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U.S. State Department Diplomat in Residence Program (DIR)

What is a Diplomat in Residence?

Diplomats in Residence (DIRs) are career Foreign Service Officers and Specialists located throughout the U.S. who provide guidance and advice on careers, internships and fellowships to students and professionals in the communities they serve. DIRs are available to answer questions and share insight with those interested in Foreign and Civil Service careers, internships and fellowships.

This information was taken from the U.S. Department of State

DIR at FAMU, Amy Radetsky



The U.S. Department of State has assigned Senior Foreign Service Officer Amy Radetsky as Diplomat in Residence (DIR) for the Southeast Region of the United States. Although she travels to universities throughout Northern Florida, Southern Alabama, Southern Georgia and Southern Mississippi, we have the pleasure of having DIR Amy Radetsky housed on our campus. You will find Amy in the School of Business East Wing Room 430. 

Amy is a career Foreign Service Officer with 17 years of experience at the Department of State. She currently serves as Political and Economic Chief at the U.S. Consulate in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Before arriving in Rio, she served as a Senior Watch Officer in the Department's 24-hour Operations Center, leading a team which responded to crises throughout the world and supported the Secretary of State in his telephone diplomacy with world leaders. Amy's career has focused on Latin America and her overseas assignments include Tijuana, Mexico and Sao Paulo, Brazil. She has also worked in the Department's Office of Central American Affairs, the Brazil Desk, the Economic Bureau and the Bureau of African Affairs.


Contact Information: 
Students may make appointments using the contact information below.
Office: School of Business and Industry, Room 430
Email: Radetskyas@state.gov
Phone: 202-285-1175
Office number: (850) 599-3295 or (850)412-7072
Drop-in hours: 1st and 3rd Tuesday of the month between the hours of 11:30 a.m. -1:30 p.m.


Upcoming FAMU Info Sessions:

 
-Wednesday Septemeber 6, 2018 11:00 am-12:00 pm
Efferson Student  Union Comples, Multi-Purpose Room 104B

 -Wednesday September 19, 2018 11:00 am-12:00 pm
Efferson Student  Union Comples, Multi-Purpose Room 104B

  -Wednesday October 10, 2018 4:00 pm-5:00 pm
Efferson Student  Union Comples, Multi-Purpose Room 104B

  -Thursday November 15, 2018 4:00 pm-5:00 pm

Efferson Student  Union Comples, Multi-Purpose Room 104B





This page was revised in July 2018


Contact Info

100 Lee Hall
Tallahassee, Florida 32307

P: 850.599.3295
F: 850.561.2520