top of page

New Holistic Hiring Process for the Foreign Service - Jefferson Smith

subscribe on: iTunes, Spotify, Libsyn, Stitcher, Youtube

Interested in joining the Foreign Service? Join Ambassador Rosapepe and Director of Talent Acquisition Jeff Smith as they discuss the updated hiring process. What is the Foreign Service? There was a change recently made to join the Foreign Service, what was it and what are the benefits? What are the opportunities and career paths for a Foreign Service officer? Learn the answers to these questions and fun facts.


Director of Talent Acquisition Jefferson Smith is a Senior Foreign Service Officer, currently serving as the Director of Talent Acquisition at the Department of State. Since joining the Foreign Service in 2000, Jeff has served overseas assignments in Kuwait City, Kuwait; Zanzibar, Tanzania; Dublin, Ireland; Yaoundé, Cameroon; Dar es Salaam, Tanzania; and Kingston, Jamaica. He has also served in Washington, D.C. in four regional bureaus.

Ambassador Jim Rosapepe served as the U.S. Ambassador to Romania from 1998 to 2001 and is a member of the CAA Board of Directors. He currently is Chairman and CEO of Patuxent Capital Group LLC and serves in the Maryland State Senate.


bottom of page