Category Archives: Career Service

10 May
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A Diplomats Job: Defending American Interests and Helping Citizens

American diplomats have one focus: defending and advancing American interests.  In my decades in the Foreign Service, including three years as U.S. Ambassador to Azerbaijan as well as in senior positions in the State Department in a Washington, this focus ...

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15 Feb
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Economic Section Chief – Looking out for US on Economic Issues and Brexit

This blog is taken a panel discussion on Foreign Service Careers organised for students in London by 1-800Home. I run the Economics Section in the Embassy. That is the place where we focus on the US-UK economic relationship. It’s a ...

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31 Dec
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The ‘MicMa’ Explains the Hidden Management of An Embassy

The second of our blogs explaining the various responsibilities of the officers at the US Embassy in London.  The Management Section is composed of a number of functions that provide back up for the entire Embassy.   I am  the Minister ...

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21 Nov
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The Consular Corps: Touching People’s Lives

Recently 1-800Home organised an event for study abroad students called Exploring Foreign Service Careers. Our panel members were senior officers from the US Embassy in London.  We recorded their remarks and are publishing them in a series of blogs for ...

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18 Sep
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“More Military Grocery Workers Than Diplomats”

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