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Career diplomat Amy J. Hyatt to address BYU students Feb. 17

Amy J. Hyatt, diplomat-in-residence at Brigham Young University, will give an information session, “Learn about the Foreign Service,” Thursday, Feb. 17, at 11 a.m. followed by an oral prep session from 3 to 5 p.m. in 3380 Wilkinson Student Center.

This session is sponsored by BYU Career Services and the Foreign Service Student Organization.

Hyatt is a career Foreign Service officer with more than 24 years of experience working for the U.S. Department of State. She has served in Washington, D.C., six embassies overseas and at Arizona State University.

Her previous assignments include deputy chief of mission and chargé at the U.S. Embassy in Helsinki, Finland. She has also served in Korea, Thailand, the Philippines, Norway and the Czech Republic.

While in Washington, D.C., Hyatt served as political analyst handling North Korea for the Bureau of Intelligence and Research and as post management officer for several East Asian posts. Prior to entering the Foreign Service, she was a litigation attorney in San Francisco.

Hyatt received her bachelor’s degree from the State University of New York at Binghamton, a Juris Doctor degree from Stanford and a master’s degree from the National War College at the National Defense University.

The lecture will be archived at kennedy.byu.edu/archive.  For more information, visit fsso.byu.edu or contact Lee Simons at (801) 422-2652 or lee_simons@byu.edu.

Writer: Mel Gardner

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