Are you a current student preparing for graduation or a young professional just kicking off your career in international affairs? Join the Women's Foreign Policy Group for our online career programming. This year, WFPG is holding several panels and workshops and our Young Professional Network will continue to hold our members-only virtual mentoring chats over Zoom. We are also launch 1:1 mentoring office hours for WFPG members. Find a quiet corner, grab your laptop and join us for our upcoming programs!
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April 2nd | YP Network Virtual Coffee Chat
Gillian Apfel, a Rome-based US Foreign Service Officer joined members for a conversation on what it's like to be an FSO in the thick of a crisis like COVID-19 and her own career path.
April 23rd | Global Affairs Career Forum
Co-sponsored with New York University
What does a career in international affairs really look like? The program included an online panel discussion, followed by breakout roundtable mentoring sessions with international affairs professionals. Read more
May 7th | YP Network Virtual Happy Hour
WFPG's Young Professional Network will host a virtual happy hour to catch up and talk about upcoming plans.
May 20th | Virtual Networking and Video Interviews - How Has the Job Hunt Changed?
Professional Development Series | Co-sponsored with Women in International Security (WIIS)
World Resources Institute Senior Human Resources Manager Clarissa Balatan, Career Coach Alyssa Best, and Deloitte Analyst Nadia Crevecoeur joined WFPG Executive Director Kim Kahnhauser Freeman for a conversation on how to network and job hunt remotely. The panelists shared best practices for interviews, informational interviews, reaching out through social media, and building and maintaining your network. Read more
UPCOMING:
June 11th | YP Network Virtual Coffee Chat
YP Network career chats and roundtables are open to all WFPG young professional and student members. Not a member? Learn more about the YP Network
June 16th | Job-Search Toolkit: Interviews, Salary Negotiation, and Getting Your Foot in the Door
Professional Development Series | Co-sponsored with Women in International Security (WIIS)
Either virtually or in person, how can you shine in your next interview? Learn how to prep, put your best foot forward, and negotiate your compensation for your next international affairs job. Speakers will announced shortly. Register
July 9th | YP Network Virtual Coffee Chat
YP Network career chats and roundtables are open to all WFPG young professional and student members. Not a member? Learn more about the YP Network
July 16th | Federal Service: Navigating Applications and Landing your First Job
Professional Development Series | Co-sponsored with Women in International Security (WIIS) and the Robertson Foundation for Government
What does a federal international affairs career look like and what is the application process like? Learn about different pathways to government service, how to decipher usajob.gov, and what opportunities exist both in Washington and overseas in a variety of government agencies. Speakers will announced shortly. Register
August 10th | Transitions and Taking a Leap: Switching Sectors and Leveraging your Contacts
Professional Development Series | Co-sponsored with Women in International Security (WIIS)
Thinking about switching sectors or going out on your own? What should you consider before you jump? How do you leverage your connections and network to find your next position? Join us for a conversation on mid-career transitions and advancing your career in international affairs. Speakers will announced shortly. Register
August 13th | YP Network Happy Hour
YP Network career chats and roundtables are open to all WFPG young professional and student members. Not a member? Learn more about the YP Network