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Career Resources for International Relations Jobs in Washington, DC

In Uncategorized on December 17, 2011 at 8:55 pm

I just had a former intern ask me for advice on finding jobs in the DC region in international affairs. I compiled a list for her and thought it might help others. Here it is.

A good first choice is searching/following the websites of individual companies that you would love to work for. Research the companies, then keep checking. Even if they don’t have anything immediately available that suits you, you’ll still get a better sense of what they do, who they want, and what projects they’re working on. When a spot opens up that even remotely interests you, you’ll then have the background knowledge to integrate into your cover letter and (hopefully!) interview.

I’ve found my university career website to be quite good. Check it regularly.

A few other options:

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Ralph's Inter-City Bus Guide: …

In Uncategorized on August 8, 2010 at 8:45 pm

Ralph’s Inter-City Bus Guide: A guide to the “Chinatown” busses in DC, NY, etc.

Bourbon Coffee in DC

In Uncategorized on September 18, 2009 at 11:32 am

I’m sipping a delicious latte at Bourbon Coffee in the Foggy Bottom area of downtown Washington. The barista did an amazing job and I wish I had a camera with me to take a picture of the latte art that I am now consuming. It makes this former Seattlite’s heart — and mouth — feel at home.

The power of a city: Mumbai an…

In Uncategorized on May 7, 2009 at 10:10 am

The power of a city: Mumbai and suburbs account for 25% of industrial output, 40% of maritime trade and 70% of capital transactions in India

The online presence of Aaron Siirila

In Uncategorized on November 4, 2008 at 4:09 pm

Welcome to This blog is intended to be the professional online presence for Aaron Siirila.