Going Abroad in 2019

Apr 10, 2018
12:30 PM to 01:30 PM
124 Sparks

The U.S. Government sponsors several programs that will prepare you for an international career, including internships, study abroad funding, Peace Corps, and more. Application deadlines fall months in advance, so please start planning the year before you plan to go abroad. Learn more from career diplomat Usha Pitts at this session.

A light lunch will be served; RSVP required: 


Usha Pitts is an American diplomat with twenty years in the U.S. Foreign Service, serving tours in Russia, Cuba, Panama, Italy, Austria, and Brazil. While Consul General in Recife (Brazil), she opened an American Chamber of Commerce in Fortaleza, and welcomed Vice President Joe Biden to Brazil for the 2014 soccer World Cup.

Ms. Pitts is currently posted to New York City, where she works as an educator and recruiter for the U.S. Department of State. Committed to ensuring our diplomats reflect the true face of America, Ms. Pitts recruits a diversity of American citizens to careers with the State Department. She teaches a course at The City College of New York on diplomacy, and offers advice to Americans who aspire to an international career.

Sponsored by the Schreyer Honors College, School of International Affairs, and the Center for Global Studies.

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