Diplomat In Residence Lou Fintor Visits WMU-Cooley Lansing Campus

The Asian Pacific American Law Students Association at WMU-Cooley’s Lansing campus hosted Diplomat in Residence Lou Fintor on June 5, 2019. Fintor spoke with law students about careers with the U.S. State Department Foreign Service Office, both in the Civil Service, serving at home, and in the Foreign Service Office, serving abroad.

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During his presentation, Fintor shared that Foreign Service specialists can work in areas of security, financial management, office management, construction and facility management, and others. He explained that individuals must be strong subject matter experts in the specific areas of interest and must have a strong resume supporting their skills. Applicants being considered will need to participate in a specialized oral assessment.

Pictured (left-right):   WMU-Cooley students Liezyl Hinayon, Alfonso Cabrera, and Gabrielle Clark; Fintor; professors Brad Charles and Karen Poole; students Brant Goble, Leah Miché Diaz-Aguon, Leonardo Salomon, and Marieliz Pendang; and Associate Dean Michael McDaniel.

“Working for the State Departments offers many benefits, including competitive compensation, intensive language training, international travel, and fulfilling work supporting the mission of the United States,” said Fintor.

Joining the Foreign Service in 2002, Fintor served as U.S. Embassy spokesperson in the Middle East, South Asia, and Europe. As Diplomat in Residence, Fintor’s role includes sharing information on State Department opportunities to students and professionals located throughout the North Central Diplomat in Residence region.

Those interested in careers with the State Department’s Foreign Service Office can learn more at careers.state.gov.

 

Jun 06 2019

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