How To Enter Foreign Service

Neelam Deo applauds a career where you can reinvent yourself every three years.
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Neelam Deo:    I think it’s a great career. It’s a great life. And, you know, I have a daughter and she, when she was asked whether she was unhappy about moving every three years, she would say, “No, you get a chance to reinvent yourself.” And, I guess, that’s it. We get a chance to go into a new culture and to really immerse ourselves in it. It’s not, like, travel where you go for a week. And we learn something and we get something and we really come away from each of these assignments a new person.