by Pearlie M. Bowser
Andrew Passen, a U.S. Department of State Diplomat in Residence, will visit ASU Wednesday, Oct. 30 to offer guidance and advice to students, professionals, and the community about Foreign and Civil Service careers, internships, and fellowships. The first informational session will be held at 11 a.m. in Simmons Hall Room 101 followed at 2 p.m. by an internship forum with the ASU Office of Career Services in the ASU Student Center Room 2-175.
During the morning talk, Passen will share highlights of his 25 year career in the foreign services and discuss the skills needed to work for the Department of State. He has served at posts in Zambia, Senegal, South Africa, and Switzerland. The session is open to the public.
At the afternoon session, he will discuss the prerequisites for acceptance into the agency with anyone who is interested in pursuing a career as a diplomat. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org to reserve your seat at the 2 p.m. forum.