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Embassy Intern

Allen

Experience Information

Employer: Embassy of the Philippines, Washington D.C.
Job Title: Intern
Major: International Relations
Received Credit?: Yes
Paid?: No

Description of the Organization

Embassy of the Philippines is the permanent diplomatic mission of the Philippines to the United States.

Description of the Tasks/Projects Completed

Research economic data for the economic section of the embassy. Updated the information of the masterlist of Filipino-Americans and the various Filipino organizations in the US. Helped organize embassy events. Attended meetings and be able to see first hand how deals are made in regards to import/export, security, and other international issues.

Skills/Knowledge Gained Through The Experience

Familiarize myself in the day to day activities of an embassy.

Favorite Part of the Experience

Being able to meet officials from different international organizations such as the World Bank, IMF, ASEAN, other embassies and be able to work with them.

How the Experience Influenced Future Career Goals

It gave me a better idea on what career path I would like to take.

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