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Posts tagged with "diplomacy"

  • Alan Kotok , ,

    Aunt Hillary Needs You

    Nina Federoff, the science and technology adviser to the Secretary of State, recently made a pitch for scientists to serve in the State Department, telling how scientists can serve as diplomats without venturing too far from their research specialties. She was speaking at the Science and Technology Policy Leadership Seminar, put on by AAAS, publish… Read More
  • Americas , ,

    Hiring Window Open for Foreign Service Officers

    The New York Times on Saturday described the U.S. State Department’s accelerated efforts to recruit more foreign service officers (FSOs), the people who staff American embassies and consulates overseas. While FSOs come from a wide range of disciplines, some scientists find these jobs rewarding, particularly when they can apply their earlier t… Read More