Careers for Globetrotters: Meet Sahar Ghadhban - Foreign Service Officer in Canada & Russia

Sahar is the third in our upcoming series of profiles in our new Careers for Globetrotters column.  We'll be taking a look into the lives and backgrounds of people who are living their dream of working abroad - and find out the steps they took to get there.Sahar tells about the seven-year path she took from her first internship in Algeria to getting hired as a foreign service officer. Find out why quitting her job at Global Affairs was the best thing she could have done to get her dream job, what she did after she didn’t pass her first post-secondary public service exam, and what it takes to get paid to learn Russian.Watch her series of videos below.

Doing this will beat sending an email over LinkedIn every single time.

Sahar breaks down the four streams you can work in as a foreign service officer.

Sahar explains why working for the Foreign Service is like being in a constant state of starting over.

When it comes to interviewing for this position, find out why it doesn’t matter whether you studied engineering, communications or medicine.
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