Private Government Sector Resources

American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy(link is external)
The American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research is a private, nonpartisan, not-for-profit institution dedicated to research and education on issues of government, politics, economics, and social welfare. The institute sponsors research and conferences and publishes books, monographs, and periodicals. 

Foreign Service Institute(link is external)
The institute's programs include training for: the professional development of foreign service administrative, consular, economic/commercial, political, and public diplomacy officers; specialists in the fields of information management, office management, security, and medical practitioners and nurses; foreign sService nationals who work at U.S. posts around the world; and civil service employees of the State Department and other agencies. Ranging in length from a half-day to two years, courses are designed to promote successful performance in each professional assignment, to ease the adjustment to other countries and cultures, and to enhance the leadership and management capabilities of the U.S. foreign affairs community. is external)
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