The School of International Service, in partnership with the AU Career Center, feature select alumni a few times a month in the beautiful SIS atrium as part of the Alumni in the Atrium series. An alumnus/a sits in the atrium on a Wednesday from 3:30-4:30 to speak with students about careers, internships, interviewing tips, and networking skills.
, SIS/BA '91 & CAS/MA '95, is a Foreign Service specialist (regional English language officer) for the US State Department's Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs serving in Saudi Arabia, Slovakia, Panama, Spain, Cape Verde and Bulgaria. Prior to working for State, Mr. Lopez was a Senior English Language Fellow in Mexico and a Fulbright Teaching Assistant in Ecuador. In 1996, Mr. Lopez was assigned to Southern India as a visiting professor of American Studies at Pondicherry University. Mr. Lopez has been extensively involved in the field of international service-learning and experiential education: as Country Manager in Tanzania for Global Volunteers, Team Leader in El Salvador for American Jewish World Service, Program Director in Peru and the Dominican Republic for VISIONS Service Adventures, and Associate Director of the Peace Corps in Bolivia. Additionally, he has coordinated Student Activism projects for Amnesty International and the Denver Justice and Peace Committee.
If you are an alumnus/a interested in volunteering to speak with students about how you got to where you are today, please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.