This summer, the Women’s Foreign Policy Group, an RFG partner organization, has teamed up with Women In International Security to host monthly virtual career development events. Throughout these events, participants can build upon important career development skills and connect with professionals in international affairs. So find a quiet corner, grab your laptop and join us for our upcoming programs. Programs are free for WFPG and WIIS members. RFG Fellows and alumni can also attend for free with a code from Alex Ghara.

May 20th | Virtual Networking and Video Interviews – How Has the Job Hunt Changed?
World Resources Institute Senior Human Resources Manager Clarissa Balatan, Career Coach Alyssa Best, and Deloitte Analyst Nadia Crevecoeur joined WFPG Executive Director Kim Kahnhauser Freeman for a conversation on how to network and job hunt remotely. The panelists shared best practices for interviews, informational interviews, reaching out through social media, and building and maintaining your network. Read more
June 16th Job-Search Toolkit: Interviews, Salary Negotiation, and Getting Your Foot in the Door
Either virtually or in person, how can you shine in your next interview? Learn how to prep, put your best foot forward, and negotiate your compensation for your next international affairs job. Learn how to prep, put your best foot forward, and negotiate your compensation for your next international affairs job. Speakers will be announced shortly.
July 16th | Federal Service: Navigating Applications and Landing your First Job
Cosponsored with the Robertson Foundation for Government
What does a federal international affairs career look like and what is the application process like? Learn about different pathways to government service, how to decipher, and what opportunities exist both in Washington and overseas in a variety of government agencies. Speakers will be announced shortly.
August 10th | Transitions and Taking a Leap: Switching Sectors and Leveraging your Contacts
Program for Mid-Career Professionals
Thinking about switching sectors or going out on your own? What should you consider before you jump? How do you leverage your connections and network to find your next position? Join us for a conversation on mid-career transitions and advancing your career in international affairs. Speakers will be announced shortly.