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501. Using Your Foreign Language Proficiency and Cultural Expertise in the Federal Government

Saturday, 7 January, 1:30–3:30 p.m., 2B, WSCC

Program arranged by the MLA Office of Research

Presiding: Rusty Shughart, Office of the Dept. of National Intelligence

Speakers: Jon Crocitto, United States Dept. of State; Richard Donovan, Defense Language Inst.; Tiwanna Fields-Coleman, National Security Agency; Maha Hanna, Federal Bureau of Investigation; Julie Johnson, United States Dept. of State; Douglas Kouril, National Virtual Translation Center; William Rivers, National Language Service Corps; Patrice Shackleford, National Security Agency; Peter Sursi, Federal Bureau of Investigation

Session Description:

An overview of federal careers that utilize foreign language and cultural expertise—translator, interpreter, instructor, intelligence analyst, language analyst, foreign language program manager, foreign service officer, and law enforcement officer. Recruiters and subject-matter experts from agencies will discuss opportunities and the application process.


  • The Profession – General

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