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Foreign service specialist will discuss overseas careers Nov. 10

John Dinkelman, deputy director of the orientation division at the Foreign Service Institute, will present a GlobalWork lecture titled “How to Prepare for an Overseas Career—Things They Never Tell You” Thursday, Nov. 10, at 7:30 p.m. in 238 Herald R. Clark Building at Brigham Young University.

All are invited to attend the lecture, and refreshments will be served.

Dinkelman entered the Foreign Service in 1988 as an administrative generalist, joined the orientation division in 2001 and served until he became the course coordinator in 2005. His overseas assignments with the Foreign Service have taken him to Turkey, the Netherlands, Micronesia, England and Serbia.

Prior to joining the Department of State, Dinkelman worked for the communications systems division of information technology company Unisys in Salt Lake City.

He graduated from BYU with degrees in business and Spanish.

This lecture is sponsored by the International Society. For more information, visit

Writer: Angela Fischer

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