What Do Diplomats in Residence Do?
DIRs disseminate information about career opportunities not only at their home universities but throughout the region where they are located; they also
- Identify and counsel diverse candidates for student and career opportunities
- Guide candidates through the Foreign Service exam application and examination process
- Represent the Department at conferences and career fairs
- Support programs sponsored by Foreign Affairs groups
- Engage in outreach to the military, professional organizations and other local groups