Foreign Affairs Specialist (Male, Age 29) in Washington, DC
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At a Glance
Basic data on your current job
|Job Title||Foreign Affairs Specialist|
|Other Compensation||None Set|
|Company Size||(not answered)|
|Years Experience||8 months|
Opinions on your CAREER overall (i.e. not just your current job)
|Years in Career||0|
|Income Rating||0 / 10|
|Interest Rating||0 / 10|
|Work-Life Rating||0 / 10|
|Fulfilment Rating||0 / 10|
Table of Contents
Current job Q&A
Describe the type of organization you work for.
executive branch federal government
Describe your job role and responsibilities.
coordinate international agreements
Please list an additional benefits (beyond compensation) that you receive.
health insurance, 401k, retirement, transit
Do you feel you are under/over or well/fairly compensated at your current position?
Does your job entail you working with others on a daily basis? Is this something you like/dislike about your job? Please explain.
yes. i like it but wish there was more
Do you work collaboratively with supervisors/managers?
Do you work collaboratively with your co-workers?
Describe your work location (e.g., office, home, theatre, in the field) and what you like/dislike about working in it.
cubicle in an office. i like it but the proximity to my neighbor is annoying.
Please rate each of the following aspects of your current job on a scale of 1-10 (10 being the highest/best):
Job Title: 8
Level of Responsibility: 7
The Actual Work: 6
How you got your job
How did you get your current job?
What was the application process?
Did you have to interview for your current job? If yes, what did the interview process entail?
yes – one 2 hour interview with a panel of 3, followed by a phone interview
If you can remember, what questions were you asked during the interview?
Do you feel your employer properly prepared you for your job? Explain.
no i was over my head at the begining
Was there training for your current position? If yes, what did it entail?
yes, classroom and on the job training
Do you feel your educational background prepared you for your job? Explain.
yes because i do a lot of writing
If applicable, do you feel your internship experience helped you prepare for your job?
If someone wanted to go about getting a job similar to yours, what would you recommend for him or her to do?
gain some experience then look on the internet
What skills do you think a person should have if they want to pursue a position like yours?
international experience, aviation experience, writing
Do you feel that you need a certain level of education or training to be successful in your job?
What advice would you give to someone who was about to start work in your position/ line of work?
do not be overwhealmed at 1st
Long-term career plans
Is your current employment part of your overall career plan? Why or why not?
What are your current career goals?
Is there anything else you would like to share about your career?
Prior work history
Please list your most recent jobs prior to this current job:
|Prior Job 1||operations manager||3 years||35000|
|Prior Job 2||project manager||1 year||38000|
Please list your educational background:
High School GPA:3.2
|3.8||carnegie mellon||french, international affairs|
|Graduate or Professional|
(Masters or Doctorate)