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Professionals in Residence: US Dept. of State

Date:November 08, 2013 from 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm EST
Location:Center for Career Education Conference Room
Contact:For further information regarding this event, please contact Niamh O’Brien by sending email to no2109@columbia.edu or by calling 2128546384.

Meet Patricia Guy, Diplomat in Residence with the US Department of State, in an informal lunch setting at CCE. You can learn about potential career tracks, ask about the recruitment process, and gain insider advice on how to enter or advance in the field.

Eligibility: This event is open to all undergraduate and graduate students served by the Center for Career Education (CC, SEAS, GS, SCE, SOA, GSAS and GSAPP). Note: This event will be limited to 20 students.

Dress Code: Business Casual

Registration REQUIRED. All interested students must apply by filling out the registration form. You will be contacted as soon as you have been approved to attend.

Bio: Patricia Guy

Before being named Diplomat in Residence (DIR) at City College New York, Patricia H.H. Guy was the Counselor for Public Diplomacy at the U.S. Embassy in Bucharest, Romania, where she was responsible for the Embassy's press and cultural programs throughout Romania. She previously served as the Public Affairs Officer at the U.S. Consulate General in Munich, Germany. Her other overseas assignments have been in Kyiv, Ukraine; Minsk, Belarus; Almaty, Kazakhstan; and Berlin, Germany. She also served as a watch officer in the State Department's Operations Center. She speaks German, Romanian, Ukrainian and Russian. Prior to joining the Foreign Service, DIR Guy enjoyed a 21-year career as a journalist. She wrote about the arts and county government for the Anniston (Ala.) Star, covered the courts and judiciary for the Honolulu (Hi.) Star-Bulletinand reported on the media industry for the national newspaper USA TODAY. DIR Guy earned a B.A. in international relations at Cornell University. She also has a Masters of Science in Journalism from Northwestern University's Medill School of Journalism and a Masters of Studies of Law from Yale Law School. Her mother, Erna Guy, is a native of Munich, Germany. Her father, Robert Guy, was a master sergeant in the U.S. Air Force. DIR Guy grew up in England and Germany, where her father was stationed for much of his career. She enjoys reading mysteries, travel, movies and collecting carpets and textiles.

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