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U.S. Department of State Careers in Foreign Affairs Diversity Networking Event in SEATTLE, WASHINGTON


*** Please share this announcement with potentially interested persons who reside in or will be visiting the Seattle, Washington area on May 22, 2009 ***



On behalf of the U.S. Department of State,

you and other interested persons are invited to attend the following event:



U.S. Department of State

Careers in Foreign Affairs Diversity Event



Friday, May 22, 2009

11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

 Seattle Passport Agency

Jackson Federal Building

915 2nd Avenue - 4th Floor

Seattle, Washington 98174


Representatives of the State Department, including Ambassadors and other senior-level members, will be present in an effort to recruit more mid-career professional Latinos, African Americans, Women, and other people  with diverse skill sets, educational and cultural backgrounds.  All interested persons are invited to attend and must RSVP to obtain entry. 


Don't miss this rare opportunity to meet with representatives from the U.S. Department of State about the diverse range of Foreign Service careers available to you.  Foreign service career paths within the U.S. State Department include the following:

  • Foreign Service Officer

  • Foreign Service Specialist

Are you interested in overseas career opportunities to help promote U.S. diplomacy abroad? Explore Foreign Service Officer opportunities along one of five U.S. State Department career tracks: Management Affairs, Consular Affairs, Economic Affairs, Political Affairs, or Public Diplomacy.  Or, consider a career as a Foreign Service Specialist in any one of 19 different areas such as Information Technology, Facilities Management, Financial Management, or Human Resources.



The Seattle, Washington event will be the fourteenth held in this series since this national effort was initiated to ensure that the U.S. Department of State looks more like the face of America.  Previous events have been held in Houston, Los Angeles, Anaheim, San Diego, San Antonio, Miami, Atlanta, Chicago, Raleigh, Detroit, New York, and Washington DC. Future events will likely be held in other highly diverse major U.S. metro areas.


RSVP is mandatory and you must present a government issued ID to gain entry.  To RSVP for this FREE event, please go to Seating is limited. If you have any questions, please e-mail - or phone the MPN office - 888.676.6389.


If you or others you know are interested in career opportunities with the U.S. State Department but cannot attend the upcoming event, then please do as follows:


  • Visit and click on "SUBSCRIBE" to sign up for the "MPN Career Resource Connection" newsletter to receive notifications about all future U.S. State Department events that may be taking place in your area or an area near you.

  • Visit for details and to apply for available positions within the U.S. Department of State.




Refreshments will be served at this

Interactive Networking, Informational, Awareness and Educational career event.

To RSVP for this FREE event >>>


For background information >>>


If you have any questions, please e-mail or phone the MPN office.


Thanks in advance for supporting this very worthwhile diversity career networking event.



About the U.S. Foreign Service

As the lead U.S. foreign affairs agency, the Department of State helps to shape a freer, more secure, and more prosperous world through formulating, representing, and implementing the President's foreign policy. The U.S. maintains diplomatic relations with about 180 countries and also maintains relations with many international organizations, adding up to a total of more than 265 posts around the world.  The Foreign Service and the Civil Service in the Department of State and U.S. missions abroad represent the American people. They work together to achieve the goals and to implement the initiatives of American foreign policy.

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