Current Diplomat-in-Residence Peter J. Kovach to share his own experiences in the Foreign Service and present internship and career opportunities in the US Department of State.
Ever thought of joining the Foreign Service or wondered what it would be like to be in it? Join us for a discussion with Peter J. Kovach, a senior Foreign Service Officer with more than 25 years of experience in the U.S. Department of State. Mr. Kovach most recently served as counselor for public affairs in the American Embassy in Islamabad, Pakistan.
(below information courtesy of the UCLA School of Public Affairs)
"Before his posting in Pakistan, Kovach served as director of the Office of Public Diplomacy, Bureau of East Asian/Pacific Affairs; director, Department of State Foreign Press Centers; director, Secretariat for International Public Information, Department of State; and director, Office of Strategic Communications, United States Information Agency (USIA). Kovach, a public diplomacy specialist with the rank of minister-counselor, also served in U.S. embassies in Japan, Jordan, Morocco, Bahrain and Yemen. His language competencies include Japanese, French, Arabic, Hindi-Urdu, German and Turkish."
Sponsor(s): International Institute Student Association