Global Careers Boot Camp

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Foreign Policy Association

Event Details

Thursday, May 3, 2012
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM 
Carnegie Endowment Conference Center
1779 Massachusetts Ave NW
Choate Room
Washington, DC
Event type

Event Description

The inside track on international career opportunities. 

In this boot camp, you will learn:

•    What career options are available? Where are the jobs? How can I leverage my degree?
•    What internships are most valuable? Is persuing another degree worthwhile?
•    What are international employers currently recruiting for?
•    What salary can I expect? 
•    How can I navigate my career & establish myself within the international market?

Who should attend?

•    Professionals interested in transitioning to an international career
•    Graduate Students preparing for an international career
•    Undergraduates looking for an edge after graduation

All attendees receive:

•    The FPA U Global Careers Boot Camp Tool Book
•    Enrollment in the Foreign Policy Association Global Jobs email alerts
•    Free half-year digital subscription to Foreign Affairs magazine
•    Light food and drink during a networking/Q&A session


Event Speakers

    • Nina Segal - Instructor
      International Career Consultant

      Nina Segal is an international career consultant who has worked with a range of non-profit and international organizations, including UNICEF, UNESCO, the Institute for International Public Policy, and Realizing Rights. Ms. Segal was also the Assistant Dean and Director of Career Services at Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs prior to launching her individual career consulting practice, and also spent two years at an international global relocation firm.


      Ms. Segal’s areas of expertise include: self-assessment, career change/transitions, resumes, interviewing, and networking, among others. She is a published writer on a wide range of articles on international career development, and she co-authored International Jobs: Where They Are and How to Get Them, 5th and 6th editions – an authoritative guide on how to embark upon a global career.



    • Nina Segal
    • Marc St. Hilaire - Guest Speaker
      Coordinating Advisor, Center for Undergraduate Fellowships & Research, George Washington University

      Marc St. Hilaire is the Coordinating Advisor at the George Washington University (GWU) Center for Undergraduate Fellowships and Research (CUFR), where he advises and assists undergraduates and recent graduates in applying for national and international fellowship and research opportunities in a variety of fields.


      Prior to his position at the CUFR, Mr. St. Hilaire was an advisor in the Office for Study Abroad at GWU. Before coming to GWU, Mr. St. Hilaire worked for the Institute of International Education, one of the oldest and most experienced non-profits in the field of international educational exchange and training. He is currently completing his MA in international education at GWU, where he also earned a graduate certificate in career and workforce development, and previously obtained his BA in international affairs from the University of Colorado at Boulder.


      Mr. St. Hilaire is also the recipient of an Institute for International Public Policy (IIPP) Fellowship and a Fulbright International Education Administrators Award. He remains active in promoting fellowships and international career opportunities to young leaders, presenting regularly to programs such as the Rangel International Affairs Summer Enrichment Program and has served as a panelist at the National Association of Fellowship Advisors Bi-annual Conference.

    • Marc St. Hilaire