Greg Genovese

We sat down with Greg Genovese, Associate at HireStrategy, specializing in HR/RPO and Administrative staffing.  In addition, Greg is a Marking Consultant at Cirqular, Inc.  In our interview, Greg shares his insight on the role of social networks during the recruitment process, how to stand ap...Read More»

Persistence Is Key

A new book by Wharton professor, Peter Capelli, titled Why Good People Can’t Get Jobs discusses important dynamics of the hiring process in the current economic climate....Read More»

The Process

As the Associate Director of JobLink, I have the privilege of developing the monthly newsletter based off the input of the entire JobLink team.  Every month we try to cater to relevant issues facing our members, offering advice and motivation to help you keep going in a job market that is exponen...Read More»

The Modern Job Hunt: Resume Banks and Job Boards, Keywords and Black Holes

When conducting a modern job, search the terms “Job Board” and “Resume Bank” are ubiquitous. Yet what exactly are they and how do they work?...Read More»

June Career Spotlight: Whitney May Parker

We sat down with Whitney May Parker, head of user experience, design, and professional development efforts at Brazen Careerist, a start-up company based in Washington, D.C.  In addition to her work with Brazen Careerist, Whitney is the Director of Social Media for YPFP....Read More»