U.S. State Department Careers Info Session
Kavanagh’s presentation will run from 5-6:30 p.m. in Room 203/204 of the University Center and is open free to the public. As the Diplomat in Residence for Texas, Kavanagh is responsible for seeking and assisting motivated, talented and diverse candidates to join the U.S. State Department through student programs, career opportunities and other employment.
For her ASU presentation, Kavanagh will focus on career avenues for adults and internship opportunities for ASU students. The U.S. State Department offers a variety of international and domestic career opportunities, including careers in the Foreign Service and Civil Service, as well as fellowships and internships that span the globe.
Based at the University of Texas, Kavanagh has been a Foreign Service Officer with the U.S. State Department since 1990. She previously served as acting deputy chief of the U.S. Mission to China from January-June 2017. She was also minister counselor for consular affairs at the U.S. Embassy in Beijing, China, responsible for policy matters and consular operations. She also served as the minister counselor for consular affairs in Moscow, Russia, from 2013-15, and she was the U.S. Government’s senior officer in charge during the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia.