Foreign Service Officer

Page 1 of 50 - About 500 essays
  • Foreign Service Officer For Citizenship And Immigration Canada

    878 Words  | 4 Pages

    benefit society at large. I am interested in a career as a Foreign Service Officer for Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) because of the international scope and dynamism of its long-term career path as well as the opportunity to contribute to Canadian society as a member of the public service. Although these aspects of the career appeal to me, I also recognize them as the two most challenging aspects of working as a Foreign Service Officer. First, the prospect of moving from posting to posting

  • A Career As A Foreign Service Officer

    1112 Words  | 5 Pages

    towards that goal and one of them is a Foreign Service officer. The purpose of a Foreign Service officer also known as a United States diplomat in the Foreign Service is to support prosperity, promote peace, and protect American citizens while proceeding to attain the interests of the United States abroad (DOS, 2016). In this essay I will discuss the objectives Foreign Service officers encompass, the positive and negative aspects of working for the Foreign Service, as well as how this in turn helps our

  • My Career Path That Interests Me The Most Is The Foreign Service

    1261 Words  | 6 Pages

    At this point in my life the career path which interests me the most is the Foreign Service. This is has been a career interest of mine throughout high school and continues to be today. Saying that getting a job in the State Department is hard is a bit of an understatement. After spending months researching others’ endeavors trying to get employed the Department of State, I’ve learned it is one long battle. You are essentially competing with yourself every time. Surprisingly with all the negative

  • Mikhail Gorbachev

    1288 Words  | 6 Pages

    several senior KGB officers, to include its chairman Vladimir Kryuchkov, to attempt a coup during the summer of 1991. The coup failed, resulting in the systematic removal of many military units from its possession as well as the removal of its domestic security functions and the end of Soviet Union. Post-communist Russia broke what was left of the into several services. The two most important of these were the Foreign Intelligence Service of Russia (SVR) and the Federal Security Service (FSB), the former

  • Aldrich Ames: The Central Intelligence Agency

    831 Words  | 4 Pages

    Over the course of history various individuals have committed crimes, varying in severity and notoriety. Crimes are not able to go unpunished, and the punishment determined by the court is that which the convicted must serve. As people are caught and placed in custody, in America, the individual or individuals must be held accountable for their actions. For instance, Aldrich Ames was tried and convicted of espionage and sentenced to life in prison without parole. Aldrich Ames worked for the Central

  • The War Of The Cold War

    1253 Words  | 6 Pages

    in the near future and what, if any, countermeasures the U.S. has to counter this potential threat. For more than a century, intelligence and security services have played a role within Russian foreign and domestic policy. The czars, General Secretaries of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union, and all post-Soviet leaders have viewed these services as crucial in coping with rebels and domestic terrorists, and gathering intelligence on both internal and external threats. One of the first official

  • Essay Fsot Personal Narrative Thoughts

    1547 Words  | 7 Pages

    QUESTIONS: *  1) Substantive Knowledge: The Foreign Service seeks a diverse workforce with broad job skills and a depth of experience to represent the US overseas. Briefly describe why you chose the career track you selected. Well over a year ago, I considered working with my brother-in-law at Northwestern Mutual. I took the preliminary tests and did very well. Along with the other partners, I met with David Thompson, the Managing Director. Ultimately, I decided to pursue other options.

  • Virginia Hall : The Limping Lady

    2468 Words  | 10 Pages

    Foreign Service and applied to take the exam for the third time. Virginia’s request got denied to take the exam for the third time by the U.S. Department of State for the reason she was not “able-bodied”. Virginia appealed the decision numerous times, requesting a waiver for her to take the exam, but once again, got denied. Virginia was not happy with the decision and decided to resign from the U.S. Foreign Service in 1939. Virginia went to Paris in 1939

  • Software Engineering

    992 Words  | 4 Pages

    It is easier to get into Harvard than to become an FSO. Graduate school, especially public service graduate schools, is encouraged for those wishing to become an FSO. I would choose to become a software engineer if I wanted to have an easier time getting a job out of university and a higher starting income. It is relatively easy to become a software

  • City Of Aurora, Its Immigrant Population, And Police Department

    1646 Words  | 7 Pages

    Denver-Aurora-Broomfield Metropolitan Statistical Area (City of Aurora, 2012). The Foreign born population in Colorado notably increased in the 1990s (Lee, Wismann-Horther & Downs-Karkos, n.d.). Particularly in the metro area including Aurora, the foreign born population increased between 1980 and 2006, making it emerged as one of the 21st century immigrant gateways in the United States (Singer, Hardwick & Brettel, 2008). The foreign-born population (percent in total) increased from 65,363 (4.5%) in 1980,