Oberlin College and Conservatory

Careers Opportunities with U.S. Department of State

Thursday, March 7 at 4:30pm to 5:30pm

Mudd Center, Seeley G. (Terrell Main Library), Moffett Auditorium
148 West College Street, Oberlin, OH 44074

Have you ever thought about working overseas? Taking your passions internationally? Join us to engage with Diplomat in Residence Sherry Zalika Sykes and learn about careers with the U.S. Department of State!

Sherry Zalika Sykes is a senior level career Foreign Service Officer with over twenty-four years of experience at the U.S. Department of State, preceded by three years with the US Agency for International Development and thirteen years in community development. In her current role as a Diplomat in Residence for Ohio, Pennsylvania and West Virginia, she seeks to inspire and inform on careers, internships, and fellowships with the Department of State.

During the session she will discuss what it entails to work internationally with the Department of State and present the various opportunities available within your field of interest. 

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Administrative, Center for Engaged Liberal Arts, Career Exploration and Development

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Don Graves

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