How I landed a great job and built a life of adventure in Vietnam

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I have always wanted to work abroad, specifically in Asia. Inspired by the tales of Orwell and Conrad traveling to Burma and Africa, I romanticized living in some strange, far away land. What could be more exciting than the idea …

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What Types of Skills Are Best for an International Studies Major?

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Because international studies majors are studying so many different social science disciplines, knowing how to best tackle such an interdisciplinary major can be tricky. Here are several key skills you’ll need to be able to stay on top of your …

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International Opportunities (via Microsoft)

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Students often mention to me in career advising appointments how great it would be to “travel” as a part of their job or career, to work for a global company, to have work and life adventures beyond our grand state …

By Patrick Chidsey
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Insights into careers with the CIA

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Recently a Career & Internship Center staff member had the pleasure of meeting with a high ranking leader (Executive Director) within the CIA and gained deep insight into career paths and opportunities within the CIA.

We know that federal government …

By Patrick Chidsey
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Blast-from-the-past resource: federal careers blog

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Back in 2009 or so, UW (led by staff in the Evans School) landed a two year grant that supported efforts across campus to help students find out about and pursue federal careers.  “UW Making The Difference: Careers in Federal …

By Patrick Chidsey
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