U.S. Department of State: Career, Internship Opportunities

April 5, 2010 by Steven S. Salway, Director, NMSU Career Services, via email, April 1, 2010 Career Services .

Ms. Amy Hyatt, the current Diplomat-In-Residence (DIR) assigned to Arizona State University by the U.S. Department of State will be on campus on April 8th and 9th to promote the U.S. Department of State’s university relations program to colleges and universities throughout the nation.

Hyatt will provide an update on the crucial Diplomat-In-Residence Program (DIR), career opportunities through the diplomatic corps, student program initiatives and other avenues for career opportunities.


Ms. Hyatt will be hosting a general information session for all interested parties:

  • April 8, 4:00pm – 5:00 pm: Educational Services Building, Regents Room (room #7).

Ms. Hyatt will host a session on “Prepping for the Oral Assessment of the Foreign Service Officer Exam” open to all interested candidates:

  • April 9, 10:00 am – Noon. Educational Services Building, Regents Room (room #7).

Current information on careers and internships with the State Department is available on www.careers.state.gov, select “Student Programs.”

Short Bio

Amy J. Hyatt is a career Senior Foreign Service Officer with the personal rank of Minister Counselor. She has worked for the U.S. Department of State for almost 25 years, serving in Washington, DC and at six embassies overseas. In her most recent overseas assignment, she was Charge’ and Deputy Chief of Mission 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, DC, she served as Political Analyst handling North Korea for the Bureau of Intelligence & Research and as Post Management Officer for several East Asian posts.

She is currently the Diplomat in Residence at Arizona State University, covering a region that includes Arizona, Colorado, New Mexico, Nevada, and Utah.

Prior to entering the Foreign Service, Ms Hyatt was a litigation attorney in San Francisco. She has a JD from Stanford, an MSS from the National Defense University, National War College, and a BA from the State University of NY at Binghamton.

Amy J. Hyatt, Diplomat in Residence
Arizona State University
Phone 480-727-7126
E-mail Amy.Hyatt@asu.edu

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