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A Career in Diplomacy and the State Department

  • Wednesday, February 10, 2021
  • 4:00 PM–5:00 PM

Foreign Service Career Officer Adam Vogelzang will talk with students about his own career in the U.S. diplomatic corps, U.S. foreign policy, State Department careers, and his experiences living and working overseas.

Vogelzang graduated from Calvin in 1997 with a degree in Political Science, got his Masters in international affairs from George Washington University, and has been working for the State Department since 2004.  He has served in Mexico, Armenia, Canada, Bermuda, and as the desk officer for Namibia and Angola in Washington D.C. His next assignment will be in Brasilia, and he is currently learning Portuguese in preparation for being stationed there. (Read more about Vogelzang and his Career in Calvin's News & Stories)

Join the virtual session on Wednesday, February 10 from 4 to 5 pm to meet Vogelzang and learn about working in the diplomatic corps and in other state department positions. You must RSVP for this session so that we can send you the Teams meeting link. Contact Ellen Hekman ( to reserve a place for this great event!  Please include your cell phone number for text reminder purposes.

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