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Career Pathways and Strategies for the (Would-be) Conflict Resolution Professional
April 10, 2018 @ 10:30 am - 2:30 pmFREE
In this workshop, David Smith will share career approaches and considerations for those interested in the conflict resolution, conflict management, international education, and peacebuilding fields. Smith will address trends in the field, unrecognized areas of growth, and job searching strategies that are specific to the conflict and peacebuilding fields. This workshop is suitable for students, recent college grads and more senior professionals.
Advanced registration is required with a suggested donation to The David Matz Fellowship Program which engages students and alumni through continuing education and career workshops and will provide student scholarships.
This workshop is sponsored by the Department of Conflict Resolution, Human Security and Global Governance, John W. McCormack Graduate School of Policy and Global Studies and is part of the Annual Sylvia and Benjamin Slomoff Lectureship we hope you can join us for the full schedule:
- 10:30 – 2:30 Career Pathways and Strategies for the (Would-be) Conflict Resolution Professional David J. Smith (lunch will be provided)
- 3:00 PM 2018 Slomoff Lecture: Building a World of Peace – The Transformative Power of Children and Families. with Rima Salah, Former Deputy Executive Director of UNICEF
David J. Smith’s (https://davidjsmithconsulting.com) Bio: David J. Smith, JD, MS is an educational consultant and career coach focusing on peacebuilding and conflict resolution areas. He is an adjunct professor at the School for Conflict Resolution and Analysis at George Mason University and the author of Peace Jobs: A Student’s Guide to Starting a Career Working for Peace (IAP, 2016). He is a member of the career advisory board of the Peace and Collaborative Development Network. He writes frequently on career issues and has presented on careers at ACR, PJSA and other conferences. He is also the president of the Forage Center for Peacebuilding and Humanitarian Education, Inc. He can be reached at www.davidjsmithconsulting.com.