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FSSO Lecture

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FSSO Lecture

“Yemen and the United States” will be the topic addressed by Chris Rains on Tuesday, 12 February at noon in 238 HRCB.

Rains joined the U.S. Foreign Service in July 2011 in the management track and is currently posted as the assistant general services officer to the U.S. Embassy in Sana’a, Yemen.

Previously, Rains worked as a mutual fund advisor for State Street Bank.

He received a BS in finance from the Marriott School of Management at Brigham Young University in 2010. While attending BYU, he was president of FSSO and a teaching assistant for BYU’s nationally ranked Model UN program, participating in both New York and China conferences.

FSSO Lecture

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The Foreign Service Student organization will sponsor “Diplomatic Security: Careers in Federal Law Enforcement and the Foreign Service” presented by Rebecca Dockery on Monday, 11 February at 3:00 P.M., 238 HRCB.

Dockery is the regional security officer at the U.S. Embassy in Baku, Azerbaijan. A Texas native, she joined the U.S. Department of State in 1985. Her previous service includes special assistant to the assistant secretary for Diplomatic Security and as an assignment officer for Diplomatic Security Service Special Agents in the Office of Career Development and Assignments.

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Internships and Careers with Goldman Sachs

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Internships and Careers with Goldman Sachs

On Thursday, 31 January, Brady Fife, a VP with Goldman Sachs will present “The IR Path to a Global Finance Career” at 4:00 p.m. in 238 HRCB.

A KC alum, Fife will give a short presentation on careers in finance as Kennedy Center grads, and he will conduct a Q&A on Goldman Sachs internships.

There will be a reception for Kennedy Center students.

Foreign Service Focus

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Foreign Service Focus

Rebecca Billings, a foreign affairs officer with the Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcements Affairs, will speak twice on Wednesday, 30 January.

At noon in 238 HRCB, Billings will address “Afghanistan: Lessons from the Largest Criminal Justice Reform Program Ever Attempted.”

Then from 3:00 to 5:00 p.m., she will conduct “Diplomacy Careers: Foreign Service, Civil Service, and Internship Strategies” Read More…

Legal Careers Promoting the Rule of Law Abroad

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Legal Careers Promoting the Rule of Law Abroad

Thursday, 24 January
noon
2107 JKB

David Pimentel, a visiting associate professor of law at Ohio Northern University, and former Head of Rule of Law for the South Sudan UN Mission, has led projects to reform the judicial systems of post-war Bosnia and post-communist Romania.  Pimentel has consulted on judicial and constitutional reform in Turkey, Mozambique, and Nepal and managed a UN War Crimes Tribunal as well.

He will speak about opportunities for young lawyers with a more global vision to work in this exciting field, including Ohio Northern’s unique educational offering to prepare students for such work:  a concurrent, three-year JD/LLM program in democratic governance and rule of law. If you have an interest in working internationally to promote legal reforms and to improve the lives of people in Third World and war-torn nations, or if you are just curious, this presentation is for you.