Discover this great opportunity for students majoring in IT-related degree programs to have a clear path to a career in the Foreign Service and to receive up to $75,000 in academic funding over two years and two summer internships. This fellowship can be used for the junior and senior years of an undergraduate program or a two year graduate program. The U.S. Department of State will open the application for the Foreign Affairs IT Fellowship program this fall.
Join the State Department and The Washington Center for a live one-hour webinar on August 12, 2021, 11am-noon PDT, designed for college and university faculty, staff and advisors who want to help their students learn about this unique opportunity. If you know talented students in IT-related majors who would love to have a career in the Foreign Service, representing the United States and supporting diplomacy with technology, register today for the webinar.
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U.S. State Dept. IT Fellowship Opportunity:
Academic Funding, Internships, and a Foreign Service Career
Free Webinar | Aug. 12, 2021 | 11am-noon PDT
Speakers on this one-hour webinar include:
- Patti Boerner, Program Manager for the FAIT Fellowship, U.S. Department of State
- Allen Dubose, Diplomat in Residence, U.S. Department of State
- Blessing Rutonesha, Assistant Program Manager, FAIT Fellowship, The Washington Center
You’ll be able to ask questions during the Q&A session. If you register for the webinar, but are unable to attend, you will receive a link to access the replay of the webinar 24/7.
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The U.S. Department of State is seeking to attract top technology talent to the Foreign Service that reflects the diversity of the United States. Based on the fundamental principle that diversity is a strength in our diplomatic efforts, the program values varied backgrounds, including ethnic, racial, gender, and geographic diversity. Women, members of minority groups underrepresented in the Foreign Service, and those with financial need, are encouraged to apply to this challenging and rewarding program.
Register today! It is a great opportunity to ask questions directly to the State Department.
We hope to see you at the upcoming webinar!
If you have any questions in the meantime, feel free to email: FAITFellowship@twc.edu.