"Oops...you forgot to grab your brief case," said the assessor. The thin manila envelope that he was carrying also looked a lot like the one that contained the rejection letter for my previous attempt. My heart sank...I was devastated.
I received the official employment appointment e-mail yesterday afternoon and have decided to join the Foreign Service. The training class will start on Monday, January 26th, followed by my initial post in Washington D.C.
2015 Joint Base Andrews Airshow – Prince George’s County, Maryland This weekend, we ventured out to Joint Base Andrews widely known for serving as the home base for Air Force One, to attend the 2015 Joint Base Andrews Airshow...
Itinerary Volcanoes, Zip Lines, Colonial Character, and Bare Feet Two Weeks (December 28th – January 12th, 2008) Beginning with an international multi-destination flight from JFK to San Jose, we hit the ground running and took a bus to...
With failed attempts in Fall 2010, Spring 2011, Winter 2012, I have applied again for the Foreign Service Construction Engineer Specialist position.
On our second weekend in Berlin, we decided to visit Poland by renting a car and driving south for a Krakow and Auschwitz-Birkenau Weekend Trip.
Exploring more slowly during our holiday season in Berlin allowed us to form a stronger connection to the place we were visiting.
My first three months in the European Bureau as a Foreign Service Construction Engineer have been a whirlwind of on the job training and travel.
We may be in the century of the city, but the most integral factor is clearly a city's people. They set the tone while exploring our top 10 favorite cities.
On our trip to Dominican to see our friend Mike in the Peace Corps, Jeff asked if he could take me on a drive. When I asked him where we were going, he said, “You’ll find out!” So I get on the bike he rented, and we...